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May 28th 2015 at 11:36 AM
BC Startups Can Now Raise Equity Through Online Crowdfunding Platforms
BC Startups Can Now Raise Equity Through Online Crowdfunding Platforms   Under the new Start-Up Crowdfunding prospectus exemption  BC entrepreneurs and startups can now gain backing through online crowdfunding portals without the need to file a prospectus.   This is a great...
May 25th 2015 at 04:11 PM
Province supports job training in the technology sector
Province supports job training in the technology sector Published by BCIC May 25, 2015 | Blog VICTORIA - The Government of B.C. is providing $6 million, through the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), to support the growth and success of the province's vibrant technology sector while furthering the...
May 25th 2015 at 01:35 PM
Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes Named Entreprenuer of the Year Award by CVCA
Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes Named Entrepreneur of the Year Award by CVCA Published by Jonathan Woods  May 22, 2015 | News, Technology From May 19-21, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association held its Annual Conference at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver,...
May 19th 2015 at 10:29 AM
Astronaut Hadfield to speak in Nanaimo
ASTRONAUT HADFIELD TO SPEAK IN NANAIMO Press Release: The Daily News  Posted by: Robert Barron March 12, 2015  Effective leadership is vitally important in life-and-death situations that take place hundreds of kilometres above the earth, says Chris Hadfield. The first Canadian commander...
May 19th 2015 at 10:04 AM
Young entrepreneurs offered aid
YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS OFFERED AID Students with 'great ideas' can apply for no-cost co-op work spaces with provided extra support  Published by: The Daily News Posted by: Robert Barron March 19, 2015  SquareOne incubator centre for new technology companies is offering a hand to...
April 29th 2015 at 10:05 AM
Premier Christy Clark announces funding to support home-grown tech talent
Premier Christy Clark announces funding to support home-grown tech talent Published by: BC Newsroom Tuesday, April 28, 2015 KELOWNA - Targeted funding of $250,000 was announced today by Premier Christy Clark to help students at five public post-secondary institutions in Kelowna, Victoria and...
April 7th 2015 at 10:31 AM
Entrepreneurs start up in a single weekend
ENTREPRENEURS START UP IN A SINGLE WEEKEND News Article published April 7, 2015 Economic Update: Sasha Angus Posted by : Nanaimo News Bulletin The first annual Startup Weekend is coming to Nanaimo April 17-19 at SquareOne, located at 38 Victoria Cres. If you’re not familiar, Startup Weekend...
March 18th 2015 at 03:44 PM
Mentorship takes technology ventures to the next level
Published by: BC Newsroom Written By: Amrik Virk  Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services MENTORSHIP TAKES TECHNOLOGY VENTURES TO THE NEXT LEVEL   NANAIMO- British Columbia’s technology sector is leading Canada with its high-tech revenue growth, landing us...
March 17th 2015 at 04:32 PM
BC Innovation Council Organizing Business Competition
Press Release Nanaimo Business News March 17, 2015 BC INNOVATION COUNCIL ORGANIZING BUSINESS COMPETITION Are you in the early stages of operating your technology-based business? Could you use a funding injection to help kick start your venture to the next level? Then consider participating...
March 17th 2015 at 03:40 PM
Crowdfunding: De-Mystified At Workshop
Posted by: Nanaimo Business News March 17, 2015 CROWDFUNDING:DE-MYSTIFIED AT WORKSHOP Organized by Innovation Island and featuring the expertise of Keith Ipple, Partner and Co-Founder of Vancouver-based Spring, a company created to assist with business start ups, a handful of...