Director of Creative Destruction Lab - West on the program's $1 billion milestone and what the team looks for in innovative science-based startups!
Melissa Kwan is the Co-Founder and CEO @ Spacio, a Vancouver-based tech startup that is disrupting the real estate market with a simple and easy-to-use solution for automating visitor registration. The company has a number of established clients in the space including the Corcoran Group, Sutton Group, and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. Check out... Continue Reading →
I created this blog/podcast for a simple reason: Western Canada doesn't get the love it deserves. Whenever you hear about Vancouver, it's almost always about anything but tech. So it might be surprising to hear that the BC tech sector continues to outpace the growth in the overall BC economy by nearly two to one!... Continue Reading →
As a Toronto boy living in Vancouver, I often struggle with an internal tug of war. One side of me wants to try Quinoa and go for bike rides along the Stanley Park Seawall, and the other side of me always envisioned this more Mad Men, high-pressure/high-stakes scenario type of guy. And after living in beautiful British Columbia for almost two years now, I’ve come to the realization that there’s a lot more to being a desirable city besides scenic viewpoints. As a millennial with insufficient funds for a unicorn frap, it’s difficult to ignore the opportunities that megacities have to offer.