Technology

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

E-sports, VR aim to fill employee engagement gap

Technologies once considered consumer-driven now touted as means to keep workers engaged

COVID-19 treatment linked to B.C. biotech shows signs of reducing hospitalizations

What happened: COVID-19 treatment developed in part by a Vancouver company is showing signs of reducing hospitalizations Why it matters: Federal government has allocated $175 million to AbCellera to...

Shopify to tap Carbon Engineering’s CO2 capture technology

What happened: Carbon Engineering signs Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify as a customer for its carbon capture technology Why it matters: B.C. company, which is ramping up commercialization of its...

Fuel cell frenzy quadruples Ballard Power Systems’ stock

Investors suddenly placing big bets on the future of hydrogen power technology

Industry insights from top B.C. innovators

Q&A | CTO/CIO Awards winners describe “secret sauce” for tech sector success

B.C. tech takes aim at COVID-19 risks facing field workers

It’s right there in the name of the job: field workers — a segment of the workforce that by its nature won’t be getting swept into the work-from-home movement that’s accelerated since the outset of...

BIV unveils 2020 B.C. CTO/CIO Award winners

BIV celebrates the province’s standout leaders in technology and breakthrough innovation with the unveiling of this year’s B.C. CTO/CIO Award winners. From carbon capture to VR simulations for...

Competitor intel startup Klue raises $15m

What happened: Vancouver-based Klue raises $15m Why it matters: Tech company will use funding to boost product development focused on collecting intelligence on competitors A Vancouver startup...

B.C. firms defy national trends as venture capital pours in during pandemic

What happened: B.C. firms raise $553m during first half of 2020 Why it matters: The latest data shows a sharp increase in venture capital funding on the West Coast at a time it’s contracting in...

CRM giant Salesforce to acquire Vancouver’s Mobify

What happened: Salesforce signs definitive agreement to acquire Mobify Why it matters: Made-in-B.C. tech will be getting a big boost on one of the world’s largest companies focused on customer...