Join us for BlastOff: RADIUS Health Promotion Lab’s Slingshot Accelerator Celebration

Since January, the five hard-working social ventures in RADIUS’ Health Promotion Slingshot Accelerator program have learned, tested, grown, and laughed with each other.

As the Slingshot Accelerator program wraps up, you’re invited to a community celebration of these ventures and their health promoting impact. 

Read more about the ventures below!

Please join us to:

  1. Celebrate the health impact and growing success of these 5 social ventures

  2. Explore opportunities to support, invest, or partner with these social ventures

  3. Connect with passionate innovators and health and recreation systems players

  4. Recognize the role that social entrepreneurship can play in promoting healthy lifestyles

  5. Learn more about RADIUS and the Slingshot Accelerator program

RADIUS’ Slingshot Accelerator program builds the capacity of top emerging social ventures through facilitated group exercises, presentations, coaching, mentoring, student support, and investments.

Please spread the word to investors, health promoting entrepreneurs, health professionals, and systems’ innovators alike!

Date and Time: Wed, June 26 2019, 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Location: 312 Main, 312 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2T2

This event takes place on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.



$20 – Established professionals: This level is for our friends and supporters who are established with regular income.

$15 – Emerging leaders: This level is for our friends and supporters who are getting themselves established – maybe you’re starting a social impact organization or have some disposable income for good causes.

$10 – Students: This level is for our friends and supporters who have minimal disposable income.

Drinks: Cash bar and non-alcoholic drinks available

Food: Vegan appetizers


Event Agenda

5:30 – 6:00 pm – Networking

6:00 – 6:15 pm – Welcome

6:15 – 7:15 pm – Venture Pitches & Judges

7:15 – 7:30 pm – Break

7:30 – 8:00 pm – Judges Feedback & Venture Recognition

8:00 – 8:30 pm – Networking

PlayCity is on a mission to create a more active and connected world by using technology to bring people together offline. The PlayCity App and Service Platform (analytics, publishing tools) enables a localized community marketplace:

  • PlayCitizens (app users) find others nearby, with similar skill and interest levels, to meet and be active with.
  • Customers are PlayCity partners – service providers (municipalities, recreation facilities, sport organizations and local merchants) who need innovative ways to market their sport, programs and services to reach a broader audience, without the high cost of custom applications while getting data needed for program/service management and reporting.

Restore Human is addressing the alarming lack of healthy movement and movement intelligence in our modern urbanized world. Through educational courses, private coaching, and equipment design we are empowering and educating people towards physical freedom and adventure. Operating since 2016, the team at Restore Human has taught internationally and has a physical 1600sq ft studio location in Kitsilano (3574 West 4th ave). By connecting humans with nature and movement Restore Human hopes to be a force multiplier in promoting conservation, rejuvenation and resilience building for people and planet.

XOMBO is Artificial Intelligence for weight-loss and at-risk populations. We continuously monitor clients diet and exercise. Then, we let their personal trainer or doctor know when they need more one-on-one help.

At Graines de Chefs our mission is to foster in children and their families the fun and pleasure of cooking and eating together. Cooking at home is one of the major predictors of good health. So we help people to rediscover the benefits of family cooking, with simple, healthy, nutritious food.

Our objectives are:

  • Teaching recipes and cooking techniques that are simple, quick and healthy for families, so that they cook more at home.
  • Encouraging families to cook with fresh, local and seasonal produce to truly nourish themselves.
  • Showing kids the relationship between the food they eat, their health, their well-being and their environment.

We offer Nutrition and Healthy Cooking programs to elementary and secondary schools as well as weekly after school cooking clubs. Day after day, our team of nutritionists and educators brings fresh and delicious ingredients to schools to spark kids’ interest in good food and accompany them on the path to a healthier and tastier future!

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