Strategic Partnership Provides Building Envelope Solution Including Green Roof System

Portland, Oregon — Columbia Green Technologies (Columbia Green) has formed a strategic partnership with Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing (CCW) to offer a single source solution for waterproofing, insulation and vegetative roofing. Sustainable building envelope design presents unique challenges for architects and engineers because of competing systems functions. A… Read More

Cooledge Wins BCTIA Award as Emerging Company of the Year

Cooledge Lighting, the leading developer of flat and flexible LED lighting solutions, received the ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ award from the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) last week. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate outstanding performance as a technology enterprise and that have growing revenues and a business… Read More

Industrial internet of things – sector value explored & quantified, Bit Stew profile

Shane Dingman, Technology editor for The Globe and Mail, explores what “the array of signals technology sometimes called the Internet of Things can do for businesses. Simply defined, IoT is about connecting objects, from trucks to refrigerators and hydro meters, to the Internet. Data gleaned from the sensors and systems… Read More

Bit Stew to expand commercial horizons with GE-led $17.2 mln funding

When Yaletown and Cisco invested in Bit Stew two years ago, the focus was on confirming the platform’s effectiveness in the utility industry. In a short time, there has been a “remarkable pace of adoption” among leading North American electric, natural gas and water utilities that spurred revenue growth. Today,… Read More

Bit Stew Systems Closes $17.2 Million in Series B Funding

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announced that it has raised an additional $17.2 million1 in a Series B funding round. The investment round, led by GE Ventures, includes existing investors Cisco Investments and Yaletown Venture Partners, and brings… Read More

Bit Stew Systems named to Greentech Media’s Grid Edge 20 list for its contribution to grid edge technology

Bit Stew is named to Greentech Media’s prestigious Grid Edge 20 today as one of the most innovative firms working to architect the electric power industry’s future over the past year. “We’re excited to be recognized on Greentech Media’s Grid Edge 20 list, amongst other leading technology disrupters who are… Read More

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. Announces Stock Exchange Listing (TSX.V:SGB), Closing of Qualifying Transaction and $4.2M Private Placement

Vancouver, BC –(TSX VENTURE:SGB) Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc.*(“SBTI” – *previously named RODEO CAPITAL III CORP.) announced that it has obtained a public listing for its securities on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSX-V”) following closing of the Qualifying Transaction (as such term is defined in TSX-V Policy 2.4) between Solegear… Read More

Showbie iPad App for Classroom Workflow Now Available for iPhone and Web

Edmonton, Canada — Showbie, the maker of the Showbie iPad app for classroom workflow, today announced a new version of the app extending its use beyond iPads to include iPhones and access from any web browser. Showbie, used by more than 1.2 million teachers and students worldwide, is backed by… Read More

Monexa named to Ready to Rocket list for second year in a row

Vancouver, BC — Monexa, a leading global provider of subscription billing solutions, today announced it has been selected for the second year in a row as part of Rocket Builders’ “Ready to Rocket” list. The lists recognize British Columbia companies that are best positioned to capitalize on current technology trends… Read More

PHEMI selected for the Ready to Rocket 2015 Life Sciences List

Vancouver, BC — PHEMI has been selected for the Ready to Rocket 2015 Life Sciences List. Thealzel Lee, a Senior Partner with Rocket Builders, said “Each year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, we are looking for those companies that have achieved critical milestones along their commercialization roadmap. Read More