NEWS & MEDIA

 
 

JAN 8
     2018

TECHVIBES ANNOUNCES THE FINALISTS FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL CANADIAN INNOVATION AWARDS

Manny Padda and New Avenue Capital have been nominated for Angel Investor of the Year for the second year in a row...

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NOV 6
     2017

STARTUP CANADA ANNOUNCES THE 2017 NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS IN OTTAWA

Manny Padda has been awarded the 2017 Startup Canada National Entrepreneur Promotion Award...

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SEP 15
     2017

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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JUL 6
     2017

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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MAY 15
     2017

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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MAY 10
     2017

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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FEB 8
    2017

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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JAN 17
    2017

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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OCT 6
    2016

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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OCT 8
    2015

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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OCT 2
    2015

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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JUN 22
    2015

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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