January 28th 2015 at 11:51 AM
Amrik Virk: Opening the doors to digital literacy
Submitted by Gordon Clark The Province  January 28, 2015 If you are a job seeker with an understanding of coding – even the basics – you’ve got a competitive edge that employers are seeking. Just ask the 52 organizations supporting the second annual HTML500, Canada’s largest and...
January 5th 2015 at 12:18 PM
The Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston
THE CANADIAN TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR IN BOSTON The Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston (CTA @ Boston) is a 4-month immersion program that connects your business to the unique resources and contacts in New England to help accelerate your growth.  The benefits of participating in the...
November 26th 2014 at 12:37 PM
Talent Attraction Remains a Sore Spot in Canada's Startup Ecosystem
Posted by Laura Leslie November 25, 2015 Talent Attraction Remains a Sore Spot in Canada's Startup Ecosystem   In my last post I touched on the strong support system and available resources for our blooming startup communities in Canada. The rock-solid foundation we offer entrepreneurs...
November 26th 2014 at 11:59 AM
Entrepreneurial spirit alive and well in B.C. tech industry
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT ALIVE AND WELL IN B.C. TECH INDUSTRY Written by Greg Caws - The Vancouver Sun November 25, 2014 British Columbia is at the edge of tremendous economic growth, powered by technology entrepreneurs choosing our province to start their ventures. Like pioneers who were attracted...
November 21st 2014 at 01:11 PM
Morgan Carey Dragons' Den
Spencer Anderson  Nanaimo Daily News  November 20, 2014  A Nanaimo-based business has received a big cash boost from an appearance on CBC’s Dragons’ Den television show. Morgan Carey, president of Real Estate Webmasters, secured a deal for a $2-million investment in exchange...
November 18th 2014 at 10:40 AM
Soft Landing Project 2015
SOFT LANDING PROJECT | WINTER 2015 Canadian Digital Media Network Lisa Cashmore Manger Soft Landing Program Help connect your clients with new business growth opportunities through the CDMN Outbound SoftLanding Program  Limited to 15 companies, the winter 2015 cohort lands your Canadian...
November 6th 2014 at 09:56 AM
Grappling with industrial manufacturing
GRAPPLING WITH INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING Written by  Mike Davies - Campbell River Mirror October 30, 2014 After over five years of research and development, a revolutionary $1.3-million “Made-in-Campbell River” piece of forestry equipment has been shipped to its buyer. “The whole...
November 4th 2014 at 11:14 AM
B.C. Tech Sector Leading Positive Business Charge
B.C. TECH SECTOR LEADING POSITIVE BUSINESS CHARGE The explosion of tech startups since the 2010 Winter Olympics could outfit local angel investors with deep pockets – something long missing from B.C.  Published by Tyler Orton | Business in Vancouver November 4, 2014 Back when email...
November 4th 2014 at 09:26 AM
Don't miss out! Dragons' Den ARLENE DICKINSON November 18th at the Port Theatre
Arlene Dickinson: Succeeding at Business and Being an Entrepreneur WHEN: Tuesday, November 18th | 7:00 pm  WHERE: Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC  Coastal Community Credit Union Presents Arlene Dickinson
, CEO of Venture Communications | “Dragon” on CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den
November 3rd 2014 at 02:07 PM
Mike Volker Gives Inside Look at World of Startup Investing
MIKE VOLKER GIVES INSIDE LOOK AT WORLD OF STARTUP INVESTING Posted by Sumari MacLeod  October 30, 2014 The Startup Grind Fireside Chat has become an institution. Like any institution, it attracts all kinds of speakers. Some speakers are young and merry and a little insouciant. Others are...