Custom made footwear using your phone. Water purification system using LED. On-demand home services using your fingertips. These are just some of the innovative ideas you’ll have access to at this year’s #BCTECHSummit Investment Showcase. 130 companies submitted applications and 46 will pitch in the Seed Funding and Series A Funding categories. These companies were […]
Toronto-born mobile food pickup app Ritual is coming to Vancouver. Ritual provides restaurants with turnkey mobile ordering technology, giving consumers a convenient solution to discover, order and pick up their meals – specifically for coffee and lunch orders.
Canadian cleantech companies are making their mark on the world stage with 12 companies being named to the prestigious Global Cleantech 100 list at the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco. This year the list of innovative and promising clean technology companies represents strong diversification of markets and sectors with representation from across Canada. But the […]
The Impact Centre’s Narwhal List identifies a set of young Canadian companies that have the potential to become successful on the world stage. The Narwhal List sheds light on the ability of firms to scale up and reach world-class status. The Impact Centre’s ranking system is derived from publicly available information and tracks all firms in […]
Seattle-based online real estate brokerage Redfin announced today that they will be launching a national Canadian real estate search site and brokerage service in Vancouver and Toronto by March 2019. “Our goal is to make buying and selling Canadian homes more affordable, with Redfin agents who always put customers first,” said Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. […]
San Francisco startup Terminal builds and scales elite remote engineering teams to accelerate the growth of technology companies around the world. And by remote, we mean in Canada. Terminal has identified Vancouver, Waterloo, Toronto, and Montreal as emerging tech hubs that provide the most value in the engineering field. By partnering technology companies with engineering […]
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 […]