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December 3rd 2012 at 12:56 PM
BCIC-Mitacs Commercialization Voucher Program
VICTORIA – B.C. businesses will get their products to market more quickly, thanks to an innovative pilot program that will place graduate students from B.C.’s post secondary research institutions with established companies for job experience. The BCIC-Mitacs Commercialization Voucher Program,...
October 10th 2012 at 05:00 PM
Finalists Announced for 7th Annual MISTIC Awards
18 Regional Innovators Announced as Finalists for the 7th Annual MISTIC Innovation Awards  Winners Will Be Announced at Homage to Retro Technology Event on Nov 2nd     Nanaimo, BC October 9, 2012 – The 18 finalists for the 7th annual MISTIC (Mid-Island Science Technology &...
October 2nd 2012 at 05:00 PM
Unleash your Creativity with Pixton
September 21, 2012 via Accelerate Okanagan  At the Spring 2012 BCIC New Ventures Regional Competition award ceremony held in Kelowna Pixton Comics Inc. of Parksville BC was awarded first place and the grand prize of $30,000. Pixton have recently reached the finals of the BCIC New Ventures...
September 24th 2012 at 05:00 PM
HootSuite Founder & CEO to Share his Entrepreneurial Journey
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tuesday, September 25, 2012  Nanaimo, B.C. - Ryan Holmes, the Vernon-born and raised Founder & CEO of the social media management system HootSuite, will be speaking via SKYPE in Nanaimo in collaboration with Accelerate Okanagan in Kelowna.  Holmes will...
September 17th 2012 at 05:00 PM
BCIC Acceleration Network unites regional partners to grow BC tech companies and jobs
September 13, 2012 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRITISH COLUMBIA - New and early stage technology companies throughout the province now have improved access to highly qualified entrepreneurial expertise and know-how. Through the efforts of the BCIC Acceleration Network, a province-wide alliance...
September 5th 2012 at 05:00 PM
Trio of Island Firms Make Venture Cut
TIMES COLONIST - August 3, 2012  Three Vancouver Island companies have made it through to the third round of the 12th annual BC Innovation Council New Ventures Competition.  Victoria firms Mediacore and BackyardBC, and Parksville-based Pixton Comics have all made it to the next round...
May 28th 2012 at 05:00 PM
Harper Government Supports Business Growth and Global Connections
May 29, 2012 ~  Today, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced federal funding to support Mitacs’ efforts in strengthening the knowledge based economy, supporting business growth and international competitiveness in Western Canada...
December 5th 2011 at 04:00 PM
7 Tips for Innovative Business Success
Business Principles Worth Sharing from Apple's Leader Great article found in the newsletter for Community Futures Alberni-Clayoquot.  Read the newsletter in its entirety here. Recently, the world lost one of the most visionary and brilliant business leaders of our time. Whether you...