The Province

Dragon’s Den-like B.C. tech contest taps local talent

Jan 18, 2013

The following article was published by the Province on January 17, 2013 BY SAM COOPER, THE PROVINCE Firm’s desalination process making a splash A unique contest for tech startups in B.C. is getting credit for fostering innovation and catalyzing some major success stories. The BCIC New Ventures Competition runs annually from April to September, giving entrants a chance to move through stages to meet a final jury that somewhat resembles the panel of venture capitalists in […]


The Province: Andrey Pavlov on Vancouver’s housing market

Jul 6, 2012

The following article was published by The Province on July 4, 2012. It may be a buyers’ market but that doesn’t mean cheaper homes. Potential homeowners can, however, breathe a little easier. While Vancouver home sales have hit their lowest level in more than a decade this June — falling 17.2 per cent from May and tilting the market in favour of buyers — prices have remained firm in what was once the country’s hottest […]