Posts by Graham Truax

HR Changes at IITA

On behalf of our Board I would like to announce the appointment of Jennifer Hufnagel to the position of General Manager at Innovation Island.  Jennifer is taking over from Chelsea Pedersen who was with the organization for 10 years.  Chelsea has teamed up with Paris Gaudet at ACETECH​ so we’re looking forward to future collaborations in the Provincial tech ecosystem with two of…

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Build Grow Stay!

A big THANK YOU to Douglas Magazine and Andrew Findlay for a fun [somewhat unplugged] retrospective on Innovation Island and the wonderful journey that we’ve been on with our Amazing Clients! None of this would be happening without the support of INNOVATE BC and the Venture Acceleration Program (VAP). Source: Graham Truax, The Startup Whisperer from Innovation Island – Douglas Magazine

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THE NEXT GENERATION OF ICESTORM!

Coulson Ice Blast Inks Deal with Global Cleaning & Restoration Franchise as Launch Customer of the IceStorm45. “Coulson Ice Blast is thrilled to have such a reputable, global restoration company as Steamatic put their trust in the Coulson Ice Blast technology and brand. The foundation of the IceStorm45 design was to create a lower cost,…

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Meet your next buyer at the Innovation Challenges

  Where global buyers and solution providers connect Hosted by Innovate BC, the Ministry of Agriculture, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Vancouver Economic Commission and the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, the Innovation Challenges are a new #BCTECHSummit activity where large organizations will pitch their specific pain points for an audience of startups, innovators, and researchers. Following…

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Innovate BC Insights: Ignite winners top global cleantech list

      Ignite Award Winners land on Global Cleantech 100 List Last week two Innovate BC Ignite Award winners were included on the coveted Global Cleantech 100 List which features companies with the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech positioned to solve the biggest sustainability challenges facing our world.         …

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