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Victoria Caledonian: World’s Best Whiskies Award

March 28, 2020

“Worlds Best” @ World Whiskies Awards Victorian Caledonian ‘Worlds Best’ Whiskey was profiled on CTV News recently (advance to minute 22:47).Response to Covid19 / Public Market Volatility As regards Covid19 our Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors are meeting regularly to assess and respond. Tourism and bar sales are down due to the social distancing and in …

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Female Entrepreneurs Supporting Each Other

March 26, 2020

These Female Entrepreneurs Are Supporting Each Other’s Businesses Through Coronavirus The Covid-19 pandemic will change the way we do business—and these women are leading the way. On March 12th, Hannah Cree was flying high—literally and figuratively. She was on a plane back home to Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, after attending a conference in Toronto. There, …

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Catherine Metrycki on disrupting the flower industry with tech-based Callia Flowers #IMadeThis

March 3, 2020

Founder Catherine Metrycki started Callia Flowers after discovering a need for an easier way to send flowers. Since 2016, Metrycki has grown her bud of an idea into a thriving tech company that delivers a consistent experience and 100% happiness. Ever wondered how successful entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality? What drives them to push …

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Military Taggant Technology Now Being Used to Ensure Traceability and Retail Interactivity of Down Insulation

February 13, 2020

MONTEBELLO, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, February 13, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — In what is being hailed as the next generation of traceability and accountability in down insulation for bedding and garments, ALLIED Feather & Down announces the introduction of the first-ever Optix iMirror — an immersive retail experiential tool with the ability to read and verify down inside garments. …

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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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