Two university business incubators in Alberta have been named the third and fourth best university business incubators in North America by the 2015 North American UBI Global Awards.read more
The GoToMeeting Five profiles five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.read more
Vancouver's MyBestHelper and co-founder Dr. Alexandra Greenhill have been selected as the winner of the 2015 Laureate for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards for the North American region.read more
Clearbanc has launched a new type of banking service for the millions of self-employed Americans.
Its first product is a service for Uber drivers that allows them to get paid instantly instead of waiting up to 10 days.read more
Financial Technology startup Sensibill has added Michael Woeller and former CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon to its Board of Directors.read more
Nymi has announced the addition of John Haggard to its executive team as CEO.read more
Vancouver's Foodee announced this week entry into three major US markets: Austin, Denver, and Philadelphia.read more
Most people don’t go willingly to a bootcamp.
A bootcamp is hard work. Recruits are pushed to their limits. Sometimes there are tears and pain.
But, a bootcamp can also lead to growth and glory.
At the Communitech Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp pitch competition, this proved to be true.read more
There are so many unknowns when you embark on a startup venture. How do you grow? Where do you grow? How do you target and land those first key customers? How do you attract the attention of VCs?read more
If you're part of the startup community your schedule has been jam-packed with keynotes, workshops, and presentations.
If you just need to take a night off to relax and recharge your batteries, check out The Profile's casual evening lineup of 'unofficial' events tonight, Thursday, and Friday.read more
This evening the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) and New Ventures BC announced the 2015 winners of the biggest technology startup competition for B.C.’s emerging innovators.read more
With Silicon Valley ‘godfather’ Steve Blank looking on as a judge, Nicoya Lifesciences pitched its way to a $50,000 prize on Friday night, as the new Communitech Rev sales accelerator graduated its first cohort.
Two other companies among six who pitched, Bridgit and PiinPoint, took home $25,000 each from the Communitech Rev Centre Stage pitch event, in which Blank – creator of the Lean Startup movement and a leading thinker on how build scalable companies – posed some penetrating questions.read more