Introducing the Women Entrepreneur Knowledge Hub at VentureLabs

What the heck is WEKH? Although it may be a bit of a mouthful, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, otherwise known as WEKH, is a national program designed to understand address the needs of diverse women entrepreneurs across regions and across sectors. It is focused on co-creating knowledge to advance effective practices to support women…

Ensuring no patient goes through their health journey alone

We don’t want any patient to experience their health journey alone! We are seeing 75% improved health behaviours. No. Patient. Alone.

Earbuds: The Next Brain-Computer Interface?

A VentureLabs Interview with Kristina Pearkes, CTO and Cofounder at Orbityl Imagine if your brain was able to open an app on your phone?  Or you could turn up the volume on your iPhone with a thought? That’s the realm that Kristina Pearkes, the Chief Technology Officer at Orbityl, and her co-founder Sean Kaiser, are…

Using Pricing Design to Increase Revenue, Profit, and Market Share

A VentureLabs Interview with Karen Chiang, Managing Partner at Ibbaka Karen Chang is a Managing Partner at Ibbaka, a consulting and technology development company focused on helping businesses bring innovations to market and helping them scale. Karen’s team has extensive experience in market segmentation and pricing for companies ranging from Fortune 50 to pre-revenue startups.…

Netskrt Brings Streaming Media to the Outskirts of the Network

A VentureLabs Interview with Moira Dang, Cofounder and VP of Engineering at Netskrt Planes, trains and automobiles. No, it’s not the 1987 movie featuring Steve Martin and John Candy. It’s part of the market research conducted by the Netskrt team as they determined the best target segment for their patented video content delivery network solution.…

Bringing Trusted Networks to the Trades

I know construction. I know the pain points, and I know the industry is in dire need of change. I’m able to bring this deep knowledge and insight about skilled trades to the solution we are developing. Just as an example, after our detailed skills vetting and ratings process, a skilled electrical contractor currently between jobs could be sourced by a short-staffed low-voltage network installation firm and utilized on a job she may not typically have been sourced for. The electrical contractor benefits and the company installing the network benefits.

We’ve already had a number of trades-based business clients use the LincEdge application and they’ve shared with us that its been incredibly helpful in reducing risk during their business cycles, maintaining quality in peak periods, and finding talent to complete their jobs profitably.