Tyler Orton

Vancouver’s Telus cements plans for unlimited wireless data offerings

What happened: Telus makes permanent data plans that won’t charge overage fees Why it matters: Canadian telecom giants are becoming increasingly competitive with data plans and pricing The future...

VR, medtech, mining firms take honours at B.C.’s Technology Impact Awards

What happened: The BC Tech Association honoured companies and individuals in the province with an array of awards at its annual ceremony Why it matters: The annual Technology Impact Awards highlight...

Housing affordability still ‘dreadful’ in Vancouver despite slight easing: RBC

What happened: Latest measures reveal housing affordability easing slightly in Vancouver region What it means: Even with some easing affordability remains out of reach for most households in the...

B.C.’s 123Dentist raises $425m to fuel dental practice expansion plans

What happened: Coquitlam’s 123Dentists is tapping into $425 million in new capital Why it matters: Growth capital will help it acquire more dental clinics across Canada, allowing dentists to eschew...

Public-private partnership targets tech talent crunch

Centre set to deliver approximately 1,000 new workers to VFX, gaming, animation sector

New CEO for NuData Security — Mastercard promotes Vancouver co-founder

What happened: Mastercard appoints new CEO to lead Vancouver subsidiary Why it matters: NuData Security is keeping the executive transition close to home, with the promotion of its...

Apollo Insurance launches online marketplace for SMEs after $1m angel round

What happened: Apollo Insurance is launching what its CEO describes as the country’s largest online marketplace for insurance Why it matters: The company says it can greatly reduce industry...

B.C.’s Carbon Engineering lands $25m from Ottawa

What happened: Ottawa announces $25 million in funding for B.C. cleantech firm Why it matters: Public investment comes soon after private investors committed about $90 million to Carbon Engineering...

Ritchie Bros. CEO Ravi Saligram to depart in the fall

What happened: Ravi Saligram set resign as CEO and board member of Ritchie Bros. Why it matters: The departing CEO oversaw the company during a five-year period in which its share prices nearly...

Vancouver fintech Mogo completes acquisition of Difference Capital

What happened: Mogo and Difference Capital have completed an acquisition deal Why it matters: The transaction gives the Vancouver fintech more access to capital to boost its growth plans Financial...