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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
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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...
October 3rd 2014 at 09:45 AM
Business Counts Workshop Series Launched
BUSINESS COUNTS WORKSHOP SERIES LAUNCHED Small businesses have access to key business expansion and professional development speakers Comox Valley Echo October 2, 2014 In a typical community, existing businesses are the source of the majority of new investment and employment growth, providing...
September 26th 2014 at 11:59 AM
New Victoria Group Promotes Beginner Tech Education for Women and Kids
NEW VICTORIA GROUP PROMOTES BEGINNER TECH EDUCATION FOR WOMEN AND KIDS Published by Andrew Duffy | Times Colonist September 24, 2014 Traditionally under-represented in high-tech circles, women in Victoria will soon have a new tool to break into the game. Victoria’s Ladies Learning Code...
September 26th 2014 at 11:27 AM
Spin Master Toys Celebrates 20 Years of 'Spinnovation'
SPIN MASTER TOYS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF 'SPINNOVATION' Published by TechVibes September 24, 2014 In 1994, Toronto-based entrepreneurs (and best friends since the age of 10) Ronnen Harary and Anton Rabie launched their first toy on the market with a startup budget of just $10,000. The Earth...
September 15th 2014 at 12:11 PM
Made-in-Vancouver Web Series Tackles Challenges Women Face in Tech Industry
MADE-IN-VANCOUVER WEB SERIES TACKLES CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE IN TECH INDUSTRY Published by Tyler Orton Business in Vancouver As operations manager at the B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC), Tarah Ferguson would hit various tech events and trade shows featuring the industry’s most lauded...