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Chilliwack’s First Hackathon Proves to be a Huge Success

Event Date: March 24th & 25th, 2017 Sixteen participants registered for the “build a tech company in 24-hours” event, and 12 of the 16 completed the process. Four teams pitched and demoed their new tech companies to three judges: Jason Lum from Myriad ITS; Raymond Szabada from SRCTec; and Fieny van den Boom from the […]

SRCTec and TMFox Incubator

The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec), Fraser Valley’s hub for tech companies and entrepreneurs, has added additional resources to help local tech innovators and expand their reach into Chinese and international markets. At their international headquarters in New Westminster, TMFox Incubator helps link high tech start-ups and the investment world together. Essentially the […]

Launching a Start-Up? Consider Reverse Vesting

When launching a start-up, the founders of the company are typically allocated a certain percentage of the initial shares of the company. While the allocation of shares is expected to compensate each founder for their expected contribution to the company, circumstances can change over time and it is important to address expected contributions and the […]

Hope BC Embraces Innovation for Experiential Travel

HOPE, BC – Responding to the trend of experiential travel, AdvantageHOPE has partnered with award-winning augmented reality tech company, QuestUpon, to create an interactive walking tour for visitors and residents of the community. “We wanted to develop a fun, modern, and family-friendly way to help our visitors learn more about Hope and its history, while also being a leader in […]

District of Mission and SRCTec Welcome $30,000 in Provincial Funding to Support the Creation of a Regional Tech Sector Development Plan

Mission, B.C. – The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec) and the District of Mission welcome $30,000 in provincial funding to support the development of a strategic plan to grow the tech sector across the region, including a framework for skilled technical training and education. Presented by MLA Simon Gibson, the funding will allow […]

SRCTec Celebrates 30 Local Tech Start Ups Through the Venture Acceleration Program

MISSION – The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec) a non-profit agency based in Mission, dedicated to facilitating innovation and entrepreneurial ventures in the Fraser Valley, is celebrating their 30th venture in the Venture Acceleration Program. Since January 2015 technology entrepreneurs who are focused on enhancing ideas in Agriculture, ICT and Manufacturing Technologies have […]

SRCTec at the China-Canada Economic & Trade Cooperation Conference

SRCTec CEO Raymond Szabada in partnership with the City of Mission, delivers presentation on Regional value propositions as related to the Tech Sector at the: CHINA (GUANGDONG)-CANADA (BRITISH COLUMBIA) ECONOMIC AND TRADE COOPERATION CONFERENCE TWO-WAY INVESTMENT AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION ROUND TABLE Guangzhou & Canada Strengthens Cooperation in the Technological Innovation Field Release time : 2016-05-17 […]

Business Resource Basics from BDC

The fact is that a business plan — even just a one-pager with a few financial projections — can be a valuable internal tool.  A road map for even the smallest or earliest-stage idea. It can foster alignment, set the tone for the business and even help you craft your brand messaging. Along with your business […]

My Green Space App is Ready for Download!

Vancouver entrepreneurs Michael Moll, Harp Dhinsa & Harpreet Bains have created an app to help anyone grow their own food with confidence. The app is now live and ready for download across Canada.   My Green Space™ is a mobile app that helps you grow your own food with confidence.   Plan the garden of […]

Bioenterprise Corporation Announces Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech

Vancouver, BC (April 27, 2016) – Bioenterprise Corporation, the leading agri-technology business accelerator in Canada, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec), who is committed to the technology-led economic and educational development of the Fraser Valley.  The MOU signals the commitment […]