Vancouver a Leader in North America for Innovative Wearable Technology

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In 2012, Vancouver-born Eric Migicovsky took to Kickstarter to raise money for his Pebble smart watch. By the time the campaign ended, 68,929 people had pledged a combined $10,266,845.

What everyone talked about then was that Pebble technology had legitimized crowdfunding in a significant way by proving you can raise eight figures from everyday strangers online. But what was glossed over at the time was that Pebble was about to legitimize something else in a significant way: wearable technology.

 

Read the rest of this article by Techvibes editor-in-chief Robert Lewis in BCBusiness for free.

 

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