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VEF Momentum welcomes Dr. Ali Tehrani

From: Tyson M.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 3:40 PM
Entrepreneurial War Stories

Every entrepreneur must battle the trials and tribulations of a cold and unrelenting business environment while navigating the long road to success. Armed with razor-sharp decision making skills and the humility to learn from ones mistakes, entrepreneurial fortune and fame favour the brave few that dare to fight failure day in and day out.
Join us on Friday, November 18th, 2011 as VEF Momentum welcomes Dr. Ali Tehrani, President and CEO of Zymeworks, to the inaugural Momentum Connect event of the[masked] season. Dr. Tehrani will share his start-up war stories with aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders alike, as he discusses the best decisions and worst mistakes he's made over the years, and provide insight into financing via venture capitalists and angel investors.
So what are you waiting for? Register now to join Dr. Tehrani as he takes us through the entrepreneurial trenches, and learn from someone who's come out alive on the other side.
The Details:

  • Date: Friday, November 18th, 2011
  • Start Time: 6 PM
  • Location: Republic
  • Address: 958 Granville Street
  • Tickets: $30  ($20 for early bird tickets, so register now)
  • Ticket price includes light appetizers, so arrive early to sample the best!
  • Make sure to REGISTER EARLY to reserve your spot! Registration is available now HERE.

More great things you can expect:

  • Excellent company and a comfortable environment to meet a diverse crowd of established entrepreneurs, up and comers, investors, mentors and professionals.
  • Trendy and comfortable atmosphere to network with new acquaintances and catch up with people you haven’t seen in a while!

You can expect to meet:

  • Young technology entrepreneurs from across the city.
  • Student entrepreneurs from universities and colleges across the Lower Mainland.
  • Early-stage, first-time entrepreneurs talking about their start-ups.
  • Venture capitalists and angel investors.


About Dr. Ali Tehrani

Dr. Ali Tehrani co-founded Zymeworks in 2003, currently serves as the company's President and CEO. He has been an integral part of many of Zymeworks' corporate achievements, including raising seed and angel financing, and overseeing the company's technical operations and patent filings.


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