B.C. accounting-tech firm Bench raises $23m as tax season approaches

A Vancouver-based tech startup specializing in bookkeeping services has raised big-time venture capital and launched services in its home market just as the tax season approaches. Bench announced...

Entrepreneur tastes success with food-delivery app

Metro online company targets Chinese clientele in the region’s foreign student population

$67m buy beefs up Telus’ smart-home security plans

Telecom’s AlarmForce deal aimed at integrating security in connected-home network

Blockchain the real star behind Bitcoin buzz: experts

BIV event shines light on future of innovation that makes cryptocurrencies possible

Ballard disputes short-seller report, forecasts record $120m in revenue

Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLDP) is fighting back against a short-seller’s claims the Burnaby-based fuel cell company’s shares are overvalued. The company’s shares fell 22% last week following a...

Ottawa ponies up $693k for Science World coding program for kids

Funding will go towards hands-on coding activities for students in kindergarten to Grade 12

B.C. medical isotopes research spawns commercial venture

Radioactive isotopes are known for the energy they emit. Until recently ARTMS Products Inc., a B.C. firm specializing in technology that produces the technetium-99m medical isotope, was not...

Neovasc replaces long-time CEO

Medical device-maker Neovasc Inc. (TSX:NVC) is getting an injection of new blood in its leadership team. The Vancouver-based firm announced Monday (January 22) Fred Colen is replacing Alexei Marko...

Amazon says no to Vancouver for HQ2

Amazon reviewed 238 proposals before shortlisting 20 cities

Vancouver-founded AI drone firm gets a lift with US$8m investment

The fortunes of a Vancouver-founded tech firm specializing in artificial intelligence for drones look to be sky-bound after announcing Thursday (January 18) it's raised US$8 million in a seed-funding...