Payfirma boardroom battle ends with approval of company’s sale

A boardroom battle entangling some of Vancouver’s most notable names in business has ended with the approval of the sale of the company that sparked the clash. Shareholders gave to the greenlight to...

GBLT, the leading lithium-ion mobile storage company – compact, powerful, reliable

GBLT, the leading lithium-ion mobile storage and LED lighting company, sells its products under one of the world’s most recognized consumer electronic brands: Polaroid. GBLT is currently the first to...

BCSC decision could turn B.C. into cryptocurrency hotbed in 2018

One of the biggest myths surrounding cryptocurrencies is that they are out of the reach of securities regulators. Promoters help perpetuate that myth by describing cryptocurrencies as “utilities” as...

Host your next event at Vancouver’s iconic dome

Finding a unique venue to hold your next corporate event can be a challenge. Science World at TELUS World of Science offers a variety of distinctive venues under its iconic dome. From an intimate...

A peek inside the bold new world of private health care

For many, the inconvenience of hurried, all-too-brief doctor visits means more Canadians are exploring private options for their health care. Vancouver’s Copeman Healthcare is leading the way into a...

Pet-centric Vancouver startup GoFetch raises $3.4m

Vancouver-based GoFetch has raised $3.4 million to bolster its position in the pet-friendly startup arena. The company has developed an app that helps users find someone to walk or take care of...

Behind Vancouver’s bid for Amazon HQ2

From the delivery of giant cactus plants to promises of giant tax incentives, cities across North America were scrambling last fall to stand out from their competitors in a bid to woo Amazon.com,...

Updated: B.C. lands bid for $950m federal supercluster program

With all the effort it could muster, B.C. is getting a supercluster. A bid by a West Coast-led consortium featuring Telus Corp. (TSX:T), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:MSFT) and more than a dozen...

Ballard says deployment of 500 fuel-cell trucks in China will be largest ever

Ballard Power Systems (TSX:BLDP) says the planned deployment of 500 commercial trucks using the company’s fuel cell technology is expected to be the largest in the world. The Burnaby-based firm...

Avigilon’s US$1b sale yanks potential anchor from Vancouver tech sector

Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Give a man $1 billion for all his fish and he’s probably going to be well fed no matter what. Avigilon Corp. (TSX:AVO) earlier this month became...