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September 11th 2013 at 03:00 PM
Venture Acceleration Program helps BC startups generate 396 jobs, $4.4 m in revenue and $25+ m in investment
BCIC Media Release | Wednesday, September 11, 2013 BRITISH COLUMBIA – The BC Venture Acceleration Program, a structured venture growth program launched by the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) in September 2012, has supported the growth of more than 140 startups across the province. BCIC today...
September 6th 2013 at 09:00 AM
BCIC Announces New Ventures Competition Finalists
By: Jacob Parry, BC Business, Sept 6, 2013 The BCIC announces its top 10 finalist technology startups in the running for a $306,000 prize The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC) announced Thursday the finalists in its New Ventures Competition, to be held Sept. 12. The 10 qualifying technology companies,...
August 24th 2013 at 08:46 AM
BC Innovation Council Supports GROW Conference Four Years Straight
BC Innovation Council Supports GROW Conference Four Years Straight Posted by Rob Lewis, TECHVibes on August 24, 2013 Now that it's been one week since the 2013 GROW Conference wrapped up it's a good time to reflect on at how one local organization has helped the event become what it is...
August 7th 2013 at 09:30 AM
Kickstarter crowdfunding arrives for Canadian ideas, finally...
posted by Shane Dingman, The Globe & Mail  Canadians with an idea for a new techy gadget, or maybe a script for an independent film they want to make, can now stay home and raise the money for their dreams on Kickstarter. The New York-based crowdfunding network previously allowed Canadians...
June 5th 2013 at 02:55 PM
Silicon Valley Billboard Luring Entrepreneurs Cost Canada $16K
Silicon Valley Billboard Luring Entrepreneurs Cost Canada $16K Written by: Tobi Cohen Published: May 23, 2013, 3:23pm OTTAWA — A massive billboard outside the San Francisco airport luring Silicon Valley’s best and brightest to Canada cost the federal government $16,000 US, Postmedia News...
June 3rd 2013 at 05:00 PM
Federal Money Allows Upgrade to Runway Reporting Technology
Federal Money Allows Upgrade to Runway Reporting Technology Written by:  Toby Gorman - Nanaimo News Bulletin  Published: June 03, 2013 5:00 PM Nanaimo Airport can now report runway conditions to NAV Canada considerably faster than before with the installation of a new device...
May 11th 2013 at 08:30 AM
Nanaimo Company Wins Pub Summit
May 11, 2013 By Robert Barron, Daily News Nanaimo Company wins Pub Summit Owners of high-tech firm will now head to Dublin, Ireland to pitch idea to powerful financial backers Input Logic from Nanaimo was the big winner at Thursday's Nanaimo Pub Summit, held at Fibber Magees. Shawn Adrian,...
May 10th 2013 at 08:30 AM
Entrepreneurs make their pitch at first Pub Summit
Friday, May 10, 2013 By Robert Barron, Nanaimo Daily News Entrepreneurs make their pitch at first Pub Summit Variety of presenters from local high-tech industry put their innovative ideas in front of four judges If you ever find yourself stuck in a long lineup at your local coffee shop with...
April 22nd 2013 at 08:00 AM
Coastal Community Credit Union Personalizes Automated Banking Using NCR Video Technology
Wall Street Journal -- DULUTH, Ga       NCR APTRA Interactive Teller adds human touch to remote assisted service Coastal Community Credit Union, the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada, is bringing greater access...
April 21st 2013 at 01:00 AM
$1M investment Accelerates Okanagan
Published: April 21, 2013 The Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association has received a big boost in the form of $1 million government investment through the B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC). The funding, over a 30-month period, will provide new and early-stage technology companies throughout...