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January 8th 2016 at 09:10 AM
How to Build BC into a World Leader in Tech and Innovation
How to Build BC into a World Leader in Tech and Innovation Published by TechVibes January 8, 2016 Don Mattrick, Industry Chair for the #BCTECH Summit, knows how to create a successful BC-based business and make an impact on the world stage. He believes that we have a huge opportunity to build...
December 21st 2015 at 10:00 AM
Four Business Grants Tech Companies Can Apply for Right Now
Four Business Grants Tech Companies Can Apply for Right Now BCIC in the News December 21, 2015 If you’re an entrepreneur, you overcome many hurdles every day to ensure your company’s success. While the issues an owner faces while managing their firm can be extremely diverse, according to...
December 21st 2015 at 09:00 AM
Tech startups urge 'dinosaur' industries to adapt
Tech startups urge 'dinosaur' industries to adapt By Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  December 21, 2015 VANCOUVER - One technology startup is using artificial intelligence to save people who book online flights up to 80 per cent. Another helps farmers boost their crop yields with a...
December 18th 2015 at 08:08 AM
Provincial money aids tech firms
Nanaimo News Bulletin posted Dec 17, 2015 A $100-million technology fund could fertilize Nanaimo’s growing technology sector. B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced the venture capital fund, a component in the government’s strategy to diversify B.C.’s economy, Dec. 8.  Paris Gaudet,...
December 14th 2015 at 01:08 PM
BC’s new $100 million venture capital fund
On December 8, 2015, Premier Clark announced that the Province of British Columbia is creating a $100 million venture capital fund-of-funds as part of the foundation for a comprehensive technology strategy aimed at stimulating growth in this fast-moving sector, creating jobs and strengthening...
July 23rd 2015 at 03:24 PM
Innovation Island nurtures hidden talent
INNOVATION ISLAND NURTURES HIDDEN TALENT BCIC Blog Post  July 23, 2015 Entrepreneurs and tech leaders from Central/Northern Island, Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast celebrated the region’s growing entrepreneurial achievements at Innovation Island’s recent Summer Tech Party. In its...
July 14th 2015 at 12:25 PM
Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes
Nanaimo company provides new way for fire crews to fight blazes By Justin McElroy Web Producer Global News In the middle of a historic season for fires in British Columbia, one man’s fire suppression business is taking off. “When things get desperate, and buildings are directly threatened,...
July 9th 2015 at 10:31 AM
Canadian Tech Startups Growing Fast, but Still Looking for Exits: Report
Canadian Tech Startups Growing Fast, but Still Looking for Exits: Report Published by: Techvibes News Desk Date: July 9, 2015 According to PwC Canada’s annual report on the state of emerging technology companies, Canada continues to be a hotbed for innovators and entrepreneurs looking to...
July 9th 2015 at 09:38 AM
Sony Pictures Imageworks Opens Global Headquarters In BC
Sony Pictures Imageworks Opens Global Headquarters In BC Posted in Animation, Business News, CGFX, Government, National News, Studios By: Tami Downtown Vancouver’s tech scene is welcoming an industry giant to their neighbourhood with the official opening of Sony Pictures Imageworks ...
July 7th 2015 at 09:18 AM
Nanaimo inventor creates more efficient firefighting tool
Nanaimo inventor creates more efficient firefighting tool Published by  Chris Bush - Nanaimo News Bulletin Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 AM A Nanaimo inventor has combined old technology to create a new way to battle brush fires. Urban interface fires have destroyed hundreds of homes in B.C.,...