He came up with the idea while studying for his Spanish elective while at TRU. To aid his efforts, Scott created a computer program that could quiz him on the all new words and terms he was learning. After seeing the excitement of his university professors when he shared the secret to his success, Vocaba was born.
MediaCore is a cloud-based, online video learning platform specifically optimized for post-secondary institutions, K-12 institutions, corporations, conferences and training institutions that share the common need of educating students or staff online. It allows an organization to launch and control their own educational video experience that can be shared publicly or privately across desktop and mobile devices.
The lists provide the firms' predictions of private companies that are well positioned to experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a major player in the upcoming year. The lists cover the following three tech sectors:
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Life Science (LS)
What exactly is a Startup Weekend? Think of it as a weekend-long boot camp for startups. It's an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business. And no, it's not just for developers. Teams, just like businesses need a diverse skill-set to succeed.
Sirr Excavator Hands Inc.'s XHANDTM is a novel multi-function attachment that can excavate and screen aggregate. It's a "Swiss Army Knife" for an excavator that integrates the functions of an Excavator, Cat, Shovel loader and Screener in one unit. For contractors in the excavating, demolition, forestry, pipeline and disaster relief efforts that involve a variety of excavating and screening services, the XHAND can significantly improve equipment or operator productivity and job profitability. (VIDEO)
Net Shift Auction has advanced to the final round of the BCIC: New Ventures Competition: Regional. The startup is now gearing up for their final pitch in hopes of taking home one of three cash prizes. The winners will be announced February 23, 2012 in Kelowna, BC.
BCIC (British Columbia Innovation Council) develops entrepreneurial talent and commercializes technology. BCIC focuses on competitively positioning British Columbia in today's global knowledge economy in order to provide significant employment opportunities and a high standard of living for British Columbians.
In today's economic climate, it is increasingly important for British Columbia to be competitively positioned in the global knowledge economy. BCIC is developing an ecosystem that increases the number and success rate of technology startups in the province to promote economic development and strengthen BC's contribution to the Canadian high tech sector. BCIC does this by developing programs and providing support for initiatives that develop entrepreneurs and promote the commercialization of technology.
BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia.