Technology

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

Progressa raises $84m ahead of planned IPO

Vancouver-based fintech will use new money as loan capital for clients

Vancouver to explore driverless vehicles with $386k in funding

Funds will help City of Vancouver figure out how to integrate autonomous vehicles into transportation network

Taxing cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that operate on peer-to-peer networks and, in most cases, independently of centralized authority (i.e., governments and banks). The first cryptocurrency was...

Vancouver’s Electra Meccanica upgrades to Nasdaq in bid to raise US$10m

A Vancouver-based electric vehicle-maker is taking a detour from the OTC Markets Group and on to the Nasdaq as part of an effort to raise more money to manufacture its distinct rides. Electra...

Ride-hailing report: Ride-hailing apps already servicing the Lower Mainland’s Asian community

Part of Business in Vancouver’s ride-hailing report series, Life in B.C.’s uber slow lane. BIV delves into the long and winding road to nowhere, taxi licence devaluation, Uber driver revenue...

Amazon announces donation to expand youth coding capabilities and tech savvy skills

A donation of $525,000 will be injected into Canada Learning Code, Canadas’s leading digital fluency charity, in order to reach more Canadian youth across the county.

B.C.’s LoginRadius raises US$17m in round led by Microsoft’s M12

Vancouver-based startup specializes in online identity management

Vancouver startup Trulioo taps market for Philippines remittances

A Vancouver startup specializing in identity verification is setting its sights on the remittance market in the Philippines. Trulioo announced July 24 it’s now offering its ID verification platform...

Telus Ventures leads $62m financing round for health-tech startup

Financing round targets Toronto's League, Inc.

Sharc founder nominated for Manning award

Lynn Mueller nominated for innovation in heat recovery