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Plurilock Awarded Federal US DHS, Canadian DND Contracts During Period of Strong Revenue Growth

November 5, 2019

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 05, 2019 Plurilock this week announced that it has been awarded new contracts by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Canadian Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF). DHS CONTRACT TO ADVANCE MACHINE-TO-MACHINE AUTHENTICATION, ANOMALY DETECTION The DHS contract, signed earlier this month, tasks Plurilock …

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To prevent burnout, find a mentor or someone you can bounce ideas off of” with Jason Lotoski and Mitch Russo

November 4, 2019

Take time for yourself — not much — but make sure you really try and relax once in awhile. Get at least six hours of sleep, eat healthy, and again, find a mentor or someone you can bounce ideas off of — this is the key to staying on-track mentally. I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Lotoski. Kelowna-based entrepreneur  A …

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Project Music Startup Showcase

November 4, 2019

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center recently hosted its annual Project Music Startup Showcase to mark the progress of teams in its 2019 Project Music program. Eight of the 12 teams in the cohort — which includes ArtistWorks, audiobridge, beatdapp, FanFlex, Hear Not There, Music Tech Works, Musician’s Council, Playlist, Secret Chord Laboratories, SoundStorming, The Labz and …

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Kelowna-startup Tonit looks to make it big with funding from Silicon Valley

October 30, 2019

The Kelowna-based motorcycle community app has been downloaded over 250,000 times since its launch in November of 2018 Kelowna-based startup, Tonit, is a tech company on the rise and has announced its next funding round will take place in Silicon Valley. As one of the only Kelowna startups seeking significant capital from the vaunted Silicon …

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Orpyx || Sensory insole system for diabetic patients achieves reduction in recurrent ulcers

October 29, 2019

Improvements that enable better miniaturisation of technology leads to higher-quality wearable health solutions, including digital devices that were “never before possible’, said Breanne Everett (Orpyx Medical Technologies, Calgary, Canada) at the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR; 11-12 October 2019, Chicago, USA). READ MORE from iWOUNDSnews

Revved up investors sought

October 25, 2019

Tonit founder taking red-hot motorcycle app to Silicon Valley Jason Lotoski is ready to take Tonit to the next level. To do that, the Kelowna entrepreneur is going to venture into the heart of Silicon Valley. Lotoski founded the motorcycle club app in Kelowna three years ago, and now he’s headed to Northern California in …

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Congratulations to 2019 Start Alberta Tech Awards Recipients

October 25, 2019

2019 Start Alberta Tech Awards Winners The 2nd annual Start Alberta Tech Awards was held in Edmonton during Startup week.  The event gave us the opportunity to recognize both individuals and organizations for their contributions to Alberta’s innovation ecosystem and those making a significant impact on the province’s tech sector. We wish to congratulate all the nominees …

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Sensory Insole System Trial Results in Significantly Lower Diabetic Foot Ulcer Recurrence Rates

October 23, 2019

PRESS RELEASE CALGARY, Alberta, October 23, 2019 (Newswire.com) –​​​​New research reports when patients with diabetes and a previous history of a healed foot ulcer receive audio-visual alerts of sustained, elevated plantar pressure through a novel, sensory insole system there is a significant reduction in diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) incidence.1  Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc. (Orpyx) announced the results from …

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Enviro-friendly, bio construction making inroads into building industry

October 21, 2019

Imagine building a house from material that was a carbon sink, highly insulating, fire resitant, insect proof and yet costs almost the same as standard cement block materials. While cement blocks are a still by far a key construction material in many applications, a relatively new product may slowly take over. Hemp blocks are used …

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Beating the music industry’s $4B streaming problem

October 20, 2019

Vancouver firm aiming to help artists, record labels collect royalties more accurately Andrew Batey describes it as a $4 billion problem for the global music industry: collecting royalties from the multitude of streaming services offering artists’ songs. “Labels have no idea the amount of time the song’s actually being played,” said the CEO of Beatdapp …

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