By Laurie Maier Via: CDMN News Published Date: March 1, 2016 Twenty-one companies have been accepted into the spring 2016 cohort for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) in CDMN’s network of partner hubs to open a satellite office or grow distribution channels in … Continued
CDMN announces spring 2016 Soft Landing program cohort
DriveBC Webcam Open Data Released, BCDevExchange Discovery Day March 16
By: Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Via: DataBC Blog Publish Date: March 10, 2016 A picture is worth a thousand words, especially if it helps plan a safe journey. DriveBC, one of government’s most popular and valued services, lets commuters, truckers and vacationers in British Columbia see the road … Continued
Province opens up highway camera data to tech community
News Release For Immediate Release (Victoria, B.C.) February 25, 2016 – Traffic webcam data is now available to the public, entrepreneurs and software developers through B.C.’s open government license, data that can now be used to create new tools and services that could make driving in B.C. safer and more convenient. “By sharing our valuable highway … Continued
Wavefront Congratulates Our Community’s Recognition on the 2016 Ready to Rocket List!
Vancouver, BC – March 1, 2016 Wavefront is pleased to celebrate the successes of the companies in our community that have been nominated and listed on the 2016 Ready to Rocket lists. Presented by Rocket Builders, the Ready to Rocket lists profile technology companies in BC that are best positioned to capitalize on the technology sector … Continued
Leaders from Box, Atlassian, Intercom, Greylock, Hotwire and Thumbtack to Speak at Traction Conf Vancouver this June
This morning Traction Conf Vancouver announced the addition of six growth heavyweights to its roster on June 22 and 23, including Des Traynor – Cofounder of Intercom, Lauren Vaccarello – VP Marketing at Box, Archana Agrawal – Head of Data Science & Growth Marketing at Atlassian, Pauline Marol – Product Lead at Hotwire, Josh Elman … Continued
AORN Pilots Simulation Learning Tool for Perioperative Nurses
New Modules Should Bridge the Education Gap Between the Classroom and the OR News Release For Immediate Release (Denver, Colo.) February 25, 2016 —The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has added PeriopSim™, a new simulated learning module, to Periop 101 in a six-month pilot program that will evaluate whether simulation learning is effective as … Continued
New BCIC Program, Ignite, Offers Research Funding
BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia. The program provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research leading to commercializable projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by industry. Program Overview Focus: Proposals must involve the … Continued
Wavefront & IBM are Excited to Present a WaveGuide on the IBM Bluemix Platform on March 9.
As businesses focus on engaging customers and partners in different ways, they’ll rely on broader ecosystems of digital services to build disruptive new solutions. For our upcoming WaveGuide, we are excited to work with IBM to bring you a deeper look into IBM Bluemix, an open-standards, cloud platform for developing and operating applications. You’ll learn more about some of this service’s features, which allow … Continued
BC Tech Co-op Grants Program Announces Expanded Access
The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program has been expanded to make it even easier for BC companies to hire a co-op student. The program has been extended to larger companies and more industries, for longer terms. What’s new? Continued
Western Innovation Initiative – Deadline to Apply is April 13!
Western Innovation Initiative (WINN) is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada, in order to help move their new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace. The intent of WINN is to promote the development and diversification … Continued