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...
November 3rd 2014 at 01:45 PM
Premier Clark announces research funding for Vancouver Island universities
PREMIER CLARK ANNOUNCES RESEARCH FUNDING FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITIES Published by BC Newsroom October 30, 2014 NANAIMO - Premier Christy Clark, speaking at the Vancouver Island Economic Summit, today announced $2.6 million for research projects at Vancouver Island’s three public universities....
October 31st 2014 at 10:37 AM
Entry-Level Tech Professionals Earning $57,000 in BC
ENTRY-LEVEL TECH PROFESSIONALS EARNING $57,000 IN BC Published by Techvibes October 29, 2014 Salaries for technology professionals in BC continue to rise. Intermediate to senior software developers and professionals received a 4% increase in salary compared with the same comparative group in...
October 17th 2014 at 10:35 AM
Guess Who's Turning 10? BCIC Marks a Decade of Service
GUESS WHO'S TURNING 10? BCIC MARKS A DECADE OF SERVICE BC Newsroom October 15, 2014 VANCOUVER - This month marks the BC Innovation Council’s 10 year anniversary as a Crown agency. The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is dedicated to strengthening B.C.’s technology ecosystem and creating jobs...
October 7th 2014 at 02:16 PM
Province to Seek Input on Transportation Priorities
PROVINCE TO SEEK INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES British Columbia Newsroom | Press Release October 7, 2014 VICTORIA - The Government of B.C. is developing “B.C. on the Move”, its new 10-year provincial transportation plan, and invites British Columbians to share their ideas as it prioritizes...