Digital tool helps businesses assess diversity data, attract and retain diverse talent

VentureLabs is collaborating with national industry and academic partners to develop a digital tool to help organizations develop policies and practices that increase diversity and inclusion strategies. The Diversity Assessment…

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VentureLabs alumni, Ionomr to develop low-cost electrolyzers with TTP

Vancouver-based cleantech company, Ionomr Innovations is partnering across the ocean with Cambridge-based TTP to develop new green hydrogen electrolyzers for mass production. The combination of Ionomr’s advanced ion exchange technology…

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VentureLabs company, Curatio wins World Economic Forum’s Youth Mental Health Challenge

Kelowna-based health tech company, Curatio and their partner OPTT were amongst 14 winners chosen to create innovative solutions in the World Economic Forum’s Youth Mental Health Challenge. The challenge aims…

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SFU remains Canada’s top university for innovation, rises to first for entrepreneurial spirit in global ranking

Simon Fraser University has ranked once more as Canada’s number one university for innovation and has moved up to number one in the world for entrepreneurial spirit, according to the…

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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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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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