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Kranked Bikes in Top 10 NVBC!

“Kranked Bikes, based in Gibsons, BC has been an Innovation Island client since 2016. They are redefining the freedom and downhill experience of high-end mountain biking with their proprietary, patent-pending electric motor kits. Their market-leading product is a removable, plug-and-ride, power-train and battery kit that quickly converts any high-end mountain bike (MTB) into a powerful,…

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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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Minister Ng attended the Women Deliver Conference and announced investments in women entrepreneurs – Canada.ca

Government of Canada investing up to $16.1 million to help women entrepreneurs   The Government of Canada is advancing women’s economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, a $2-billion investment that seeks to double the number of women-owned businesses by 2025.   This week, the Honourable Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of Small Business and…

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CIN’s Summer Kick Off BBQ ~ Events | Capital Investment

Join the Capital Investment Network on June 20th from 5-9pm for a mix and mingle with Victoria’s investment community on the rooftop of The Summit. There will be wine, beer, food, live music and a guest speaker. Full details to be announced in the coming weeks. Stay tuned! Source: Events | Capital Investment

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