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Vancouver’s Telus to make record-setting $120m donation to charity

Telecom giant says it's the largest donation made by a publicly traded company in Canada

Vacation rental firm seeks to build trust with blockchain

Firms says technology can help buoy e-commerce consumer confidence in Chinese market

Vancouver’s Version One Ventures fund raises $57m

Fund will focus on early-stage companies in Vancouver, San Francisco, Seattle and Toronto-Waterloo

Vancouver’s Vistara closes first round of new US$100m fund

Growth fund brings in US$40m, with plans to raise US$60m more by year’s end

Small budget, big results

Being able to do more with less has become the name of the game in the world of digital marketing. Producing great results with a small budget has become the norm, as companies continue to optimize...

Moving Cascadia corridor from vision to reality

Signs of progress include steering committee’s launch, high-speed rail commitments

Hootsuite considers sale for US$750m: Reuters

Vancouver-based tech company is exploring a sale, according to a media report

Blockchain technology vital in the race to make cities smarter

“Smart cities.” It’s a term you’re likely to hear frequently these days in conversations about urban planning. Governments at every level around the world – and the companies eager to partner with...

Asian augmented reality company eyes funeral sector

A South Korean company wants to inject augmented reality (AR) technology into North American memorial sites and cemeteries as a way for the funeral industry to cater to consumers who are increasingly...

Vancouver startup seeks to protect privacy while collecting data

Firm claims app can gather customer information that contains no personal details