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Vancouver's Avigilon buys $80 million in patents

Capping a year of bunker revenue growth, Avigilon acquires a D.C.-area company's entire patent portfolio for $80.3 million

Entrepreneurs | Digital

How Vancouver's Routific plans to change the way deliveries are made

Local startup Routific says it can help small- and mid-sized companies save serious cash.

Start Ups | Small Business
Jeff Booth | BCBusiness

BuildDirect raises $50 million, looks to become Amazon of home improvement

Vancouver e-tailer's funding round clocks in as one of the biggest in Canada for 2014

Entrepreneurs | Digital | Lower Mainland
David Helliwell | BCBusiness

U.S. software giant buys energy efficiency startup Pulse Energy

Acquisition is a small victory for Vancouver's green tech sector

Start Ups | Sustainability
Hyundai Tucson FCEV | BCBusiness

Hyundai launches Canada's first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle

The new zero-emission Hyundai Tucson FCEV will be available to a select group of Lower Mainland residents in early 2015

Sustainability | Lower Mainland

Vancouver startup releases taxi app for sharing cabs with strangers

Cab Share Canada is first being marketed in Vancouver and London, Ont., where it hopes to grow a critical mass of users

Start Ups | Digital
David Cheriton | BCBusiness

Early Google investor gives $7.5 million to UBC

Donation from UBC alumnus and Stanford professor David Cheriton will fund computer science program

Philanthropy | Education
HootSuite | BCBusiness

Hootsuite ranks second on list of Canada's fastest growing companies

Eight Vancouver technology companies made Deloitte's latest revenue growth ranking.

Start Ups | Entrepreneurs
Vancouver 4G | BCBusiness

Vancouver phones struggling to stay connected to 4G networks: report

Vancouver has a "3G sticky" issue according to research firm RootMetrics

Digital | Consumer Insight

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