After hours of coding and an afternoon of presenting, Wavefront's GROW Hackathon has ended and the judges have scored the apps. In third place was an app called Whistler Passport. In second place was Guestfolio, a company based in Whistler, who won an $11,000 adventure for four. And in first place—for a...read more
At the GROW Conference, even the coffee breaks are action-packed. Over the past two days a dozen startups had one minute...read more
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A conversation in a hallway has turned into a promising young startup.read more
This week Wind Mobile introduced improved domestic roaming with faster data and lower speeds.
Speeds can now reach up to 42 Mbps, or more than 300 times faster than before. Prices have lowered: 15 cents per mintue to talk (previously 20 cents), five cents per text (previously 15 cents), and five cents per megabyte of data (previously $1).read more
Katherine Barr, who was a speaker at this year's GROW Conference in Whistler, is a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and co-chair of the C100, a network of Canadian technology industry professionals and entrepreneurs who work in Silicon Vallley.read more
Every profile I’ve written comes back to a central theme: software eating the world in its own unique way.
FounderFuel graduate Tattoo Hero fits that theme perfectly. The tattoo industry is one of the most interesting in the world, a close-knit and tightly woven collective that is as open and beautiful on the inside, as it seems mysterious and vaguely threatening for some on the outside.read more
With summer ending and the back-to-school season approaching, Google is lending a hand – and textbooks – to students across Canada who are returning to the classroom.read more
LendLayer announced this week that it has raised $400,000 to help aspiring developers finance their education at coding bootcamps.read more
Unreturned phone calls, missed appointments, over-promising and under-delivering... it’s time to fight back and set an example. Unreliability is endemic in today’s business world.
I simply can’t believe how inefficient and unreliable people have become. It’s not just when I’m trying to sell something to someone, when it’s possible they are just ignoring me, but it’s prevalent even in day-to-day discourse, or while working on a project.read more
The serial entrepreneur is an even rarer breed than the entrepreneur, so if you're selling a business, it's probably the first and last time you'll ever do so.read more
While most of the teens at the Shad Valley tech and entrepreneurship camp in July focused on their science projects, Alex Gillis might have been a bit distracted by the business he’d started two months before.read more
Today the GROW Conference kicks off in Whistler and the theme is very different that previous iterations.
With Living in a Connected World as a new tagline, event organizer Debbie Landa is hooking her cart to the Internet of Things and her timing couldn't be better.
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the digital connection of physical, identifiable devices to the Internet where the data and devices communicate in an intelligent fashion.read more