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Consolidation trend shows cannabis growers are buying labs

Firms conduct research in-house but offer lab services to competitors

VR, medtech firms among finalists for B.C.’s Technology Impact Awards

What happened: BC Tech Association reveals 35 finalists for annual Technology Impact Awards Why it matters: Awards recognize significant achievements in the province’s technology ecosystem A VR...

Gateway Magazine: Blockchain battles

Maersk, IBM and a new consortium of carriers and terminal operators vying to become dominant provider of blockchain services for shipping industry

Slack reveals US$400m in revenue as it files to go public

What happened: Slack files documents to go public, revealing financial data previously not seen by the public Why it matters: The messaging service was founded by Vancouverite Stewart Butterfield...

Vancouver’s LightIntegra raises US$5.3m for blood analyzer tech

What happened: Tech firm raises US$5.3 in Series A funding round Why it matters: Once commercialized, LightIntegra Technology’s blood analyzer could help reduce healthcare costs and assist patients...

Facebook breaking Canadian privacy laws, commissioners say

Quiz app collected personal data, disclosed data of 87 million, including 100,000 British Columbians

Quicken Loans parent takes controlling stake in Vancouver’s Lendesk

What happened: Rock Holdings Inc. is taking a controlling interest in a Vancouver startup specializing in connecting lenders and mortgage brokers Why it matters: Lendesk will be tapping in to...

Cancer therapy points to future in nuclear medicine

Collaboration comes as Ottawa invests nearly $300 million in Vancouver-based lab

B.C. life sciences firms increase staff more than revenue

Smaller companies growing faster than their larger counterparts, BIV list data shows

Tissue-printing firm muscles into B.C.’s top biotech

Aspect Biosystems set to commercialize its advances in human tissue technology