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
Vancouver's GrowLab Ventures and Toronto’s Extreme Startups have announced their merger and the launch of HIGHLINE, the first pan-Canadian accelerator platform, at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) this morning.
Extreme Startups’ and GrowLab’s respective Executive Directors, Marcus Daniels and Jonathan Bixby, had a vision to create one program that would unite the best entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem partners living above the 49th parallel by merging their two top tier accelerator programs.read more
Vantage Analytics has raised their first funding round at $1.1 million.read more
The Internet has always been a valuable tool for context.
Ideas don’t exist in isolation; they are linked to a larger network of reasons. Twitter was originally designed by its founders to be a universal message bus, a place where the world’s thoughts would be collected.read more
Algolux today raised $2.6 million.
The Series A round was led by by Real Ventures, with participation from a consortium of angel investors.read more
Dan Eisenhardt didn't come from a family of entrepreneurs; he'd never run a company or been a CEO.
But the former competitive swimmer didn't hesitate to dive in head first when he founded his tech firm Recon Instruments.read more
16 Vancouver tech startups will be competing this autumn in the city's first-ever "TechPong" tournament.read more
Dozens of Vancouver tech startups have signed up to compete in the first-annual Vancouver Startups Foosball Tournament.read more
FreshGrade has raised $4.3 million in seed funding.read more
The bitcoin landscape is evolving so rapidly these days it’s hard to keep up.
That said, despite some bumps in the road, the winds of change are certainly blowing in a positive direction for the digital currency.read more
Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator has revealed a bulleted list of succinct but precious pitching and slideshow tips for entrepreneurs facing the all-important demo day at YC—advice that extends seamlessly to any Canadian startup in a Canadian accelerator, of course. So pay attention.read more