October 2017


October 2017


October 2017


An Annual Affair

The Cascadia Venture Forum

The Cascadia Venture Forum (CVF) is the Pacific Northwest’s premier early stage (Seed and Series A) investment forum for health innovation start-ups. The CVF endeavours to increase the opportunities for growth of these start-ups by facilitating more efficient capital investment through strategic partnerships of key constituents within the innovation economy. Find out more


Schedule of Events

Regional Forums

As part of the Annual Cascadia Venture Forum, CVF organizes three regional investment forums in each of Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland to showcase the top investor-worthy companies from across British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. The top companies from each regional event are invited to present at the CVF Summit in Seattle representing the best of the Cascadia Innovation Corridor.


Vancouver Regional Forum


Vancouver Regional Forum

Vancouver Regional Forum


Vancouver Regional Forum

Vancouver Regional Forum



Partners and Sponsors

We could not be more honored to be partnered with and sponsored by some of the most forward-thinking and innovative organizations within the Cascadia Innovation Corridor and beyond. Below are just some of the organizations that are supporting our 2nd Annual 2017 Cascadia Venture Forum. See the full list here.


Platinum Sponsor

The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle

The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle represents Canada and promotes Canadian interests in one of the most technologically and economically important regions of the United States - the Pacific Northwest states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. Find out more.


Gold Sponsor


As Canada’s health innovation accelerator, we give health science start-ups the support they need to turn promising therapeutic discoveries into life-changing treatments. Find out more.

Organizing Partner


Interface Health is a platform and community that cares about innovators, the future of health and about making a difference in the world. Their integrated multi-platform consists of an annual global competition, a social network and an annual digital health summit. Find out more.

Organizing Partner

VANTEC Angel Network

Vantec Angel Network's mission is to help grow the angel investing community and angel investments made in BC, and to support angel investors in making more and better investments. Find out more.

Opticyte is very pleased we presented before the Cascadia Venture Forum, and as a result, we have attracted an angel fund who is now investing.
— Bob Masterson, CEO