FW: The BC Government wants to work with AI Innovators

    Chelsea Pedersen | General Manager INNOVATION ISLAND TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION #13 – 327 Prideaux Street | Nanaimo, BC | V9R 2N4 E: chelsea@innovationisland.ca  | W: www.innovationisland.ca O: 250.753.8324 | C: 250.714.9115     From: Innovate BC <marketing@bcic.ca&gt; Reply-To: Innovate BC <marketing@bcic.ca&gt; Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 12:44 PM To: Chelsea Pedersen <chelsea@innovationisland.ca&gt; Subject: The BC Government wants to work with AI Innovators   AI…

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Innovation by Sector | Accelerate Okanagan

What is technology, exactly? Or innovation? These days, technology is so ubiquitous it’s largely invisible. If the technological advancements of even the last 20 years were to suddenly disappear from our lives, even for a day, most of us would be lost. Even if we could get ourselves out the door and to work, what…

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Create a STIR with your BC tech!

SPOTLIGHT   After the success of last year’s BC Startup in Residence (STIR) Pilot Program, the BC Government has announced a second round of projects! Five BC tech companies will get to participate in a 16-week residency and gain insight into doing business with the government. Learn more on our blog.     OPPORTUNITIES  …

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Three Canadian companies among 2018 Thiel Fellows

The Thiel Foundation has named 20 people into the 2018 class of Thiel Fellows, including three Canadian Fellows. The Fellowship program, which launched in 2011, encourages young people to work on their startup ideas instead of attending college. Source: Three Canadian companies among 2018 Thiel Fellows

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VR, AI & IoT can work together to change the world

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality , and the Internet of Things are common buzzwords these days, but so often, businesses and individuals alike think of each in its own silo. That’s a disservice to emerging tech because combining each concept’s strengths will lead to solutions previously unimagined. Source: How three disruptive technologies can work together to…

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