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EY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCES 

 

 
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STARTUP CANADA 2017 BRITISH COLUMBIA REGIONAL AWARD WINNERS CELEBRATED IN KAMLOOPS

Startup Canada, the national rallying community for Canadian entrepreneurs, today named nine outstanding entrepreneurs, businesses and support organizations from British Columbia as winners of the fourth annual Startup Canada Awards....

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EY ANNOUNCES ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2017 FINALISTS

The judges named 36 finalists across 9 categories in this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017 Pacific awards program. In addition, two entrepreneurs are being recognized for their outstanding achievements as social entrepreneurs.....

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LEAVETOWN ACQUIRES PEER-TO-PEER OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PLATFORMS, SHARESHED AND GUIIDES

Leavetown, a vacation booking service for mountain and nature destinations, has made its first acquisition of two adventure tech sharing economy startups, ShareShed and Guiides.....

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BC TECH ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2017 TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS FINALISTS

For over 20 years, the BC Tech Association (formerly known as BCTIA) has been celebrating the success of British Columbia tech companies with the Technology Impact Awards, which is dedicated to honouring the companies and people that put
BC on the map. edition, BC Tech announced the finalists across ten categories of the Technology Impact Awards. This year’s finalists represent a multitude of sectors, including software, FinTech, cleantech, as well as health and medical technology.... 

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CANADIAN STARTUP AWARDS ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR 6TH ANNUAL AWARDS SEASON

Today, the Canadian Startup Awards, the top awards program celebrating startups, investors and employers in the Canadian tech landscape, announced the finalists for it's 6th annual awards program...

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THE WONDER OF SCIENCE SPARKS $217,000 DONATION

Manny Padda believes in investing in children’s education. So the successful entrepreneur has donated $217,000 to Wonder Gallery, a new exhibit for preschoolers at Science World...

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VANCOUVERITE WINS NATIONAL ANGEL-OF-YEAR AWARD

NACO awarded former Business in Vancouver 40 Under 40 winner Manny Padda with its highest honour October 5 at a ceremony at the Marriott Pinnacle....

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RAISING CANADA'S PROFILE AS A LEADING TECH STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Recently, Vancouver took 18th place in the Compass 2015 Startup Ecosystem Ranking report, which rates the world’s top 20 “tech startup ecosystems” based on five benchmarks of criteria: performance, funding, market reach, talent and startup experience....

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BUSINESS IN VANCOUVER ANNOUNCES IT'S 2015 FORTY UNDER 40 WINNERS

After 25 years, BIV continues to highlight the achievements of B.C.'s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals by finding 40 outstanding professionals worthy of the Forty under 40 distinction. Winners, born after 1975, have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution.....

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VANCOUVER COMPANY PATENTS FIRST 100% BIODEGRADABLE COFFEE POD

A made-in-Vancouver invention is offering a solution to a potential environmental disaster. The K-Cup is the world’s most popular single-serve coffee container and it is estimated 10 billion of the single-serve coffee pods are thrown into North American landfills every year....

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