VentureLabs alumni, Semios, named Canada’s Sustainability Changemaker

VentureLabs alumni company, Semios is one of 10 companies announced as a Sustainability Changemaker in Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (SDTC) inaugural list. This new initiative recognizes companies with outstanding growth…

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SFU students pitch their way to the top with their wellness app concept

Since the beginning of March, four SFU students have been competing in a national hackathon hosted by Experience Ventures, with local support from SFU VentureLabs, with their concept for an…

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Revolutionizing how seasonal foreign workers are paid, nets Vancouver fintech CEO milestone award

By Amy Hodgson Vancouver fintech CEO, Rene Blanco has been awarded a 2022 Globe and Mail Changemakers award for the accomplishments his company, Labora has had on Canadian business. Labora…

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Vancouver engineer earns Changemakers award for leading the way towards renewable energy

By Amy Hodgson Vancouver entrepreneur, Sumreen Rattan has been awarded a 2022 Globe and Mail Changemakers award for her significant demonstrations of innovation and contributions to the clean energy sector…

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Scott Keesey & Rene Blanco are founders to watch

Scott Keesey, co-founder of SFU VentureLabs company DISCOVELO, and Rene Blanco, co-founder of VentureLabs company Labora, are two of 21 new founders to watch according to Future of Good. They…

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VentureLabs alumni, Ionomr Innovations closes $15M funding round

VentureLabs alumni, Ionomr Innovations raised USD 15 million in a Series A funding round. The investors included, Shell Ventures, Finindus, Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), NGIF Cleantech Ventures, and Pallasite Ventures. The…

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