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Tech & Science

Jan 22, 2018
Intuit hopes to persuade Canadian banks to open up their data
Nathan Caddell

Jeff Cates talks fast, but you’ll want to listen to what he has to say. The president of Toronto-headquartered Intuit Canada ULC (a subsidiary of Intuit Inc., based in California) has overseen a breakthrough in Canada’s financial sector since the company brought...

Jan 19, 2018
Vancouver Whitecaps to join eMLS
By the Editors

The Vancouver Whitecaps, along with 18 other Major League Soccer teams, will be part of eMLS, a competitive gaming league that sees players face off in EA Sports’ FIFA 18 video game. Each team will choose a player to represent their franchise. The players will compete for the eMLS Cup at PAX...

Jan 10, 2018
BroadbandTV launches new interactive division
By the Editors

Vancouver’s BroadbandTV Corp. has broadened its impressive global reach. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 10, the digital entertainment company announced BBTV Interactive, a new division that creates games and mobile apps for a variety of...

Dec 19, 2017
Vancouver tech company lands big deal with Silicon Valley investment firm
Nathan Caddell

ACL Services Ltd., a Vancouver-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that helps governments and some of the world’s largest companies manage risk and avoid fraud, just revealed that it has taken its first investment. And what an investment it is. ACL will put the $50 million from U.S. venture capital firm Norwest toward research and development, as well as sales...

Dec 5, 2017
Jared Cohen and Brent Bushnell will headline #BCTech Summit
By the Editors

Jared Cohen and Brent Bushnell will be keynote speakers at the #BCTech Summit: Breakthrough in the Digital Age, taking place next May 14 to 16 in Vancouver. Cohen, founder of Google Ideas and CEO of Jigsaw, an incubator that builds technology to...

Dec 5, 2017
BCIC Ignite Awards bridge the gap between theory and practicality

BCBusiness + BC Innovation Council There were times when Simon Pickup, co-founder and CEO of Hydra Energy, felt like his company was wandering in the wilderness. Being one of the recipients of the BCIC Ignite Awards from the BC Innovation Council helped give...

Dec 4, 2017
TRU offers master environmental and economic programs to meet changing educational needs

BCBusiness + Thompson Rivers University Over the past 45 years, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has earned a reputation for providing an excellent education to people of different backgrounds and perspectives, from traditional academics to trades. These diverse programs draw nearly 26,000 students...

Nov 29, 2017
Weekend Warrior: Biotech entrepreneur Andre Marziali likes his cars built for speed
as told to Felicity Stone

I’ve always enjoyed cars. I follow Formula One, so I’m not surprised I like racing: the adrenaline side of it, and it’s such a surprisingly physical but also very, very mental sport. The level of focus required is incredible. It’s...

Nov 29, 2017
FLO a Canadian company at the forefront of the EV revolution

BCBusiness + FLO There’s an undeniable trend in the automobile industry: more and more people are making the switch to plug-in electric vehicles, and the numbers demonstrate that this momentum is here to stay. However, one of the main impediments to the proliferation...

Nov 28, 2017
Nowhere to hide
Steve Burgess

It may be time for a modern update of that classic scene from old gangster flicks. It’s the one where the gang is holed up at the hideout. “Somebody at dis table,” the boss says, looking around, “is a rat.”The...

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