Akoha Unveiling Tomorrow at TC50; Free Kits for Techvibes Readers

Akoha is a Montreal-based startup that’s been running stealth for some time now. Their site is very vague on what it is, but the words “community” and “play” are used a lot. Whatever it is, they certainly impressed TechCrunch and were selected as a finalist to present on stage at the TechCrunch50 conference, happening now … Continued

Air Canada a Go Go

The Canadian airline scene has witnessed plenty of changes over the years. Here’s a development that everyone reading this blog will likely welcome. Illinois-based Aircell announced a couple weeks ago that they were in talks with both Air Canada and Westjet about offering their in-flight broadband service. It turns out discussions with Air Canada were … Continued

Going Global Canada-wide with the CVCA

“Going global” is no longer an option for many companies. It’s a necessity. The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association‘s (CVCA) upcoming professional development session will examine issues and strategies in building international networks. Attendees (in-person and by video) will learn how to link into international networks of customers, partners, acquirers and investors to … Continued

.CA Godfather honoured by UBC

A former University of British Columbia staff member is being honoured today for creating the .CA domain that put Canada on the Internet map. The Demco Student Learning Centre in the Department of Computer Science will be named after former computing facilities manager John Demco for his volunteerism and foresight in conceiving the .CA domain … Continued

Managing Editor, Vancouver.com

Reinvent Inc. is a private online media and advertising company with a strong track record of continual growth and profit. We own and manage one of the largest portfolios of web domains in the world and we aim to rethink, reconnect and redesign technology and business today. We work closely with the largest search engines … Continued

Free Frühstück in Vancouver & Palo Alto

The German Cities of Excellence (GCOE) tour is coming to North America for the 7th year in a row and has chosen Vancouver and Palo Alto for tour stops. The GCOE tour will offer perspectives on the latest developments in the German IT-market and present partnership opportunities in Germany’s high-tech business. The joint initiative and … Continued

Still wondering what Adhack is?

Techvibes recent ad commission on AdHack did a pretty good job of explaining what exactly they’re all about but apparently some of you are still wondering what AdHack is… this should help: