Technology

BIV's coverage delves into all issues affecting tech businesses in Vancouver and British Columbia

Shopify to open Vancouver office, hire 1,000 employees

What happened: Ottawa-based tech company Shopify plans to open its first permanent office in Vancouver by late 2020 Why it matters: The firm will be hiring 1,000 workers for the new R&D...

Terramera lands US$3.5m investment as Series B round closes

What happened: Terramera secures additional funding for its Series B round Why it matters: The Vancouver-based company closes out the round with US$48.5m to develop its chemistry technology A...

B.C. tech cultivating opportunities in agriculture

Agri-tech seizing on major investments as farmers seek more sustainable practices

Elizabeth Denham on privacy gone mainstream

The UK information commissioner to discuss privacy, data and cybersecurity in Vancouver talk February 4

Big tech fish migrating to ‘small pond’ Victoria

Rising number of international companies are opening offices in B.C.’s capital

Mastercard opening $510m cyber security centre in Vancouver

What happened: Mastercard is expanding its presence in B.C. with the opening of a new R&D centre Why it matters: The $510 million investment comes following a multimillion-dollar incentive from...

How the B.C. tech sector suffers from ‘pattern recognition’ deficit

Industry lacks the successes needed to spawn anchor companies, sector leader warns

U.S. fintech Tipalti opening Vancouver office with plans to hire 50 workers

What happened: Tipalti set to open new Vancouver office next month with plans to hire dozens of workers Why it matters: The company is the latest among a growing number of American tech firms...

Second wave of Digital Tech Supercluster projects draws $25m investment

What happened: Government and industry contribute multimillion-dollar sum to ignite collaborations between private sector, universities and non-profit institutions Why it matters: The Digital...

Vancouver’s Elastic Path acquires e-commerce tech firm Moltin, expanding global footprint

What happened: Vancouver-based Elastic Path is acquiring a fellow e-commerce tech company Why it matters: Deal gives the software firm new offices in Boston and the U.K. A Vancouver firm...