Flush with new funds, social dining startup Grubwithus has made its first acquisition, Vancouver’s The Social Feed. The deal will allow the Grubwithus to expand to Canada as well as explore the “supper club” format The Social Feed has popularized.
The idea behind the V-Pole — a concept utility pole and art project from the brain of Vancouver-based writer Douglas Coupland — is basically: make it transparent, design it well and it put it all in one place.
Twitter’s purchase of Summify, which delivered an email summary of interesting links from a user’s social networks, shows Twitter is trying to get smarter about how it filters the flood of information users are exposed to. It’s a challenge that’s only going to grow.
As the technology boom (or bubble) continues to roll on, more “incubators” are trying to duplicate the kind of success that Y Combinator has seen in producing startups: one of the most recent to launch is GrowLab, based in both British Columbia and Silicon Valley.
The co-founder of venture fund and incubator Bootup Labs has apologized publicly for the failure of the company’s Y Combinator-style startup camp, which fell apart last week after it failed to raise enough money to back all of the startups it had accepted into the program.
Startup incubator Bootup Labs has come under fire from startups after one of the entrepreneurs who was accepted into the group’s program said he and his co-founder had their dreams dashed and were left penniless as a result of promises Bootup Labs made and couldn’t keep.
The data is starting to roll in for the full Vancouver Olympics. NBC (NYSE: GE) hasn’t been to provide some of the stats we’ve asked for –…
With the 2010 Winter Olympics wrapping up this weekend in Vancouver, I hope we can put the past behind us. That is, the past of crappy U.S. online coverage of a major global sporting event, with the key offender being exclusive distributor NBC.
Canadians really know what they’re doing when it comes to showing people the Olympics online, it seems. This morning we spoke to…
The Seattle Steam Co. broke ground this week on a new district heating plant, which will burn waste wood from construction and…