Concierge Advisors across Canada are now providing one-on-one assistance to Canadian SMEs, using their deep industry experience and knowledge to help guide them to the most relevant public innovation programs and services available to help meet their innovation needs. Canada’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the main drivers of economic growth, and their success … Continued

Challenge to Spur Innovation and Accelerate Mobile Apps on Watson BARCELONA, SPAIN – (MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS) – 26 Feb 2014: IBM today launched the IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge (, a first of its kind, global competition to encourage developers to create mobile consumer and business apps powered by Watson. IBM announced the challenge at Mobile … Continued

What is the CDMN Soft-Landing Program? The CDMN Soft-Landing Program is intended to offer qualified, mature startups and small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exposure to an international market by providing them the opportunity to take residence in a partnered facility that can offer the regional support required to help them grow their business. Through the CDMN … Continued

February 18, 2014 Molescope, an app that helps users track and monitor potentially cancerous moles over time has won the annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize competition. The awards, valued at $5,000, recognize excellence in business development among SFU Venture Connection’s early stage clients. All clients are SFU students or recent alumni. First Prize: Molescope … Continued