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News Government Manufacturing General
September 13, 2017  

BC opens trade, investment office in Seattle

Will help connect BC companies with venture capitalists, skilled tech workers and strategic partners.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 20, 2017  

Industry hoping budget continues venture capital support for startups

Several measures expected that will be aimed at improving innovation performance.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
February 11, 2016  

Agriculture bets on innovation to boost yields and profits

Technology is making the industry more precise and efficient.

News General
January 20, 2016  

Plunging loonie a boon for startups seeking capital

Collect revenue in US dollars but pay expenses in Canadian.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
December 9, 2015  

BC turbo charges tech sector with $100M fund

Venture capital will bankroll early-stage entrepreneurs’ innovative ideas

News Electronics Manufacturing General Technology
September 2, 2015  

Bublcam 360 degree camera raises $4.6M, makes leadership changes

Team of investors includes technology giant Samsung.

News Construction Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
May 20, 2015  

Green concrete firm CarbonCure gets $3M VC investment

Investment will accelerate sales and expand CO2 utilization technology platform.

News Government Manufacturing General Production Technology
April 28, 2015  

Powerhouse VC fund gets $25M provincial gov. cash injection

Scale Up Ventures will connect high growth start-ups with corporate Canada to accelerate innovation.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Technology
April 9, 2015  

Alberta Enterprise Corp. invests $10M with Internet of Things VC fund

McRock Capital will target projects in the digital oilfield/smart fields, automated power grid, manufacturing, and smart cities sectors.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 9, 2014  

Looking for capital?

There’s money to invest, some of it from “angels.”

News Business Operations Operations Technology
April 4, 2013  

Canada bottoming out on innovation: Gets a D

Places 13 out of 16 advanced economies: Conference Board of Canada.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
February 13, 2013  

Canada’s mid-sized firms in decline: BDC

Manufacturing sector worst hit, losing half its firms between 2006 and 2010.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
January 15, 2013  

Harper announces $400 million venture capital investment

Venture Capital Action Plan aimed to bolster private-sector investment.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
September 5, 2012  

Expect continued low interest rates as global economy ties Carney’s hands

Private sector economists suggests Canada’s low interest rates are here to stay.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability Technology
August 22, 2012  

BC attracting most investment in Canada: report

Thomson Reuters report says province drew 20% of all venture capital investments in second quarter.