Posts by Graham Truax

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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Welcome to the future

Think artificial intelligence (AI) is the next big thing? It’s actually already here, and it’s being employed by companies to create efficiencies, analyze data, improve customer experiences, and most importantly, enhance business operations and improve lives. AI is supporting patient care; it’s enhancing security; it’s combating fraud in the financial services sector; and it’s helping…

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30 speakers, 30 sessions and 5 streams announced

  We just launched the #BCTECHSummit agenda. It features keynotes, classic panels, hands-on workshops and brand-new masterclasses across five key streams:  Sustainability | Hacking Health | Future Realities | Harnessing Data | Scaling Up Plus, say hello to our first 30 speakers. They include leaders at Canada’s fastest growing companies, rising stars in B.C.’s exploding fintech ecosystem, experts from global brands and executives in every industry.…

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Welcome back Angel Forum ~ Special Event Jan. 24th, 2019

Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA) in co-operation with the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and MIBI have arranged for Angel Forum to come to Nanaimo for a halfday workshop, panel discussion and networking event on January 24th, 2019. Going back to our MISTIC days, starting in 2011, IITA has been proud to have hosted several Angel…

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Investment Showcase Startup Applications Close December 11

  Ready. Set. Pitch.   The #BCTECHSummit Investment Showcase connects B.C.’s most promising startups with leading investors from around the world. In past years, the event has welcomed upwards of 50 startups that pitched in front of 150 local and global investors representing more than $225 billion in seed and venture capital. Wanted for 2019:…

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