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February 17th 2017 at 10:45 AM
B.C. to invest $10 million in Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast economies
B.C. to invest $10 million in Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast economies  BC Government News February 17, 2017 Ahead of the Provincial Budget presentation next week, Michelle Stilwell, Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, on behalf of Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs,...
February 7th 2017 at 08:18 AM
#BCTECH Summit: An even sweeter deal – but only until February 14th
#BCTECH Summit: An even sweeter deal – but only until February 14th.  February 7, 2017 The #BCTECH Summit recently launched an “IHEARTBCTECH” campaign to sweeten the deal for tech companies! For a limited time, you can save $300 off the regular Summit pricing to purchase your ticket...
February 2nd 2017 at 09:00 AM
#BCTECH Summit – Counting down the weeks!
#BCTECH Summit – Counting down the weeks! February 2, 2017 As the #BCTECH Summit creeps closer and closer, Innovation Island is getting excited to be part of BC’s largest tech conference.  On March 14th and 15th, the #BCTECH Summit will take over the Vancouver Convention Centre (and...
January 23rd 2017 at 08:25 AM
BCIC's Regional Innovation Opportunity (Nanaimo)
Attend the Regional Innovation Opportunity in Nanaimo, Hosted by BC Innovation Council March 6, 2017 | 8:00am Vancouver Island Conference Centre Industry, government, and regional stakeholders, plus BC companies and innovators are invited to the Regional Innovation Opportunity in Nanaimo. The...
November 28th 2016 at 01:16 PM
BC's "mad computer scientists" revolutionizing the video gaming industry
BC’s “mad computer scientists” revolutionizing the video gaming industry #BCTECHStrategy BCTECH Stories When Conan Reis, founder of SkookumScript, told colleagues in the video gaming industry that he was writing a new programming language, they told him he was nuts. That’s when his...
November 18th 2016 at 10:20 AM
Canadian Videogame Awards (CVA) Results
Canadian Videogame Awards (CVA) Results published by CGMagazine November 16, 2016 The eyes of the entire game industry were on Montreal, QC. for the Canadian Videogame Awards (or known as the CVA) on Nov 16, 2016. As the third largest producer of videogame content in the world, the purpose...
August 22nd 2016 at 01:55 PM
Canada-BC Job Grant provides $9.6 million to help businesses train employees
Canada-BC Job Grant provides $9.6 million to help businesses train employees News Release August 22, 2016 The Province of British Columbia now has $9.6 million in Canada-BC Job Grant funding available to help employers provide skills training to current or new employees.   Employers and...
August 9th 2016 at 11:49 AM
Atrium Fund Throws Light on Tech Startups
Atrium Fund Throws Light on Tech Startups FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9th, 2016 Kelowna, BC – High tech entrepreneurs will be getting a jumpstart with the introduction of Atrium Ventures VCC Inc. (Atrium), a $5,000,000 investment fund dedicated to nurturing early stage companies in BC’s...
August 3rd 2016 at 11:10 AM
BC Innovation Council Appoints Shirley Vickers as President & CEO
BC Innovation Council Appoints Shirley Vickers as President & CEO Vickers set to drive innovation in all industries across the province BCIC News Release August 3, 2016 BRITISH COLUMBIA—The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), a Crown Agency of the Province of British...
July 17th 2016 at 05:54 PM
Women moving to disrupt male-heavy tech industry
Women moving to disrupt male-heavy tech industry By Tamsyn Burgmann | The Canadian Press July 17, 2016 VANCOUVER – Technology entrepreneur Tammy Meyers does a mental count every time she attends a business conference promoting the augmented reality company she co-founded. Almost always, she’s...