#WhatWorks – Scale Series

The journey to scaleup success is rarely a straight line and brings new challenges, as well as opportunities. Through a series of solution-oriented events, from guest speakers to impactful panels, we will explore the role that scaleups have on the BC’s tech ecosystem and ways in which we can help companies grow into the anchors of tomorrow.

Join us!

Scale Leadership: How to pivot your leadership and culture from growth to scale 
November 9, 11:00 to noon

Technology Impact Awards finalists for the Company of the Year – Scale award, Canalyst, East Side Games, Jane Software and Thinkific, will join us to share their scale journeys. We will explore the hardest challenges that they faced while scaling their companies and some of their biggest pivotal moments. We will also explore the panel’s top #WhatWorks tips on the tools, resources and strategies that had the biggest impact on their success.


  • Damir Hot, Canalyst, CEO
  • Josh Nilson, East Side Games, CEO and Co-Founder
  • Alison Taylor, Jane Software, Co-Founder and Co-CEO
  • Miranda Lievers, Thinkific, Co-Founder & COO


  • George Psiharis, Clio, COO

Capital 101: Understand non-dilutive and other capital options 
December 8, 11:00 to noon

Join us for a deep dive on funding and capital options for growing tech companies. This session will provide an explanation of the different funding opportunities available and the benefits of each option. And through our panel discussion, we will explore their journeys, including key #WhatWorks tips for pitching your business and securing capital.

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Sponsorship opportunities available for a limited time. To learn more contact hello@wearebctech.com.

#WhatWorks Partners

Scale – sponsored by BDC