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B.C. startup Traction Guest lands US$13m in financing round

What happened: Traction Guest closes US$13 million in latest financing round Why it matters: Company plans to hire more workers and use capital to help with expansion plans A B.C. startup that...

Dodgy digital app marketers under watchdogs’ glares

Over-collection of data not just a privacy issue as competition bureau joins fray

Richmond-led satellites ready to rocket to space

MDA Corp., alongside the Canadian Space Agency, plans to launch its Radarsat Constellation Mission Wednesday morning

Swedish game studio buys Victoria’s Kixeye, deal worth up to $120m

In a deal that could be worth up to $120 million US, Sweden-based game software studio Stillfront has purchased Victoria-based game developer Kixeye. The deal, which makes Victoria the centre of the...

Companies that caught our eye at CEM

Last week's Clean Energy Ministerial provided Canadian clean-tech companies chance to show their stuff

Local startups set to capitalize on legal-tech market

Emerging legal-tech sector received US$1 billion in investments last year

Canadian life science innovators merge to form new venture

adMare BioInnovations is the product of a union between Vancouver-based CDRD and Montreal-based NEOMED Institute

Lab launch highlights artificial intelligence hopes and fears

RBC’s Borealis AI research institute opens new facility in Vancouver

Aquatic Informatics acquires U.S. water data management firm

What happened: Aquatic Informatics Inc. has acquired an American software firm Why it matters: The acquisition allows Vancouver firm to expand its reach across North America Vancouver’s Aquatic...

Consumer electronics firm Tile taps Vancouver as new engineering hub

What happened: Tile, Inc. is establishing a new engineering office in Vancouver Why it matters: It’s the first major expansion for the American tech company outside of its headquarters in the...