VE_logo3_March2Gary Bizzo collaborates with Vancouverentrepreneur.ca to provide you with The BC Weekly Business Report podcast on what’s going on in British Columbia.” Every week we’ll be bringing you all up to date with new ventures, investment opportunities, start-ups, technology, business activities and who’s doing what when it comes highlighting local BC entrepreneurs. All this great weekly business news will inform or may even inspire you to get involved, contact, network or even expand or start your own business. Click on the links for access to the podcasts or read the notes.

If you are a growing business in British Columbia or have news of innovative technologies and/or events please send me an email to be included in a future edition of BC Weekly Business Report.

Episode 1 (June 2016)- Parcel Pal, Salus Defense, Freightera, Greanwold Interactive, Brickclick, Fabswapp and SpaceKraft Coworking

Episode 2 (June 2016) –  RentMoola, Riipen, SpareLaunch Academy,  Accelerator OkanaganMatchSpread

Episode 3 (July 2016) – Info about BitcoinsAccelerate TectoriaCuriate , 2016 Traction Conference and more.

Episode 4 (July 2016) – Launch AcademyChange HerosMeatme.coBeauty Night Society,  SpringKamloops InnovationHummingbird Drones and more

Episode 5 (July 2016)  – BC Innovation Council, Cloudhead GamesIRAP & SR&ED,PicaticBluebat Games

Episode 6 (July 2016) – Mark Brand Social entrepreneur, Junior Achievement, Education, IQmetrixGame Quest

Episode 7 (August 2016) –  SaltworksStrutta’s DIY Promotion Builder, Wishpond is the world’s easiest marketing platform for generating, managing and nurturing leads, SHOEme is one of Canada’s fastest growing ecommerce companies.Copypants

Episode 8 (August 2016) – SidebuyElectra Meccanica’sJaneVeemo, ride-sharing transportation, CamDo,  Stem-Shock is a programmable herbicide and more

Episode 9 (August 2016) –  LlamaZOO Interactive Inc. has set its sights on revolutionizing education, SwitchboardNZ Technologies Inc. (NZTech) works in the field of Human Machine Interaction, VisualPing is a cool little app that monitors any webpage you punch in, American tech company Cradlepoint,  Bananatag in Kelowna shows users when their emails are opened

Episode 10 (August 206) – Vancouver’s Recon Instruments, Online food ordering service Lazymeal, goal-setting and tracking software GoalsOnTrack, new bike company called ShockePayfirmaTrippeoWest Coast CanningUnderstory got me with the name.

Episode 11 –  Talent GamesVancity Buzz, is a news and lifestyle blog startup, Brainy LanternOpenbroadcaster – Ever wanted to own & run a radio station? Buddybuild, a developers paradise

Episode 12 – Shack Shine Home Services – The people who founded and developed 1-800 GOT JUNK?, Vancouver Founder FundThinkCX’s social intelligence solution, IoT Design ShopThe BC Tech Association and more…

Episode 13 – Vancouver’s health tech AyogoPerch’s always-on video messaging service, FrontFundr is a equity crowdfnding financial services, Ronin8 Technologies won the 2016 Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology co, Digital gift card supplier Buyatab, and more…

Episode 14 – There are almost 500 tech firms and counting coming out of Northern BC, SparkGeo in Prince Rupert, Yukon College’s Cold Climate InnovationWiivv Wearables custom wearable technology, RedbrickTrulioo, just won the 2016 Startup Canada Award for Innovation, Axine Water Technologies and more…

Episode 15 – A live interview with Monica McMahen, Marketing Director of Vancouver Startup Week as we discuss the events, entrepreneurs and winners of the New Ventures BC Awards.

Episode 16 – The Fintec (Financial Technology) CassiaBTL InterbitReady to Rocket Best Tech co’s to watch, General Fusion Inc., named to the Global Cleantec 100, Cooledge Lighting, recently won the 2016 Lighting Design Awards, Snug Vest Corp, is a therapeutic product for individuals with autism and more…

Episode 17 – LungPacer Medical Inc., CuePath InnovationZiva Dynamics is transforming human interaction in virtual spaces, MeKeeper, developed by Dr. Eric Calesky & others, is an application that provides users with immediate, accurate and secure access to their most important personal medical information, Prollster for Education and more…

Episode 18 – Keuretsu, Seattle-based Angel Investor group, Rove Concepts, a design/retail business, Black Hills CEO Glenn Fawcett,  Skynation and lots more…

Episode 19 –  Unbounce , Rise is the world’s first “people and culture platform”, Eventbase is a leading mobile technology platform for premium events, Slack is a team communication tool,  Traction on DemandSnugVest in Kelowna is looking for a CEO and more…

Episode 20 – Quupe is a mobile-first shared-economy application for neighbours to rent and borrow, new incubator space, named HATCH, is home to 11 ventures,  Illusense is riding on the hopes that the pipelines will go through BC and more…

Episode 21 – Blue Print Reality comes out of the ashes of a local Gaming company called Roadhouse It’s an exciting new tech start-up, ARTContent is an art publishing house that has a cool deal, invest in the startup (it plans to be a global ART info site with Reuters as a partner) and get tax benefits plus art equal to your investment. It starts a $10M raise this week and more...

Episode 22 – (November 2016) All about Virtual Reality companies in BC from LNG to Blueprint Reality