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.…

$16.1 Million in Funding for Women Entrepreneurs, the Launch of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub in BC

With the support of the Government of Canada, WEKH will spread its expertise from coast to coast, enabling service providers, academics, government, and industry to enhance their support for women entrepreneurs. WEKH is spearheading a national network and accessible digital platform for sharing research, resources and best practices which will enhance the capacity of women entrepreneurs and the organizations who serve them across regions and sectors. There are nine regional hubs and a network of 75+ partners. SFU VentureLabs is proud to be the BC regional hub for WEKH.

It’s Not About the Robots. It’s About Helping People Where They Live and Work

We will have delivered our 1,000th robot, we will have broken into international markets, and our team will have at least doubled.  Also, we will have sourced a location for our innovation factory!