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December 14th 2015 at 01:08 PM
BC’s new $100 million venture capital fund
On December 8, 2015, Premier Clark announced that the Province of British Columbia is creating a $100 million venture capital fund-of-funds as part of the foundation for a comprehensive technology strategy aimed at stimulating growth in this fast-moving sector, creating jobs and strengthening...
July 23rd 2015 at 03:24 PM
Innovation Island nurtures hidden talent
INNOVATION ISLAND NURTURES HIDDEN TALENT BCIC Blog Post  July 23, 2015 Entrepreneurs and tech leaders from Central/Northern Island, Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast celebrated the region’s growing entrepreneurial achievements at Innovation Island’s recent Summer Tech Party. In its...
July 14th 2015 at 12:25 PM
Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes
Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes By Justin McElroy Web Producer Global News In the middle of a historic season for fires in British Columbia, one man’s fire suppression business is taking off. “When things get desperate, and buildings are directly threatened,...
July 9th 2015 at 10:31 AM
Canadian Tech Startups Growing Fast, but Still Looking for Exits: Report
Canadian Tech Startups Growing Fast, but Still Looking for Exits: Report Published by: Techvibes News Desk Date: July 9, 2015 According to PwC Canada’s annual report on the state of emerging technology companies, Canada continues to be a hotbed for innovators and entrepreneurs looking to...
July 9th 2015 at 09:38 AM
Sony Pictures Imageworks Opens Global Headquarters In BC
Sony Pictures Imageworks Opens Global Headquarters In BC Posted in Animation, Business News, CGFX, Government, National News, Studios By: Tami Downtown Vancouver’s tech scene is welcoming an industry giant to their neighbourhood with the official opening of Sony Pictures Imageworks ...
July 7th 2015 at 09:18 AM
Nanaimo inventor creates more efficient firefighting tool
Nanaimo inventor creates more efficient firefighting tool Published by  Chris Bush - Nanaimo News Bulletin Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 AM A Nanaimo inventor has combined old technology to create a new way to battle brush fires. Urban interface fires have destroyed hundreds of homes in B.C.,...
June 17th 2015 at 09:43 AM
Cloudhead in Coombs leading the virtual reality world
CLOUDHEAD IN COOMBS LEADING THE VIRTUAL REALITY WORLD Written by: John Harding  Published by: Parksville Qualicum Beach News  Jun 16, 2015  There was no way I was going to step over the edge of that cliff. Neither was the Minister of Technology and Innovation, Amrik Virk. It's...
June 16th 2015 at 01:41 PM
Tech companies, apply for a BC Tech Co-op Grant to hire a student
Startups and small technology companies in BC can now access innovative talent at an affordable cost through the BC Tech Co-op Grants Program.  With demand for tech sector jobs on the rise, the BC Tech Grants Program helps small technology companies access top talent while giving...
June 16th 2015 at 10:24 AM
Women in Technology: How Far Have We Progressed in One Year?
Women in Technology: How Far Have We Progressed in One Year? Mark Stone | Techvibes | June 2015 What a difference a year makes. Of the top 15 Canadian tech startups at Metabridge 2014, only one was led by a woman CEO. At this year’s Metabridge event, five of the top 15 CEOs participating...
June 1st 2015 at 12:15 PM
Security Expert
Security Expert Published by: The Nanaimo Daily News  Reporting: Julie Chadwick Date: May, 20, 2015   Nanaimo resident Chris Davis was gien the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's highest award last fall for helping bring down a malicious worldwide botnet scheme. Chris Davis has...