Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship for a Better World

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October 26, 2022

Innovate BC is proud to support the 2022 Rising Economy Week on November 15-17.

This year's event features leading thinkers and change-makers sharing bold insights about the key issues of our time: economic evolution, energy transition, a climate-resilient economy, housing solutions, healthcare and more.

We're thrilled to participate in this conversation about leading change and collaborating for future impact, from entrepreneurs and innovators to business, government and nonprofit leaders. 

We are excited to present an inspiring panel of Vancouver Island entrepreneurs in the areas of biotech, cleantech, software, and digital services.

Keep reading to learn more about the Innovate BC session at Rising Economy Week 2022.

Innovate BC Showcase: Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship for a Better World

November 16 @ 1:30 p.m.

Moderator Raghwa Gopal, President + CEO of Innovate BC, will host this fast-paced session with four rising stars of Vancouver Island’s innovation ecosystem. Find out how Axolotl Technologies' 3D bioprinting of humanized tissue models is advancing medicine, how new eco-packaging by Brown’s Bay Packing Company is keeping styrofoam out of the oceans, how EY Freshworks' work on critical apps like B.C.’s Vaccine Card Verifier helped make the pandemic more manageable and how OneFeather is redefining the Indigenous experience through innovation and tradition.


  • Sam Mod, Partner, EY
  • Stephanie Willerth, Co-founder + CEO, Axolotl Biosciences
  • Jesse Knight, Director of Business Development + Sustainability, Brown's Bay Packing Company
  • TBD, OneFeather


Learn more about what's on at the 2022 Rising Economy Week >>>

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