2014 Banff Venture Forum

Date: September 25-26, 2014 Location: Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, AB Cost: Early Early Bird – save $350.00 off full conference pass

Interface 2014

Date: September 29-30, 2014 Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, BC Cost: Early Bird until August 29 – $595, Regular – $695

Mobify Scores Major Points in Forrester Research's Report on Mobile Commerce Solution Providers (via Techvibes)

December 31st, 2013 Mobile commerce is now firmly established as a significant source of revenue growth for almost all online retailers, says Peter Sheldon of Forrester Research. “Last year Forrester forecasted that 5% of total online revenues would occur through mobile devices in 2013, but by the close of the year, many online retailers such as are reporting that mobile … Read More


Date & Location: Vancouver – Saturday, January 24, 2015 Calgary – Saturday, January 31, 2015 London – Saturday, February 7, 2015 Toronto – Saturday, February 22, 2015 Cost: Free by registration. Bring your own laptop!

DTES cell-phones for seniors program off to strong start (via News1130)

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130, December 23rd, 2013) – A campaign linking used cellphones with low-income seniors on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is off to a great start, according to organizers. More than 500 old phones have been donated so far. The phones serve as a lifeline to emergency services for those who can’t afford a cell of their own. The campaign was conceived … Read More

2014 Canadian ICT Partnering Mission to Hong Kong

Date: April 12-17, 2014 Application Deadline: January 15, 2014 Location: Hong Kong The Consulate General of Canada Hong Kong & Macao/Government of Canada, in partnership with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office (HKETO) in Canada, would like to invite Canadian companies to join the Canadian ICT Partnering Mission to Hong Kong scheduled … Read More

Six new job openings at mnubo in Montreal

December 22nd mnubo is hiring! Check out their job openings below… Software Developer APPLICATIONS TEAM – You will develop and maintain the core network telecommunications solutions supported by mnubo’s engineering services business line. You will provide technical services to Fortune 500 companies and contribute towards improving their products Job Description

PHS Cell phone program rings the Christmas Bell

Cell phone drive to give DTES Seniors 911 access huge success Vancouver (December 23, 2013) — A campaign asking Vancouverites to donate their old cell phones to Downtown Eastside (DTES) seniors so they would have access to 911 is a huge success, with collection bins full and sponsors lending a helping hand. Sarah Blyth, a mental health worker with seniors in … Read More

Apply Now for the Generator Challenge

Deadline: Friday, January 17th at 5:00pm Discovery Parks and the City of Vancouver invite early-stage technology-based companies to apply to win free workspace at the Discovery Parks Vancouver facility for one year beginning May 1, 2014. Generator Open House: Tuesday, December 17th  – 1pm-4pm. Come visit Discovery Parks Vancouver, see the Generator space, meet the team, and have your questions answered.

Conquer Mobile the First Company to Join Health Tech Connexx Incubator (via Techvibes)

December 11, 2013 Earlier this month, the city of Surrey announced the start of the Innovation Boulevard and Health Tech Connexx (HTC), an incubator that will provide lab spaces and services to those in the tech industry seeking solutions for real-world problems. The first company to join this innovative collective is Vancouver-based Conquer Mobile, best known for their collaboration with … Read More