Mar 2, 2022
Pacific Trader: How AbCellera’s stock can make a full recovery
Michael McCullough

The stock: When I say that AbCellera Biologics’ stock (NASDAQ:ABCL) has flatlined, that’s an improvement in its condition. After tumbling 85 percent from their perhaps over-exuberant IPO price in December 2020, the Vancouver-based biotech’s shares appear to have found a floor...

Feb 25, 2022
8 ways to help the people of Ukraine right now
Alyssa Hirose

If you’re looking for ways to support the Ukrainian people right now, donating whatever you can is a good way to start. Here’s a list of resources we’ve gathered that benefit Ukraine, from children’s charities to medical relief to refugee...

Feb 17, 2022
New Black Business Summit provides career support and major inspiration (and it’s free for Black entrepreneurs)
Alyssa Hirose

When entrepreneur Jackee Kasandy first started out, she met with WeBC (formerly the Women’s Enterprise Centre) to find support. “They are an amazing organization, and they helped me make a business plan,” Kasandy says. “But at the end, they said...

Feb 17, 2022
Housing will drag on the B.C. economy in 2022: report
By the Editors

B.C.’s red-hot housing market may be about to cool, but there’s good reason for optimism about the provincial economy. Central 1 Economics makes that case in its new economic outlook for 2022-24. “Heading into year three of the pandemic, British Columbia...

Feb 16, 2022
Pacific Trader: Pot products maker The Valens Company is getting higher at last
Michael McCullough

The stock: The markets are feeling the fear these days. Some sense we’re in an “everything bubble” that’s about to pop. If that’s you, one strategy to limit your downside while still seeking outlying growth opportunities is to pick a...

Feb 9, 2022
OKGN Angel Summit dangles big payoff for one lucky startup
By the Editors

From a field of 24 startups, soon there will be just six contenders left to vie for the grand prize. That’s how they roll at the OKGN Angel Summit. The annual gathering, organized by Accelerate Okanagan, aims to unlock capital for...

Feb 8, 2022
By orchestrating takeover of digital workflow specialist, tech unicorn Trulioo furthers its global reach
By the Editors

The world’s top provider of digital identity verification just made life easier for its customers everywhere. Vancouver-headquartered regtech player Trulioo has acquired HelloFlow, a Danish developer of easy-to-use client on-boarding, monitoring and digital workflow software. The acquisition combines Trulioo GlobalGateway, the largest...

Feb 3, 2022
5 business resources for Black entrepreneurs in B.C.
Alyssa Hirose

If you’re a Black entrepreneur or business owner looking for financing, mentorship, networking or just to get your name out there, here are five organizations worth looking into. Black Business BC offers organizational and strategic support as well as mentorship and...

Feb 2, 2022
Pacific Trader: Mercer International is poised for landslide profits
Michael McCullough

The stock: Remember the early days of the pandemic, when there was a run on toilet paper? That was a rare moment of joy for pulp and paper, an otherwise forgotten niche of the materials sector. Many investors have dismissed...

Jan 25, 2022
10 things to know from the troubled world of cryptocurrency
By the Editors

We aren’t going to say we told you so, but was anyone that shocked to see the global cryptocurrency market plunge by more than US$1 trillion? After hitting an all-time high of close to US$69,000 last November, bitcoin lost more...

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