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🏙️ Two hot dates for you
Plus, get the deets on whether Lime e-scooters are finally coming to Vancouver. This is your Sunday Briefing.
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Now onto today’s briefing. It’s 1,098 words: a four-minute read.
CEO Wayne Ting believes the e-scooter and e-bike company is the city’s best option for micro-mobility.
RetreatsAndVenues has taken the first-place prize in the annual business competition.
Nine companies were awarded trophies at the event, and eight individuals were added to the Innovators Hall of Fame.
Thirty-five Vancouver companies have officially made the Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s fastest-growing businesses this year. Read our most popular member briefing from last week. Members only.
The organization presents four strategies to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the city's digital economy. A partner message from Invest Vancouver.
🤝 Funding and deals
Version One Ventures, an early-stage venture fund, released its Q3 portfolio review.
BTQ Technologies, a quantum computing company, announced its collaboration with ITRI to develop a security chip that uses quantum computation in memory technology.
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🗞️ In other news
Signals, an interactive and immersive exhibit delving into the possibilities of creative technology, is now live in downtown’s Bentall II tower, as part of VIFF.
PixelPAD, a tool for app development, partnered with SFU to launch a new coding league, which is now open for registration.
GeoComply — which provides geolocation compliance, fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions — was selected by BET99 to be its new geolocation provider in Ontario.
The Leap, course creation platform Thinkific’s in-house publication, debuted a free AI tool that allows creators to create and sell digital products.
Timeplus, a data infrastructure company, has licensed its streaming processing engine, named Proton, as open source to the global community.
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💡 Ideas and insights
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