Posts by Graham Truax
Thriving on convergence and disruption!
Kudos to @Wendy Dupley and her host teams @City of Maple Ridge for an awesome 2021 ICF Smart21 Conference and @Robert Bell for such excellent moderation with the “Building an Innovation Ecosystem” session. It was an honour to present alongside Jiunn Shiow Lin from Taiwan and @Toomas Türk from Estonia. I’m not sure if the…Read More
ATTENTION on COVID-19
Dear Friends, Clients and Associates, I hope you and your loved ones are all well in this time of uncertainty with respect to COVID-19. I recognize that we are all being bombarded with news & information, but I feel compelled to provide a few reflections on what I’m seeing from my vantage point given the…Read More
Small Town Tech | CBC News
Source: Here are some small towns and cities where you can get a well-paying tech job | CBC NewsRead More
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…Read More
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 MagazineRead More
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,…Read More
a16z Podcast: Entrepreneurs, Then and Now – Andreessen Horowitz
Source: a16z Podcast: Entrepreneurs, Then and Now – Andreessen HorowitzRead More
Valve & Cloudhead Games Release Aperture Hand Lab for Valve Index
Source: Valve & Cloudhead Games Release Aperture Hand Lab for Valve IndexRead More
Must Reads for Onboarding Tactics That Help New Hires Succeed (and Stay)
Source: Our 6 Must Reads for Onboarding Tactics That Help New Hires Succeed (and Stay) | First Round ReviewRead More
#BCTech Summit: Innovation Island brings new meaning to ‘ROI’ – Douglas Magazine
Source: #BCTech Summit: Innovation Island brings new meaning to ‘ROI’ – Douglas MagazineRead More