The Vancouver startup behind a garbage bin that’s powered by artificial intelligence has been singled out by Macleans magazine as a potential billion-dollar breakout in 2019. Co-founders Hassan Murad and Vivek Vyas are the pair behind the smart bin that blends robotics and machine learning to identify and divert trash into the appropriate spot. Intuitive has developed an AI sensor […]
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse became one of the highest rated films of 2018 and is already considered one of the greatest comic book movies ever made. But did you know that the movie has a Vancouver connection? The animation and VFX work in the new flick was done entirely at Vancouver-based Sony Imageworks. Josh Beveridge […]
Last summer the 18,600-capacity Rogers Arena was sold out when it hosted the world’s largest video game tournament, the International Dota 2 Championships. Now, the owners of the Vancouver Canucks are bringing professional eSports team to the city. The Aquilini Group is proud owners of the Vancouver Titans, a new franchise in The Overwatch League. […]
Vancouver-based mobile game developer Kabam has secured a lease for 105,000 square feet of office space at Vancouver Centre II (VCII). The project, which is being developed by GWL Realty Advisors, has a targeted completion date of 2021. VCII will be the first office tower completed in the current cycle of downtown office development. The 33-storey […]
Tech Vancouver returns to the Yaletown Roundhouse on January 9th. In addition to a great evening of networking, the event will feature a great lineup of presenters including: Lance Montgomery, Founder & CEO of HeyBryan Jennifer Chan, Co-Founder & CEO of Preview Careers David Besemer, VP of Engineering at OmniSci Grab your ticket today.
Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster has announced its official launch and funding allocation by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and funding commitments by its initial cohort of members. The Government of Canada will invest up to $950 million over five years to support industry-led innovation superclusters to accelerate economic growth, productivity, and competitiveness across five Superclusters. […]
For the first time ever British Columbia’s tech sector has earned an A grade when compared with other provinces. The BC Tech Association and KPMG have released the 2018 instalment of the BC Technology Report Card, a comprehensive analysis that compares the BC tech sector against other sectors in the province and against tech sectors […]
Victoria’s Tiny Capital has created an new e-commerce company focused on acquiring businesses within the Shopify partner ecosystem. WeCommerce will operates a portfolio of companies focused on delivering products and services within the Shopify e-commerce ecosystem. Pixel Union will join Out of The Sandbox, Yopify, and Supple in the growing portfolio. Shopify partners revenues exceeded […]