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Kelowna’s Forbidden Spirits will soon have a patio and lounge

February 5, 2020

Castinet.ca Miriam Halpenny – Feb 5, 2020 Kelowna’s Forbidden Spirits Distillery will be expanding this summer, following the approval of a fully licensed lounge and patio. After four and a half years creating the brand and building the space, the distillery began selling products and providing tastings at the beginning of 2019. “We are a craft distillery located here in …

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Disruption and Anti-disruption in the Streaming Economy

February 4, 2020

Noah Askin, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, and Benjamin Kessler, Managing Editor | February 4, 2020 Listen to Beatdapp’s Andrew Batey, co-founder and co-CEO talk about … “Anti-disruption” with Beatdapp Andrew Batey, co-founder and co-CEO of blockchain start-up Beatdapp, envisions a diametrically opposite scenario for the music business. Batey’s goal is to tame the Wild West-like tendencies of …

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Quini Unveils Wine Industry’s First Integrated Consumer Sensory and Sales Analytics Platform at the 2020 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

January 31, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – January 30, 2020 – On February 5th, Quini® (www.quiniwine.com), the leading wine sensory data and analytics company, will unveil a new added dimension to its QUINI DATA™ platform at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, the largest annual wine and grape industry conference in the U.S. Quini will unveil the wine industry’s first integrated near real-time …

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Breanne Everett, president and co-founder of Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. named as of of Calgary’s most influential women in business

January 30, 2020

Eight winners of first Calgary Influential Women in Business awards announced Former Cenovus executive Judy Fairburn heads a list of seven female honourees announced Thursday as recipients of the first Calgary Influential Women in Business awards. The awards — established by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and Axis Connect — recognize business leaders across eight …

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G2V has a bold vision to transform indoor farming and boost global food production. How will they achieve it? By scaling from a foundation of trust.

January 27, 2020

G2V has a bold vision to transform indoor farming and boost global food production. How will they achieve it? By scaling from a foundation of trust. We asked Mike and Ryan about the decision to raise capital and daily life as startup looking to rapidly scale. Arden TseAccelerate Fund What was it like moving from …

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G2V Optics 1 of 15 AG TECH START-UPS CHOSEN TO SHOWCASE SOLUTIONS AT WORLD AGRI-TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT

January 14, 2020

Searching the globe for the most intriguing and ambitious ag technologies, a team from the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit has selected 15 ag tech start-ups it believes has the potential to disrupt agriculture as we know it. These innovations, which cover everything from smart robotics and biotech to solar research and precise supply chain tracking, will be …

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HeyBryan and ApartmentLove Inc. to Begin a Strategic Co-Marketing Initiative

January 7, 2020

ApartmentLove.com is one of the largest apartment rental websites in the world Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 7, 2020) – HEYBRYAN MEDIA INC. (CSE: HEY) (‘HeyBryan’ or ‘the Company’), the app that connects home-maintenance Experts to homeowners for help with small tasks around the home, is pleased to announce that HeyBryan and ApartmentLove Inc. (‘ApartmentLove’) will begin …

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4iii Innovations Expands with Acquisition of Ontario Tech Company

January 1, 2020

YEAR IN REVIEW May-August Jan 1, 2020 10:30 AM By: Cochrane Today Staff 4IIII INNOVATIONS EXPANDS WITH ACQUISITION OF ONTARIO TECH COMPANY 4iiii Innovations has contributed to growing Cochrane’s reputation as a technology hub with a recent acquisition that will see it expand its range of products while bringing more jobs to the community. On May 7, …

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Canadian telecoms giant Telus acquires Decisive Farming

December 19, 2019

Exit news for one of Valhalla Angels’ Portfolio Companies Article in AgFunder Network Partners by Louisa Burwood-Taylor Telus, the Canadian telecommunications company, has acquired Canadian farmtech startup Decisive Farming, AFN can reveal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but Remi Schmaltz, CEO of Decisive Farming, confirmed the transaction. “Yes, Decisive Farming has joined the TELUS family. TELUS …

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Why bootstrapping just may be your company’s best (if not only) bet

December 6, 2019

Finacial Post Two years ago, Jenn Harper couldn’t afford to quit her job to devote herself full time to her makeup company, Cheekbone Beauty, which has developed a line of lip glosses and other makeup products that celebrate Indigenous women. Instead, the Ojibway-Canadian woman from St. Catharines, Ont., worked full time as a sales rep …

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