We held a fun, fast-paced Dragons’ Den style community event where participants in the Social Venture Challenge pitched their burgeoning business ideas. Judges awarded the winning social venture with $5000, courtesy of Squamish Savings!
Date: Wednesday, June 29th
Time: 6:00-8:30pm (6:00-6:30 mingle + music, 6:30-8:00 pitches, 8:00-8:30 mingle + music)
Location: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC)
Meet the 2016 Social Venture Challenge Participants!
Yummy SLCC appetizers, cash bar, networking + funky beats by DJ Foxy Moron!
- Cathy Goddard, Lighthouse Visionary Strategies
- David Thomson, chair of Squamish Savings
John Garrard-Cole, Lovechild Organics
The 2016 Social Venture Challenge (SVC) program is generously supported by Squamish Savings, Community Futures Howe Sound, the Province of British Columbia, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Ziptrek Ecotours and Whistler Shuttle. The SVC program is part of the Centre’s LEAN (Local Economy Action Network) initiative, which aims to create a stronger shared-value based local economy through collaboration and collective action.