A public sculpture in Vancouver will celebrate the city's first year of hosting the world-famous TED conference. Aaron Koblin, the director of Google's Creative Lab collaborated with TED speaker and artist Janet Echelman to build a 745-foot interactive aerial sculpture suspended over Vancouver's Coal Harbour neighbourhood. RELATED: Vancouverites Will be Able to...read more
CBC's Dragons' Den today revealed two new risk-taking Canadian business moguls will be joining the the cast of the award-winning...read more
As more and more accelerators pop up in Canada, critics are suggesting a bubble may be forming. True or not, the...read more
Startups are on everyone’s mind today. There are more publications dedicated to chronicle startup growth than ever. There are meetups, accelerators, incubators, and mentorship programs. There conferences built around startups. Startup owners and entrepreneurs get all the help they need and practically any information they seek.
Yet there’s a problem but with this rush hour traffic here. There’s something amiss. God forbid if it’s your soul.read more
For a while there, it seemed as though BC’s insubstantial tax credits and the immergence of the mobile gaming industry were causing many Vancouver-based video game developers to lose their jobs. Big name developers such as Microsoft, Radical Entertainment, Walt Disney Co., Propoganda Games and Rockstar Games were rather laying off employees or relocating.read more
In November Techvibes hosted a recruiting event in Vancouver called Tech Fest that brought together the hottest tech companies in the city.
The one-of-a-kind event had a lineup of 10 execs from some of fastest growing companies in Vancouver pitching the job-seeking audience on why they should consider working for them.read more
A professor believes that there is "a massive chasm" between what universities are designed to do and how they would need to operate to meet those expectations.read more
Growing solid relationships with people from all walks of life is one of the benefits of working in anything business related. If affords you the opportunity to get to know people that may not otherwise be in your life.read more
Advertising is an industry that, in essence, sells creativity. Yet the future of ads—specifically in the digital realm—sorely lacks imagination.read more
More than half of all new startups in Canada are run by part-time entrepreneurs, according to new data.read more
The internet provider you select for your home can be a contentious decision, with everyone keen to share their opinion with you. It is a recurring cost and used nearly every day rightly deserves close attention. Your premium choices in Vancouver are Telus, Shaw, and Novus. Each one has its positives and negatives which we will discuss in this guide, allowing you to make an informed decision.read more
I am getting sick to death of college dropouts becoming billionaires.
It’s not that I really begrudge Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his brethren their riches, but the rare overnight success stories of Instagram, WhatsApp, and others are creating the impression that there’s only one path to entrepreneurship.read more
When I graduated from film school in 2008, the landscape of the entertainment industry was changing, morphing with the technology and trying to catch up to new innovations.read more
It’s been nearly one year since technology enthusiast Mark Williams, an entrepreneur-in-residence at Innovate Calgary, decided to launch New Tech Meetup Calgary.read more
Rocket Builders today released its 12th annual “Ready to Rocket” lists of British Columbia technology companies that are "best positioned to capitalize on the technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth than their peers."read more
Venturing into unknown territory is risky, but Canadian Tire Innovations (CTi) packed wisely for the journey it has taken over the last 12 months.read more