Nathan Caddell

Recent Posts on BCBusiness

Nov 25, 2020
5 Questions: Pender Ventures exec Maria Pacella talks investing in inflection-stage tech companies

Earlier this month, Vancouver’s PenderFund Capital Management announced the creation of Pender Ventures, an investment group centred on disruptive technology companies in B.C. and across Canada. With $25 million from institutional investors Export Development Canada and Vancity, among others, and led...

Nov 20, 2020
Young Guns: Corbin Lowe keeps busy between wealth management, vegan food and ventilators

Talking to Corbin Lowe, it takes about a minute before you realize he’s not your average 29-year-old. That’s when he says, “I have this weird dissociation with money that I’ve learned–if you focus too much on the amount, you get paralyzed...

Nov 19, 2020
Weekend Warrior: Road riding turns property manager Erin Gibault's crank

Right around the time he made the biggest career move of his life, Erin Gibault took up cycling. Sure, that could have had more to do with age than anything, as the then-35-year-old Richmond native found that running was getting...

Nov 17, 2020
Yellow Dog has the best reputation among B.C. breweries: report

What’s the best brewery in B.C.? It’s a divisive topic. And, like arguing about the best Spice Girl or the top Pixar movie of all time, it’s all a matter of taste. (Posh and Toy Story for the win; sorry not...

Nov 17, 2020
How Tracy Stewart turned surviving breast cancer into a business venture

"Thrift stores are kind of my haven,” says Tracy Stewart. And it makes sense—she found solace in them after going through breast cancer treatment a dozen years ago. There was chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and then post-mastectomy reconstruction. But the implants...

Nov 10, 2020
Vancouver startup Hoovie prepares to launch world's first truly social cinema platform

Before launching a company, many entrepreneurs have an aha moment when they realize a perfect product fit. In founding Hoovie, Fiona Rayher had three. The first came while she was distributing a 2015 documentary she wrote and co-directed, called Fractured Land.

Nov 6, 2020
5 Questions: Mogo CEO Dave Feller talks open banking, marketing to millennials

Since founding Mogo in 2003, Dave Feller has been trying to help Canadians save money. The Vancouver-based company was created to revamp the payday loans space. But that mission has since shifted to its main priority: helping customers get rid of...

Nov 6, 2020
Making It Work: COVID has helped drive the rise of the side hustle

Michael Wiebe is a good person to ask about side hustles. Even before COVID-19, the Vancouver city councillor was moonlighting as co-owner of popular Main Street eatery Eight 1/2 Restaurant Lounge. When the pandemic forced its shuttering in March, Wiebe and his team opened a sandwich service for takeout only...

Nov 4, 2020
Burnaby-based Teradici talks bringing the World Series to life, winning an Emmy

Chances are you’re not super familiar with the name Teradici, but if you haven’t already consumed entertainment that the Burnaby-based company had a hand in creating, you probably will soon. Launched in 2004, Teradici has evolved over the years, but its core...

Oct 29, 2020
Placing odds on the next BC Liberal Party leader

All things considered, Andrew Wilkinson’s resignation speech was quite appropriate. Lasting just over a minute, featuring zero accountability and apparently delivered without consulting the rest of his caucus, the former BC Liberal Party head honcho’s farewell really was a Coles Notes reading...

Oct 28, 2020
Victoria developer GMC Projects makes the argument for high-quality rentals over condos

When Jordan Milne joined GMC Projects in late 2006, the company was really just him, his father, Lorne, and controller Glenda Infanti. The Victoria-based real estate developer focused on office and industrial properties back then, but the younger Milne was...

Oct 23, 2020
Alternate Routes: British Columbians have a few choices when it comes to ride-hailing

Even though ride-hailing has been a thing for several months in (at least some parts of) our fair province, you might be surprised to know that Lyft and Uber aren’t the only companies offering transport to anyone with a charged cellphone. In fact, there are some B.C.-based businesses trying to...

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