Technology

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

B.C. quantum computing advances at light speed

Investments and partnerships pay off as B.C. sector emerges as global hub

Trulioo appoints COO following $70m raise

What happened: Longtime GM has been tapped as tech company’s new chief operating officer Why it matters: Trulioo has designs on expansion following a multimillion-dollar capital investment raise...

B.C. gaming sector adds 1,400 workers but gender representation worst in Canada: study

What happened: New report finds B.C.’s video game sector growing significantly when measured by headcount Why it matters: The province, however, is lagging behind all other regions in terms of...

How augmented reality goes mainstream

When the Pokémon Go craze was at its peak in 2016, it seemed augmented reality (AR) had finally gone mainstream. Flash forward more than three years and Ross Finman, the head of AR at software firm...

B.C. organization now one of few global arbitrators of domain name disputes

What happened: Newly created body based in Vancouver is now accepting disputes over domain names What it means: The new centre may entice non-American parties wary of taking claims to U.S....

RentMoola lands new CEO to lead rental payments tech company

What happened: RentMoola has announced a new CEO to lead the tech company Why it matters: The company’s founding CEO departed in 2018 A Vancouver tech company best know for its cheque-less rental...

Tech aims to take the mystery out of video marketing

Vancouver firms see market gap as demand for visual content grows in social media

Game developer Relic opens three-storey Mount Pleasant office with private theatre, library

What happened: Relic Entertainment is opening a 43,000-square-foot office in Vancouver Why it matters: Other gaming companies have been expanding their footprint in the city over the past year The...

B.C. firms land 10 spots on Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list

What happened: B.C. tech firms accounted for 20% of the spots on high-profile industry rankings Why it matters: B.C. representation outperformed all but one other province The West Coast tech scene...

Investor conference for B.C. life sciences sector draws record turnout

What happened: A record number of attendees and presenters hit the annual LifeSciences BC Investor Summit in Vancouver Why it matters: There’s a strong demand for capital on the West Coast among...