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Vancouver’s Foodee makes first acquisition with $13m in new financing in hand

What happened: Office food delivery firm acquires U.S. competitor Why it matters: Acquisition comes as future of offices remain uncertain Foodee Media Inc. is hoping its first-ever acquisition will...

B.C. tech poised to capitalize on U.S. pandemic stumbles

Freer international travel, more progressive immigration policies among B.C. advantages

Pandemic recalibrates screen habits, online abuse

Spike in social media use during lockdown sparks content moderation rethink

B.C. farmers turn to automation amid labour shortages

What happened: Buyer places order for 14 automated machines designed for farming Why it matters: Order comes as shortages in labour pool draw concerns amid pandemic As the COVID-19 crisis exposes...

B.C.’s COVID-19 robots prep for deployment at hospitals, labs

What happened: Supercluster selects B.C. robotics projects for funding  Why it matters: Projects aim to use robots to help clean facilities amid pandemic Visits to Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)...

B.C. startups navigate new realities of launching in pandemic

From fundraising to government support, Vancouver startup face profound challenges ahead

Top supplier of electronic medical records to pay $2.55m for cybersecurity firm

What happened: Well Health Technologies to acquire Ontario cybersecurity firm Why it matters: Vancouver company — major supplier of electronic medical records — is looking to expand cybersecurity...

How COVID-19 could reshuffle cleantech climate priorities

Experts optimistic policymakers will boost green innovation investment

Commercialization prospects appear fruitful for B.C.’s Kardium even amid pandemic

What happened: Medical device company gets certification for European sales Why it matters: The nod comes even as pandemic leaves much of the economy in stasis If Kevin Chaplin had his druthers,...

Hootsuite taps new CEO to replace co-founder Ryan Holmes

What happened: Hootsuite names new CEO Why it matters: Vancouver tech firm long at the centre of rumours of an IPO or sale Hootsuite has landed a new CEO following a nearly eight-month search to...