Tech & Science

Jan 14, 2022
7 B.C. companies make new Global Cleantech 100
By the Editors

On a worldwide scale, B.C. keeps boosting its cleantech cred. Oh, and all hail Burnaby. Seven local companies made the 2022 edition of the Global Cleantech 100. The 13th annual list, published by San Francisco–based research, consulting and events firm Cleantech...

Dec 22, 2021
Leadership 2021: For Andrew Reid, bringing his team closer together in a virtual setting has helped Rival Technologies roll with the COVID changes
Nick Rockel

Every leader has their own superhero ability, Andrew Reid reckons. So what’s his? “The ability to get in the room with people and get them to work together and collaborate and have that shared sense of purpose,” says the founder...

Dec 10, 2021
Leadership 2021: Being a good leader means compassion and accountability for GeoComply co-founder Anna Sainsbury
Nick Rockel

Anna Sainsbury once learned that an employee at her company’s Vancouver head office had been very nervous to meet her. “I was horrified,” recalls Sainsbury, co-founder and chair of cybersecurity firm GeoComply Solutions. “I spent 30 minutes interviewing her on...

Dec 9, 2021
Q&A: Trulioo CEO Steve Munford weighs in on digital identity fraud and the future of online trust
Nick Rockel

More than most people, Steve Munford knows how costly a case of mistaken identity can be for businesses. Cybersecurity veteran Munford took over as CEO of Trulioo, the leading online identity verification provider, at the start of the pandemic. The...

Nov 30, 2021
Vancouver-based transportation startup Spare keeps rolling with Series A funding round
Nathan Caddell

When Kristoffer Vik Hansen, Josh Andrews and Alexey Indeev met 10 years ago at UBC, they set out on a fairly ambitious venture. “We were trying to be the first team in the world that could cross the Atlantic Ocean with a fully autonomous self-driving...

Nov 29, 2021
Evolving to Meet Future Work Patterns
Nick Alevetsovitis

BC Business + Fortinet After more than 20 months of remote working, businesses are looking forward to a return to the office. But, for most, some form of hybrid work model is here to stay. The ability to work from anywhere does have advantages. It enables business continuity, which enhances organizational resilience. It...

Nov 25, 2021
Vancouver’s Train Fitness is using AI to transform your workout
Nathan Caddell

There are a lot of reasons one might move to Vancouver from Toronto. But for Andrew Just and Antoine Neidecker, COVID was the breaking point. The pair, who met at McGill University, had come up with the idea to launch an...

Nov 24, 2021
Carl Hansen takes Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year prize
By the Editors

Something tells us that Carl Hansen might need a bigger shelf. During a virtual ceremony yesterday, the founder, director and CEO of AbCellera Biologics was named Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2021. This honour comes less than a week after...

Nov 19, 2021
Technology Impact Awards go live again to crown 2021 winners
By the Editors

Well, apparently nerds and geeks have one thing in common: they like to party. That was the scene last night at Science World, when the 28th Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) celebrated the achievements of the province’s tech sector with a good...

Nov 9, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry
By BCBusiness

Unprecedented times goes without saying. (Also, we never want to hear the word "pivot" again.) Despite the challenges of 2021, B.C. has no shortage of companies that are growing and growing—here are the Top 100 largest businesses in the province...

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