Staying ahead of the curve – How a Vancouver cybersecurity company is moving software security forward

As the world becomes more digital, there is a growing need for cybersecurity experts that specialize in application security to better protect organizations from emerging threats found today. It was…

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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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Strong business partners, even better friends — the making of CompanyOn

SFU VentureLabs had the opportunity to speak with Alejandro Lopez and Alejandro Otero, co-founders of Vancouver venture CompanyOn. The pair discuss their journey from friends to business partners and the…

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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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SFU VentureLabs 2021 Recap

We are extremely excited to jump into the new year with many opportunities and accomplishments ahead. But first, let’s take a moment to look back and reflect on the highlights…

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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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Better sleep habits is your best bet for self-improvement in the new year

If your resolution for the new year is to sleep better, then Vancouver-based venture CogSci Apps can help. Luc Beaudoin, a cognitive scientist at Simon Fraser University and co-founder of…

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Books every entrepreneur should read

Starting a company might feel like walking in the dark with no clear set of guidelines. One of the best ways to find the right path for you is to…

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How DaoAI is innovating the manufacturing industry

DaoAI is a Vancouver-based company carving its own path to become an industry leader in innovative solutions for the manufacturing industry. SFU VentureLabs spoke with Xiaochuan Chen, chief technology officer…

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