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MOON SHOTS

STARTUP STARS LIKE MARK CUNNINGHAM PILOT TECH TO A $23 BILLION INDUSTRY IN B.C. | 12–17

BCTECH

ACCELERATING FROM THE PACK WITH VENTURE FINANCING | 6 WEARABLE TECH

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CONTENTS FEATURES Accelerating from the pack 6 Flat-out gamers10 4 who made it 14 Ready to Rocket16 Show me the money 19 Wearable tech20 Interactive retail 24 Tech security28

2015

TECH TALK Moon shots

Startup StarS like Mark cunnighaM pilot tech to a $23 billion induStry in b.c. | 12–17

bctech

AccelerAting froM the pAck with venture finAncing | 6 wEARAbLE TEch

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bcTIA InnOvATIOn

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TEch IMPAcT AwARDS  | 50

Lorant—18

Tam—26

BRIEFS

TECH FASHION — 20 Way beyond watches: wearable tech harnessed for health, work, communication and seamless computerhuman interaction

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FLAT-OUT GAMERS

bILLIOnAIRE TRAcK

InTERAcTIvE RETAIL

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B.C.’s BIGGEST Telecommunications firms 30 Top 100 tech companies 32, 34, 35, 36, 37 Alternative-energy companies 38 Tech companies by revenue 40 Digital agencies and web development companies42 Video game companies 44 Software developers 46 Life sciences companies 48 INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS BCTIA TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY COMPANY INDEX

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RETAIL CONNECTIONS — 24 Interactive mirrors, smart clothes tags and fast inventory management share in a retail revolution

MOON 12 SHOTS B.C.’s $23 billion technology industry is launched from nimble minds and big ideas

4 WHO MADE IT — 14

A new immigrant, a counterterrorism expert, a biker and a boarder rode concepts to creation

READY TO ROCKET — 16 Fifty-four startups launch the next big boosters into B.C.’s high techology orbit

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ACCELERATING FROM THE PACK

Business model tweaked as experts question how effective incubators are at hatching successful startups TYLER ORTON

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a mpbel l M acdon a ld is convinced his tech sta r t up wou ld h ave languished if it remained in Vancouver following its founding in late 2012. Today, not so much.

Young startup staffers strategize at Highline in Vancouver: A private company, Highline sources seed funding for early-stage tech companies throughout North America | CHUNG CHOW

When Pathful was accepted into Techstars – one of the world’s first accelerator programs – there was no hesitation on the part of the team to pack up and relocate to Chicago for three months in early 2013. “If we didn’t go to an accelerator, our company would have died,” Macdonald says. At Techstars, Pathful was given access to mentors, a network of investors and seed funding Macdonald says simply wasn’t available on the West Coast at the time. Beyond that, Techstars helped the founders look at a different target market and better understand what was causing internal hiccups. “That was made apparent in the first two weeks we were there. And so for that, I don’t even know if you can put a price on that,” Macdonald says. Pathful was founded just at the cusp of B.C.’s recent tech boom. Since then, B.C.’s ecosystem has been flooded with incubator and accelerator programs that target earlystage companies in the tech sector. Generally, an incubator offers a work environment to young companies that pay for low-cost office space they can use for an extended period. Incubators bring in income either through government funding or through the fees they charge startups for services. Meanwhile, accelerators make an investment in the company, take equity and assist founders for set periods


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The Kamloops Innovation Centre is among two dozen startup accelerators in operation across British Columbia | ​

2014 VENTURE CAPITAL DEALS AND DOLLARS

KAMLOOPS INNOVATION CENTRE

$1.9 billion

MARCUS DANIELS |

In venture capital was invested in Canadian companies

379 deals

CEO, HIGHLINE

Every single entity over the next 12 to 18 months is going to refine their focus because there’s been a glut of these sorts of institutions

Total number of deals

YUKON

NUNAVUT

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

MANITOBA

$3M 3 deals

ATLANTIC CANADA

$30M 42 deals

BRITISH COLUMBIA

$554M 72 deals

ALBERTA

QUEBEC

$14M 14 deals

$295M 87 deals

SASKATCHEWAN

$22M 7 deals

ONTARIO

932M 154 deals

SOURCE: CANADIAN VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION 2014 REPORT ON INVESTMENT IN CANADA. Note: Information and communications technology, the largest Canadian venture capital sector, accounted for 63 per cent ($1.3 billion) of all completed deals, with life sciences ($423 million) and clean technology ($133 million) accounting for the rest


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Accelerating from the pack

ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS IN B.C.

The non-profit Innovation Hub operated by the BC Technology Industry Association has room for 20 small companies in its fully wired Vancouver incubator | BC

 Accelerate Okanagan  Accelerate Tectoria,

VIATeC, Victoria

 Centre4Growth, BCTIA,

Vancouver

TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

 Discovery Parks,

Vancouver

 entrepreneurship@UBC,

UBC, Vancouver

 entrepreneurship@UVic,

UVic, Victoria

 Foresight Cleantech

of time (usually three to four months). Both incubators and accelerators offer mentorship networks and organize funding events to draw investor interest, such as the Cascadia Summit spearheaded by Vancouver’s Launch Academy incubator. While the definition of an accelerator and an incubator can range, BC Tech determined there are 25 programs in B.C. aimed specifically at tech startups (the figure does not include co-working spaces offering similar services as incubators or accelerator programs targeting the life sciences sector). A decade ago there were no such programs, and the rate at which incubators and accelerators have spread has raised eyebrows in the tech community. Seed-DB, which relies on self-reported data, has calculated there are 232 programs globally, although that does not include all 25 programs in B.C. “Every single entity over the next 12 to 18 months is going to refine their focus because there’s been a glut of these sorts of institutions,” says Marcus Daniels, CEO of the Highline accelerator. Highline itself did just that last August when it formed as part of a merger between Toronto’s Extreme Startups and Vancouver-based GrowLab. Instead of targeting investors and entrepreneurs in one particular region, it’s now seeking funding for early-stage companies throughout Canada and North America. But a report from Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District – a non-profit innovation centre for entrepreneurs – warns of an “accelerator bubble.”

Accelerator, Vancouver

 GreenTech Exchange, SFU,

Vancouver

 Highline, Vancouver  Innovation Central Society,

Prince George

 Innovation Island, Nanaimo  Institute B, Vancouver  Invoke Labs, Vancouver  Kamloops Innovation

Centre

 Kootenay Association for

Science & Technology, Rossland  Kootenay Rockies Innovation Council, Golden  L aunch Academy, Vancouver  New Ventures BC, Vancouver  SFU TIME Ventures  Spring Activator, Vancouver  Vancouver Island Technology Park, Victoria  VentureLabs, Vancouver  Victory Square Labs, Vancouver  Wavefront, Vancouver  Zen Launchpad, Vancouver

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The study authors say it’s difficult to determine whether accelerators are effective since there is not an agreed-upon definition of success within the tech community. While some accelerators measure success by the number of patents that come from a startup that exited the organization, government agencies may focus on job creation and some entrepreneurs may simply focus on revenue, according to the report. Part of the issue with the current state of accelerators, according to Daniels, is that many organizations receive funding based on activity as opposed to impact. “You know, a [startup] founder walks into a building and an entity takes credit: ‘Oh, we touched that founder, so we helped them,’” he says. “Impact is very hard to measure because you almost have to measure it over a decade, not year by year.” Daniels says it’s easier for Highline to measure impact since it’s usually the first entity to cut a cheque for a startup. The organization lists 36 startups in its portfolio. Local startups that have exited Highline include digital book service BitLit and online lunch delivery service Food.ee. The business model, Daniels adds, comes down to securing funding for the startups (which Highline has equity in) to ensure they grow further down the road. Highline was the only 100 per cent private organization to receive funding from the federal government’s Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) in November 2014. While Highline took home $600,000, the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) received $10.4 million, and Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society received $9.5 million. All dollars had to be matched on a 1-1 basis. “Our business model as an association has always been predicated on industry support and member funding,” says Bill Tam, CEO of the BCTIA. The BCTIA used CAIP funding to launch the Innovation Hub in Vancouver. Billed as Vancouver’s first “open innovation space,” the hub includes shared office space equipped with amenities like high-speed broadband, a prototyping lab and a video production room, all provided at current market rates. The facility has room for about 20 small teams. The theory behind the non-profit BCTIA’s accelerator program is to “build a better farm team system”


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by boosting the number of anchor companies in the province from a few dozen to a few hundred, according to Tam. More incubator and accelerator programs in B.C.’s technology ecosystem mean more opportunities for startups to turn into mid-size or anchor companies and boost the province’s economy, according to Tam. But just how successful are tech startups at getting off the ground and turning into anchor companies? A Startup Genome report, co-authored by researchers at Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley, analyzed 3,200 high-growth early-stage tech companies to determine the failure rate of startups. “More than 90 per cent of startups fail, due primarily to self-destruction rather than competition,” the study said. The report specifically points to the problem of “premature scaling,” which can include hiring too many people in anticipation of market demand, focusing too much on acquiring users before a product is ready for launch or raising too little money from investors. “That’s information we probably would have figured out over five or six months in Vancouver,” recalls Macdonald, “and that’s why we probably would have died.” Daniels says a “glut” of accelerators is not a bad thing. “There’s a glut of many things that exist. Some of them are good; some don’t add that much value,” Daniels says. “Ultimately, the free market and founders will decide.” 

Bill Tam, CEO of Vancouver’s BC Technology Industry Association, which received $10.4 million in funding from the federal Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program in 2014 | BC TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

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FLAT-OUT

GAMERS

Vancouver’s False Creek Flats proving fertile ground for new video game makers

SCOTT SIMPSON

B

ritish Columbia’s maturing digital technology sector is putting deep roots into one of Vancouver’s original industrial areas.

False Creek Flats doesn’t have the urbane appeal of Yaletown or the funk of Gastown, but it has something those other tech zones don’t – an abundance of reasonably priced space for ambitious young companies, a huge capacity to expand, and the opportunity to be part of an energetic, entrepreneurial community as it grows toward critical mass. The Vancouver Economic Commission recently described the Flats as “a unique and vital element in Vancouver’s economic landscape.” It represents 15 per cent of the city’s total industrial land base and is home to at least 500 businesses, the majority of which (64 per cent) have fewer than five employees. As evidence of the area’s versatility, new and future residents of the Flats include Mountain Equipment Co-op, Emily Carr University of Art + Design and St. Paul’s Hospital. The area is already home to about 135 textile and fashion companies and art galleries. There are plans for a winery, a brew pub and hundreds of livework residential units that seem destined to attract even more artists and designers. Computer, mobile and video gaming are enjoying a renaissance in the Flats. At its Great Northern Way campus, the Centre for Digital Media (CDM) provides space for industry studios – and invaluable internship and employment opportunities for the next generation of entrepreneurs and developers. Also clustered along Great Northern Way are two high-tech accelerators for young companies – BC Technology Industry Association’s Innovation Hub and Discovery Parks’ The Centre. “I can certainly understand how some people really

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Students get the experience of working in a real world project so they can transition quickly

need to be in Gastown or Yaletown or downtown for that matter,” Richard Smith, director of CDM, says. “This neighbourhood offers cheaper space, but there is also the opFOR DIGITAL MEDIA portunity for those companies that want to grow, to build something new, which you are not going to be able to do downtown. “Students get the experience of working in a real-world project so they can transition quickly – a nd quite often, it’s right into the company that they’ve just been doing research for.” CDM already provides space for gaming companies ranging from Japan’s Bandai Namco to newcomers such as Blackbird Interactive. That’s just the start. Smith says CDM is putting up four buildings to facilitate even more tech companies in the Flats. Bill Tam, president and CEO of the BC Technology Industry Association, says the Flats have long been “on the radar” as an emerging tech zone. Last December BCTIA announced a move into the Discovery Parks building, The Centre for Digital Media on Great Northern Way provides space for game developers at a lower cost than in Yaletown or Gastown | CENTRE


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GAMERS BY THE NUMBERS

$2.3B

Contributed annually to Canada’s GDP

16,500

People directly employed

910

Video games completed annually

32

Average age of a game sector employee

$80,100

Average salary of a B.C. game industry worker

SOURCE: ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE ASSOCIATION OF CANADA – 2014 ESSENTIAL FACTS ABOUT THE CANADIAN VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY

establishing a 26,000-square-foot accelerator facility. “There has been growth in the number of mid-sized [tech] companies in B.C. At one point it was about three and a half per cent of them. Now it’s over four per cent. Our goal as an ecosystem is to get us up to 10 per cent mid-sized or larger companies,” Tam says. “Places like False Creek Flats play an important role because that’s where companies can grow into larger organization.” Blackbird CEO Rob Cunningham started his company in his garage in late 2010, moving to a CDM-owned 8,500-square-foot warehouse with a 40-foot ceiling in March 2012. Blackbird’s project is a PC-platform prequel to Homeworld, a widely acclaimed 3D real-time strategy game Cunningham helped develop in 1999 in Yaletown as a co-founder of Relic Entertainment. “For me the big draw of this location is that it’s totally like Area 51. Nobody knows about it,” Cunningham says. “It’s an eclectic location. It feels like nothing else that’s happening in Vancouver – and normally something with

Jonathan Falkowski, president of Whitebox Games in False Creek Flats: He sees a future in PC platforms where online games can be played on existing desktops  | Chung Chow

this sort of character would be much further away from the downtown core.” Nearby at Discovery Parks’ accelerator another industry veteran, Jonathan Falkowski, is guiding development of an arena combat game derived from the popular Warhammer 40,000 tabletop war game. Warhammer 40,000 Dark Nexus Arena will be free as an online game for PC users. Falkowski started Whitebox Games in 2014 following a stint as an instructor at Vancouver Film School. He says the relative cost of developing a game for a PC application is plunging, which is making it easier for a small company to compete in the gaming market. “The PC is coming back. It’s easier to make games on the PC versus the console – PC has no development costs. For example Microsoft and Sony used to charge for their development kit. They don’t do that so much anymore. There are a lot more engines out there that are cheaper for the small companies to use.” 


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Moon shots

4

WHO MADE IT

At Vancouver’s annual six:forty event, speakers had six minutes and 40 seconds to describe their path to success

JANET STEFFENHAGEN

T

he path to success as a B.C. tech startup can be a circuitous one, and those leading the trail often prove that nationality, gender and personal h i stor y a re less i mp or ta nt predictors than the ability to see and seize an opportunity. Karina Hayat had her first experience as an entrepreneur while growing up in Guatemala, when she and her sister began selling ice in their neighbourhood to help their hard-working parents. After her family moved to Canada in 1991 to escape political unrest, she found an abundance of opportunities, even though she spoke no English. These included collecting refundable cans and bottles strewn about after fireworks exhibitions in Vancouver and delivering newspapers. Those early days in Canada were difficult, Hayat says, but they taught her an important lesson about becoming an entrepreneur: that it’s OK to take risks and go outside your comfort zone, “because that is truly where the magic can happen.” Hayat is now president of Prizm Media, a company that uses technology, media and marketing techniques to connect customers with affordable health-care services and products. She was one of four entrepreneurs to present their personal stories during a BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) event that was intended to shine a light on the individuals behind leading-edge tech companies in B.C. The event was called six:forty because the speakers were given only six minutes and 40 seconds to describe

Mark Cunningham, pilot, musician and motorcycle racer, has created multiple startups, including the Dunn & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center | RICHARD LAM

their path to success. Richard Eaton, co-founder of Berlineaton management consulting business, offered an equally compelling story as he explained how his adventurous spirit shaped his vision about what it takes to become a successful leader. His love of a challenge began when he was a youngster cliff jumping into North Vancouver rivers, and continued throughout his life as he became a mountaineer, a paratrooper with Britain’s airborne and commando forces and a counterterrorism operative in Northern Ireland. In keeping with his company’s “Be Bold” motto, Eaton says those longing to become entrepreneurs must first identify their passion. “You have to have something you’re willing to live for – even better, die for. You have to make a decision about who you are and what you stand for,” Eaton tells the audience. The other presenters, Mark Cunningham and Jeff Sinclair, are equally compelling. A serial entrepreneur and business wizard, Cunningham has been on the founding team of four successful startups in Vancouver. In 1992, Cunningham helped form Crystal Reports, the world’s first Windows-based reporting tool, which was sold to BusinessObjects for $820 million. In 2006, he founded Indicee, an innovator in the


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Counterterroism veteran Richard Eaton is co-founder of Berlineaton management consulting business. Motto: Be Bold | BERLINEATON Karina Hayat escaped political unrest in Guatemala to find success as president of Vancouver’s Prizm Media, which connects customers with affordable health care | CHUNG CHOW

then- burgeoning cloud-based analytics and business intelligence space. In April 2014, Cunningham sold Indicee to the venerable Dun & Bradstreet Inc. for an undisclosed sum. This formed the Vancouver-based Dun & Bradstreet Cloud Innovation Center, of which Cunningham is the founder and president. In his spare time, Cunningham plays guitar in local bands, kitesurfs, cycles and pilots his own plane. Sinclair, who was born in Australia, trained as a journalist but was enticed by technology and, after moving to Vancouver, co-founded Eventbase, a leading provider of apps for special events. Sinclair and his business partner Ben West created Eventbase nine months before the 2010 Winter Olympics and were determined to build the official app for the Vancouver Games, even though they didn’t have a contract. They were successful and won a licence, which started their journey of building apps for big events. Their work was honoured later in 2010 when the company won the Best Mobile App trophy at the Canadian New Media Awards in Toronto. Eventbase has created event apps for some of the world’s largest gatherings, including three Olympic Games, the

Australian-born Jeff Sinclair cofounded Eventbase, which has created apps for some of the world’s largest gatherings, including three Olympic Games  | Chung Chow

Sundance, Tribeca and New York f ilm festivals and, most recently, the South by Southwest film conference and festival, which is now one of Eventbase’s largest investors. Sinclair’s relocation to Canada brought changes in recreational pursuits as well, as he shifted from surfing to snowboarding. “Being a father of three young children and an entrepreneur, I don’t get to do either as much as I used to, but it’s still a fun ride,” he says. Sinclair is also co-founder of the Vancouver Canary Derby, through which business and tech companies raise money for cancer research. Six:forty showcased the diversity of the B.C. tech sector, one of the top three contributors to the provincial economy, with more than 9,000 companies and with expertise ranging from information and communications technology to engineering, clean tech, digital media and the life sciences. According to the most recent figures, the industry had revenues of $23 billion in 2012, almost double what they were in 2002, and was the single fastest-growing sector in the province. “We’ve really come of age,” says BCTIA president Bill Tam, adding that the tech industry has been growing at two to three times the pace of the provincial economy as a whole. Still, while B.C. has produced a number of dynamic tech companies – such as Hootsuite, Avigilon, BuildDirect, Global Relay and Vision Critical – most are small startups with fewer than 50 employees, Tam notes. A recent KMPG report describes B.C. as one of the most vibrant startup ecosystems in the world. But it’s a “powder keg in need of a fuse,” KMPG concludes. 


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Moon shots

READY TO

ROCKET These 54 B.C. companies ready to explode with growth

2015 READY TO ROCKET SELECTIONS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES (IT) CATEGORY

A  quatic Informatics Inc.

 1 to1Real Process

A  wesense Wireless Inc.

Technologies LTD. (CMaeON) A  AA Internet Publishing

Inc. (DBA WTFast) A  llocadia Software Inc. B  uyatab Online Inc. C  ollabware Systems Inc. C  olony Networks Inc e  PACT Network Ltd. E  ventbase

Technology Inc. F  ulcrum Management

Solutions Ltd. (Thoughtexchange)  I amota Corp.

CLEAN TECH CATEGORY

A  xine Water

Technologies Inc. B  it Stew Systems Inc. C  ooledge Lighting Inc. d  Point Technologies Inc. F  irst Light

Technologies Ltd. G  olden Environmental

Mat Services Inc. M  azza Innovation Ltd. N  eurio Technology Inc. Q  uadrogen Power

Systems Inc. R  ainforest

Automation Inc.

 J ostle Corp.

S  2G Biochemicals Inc.

K  ashoo Cloud

S  altworks

Accounting Inc. L  ambda Solutions Inc. M  ediaCore

Technologies Inc. S  emiosBIO

Technologies Inc.

P  rizm Media Inc.

S  olegear Bioplastics Inc.

R  ecombo Inc.

S  unCentral

R  econ Instruments Inc. R  esponseTek

Networks Corp S  imba Technologies Inc. S  lack Technologies Inc. S  tar Solutions

International Inc. T  asktop

Technologies Inc. T  hemis Solutions

Inc. (Clio) T  ime.ly Network Inc. V  isier Inc. V  oxter

Communications Inc. W  ishpond

Technologies Ltd.

LIFE SCIENCE CATEGORY

A  ugurex Life

Sciences Corp. A  yogo Health Inc. B  ionic Power Inc. L  ungpacer Medical Inc. M  edGenesis

Therapeutix Inc. M  SI Methylation

Sciences Inc. P  HEMI Health

Systems Inc. P  recision

Nanosystems Inc. Q  u Biologics Inc. V  anrx Pharmasystems

Inc.

TYLER ORTON

T

hinking about equipping your home with a digital brain? Ever wonder if you could monitor your health through a mobile game? What about wearing computerized goggles to check your performance while snowboarding? Those technologies have all been developed in B.C. the past few years – and the companies behind them are ready to explode with growth in 2015, according to Rocket Builders. The high-tech consultancy group recently revealed its 13th annual Ready To Rocket list in Vancouver, highlighting 54 booster-stage companies it believes will accelerate fast in the coming year. The list is divided among information and communications technology (ICT), life sciences and clean tech companies. When the list first came out 13 years ago, Rocket Builders managing partner Geoff Hansen says there weren’t enough life sciences and clean-tech companies to make up their own lists. That’s changed over the past decade as the tech community has grown from an “Old Boys’ club” of mostly industry insiders to the much larger ecosystem it is now, Hansen told investors and advisers this spring at Harbour Centre during the unveiling of the list. “The tech industry in B.C. has very,

very strong growth and strong companies in all three sectors now,” he says. Hansen says companies that make the list must be a high-growth market, have a unique competitive position and possess a “must-have” value proposition for the market. For example, Neurio’s advancements in smart technologies for homes, Ayogo’s health-centred mobile games and Recon Instruments’ wearable technology for cyclists and snowboarders put those companies on the lists for their respective categories. Steven Forth, a senior management partner at Rocket Builders, says the incubator and accelerator programs springing up the past decade are also bolstering the tech community. “The accelerators in B.C. … are doing a fantastic job of growing new companies, and it’s not just in Vancouver,” he says. “Tech and innovation is now something that’s happening across the whole province.” Fasten you seat belts. 


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Ali Kashani, CTO and co-founder of Neurio, with the company’s electrical monitoring hub | DOMINIC SCHAEFER

HIGH-TECH WONDERS B.C. tech companies have set staggering revenue growth rates over the past five years. Here are examples from Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 listings for 2014. HOOTSUITE

AVIGILON CORP.

CLEVEST

56,514%

956%

259%

QUICKMOBILE

ZAFIN

PHOTON CONTROL INC.

CLIO

APPNOVATION TECHNOLOGIES

12,332% 5,499%

865%

220%

654%

SOURCE: DELOITTE TECHNOLOGY FAST 50, 2014. FIVE-YEAR REVENUE PERFORMANCE.


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Tech talk

HOW TO BECOME A BILLIONAIRE Adam Lorant  |  For most of us, the only overnight success is a good night’s sleep

D To outgun the competition, you have to get out front, look larger than life, move fast and with laser-like precision

o you want your startup to be the next Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat? These overnight successes certainly look seductive, but as with so many things in life, it’s never as easy as it sounds. For most of us, the only overnight success is a good night’s sleep. According to the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), there are at least 9,000 tech companies in B.C. employing more than 84,000 people – all hoping to be the next big thing. Here are three absolute truths about building a successful technology startup that I’ve come to realize over the past 20 years.

1. IT’S A LIFESTYLE CHOICE  ■ ​ As a long time mentor of mine used to say, “Doing a startup means you only have to work half-days – pick whichever 12 hours you like. Just get the job done.” With consistent 80-hour weeks, it’s fair to say that your startup becomes your life. To beat the competition and truly earn your customers’ business, worklife balance needs to be measured over a five-year stretch, not daily or weekly. Mos t s ta r t ups c a n e a si ly b e crushed by billion-dollar, multinational competitors. But entrepreneurs have the benefit of starting with a blank sheet of paper, innovating big ideas and focusing on a very defined solution to a very big pain that customers are struggling with. To outgun the competition, you have to get out front, look larger than life, move fast and with laserlike precision. It’s this level of focused obsession that becomes your primary competitive advantage. Entrepreneurs constantly grapple with insufficient time, money or expertise. Focusing on the right things is hard to balance and often requires an experienced mentor to help you

stay focused and maintain the pace. 2. THE PRODUCT IS THE EASY PART  ■  Many, many entrepreneurs

I meet with are quick to tell me about their product concept, and how they’re going to disrupt a billiondollar market. I love the vision and aspiration, but it’s easy to build the product. It’s much harder to find lots of customers who want to buy a brand-new product from a brandnew company. Entrepreneurs need to speak with dozens of potential customers early in the process. They need to build a deep understanding of the customers’ pain, how they’re coping with it now, and how much money the innovative new product will save them. If you’re not getting a “Wow – we need that” from your potential customers, then stop what you’re doing immediately. Refine the message and the product strategy quickly before you invest too much time and energy on building a product your customers don’t want or won’t pay for. C u s tom er a c q u i s it ion s t rategy is critical and often treated superficially. When speaking with potential investors, it’s important to tell a clear and compelling story using real-world examples and financial benefits to demonstrate credibility. Explain when and how you’re going to secure the first few reference customers and first million dollars in revenue. Entrepreneurs need to focus on winning the first few customers themselves to validate a strong product/market fit before investing heavily in sales and marketing. Tech companies can expect to spend roughly twice as much on sales and marketing compared to research and development.

3. BE WORLD CLASS  ■  Canada

has consistently been a strong competitive adva ntage for every company I’ve started. On average, Ca nad ia n developers are every bit as smart and stay with a company longer than their California counterparts. A fter exchange rate and tax credits are taken into account, the average cost of Canadian developers is roughly one-third the cost of their California equivalent. In other words, a world-class Canadian startup can raise $10 million and compete on equal terms with an American company that’s raised $30 million. But many local companies are too frugal, under-investing, under-promoting, and under-performing. Be aggressive, hire the best and be the best at everything you do. When you have product/market fit, that’s the time to be loud and proud. Entrepreneurs should draw on expertise from local incubators to help set the path. Vancouver is fortunate to have many tech mentors that can help prospective entrepreneurs evaluate and flesh out business plans. Building a tech startup looks easy from the outside, but like so many things in life, simplicity on the surface belies the gut-wrenching competitive roller-coaster ride just below the surface.  Adam Lorant has started four tech companies and invested in and mentored dozens of startups. Lorant is vice-president of solutions and product management with PHEMI, a Big Data Warehouse company in the healthcare and public sector space.


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SHOW ME THE MONEY: TECH PAY SURVEY

Sony opens Vancouver studio

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he tech industry in British Columbia now employs 84,000 people, twice as many in B.C.’s forestry sector and four times as many as in oil, natural gas and mining combined. But how much do tech workers earn? HR Tech Group has been producing an annual tech salary survey for more than 20 years. It is the leading tech salary survey for B.C. and is sold to tech companies across Canada. The most recent survey, done with Towers Watson, breaks out mid-level wages separately from senior management and executive compensation.

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smoking caterpillars from Alice in Wonderland, while the dark side features imagery from Times Square and Hotel Transylvania. The core of the facility lies in its viewing rooms, where the latest projects can be screened on top-line 4K projectors. While the office features an open-plan layout, a portion also can be sectioned off to allow staff – or clients – to collaborate on top-secret projects, free from prying eyes.

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become early adopters of driverless cars, Giraud says widespread use would likely be stymied by consumer skepticism. “It just takes a long time for people to move on from the car they own.” Giraud adds that driverless vehicles aren’t likely to be on the road in great numbers in less than a decade, noting there will be pushback from threatened industries, such as delivery companies and taxis, and from those concerned with traffic safety.

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niversity of British Columbia professor AnnaLisa Meyboom says social, legal and policy issues surrounding driverless car technology make it difficult to pinpoint when the cars will be hitting the roads en masse in B.C. “They could make local buses and urban light rail obsolete,” she predicts. “Private car-sharing services could take over public transit and taxis. Much less parking will be required in congested areas because the car can park remotely or return home.” B.C. has always been a forward-thinking jurisdiction when it comes to vehicle technology, according to Vancouver-based Mojio CEO Jay Giraud. But even if British Columbians

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ony Pictures Imageworks Inc., working with the design and engineering firm Dialog, has crafted a unique head office for itself at 725 Granville Street in downtown Vancouver. The new studio blends art and technology in a 73,000-square-foot studio housing 700 staff. Sony will join tech giant Microsoft at the Pacific Centre location. Sony’s entrance hall features life-size images that showcase the company’s history and achievements. Conference rooms in the heart of the space split into six production pods spread across what’s billed as “the light side” and “the dark side” – the former looking west to the Vancouver Art Gallery, and the latter overlooking Granville Street. The light side features whimsical mushrooms and

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TECH While edgy cool, most wearable technology is yet to be widely embraced

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hen U.S. President Barack Obama was spotted wearing a smartwatch when greeting the Irish prime minister in March, it wasn’t just tech junkies to the south who noticed.

SAMEERA BANDUK |  MARKETING DIRECTOR, THALMIC LABS

We’re interested in the future of human-computer interaction

Canada is a hotbed of wearable-technology ingenuity. Companies in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal are daily pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with revolutionary designs that span everything from brain-sensing headbands to gesture-tracking wristbands. An example is Recon Jet, launched this spring by Vancouver-based ReconInstruments. The sleek smart sport glasses include GPS, an HD video camera, microphone, speakers, smartphone links and a full-colour display. “All the things that sound like science fiction are actually becoming science fact,” says Tom Emrich, a Torontobased writer and technology expert. To get such a public endorsement of the technology from so powerful a global influencer as Obama – whose choice of wearable this time was a Fitbit Surge – was heralded as a major win for the industry as it continues to make strides towards mainstream acceptance. As undeniably cool as they are, the vast majority of wearables have yet to be widely adopted. Too ugly, too expensive, too complicated – the technology has been dogged for years by a variety of complaints and challenges. Not that that has slowed the pace of innovation any. These days, many Canadian companies are attracting millions of dollars in sales and investment by marketing both to consumers or direct to the industries that are driving the demand. Fatigue Science in Vancouver counts the U.S. Army, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Harvard Medical School, the Vancouver Canucks, Seattle Seahawks and

Dallas Mavericks among its fast-growing roster of international clients. The firm, which has nearly tripled in staff over the last year to 25 employees, designs and manufactures the Readiband – a wristband that tracks a user’s sleep patterns and movement. When used in combination with a specialized software program, it uses the data to predict safety and performance on the job. The product currently costs about $2,000 per unit, says Sean Kerklaan, CEO of Fatigue Science. There are cheaper bands available on the consumer market that make


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ALL CONSUMERS WILLING TO PAY $100

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SOURCE: PWC, CONSUMER INTELLIGENCE SERIES, 2015

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similar health claims, but none are as accurate, he says. Kerklaan says the Readiband is also waterproof, with enough battery power to last up to 75 days without recharging – elements that vastly increase its attractiveness to both employers who are looking to craft work and travel schedules that minimize worker fatigue and the employees who, ultimately, have to wear the device. “We realized very early on that the value to consumers was going to be in the ability to wear [the wristband] and forget about it,” Kerklaan says of the design. Thalmic Labs, a Kitchener, Ont., software company,

Myo, a musclesensing arm band from Thalmic Labs, translates hand movements to control drones, phones, TVs, computers and even smart home systems  | Thalmic Labs

is one of several Canadian companies finding success through online shopping platforms like Amazon or Indigo with its wearable tech creation, the Myo. The musclesensing gesture-control arm band retails for US$199. It uses numerous sensors that can translate people’s hand movements to gestures that can control their phone, TV, computer and even a drone – all without having to actually touch any of the things. Sameera Banduk, Thalmic Labs’ marketing director, says the esthetics of the band are as important in its commercial success as what it can deliver.


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Tech fashion

Recon Jet, by Vancouverbased Recon Instruments, are smart glasses that include GPS, an HD video camera, microphone, speakers, and a full-colour, headsup display | RECON Sean Kerklaan, CEO of Fatigue Science, Vancouver, with the $2,000 Readiband: it tracks sleep patterns and movement to evaluate potential performance. Clients range from the U.S. Army to the Vancouver Canucks | CHUNG CHOW

A device that is clunky or difficult to manoeuvre “could be a big barrier to the adoption of wearables in general,” Banduk says. “We’re interested in the future of humancomputer interaction where technology is further ingrained into our daily lives, but becomes easier, less taxing, free of boundaries and natural.” Emrich believes wearables have a strong future, led in

large part by innovation going on in Canada. He envisions a time when we will put down our smartphones and communicate with each other in ways we haven’t yet widely embraced – it could be our shirt heats up when someone is thinking of us or our shoes vibrate right or left to guide us through the streets rather than staring at Google maps. In the beta stage are smart hard hats that allow instant communication and data access across multiple construction sites. In all cases, the technology exists but hasn’t entirely hit the consumer market. “We are in for a new journey that will bring us further into a way to interact with the digital world while still engaging with the physical world around us,” Emrich says. 

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RETAIL

BRICK, MORTAR & BYTES Wired, mobile consumers leave B.C. retailers playing catch-up

New York City retailer Rebecca Minkoff with smart mirror: the mirror allows shoppers to request clothing and accessories to match what they’re trying on and interfaces with radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in retail tags |  REBECCA MINKOFF

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see coming, in the future, custom environments created on [a mobile] handset,” declares Michael LeBlanc, senior vicepresident, marketing and digital retail, with the Retail Council of Canada in Toronto. “The customer will have opted in for an experience and that experience will be customized both to the individual and to the interaction they have in the store.”


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RFID TAG COULD REPLACE BAR CODES

New printed RFID tags could allow remote checkout scanning of an entire shopping cart | RICE

Researchers from Sunchon National University in Suncheon, South Korea, and Rice University in Houston, Texas, have built a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag that can be printed directly onto food packages. The tag could instantly transmit information about a cart full of groceries. “You could run your cart by a [check-out] and it tells you instantly what’s in the cart,” James M. Tour of Rice University told Wired magazine. Tour’s research group invented the ink. “No more line; you just walk out with your stuff.” Most RFIDs are made of silicon, but “It’s potentially much cheaper, printing it as part of the package,” Tour says.

The bold prediction is based on what LeBlanc has seen at U.S. luxury apparel retailer Rebecca Minkoff, which has yet to arrive in Canada but points the way to the future. Mirrors in the store are effectively giant screens, which allow shoppers to request particular clothing items and accessories to match what they’re trying on. The mirror customizes views to the consumer’s preferences, exchanging information with radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips in clothing tags to show them in different lighting – say, a club environment, a restaurant or under natural light. “What’s intriguing to me about that is … this seamless connection, between the retail experience, the experience you have with the associates in the store, the self-guided experience … and this very practical use of RFID-type technology, which doesn’t recognize the individual but it certainly recognizes the product,” LeBlanc says. But if such technology is the future, it has yet to come to B.C., where retailers have typically been slow to adopt new technologies. “Still thinking about, still working on it,” says LeBlanc, drawing a blank when asked to name B.C. retailers who have embraced the latest technology. Indeed, Rick Kohn, who leads the retail practice in the Vancouver office of international accounting firm Deloitte, says B.C. retailers have largely limited their use of technology to back-end functions and smoothing the transaction process. Preliminary interviews for the firm’s annual report on the sector for the Retail Council of Canada – which focuses this year on technology – underscores the cautious approach retailers take when it comes to technological change.

RICK KOHN  |  PARTNER, CONSUMER BUSINESS, DELOITTE

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“Many of them are at that earlier stage where they’re determining where they’re going to place their bets, and they’re going to do that by seeing and learning what the experiences are,” Kohn says. “They’re interested in seeing what’s going to work and what’s not going to work.” The move to mobile devices four years ago highlights retailers’ response to technology for Kohn. Progressive retailers gave staff an iPad to engage directly with customers, develop mailing lists that would facilitate an ongoing connection, and integrate online functions with the in-store experience. However, not all who embraced the technology accepted it. Retailers are still delaying, Kohn says, even as consumers become nimbler in seizing the opportunities mobile offers. What’s really worked for retailers, in Kohn’s view, are tools that make the notoriously tough retail business easier and more cost-effective, such as inventory management tools. Mountain Equipment Co-op, for example, is among the retailers that allow consumers to buy a product not available at the local store and have it shipped to their home or favourite retail location. Similarly, payment technologies have made the check-out experience more efficient. A case in point is the move to swipe-and-pay services, and phone-based accounts that allow taxi users to reserve taxis and be billed via the change in the phone’s GPS co-ordinates. But as Kohn points out, retailers need to be willing to innovate – something a fickle retail environment hasn’t necessarily encouraged. “Retailing is just a hard business. When you need to make significant changes in terms of your approach, it requires an adaptability.” 

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BCTIA INNOVATION HUB: 21ST-CENTURY BARN RAISING Bill Tam  |  British Columbia has more people working at startups than anywhere else in the country

I INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

t takes a whole village to raise a child. This often quoted proverb exists in different forms in many African languages. The essence is that a child’s upbringing is a communal effort. The responsibility is shared with the extended family and the wider community of neighbours and friends. The proverb conveys the African world view that emphasizes the values of relationships, sharing, and self-sacrificing contributions for the good of others. In many ways, it characterizes the virtuous cycle of strong communities. T he B.C. te ch nolog y

industry is among the most vibrant communities anywhere. As a celebrated community of entrepreneurs, we have more people working at startups than anywhere else in the country. The drive and the passion of entrepreneurs are what has fueled Vancouver’s ascent to one of the top startup ecosystems in the world. Translating that startup zeal to grown-up success has been our mission since the founding of the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Last year saw the biggest increase in the growth of the technology industry in more than a decade. KPMG’s 2014 B.C. Technology

Report Card showed that industry revenues climbed to over $23 billion and that tech has outperformed all other sectors and is among the top three industries in the province. Success in B.C. alone isn’t enough. We compete with celebrated tech communities in San Francisco and New York as well as emerging tech capitals in London and Tel Aviv. In order for Vancouver and British Columbia to be among the next great tech hubs, we need to mobilize and invest in our community. Like any successful sports franchise, winning is not about the individual. It’s about the team. 

DIGITAL MEDIA & WIRELESS

$3 billion in revenues 16,500 jobs 1,150 companies

Digital media features companies in video gaming, animation and visual effects, social media, interactive marketing and e-learning. Wireless features companies in all areas of the mobile ecosystem, including mobile operators, platform providers and device manufacturers.

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

$9.5 billion in revenues 20,550 jobs 2,667 companies

Featuring companies in telecommunications, software development, computer services, manufacturing and wholesaling, but excluding wireless and digital media, which have been presented separately for the purposes of this report.

LIFE SCIENCES

$805 million in revenues 8,500 jobs 310 companies

Featuring companies involved in biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, bioproducts and bioenergy, and greater life sciences.

ENGINEERING & OTHER SERVICES

$7.5 billion in revenues 27,480 jobs 3,900 companies

Featuring companies engaged in engineering activities related to design, development and utilization of machines, instruments and services, and companies engaged in scientific research, development and consulting services.

CLEAN TECH

$1.7 billion in revenues 6,400 jobs 202 companies

Featuring companies in energy generation, energy transmission and storage, energy use in transportation, energy efficiency and resource management.

SOURCE: BRITISH COLUMBIA TECHNOLOGY REPORT CARD 2014, KPMG


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individual efforts to truly strengthen the community. We’re fortunate to have many passionate champions and partner organizations that understand that community is not a zero-sum game. A s B rad Feld , co-fou nd er of Techstars, famously said, “Growing the tech community is about attracting more people, more capital, more resources as opposed to competing for limited resources. This is the only way to build the community over the long term.” Strong communities recognize that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Just like it takes a whole village to raise a child, it takes a whole community to grow a tech company. 

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In 2014, the BC tech community came together in a 21st-century act of barn raising. Through the support of founding partners like Global Relay, ACL, BuildDirect, Discovery Parks, Telus, Deloitte, the Government of Canada and a dozen others, we unveiled a new Innovation Hub – a 26,000 -square-foot accelerator space dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and tech companies grow, and to building the next generation of tech successes in B.C. The Hub is an open collaboration space that brings together aspiring entrepreneurs and connects them to customers, investors, partners and community volunteers that share in their passion for growing their companies. Much like the importance of a barn to a 17th-century farmer, the Hub provides all of the essential ingredients to take promising companies to the next level and provide an opportunity for community leaders to pay it forward. The Hub is a platform, but it will take a combination of industry and

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In today’s pressure-driven, hypercompetitive world, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the importance of the community. Back in the 17th and 18th centuries, rural settlers in North America embraced the promise of the New World but faced uncertain conditions and difficult odds. Much like for today’s entrepreneur, there was no playbook. They reaped what they individually sowed.  Yet despite the individual pressures, they gathered regularly as a community in the selfless act of barn raising. At the time, a barn was an essential structure for any farmer. It was a costly and significant undertaking, requiring more resources and labour than a typical family could provide. Barn raising hence became a community endeavour, enlisting members of the community, unpaid, to assist in the building of their neighbors’ barns. Because each member was entitled to recruit others for help, barn raising symbolized the ethos of paying it forward. 

Number of employees SOURCE: KPMG INDUSTRY ANALYSIS FRAMEWORK AND ANALYSIS OF DATA FROM BC STATS PROFILE OF THE BRITISH COLUMBIA HIGH-TECHNOLOGY SECTOR, BC STATS, MARCH 2014


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TECH SECURITY

Big Brother and his helpful little friends ramp up surveillance – and paranoia

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s Big Brother watching you, or watching out for you? That’s a tough question to ponder in a world of big data, unprecedented government surveillance and organized techno-crime. Globally, hundreds of millions of surveillance cameras are positioned to track your every public movement.

Optigo CEO Pook-Ping Yao: Hackers broke into Target’s payment system through its smart heating and ventilation controls | OPTIGO

That doesn’t include an increasingly sophisticated and inexpensive assortment of personal spy gadgets including smartphone video cameras, and recorders concealed in pens, clocks, watches and even thumb drives. Your smart fridge could even spy you on. “Video surveillance is a tool, so it’s neither good nor bad,” according to Alexander Fernandes, CEO of fastgrowing Vancouver-based security company Avigilon. Avigilon’s high-resolution digital cameras and software systems are disrupting a last-century surveillance industry that mostly relies on lower-resolution videotape. “We have a white paper that we’ve titled Responsible Surveillance. When [tools] are used properly they support

the betterment of human existence. If you had a bad government or you have spies, they can use those tools to invade people’s privacy. But the issue is not whether surveillance is good or bad. The issue is what represents an acceptable use of surveillance in a society. “If you are at a bus stop or at a sports arena with 50,000 people, you are going to be on television. But at the same time rioters, thieves, criminals, sexual predators and all the like should not just have carte blanche to get away with everything.” Fernandes believes people worry too much about the “Big Brother” issue and perhaps not enough about the amount of personal information circulating in cyberspace. “The really big invasion of privacy is occurring with your text messages, emails, cellphone conversations. All of that stuff is essentially being scanned all the time.” Cybersecurity is one of the foundations of British Columbia’s digital tech industry, dating back to the late 1990s when Absolute Software got started. Other homegrown companies include Layer 7, acquired in 2013 by New York’s CA Technologies, Fortinet, Sophos and Crystal Decisions, now part of German business software multinational SAP. That pattern of innovation persists today as new opportunities arise with the evolution of digital tech. Vancouver’s Optigo Networks, for example, is focusing on security issues surrounding emerging items such as smart fridges, heating, cooling, lighting and even remote car lock systems. The company has developed Optigo Integrity, a software that monitors and protects smart building networks from cyberattacks. This year, Integrity won the New Product Showcase award at the

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Rise of the B.C. drones

Gasoline made without oil

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ransport Canada regulations require that flying drones be operated within line of sight of the pilot at all times, which has grounded some drone plans in British Columbia. But Noam Kenig, CEO of AerialX, a Vancouver-based company that sells unmanned aerial drones and consulting services, is optimistic that the rule will change as the technology improves. “Transport Canada has laid out a good framework. Now they just have to keep adding to it as the industry improves.” Mark Anthony Wijaya with three fellow students at Simon Fraser University (SFU) have founded Avian Robotics to produce drones for security use. It uses 3D printers to create the components for its machines, each of which can

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be personalized to suit client needs. Avian Robotics has already found its first client in Simon Fraser University, which will use drones as part of its campus security system. Wijaya, who says companies from around the world have approached Avian, is cautious. He wants to focus on delivering a proven product to one client before setting his sights higher.

magine a type of gasoline that is made without oil, produces fewer carbon emissions than a conventional oil refinery and even produces some water as a byproduct. Sound like science fiction? In fact, separating the hydrogen and oxygen atoms from a water molecule and then using it – along with natural gas – to make a low-carbon synthetic gasoline is technologically feasible, given a sufficient amount of power. As with all alternatives to fossil fuels, the biggest hurdle is cost, not technology. Juergen Puetter, founder of Aeolis Wind Power Corp. and Blue Fuel Energy, thinks the time is right to build a “renewable” gasoline plant and that Chetwynd – on the edge of B.C.’s prolific Montney gas

fields – is the ideal spot for it. The first phase of the Sundance Fuels refinery project would produce low-carbon gasoline. A second phase would be a methanol plant. Puetter needs to raise $50 million in private placements to bring the project to a final investment decision. He estimates the two-phase project will cost $3 billion to $4 billion.

Tech security continued International Security Conference in Las Vegas. Optigo CEO Pook-Ping Yao notes that the infamous 2013 hack of Target’s payment systems, exposing credit card and other personal information for 40 million accounts, was initiated through the retailer’s heating and ventilation control management system. “The world is adopting technology to make our buildings more comfortable, more energy-efficient”, Yao says. “But the problem is that these systems are often very insecure, and they can be leveraged to access more sensitive information or they can also be leveraged themselves to create harm. “We focus on protecting the building control systems, the operation of the building, but really it comes down to protecting the people, their information and their safety.” Trulioo, a “Company to Watch” on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 for 2014, provides an international online identity verification service. Trulioo, which has grown to about 30 employees since its 2011 startup, works for companies in the e-commerce, finance, insurance, gaming and social media sectors. “Whatever data is obtained from their customers – first name, last name, mailing address, SIN number – we are able to verify that information and let them know if that person is a match or a no-match based on all of the data sources that we have access to,” Trulioo spokeswoman Kim Hong says. “When we verify identities we’re not storing the data in our software system. We’re just verifying that they are who they say they are. “In regards to privacy, we believe that the individual should have the right to provide consent.” 

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Telus Corp 555 Robson St, Vancouver V6B 3K9 P: 604-697-8044 F: 604-432-9681 www.telus.com Shaw Communications Inc 1067 Cordova St W, Vancouver V6C 3T5 P: 888-472-2222 F: NP www.shaw.ca Bell Canada 2925 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 4X6 P: 604-678-7500 F: NP www.bell.ca Glentel Inc 8501 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N3 P: 604-415-6500 F: 604-415-6565 www.glentel.com Allstream 175 Cordova St W Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1E1 P: 604-638-4319 F: NP www.allstream.com Ericsson Canada Inc 4333 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby V5C 6S6 P: 778-373-7000 F: NP www.ericsson.com/ca Action/BMS Group of Companies 1277 Georgia St E, Vancouver V6A 2A9 P: 604-734-9146 F: 604-222-8575 www.actioncom.ca/ www.bmscom.com Webtech Wireless Inc 4299 Canada Way Suite 215, Burnaby V5G 1H3 P: 604-434-7337 F: 604-434-5270 www.webtechwireless.com Clevest 13911 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3B9 P: 604-214-9700 F: NP www.clevest.com Teliphone Navigata-Westel 1550 Alberni St Suite 300, Vancouver V6G 1A5 P: 604-990-2000 F: NP www.teliphone.ca CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp 248 3rd Ave, Prince Rupert V8J 1L1 P: 250-627-0917 F: NP www.citywest.ca CounterPath 505 Burrard St Suite 300, Vancouver V7X 1M3 P: 604-320-3344 F: 604-320-3399 www.counterpath.com Vecima Networks Inc 771 Vanalman Ave, Victoria V8Z 3B8 P: 250-881-1982 F: 250-881-1974 www.vecima.com Novus Entertainment Inc 112 3rd Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1C8 P: 604-642-6688 F: 604-685-7832 www.novusnow.ca Star Solutions International Inc 4600 Jacombs Rd Suite 120, Richmond V6V 3B1 P: 604-276-0055 F: 604-303-8558 www.starsolutions.com Algo Communication Products Ltd 4500 Beedie St, Burnaby V5J 5L2 P: 604-454-3790 F: 604-437-5726 www.algosolutions.com Norsat International Inc 4020 Viking Way Suite 110, Richmond V6V 2L4 P: 604-821-2800 F: 604-821-2801 www.norsat.com Dali Wireless Canada Inc 8618 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N6 P: 604-420-7760 F: 604-420-7730 www.daliwireless.com HERE, a Nokia business 4350 Still Creek Dr Suite 210, Burnaby V5C 0G5 P: 778-806-4820 F: 604-294-5443 www.here.com ABC Communications 970 Burrard St Unit B4, Vancouver V6Z 2R4 P: 888-235-1174 F: 250-992-3930 www.abccommunications.com

Majority owner(s)

Top local executive(s)

Products/services

Year founded

No. of B.C. staff '15/'14

TSX:T; NYSE:TU

Joe Natale, president and CEO, John Gossling, EVP and CFO, Darren Entwistle, executive chair

Communications products and services

1998

8,200 8,200

Diversified communications company

1966

5,1401 5,140

1880

2,6002 2,6002

TSX:SJR.B; NYSE:SJR J.R. Shaw, executive chair, Peter Bissonnette, president, Bradley Shaw, CEO TSX, NYSE:BCE

George Cope, president and CEO, BCE and Bell Canada

Communications products and services

TSX:GLN

Thomas Skidmore, chair, president and CEO, Jas Boparai, executive VP and CFO

Telecommunications services and mobile solutions in Canada, the U.S., Australia 1963 and the Philippines

540 590

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc

Larry Goerzen, regional vice-president, sales

Wireline voice, data, IT consulting, security and managed services across Canada 1967

200 200

Nasdaq:ERIC; Mark Henderson, president and CEO Communications technology, services and infrastructure 19533 Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Privately held Willy Disler, president and CEO, Brady Carthy, vice- Technology contracting company with expertise in all aspects of electrical, voice, 1973 president data communications and security systems integration

200 2201

TSX:WEW

Andrew Gutman, board chair and interim CEO, Larry Fleet management telematics and GPS/AVL solutions for commercial and Juba, COO, Trevor Greene, CFO, Peter Callaghan, government organizations SVP, sales and marketing

Privately held

Thomas Ligocki, president and CEO

175 160

1999

99 100

Provides software for mobile workforce management and smart-grid operations 2002 exclusively for electric, gas and water utilities

83 88

Investel Capital Corp J. Owen Gilbert, president and chief strategy officer, Managed communications, telephone, Ethernet, Internet and IT services Glen Gregory, chief operating officer, Eric Unrau, SVP, sales and marketing City of Prince Rupert Don Holkestad, CEO, Chris Marett, CFO Telephone, television, Internet, point-to-point data connectivity, fibre connectivity, Ethernet services, hosted PBX and voice services

1957

81 65

1910

80 80

Desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, including SIP- 2002 based softphones, server applications and fixed mobile convergence solutions

74 66

TSX:CCV; Nasdaq:CPAH

Donovan Jones, president and CEO

TSX:VCM

Sumit Kumar, president and CEO, John Hanna, CFO Broadband hardware manufacturer

1988

67 75

Privately held

Donna Robertson, co-president and chief legal Residential broadband: cable TV, Internet, telephone 1996 officer, Doug Holman, co-president and CFO, Alfred Kruger, VP, technical operations Jack Mar, CEO, Eddie Jin, COO Cellular infrastructure equipment including 2G/3G/4G networking equipment for 1994 mobile carriers, public safety, emergency communications and maritime industries Paul Zoehner, director Security, paging and notification products for integration with hosted and 1968 enterprise communication servers

62 53

TSX:NII; Nasdaq:NSATF.OB

Amiee Chan, president and CEO, Arthur Chin, CFO

Wireless communications products and services for remote and challenging applications

57 44

Privately held

Albert Lee, CEO, Shawn Stapleton, CTO

Dali's award-winning RF Router platform provides cellular coverage and capacity 2006 when and where needed

55 37

NYSE:NOK

Raymond Woo, director, product development

Wireless and Internet experiences

20124

50 50

Privately held

Bob Allen, CEO, Chris Allen, president

Specializes in broadband wireless to rural and remote locations throughout B.C. 1989 and Alberta and also provides ADSL, bonded and fibre optic connections in urban environments

445 51

Privately held Privately held

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Telus Corp 555 Robson St, Vancouver V6B 3K9 P: 604-697-8044 F: 604-432-9681 www.telus.com Shaw Communications Inc 1067 Cordova St W, Vancouver V6C 3T5 P: 888-472-2222 F: NP www.shaw.ca Bell Canada 2925 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 4X6 P: 604-678-7500 F: NP www.bell.ca LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services 3680 Gilmore Way, Burnaby V5G 4V8 P: 604-431-5005 F: NP www.lifelabs.com Electronic Arts 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby V5G 4X1 P: 604-456-3600 F: 604-456-5000 www.ea.com SAP Canada Inc 910 Mainland St, Vancouver V6B 1A9 P: 604-681-3435 F: 604-681-2934 www.sap.com Schneider Electric Canada 3700 Gilmore Way, Burnaby V5G 4M1 P: 604-422-2642 F: NP www.schneider-electric.ca Sony Pictures Imageworks 725 Granville Street, Vancouver V7Y 1K4 P: 604-673-2500 F: NP www.imageworks.com McKesson Imaging & Workflow Solutions3 10711 Cambie Rd Suite 130, Richmond V6X 3G5 P: 604-279-5422 F: 604-279-0572 www.mckesson.com MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd 13800 Commerce Pkwy, Richmond V6V 2J3 P: 604-278-3411 F: 604-231-2787 www.mdacorporation.com Cascade Aerospace Inc 1337 Townline Rd, Abbotsford V2T 6E1 P: 604-850-7372 F: 604-557-2566 www.cascadeaerospace.com Hootsuite 5 8th Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1R6 P: 604-681-4668 F: NP www.hootsuite.com Microsoft Canada Inc 1111 Georgia St W Suite 1100, Vancouver V6E 4M3 P: 604-688-9811 F: 604-688-3680 www.microsoft.com/canada Fortinet Inc 4190 Still Creek Dr Suite 400, Burnaby V5C 6C6 P: 604-430-1297 F: 604-293-8885 www.fortinet.com Stemcell Technologies Inc 570 7th Ave W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 1B3 P: 604-877-0713 F: 604-675-7830 www.stemcell.com Creation Technologies 3939 North Fraser Way, Burnaby V5J 5J2 P: 604-430-4336 F: 604-430-4337 www.creationtech.com Viking Air Ltd 1959 de Havilland Way, Sidney V8L 5V5 P: 250-656-7227 F: 250-656-0673 www.vikingair.com PMC-Sierra Inc 8555 Baxter Pl, Burnaby V5A 4V7 P: 604-415-6000 F: 604-415-6200 www.pmcs.com HP Advanced Solutions Inc 4464 Markham St Suite 2200, Victoria V8Z 7X8 P: 250-405-4500 F: 250-405-4422 www.hpadvancedsolutions.com Alpha Technologies Ltd 7700 Riverfront Gate, Burnaby V5J 5M4 P: 604-436-5900 F: 604-436-1233 www.alpha.ca

Top executive(s)

Products/services

Head office

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

Joe Natale, president and CEO, John Gossling, EVP and CFO, Darren Entwistle, executive chair

Communications products and services

Vancouver

1998

8,200/ 8,200

J.R. Shaw, executive chair, Peter Bissonnette, president, Bradley Shaw, CEO

Diversified communications company

Calgary

1966

5,1401/ 5,140

George Cope, president and CEO, BCE and Bell Canada

Communications products and services

Montreal

1880

2,6002/ 2,6002

Sue Paish, president and CEO

Laboratory testing services

Toronto

1969

2,000/ 2,000

Jon Lutz, VP, financial planning and strategy, Matt Bilbey, SVP and group GM

Interactive entertainment software

Redwood City, Calif.

1982

1,300/ 1,300

Kirsten Sutton, vice-president and managing director, SAP Labs Canada

Business management software, ERP (enterprise resource management) Walldorf, solutions, analytics, mobile, collaboration in the cloud Germany

1972

1,100/ 1,100

Serge Goldenberg, SVP, solar business

Energy and power monitoring systems, power and automation solutions, Rueil1836 electrical distribution network management Malmaison, France Academy Award-winning visual effects and animation unit of the Sony Culver City, Calif. 1992 Pictures Motion Picture Group

750/ 730

Erkan Akyuz, president

Digital image management, hospital systems

San Francisco, Calif.

1988

645/ 750

Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO

Global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide

Richmond

1969

609/ 545

Barry Marsden, CEO, David Schellenberg, president

Specialty aerospace and defence contractor focused on providing longterm integrated aircraft support programs

NP

1969

6001/ 600

Ryan Holmes, CEO

Social relationship platform management from one integrated dashboard Vancouver with more than 10 million users

2008

580/ 380

Janet Kennedy, president

Development and sale of computer software and games

1985

5501/ 550

Ken Xie, founder, board chair and CEO , Michael Xie, founder, Worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in Sunnyvale, Calif. 2000 president and CTO unified threat management

5181/ 518

Allen Eaves, president and CEO

Cell separation, culture media, antibodies, instruments, education and contract assay services

Vancouver

1993

515/ 482

Geoff Reed, chairman, Bhawnesh Mathur, president and CEO

Contract electronic design and manufacturing services provider

Burnaby

1991

460/ 450

Manufacturer of new Twin Otter aircraft and spare parts, engineering and Victoria 1970 maintenance support for entire fleet of legacy de Havilland (DHC-1 through DHC-7) aircraft Greg Lang, president and CEO, Colin Harris, COO and VP, GM, Semiconductor innovator transforming networks that connect, move and Sunnyvale, Calif. 1984 communications business unit store big data

460/ NP

Nadine Harrison, VP, human resources, Nataly Mayrand, VP, Business process and information technology outsourcing services finance and administration

Victoria

2004

4051/ 405

Mark Schnarr, president and CEO, John Kalbfleisch, COO, Sam Wong, CFO, David Boroevich, CMO, Victor Goncalves, CTO

Burnaby

1975

364/ 453

Randy Lake, executive vice-president and general manager

Mississauga, Ont.

David Curtis, president and CEO

Delivering solutions that solve unique powering challenges in the world's biggest and most advanced communications networks

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Sage 13888 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 0A3 P: 604-207-9480 F: NP www.sage.com Global Relay 220 Cambie St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2M9 P: 604-484-6630 F: 604-608-2941 www.globalrelay.com Vision Critical 200 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1S4 P: 604-647-1980 F: 604-647-1005 www.visioncritical.com Disney Interactive 1628 Dickson Ave Suite 500, Kelowna V1Y 9X1 P: 250-868-8622 F: NP www.clubpenguin.com Sierra Wireless Inc 13811 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3A4 P: 604-231-1100 F: 604-231-1109 www.sierrawireless.com Sierra Systems 1177 Hastings St W Suite 2500, Vancouver V6E 2K3 P: 604-688-1371 F: 604-688-6482 www.sierrasystems.com Ballard Power Systems Inc 9000 Glenlyon Pkwy, Burnaby V5J 5J8 P: 604-454-0900 F: 604-412-4700 www.ballard.com Absolute Software Corp 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 1600, Vancouver V7X 1K8 P: 604-730-9851 F: 604-730-2621 www.absolute.com Top Producer Systems 10271 Shellbridge Way Suite 300, Richmond V6X 2W8 P: 800-821-3657 F: 604-270-8218 www.topproducer.com Annex Consulting Group Inc 1075 Georgia St W Suite 1300, Vancouver V6E 3C9 P: 604-638-8878 F: 604-639-8885 www.annexgroup.com Delta Controls Inc 17850 56 Ave, Surrey V3S 1C7 P: 604-574-9444 F: 604-574-7793 www.deltacontrols.com Point Grey Research Inc 12051 Riverside Way, Richmond V6W 1K7 P: 604-242-9937 F: 604-242-9938 www.ptgrey.com Océ Display Graphics Systems 13251 Delf Pl, Richmond V6V 2A2 P: 604-273-7730 F: 604-273-2775 www.oce.com ZE PowerGroup Inc 5920 No 2 Rd Suite 130, Richmond V7C 4R9 P: 604-244-1469 F: 604-244-1675 www.ze.com The Active Network 6400 Roberts St Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4C9 P: 800-661-1196 F: 604-432-9708 www.activenetwork.com Allstream 175 Cordova St W Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1E1 P: 604-638-4319 F: NP www.allstream.com Ericsson Canada Inc 4333 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby V5C 6S6 P: 778-373-7000 F: NP www.ericsson.com/ca Honeywell Process Solutions 500 Brooksbank Ave, North Vancouver V7J 3S4 P: 604-980-3421 F: 604-980-0120 www.honeywell.com Quartech Systems Ltd 2160 Springer Ave Suite 200, Burnaby V5B 3M7 P: 604-291-9686 F: 604-291-0243 www.quartech.com Pacific Insight Electronics Corp 1155 Insight Dr, Nelson V1L 5P5 P: 250-354-1155 F: 250-505-2131 www.pacificinsight.com

Top executive(s)

Products/services

Head office

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

Nancy Harris, senior vice-president and general manager, Canada

Business management software, solutions and services for small and mid-sized businesses

Richmond

1981

338/ 365

Cloud-based electronic message archiving, supervision and e-discovery solutions for the global financial sector and other highly regulated industries Scott Miller, CEO, Andrew Reid, founder, president and chief Provides a cloud-based customer intelligence platform allowing product officer companies to build engaged, secure communities of customers

Vancouver

1999

330/ 265

Vancouver

2000

320/ 317

Natalia Strauch, director, studio operations, Charity Gerbrandt, director, product development

Interactive software company; creator of Club Penguin

Kelowna

2005

300/ 3001

Jason Cohenour, CEO

Hardware, software and services for connected devices

Richmond

1993

2871/ 287

Cal Yonker, CEO, Brian Fees, CFO

IT and management consulting services, systems integration and managed services

Vancouver

1966

286/ 300

Randy MacEwen, president and CEO

Development, manufacture, sale and servicing of clean-energy hydrogen fuel cells

Burnaby

1979

281/ 274

Geoff Haydon, CEO, Errol Olsen, CFO

Embedded, persistent end-point security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones

Vancouver

1993

251/ 253

Tommy Lee, VP, software engineering, Ryan Green, senior director, product management

Real estate sales and marketing solutions

Richmond

1982

248/ 254

Stacey Cerniuk, president and CEO

IT and management consulting services including recruitment (e.g., contract, permanent staffing, pass-through) and outsourced solutions

Vancouver

1998

240/ 202

Brian Goodchild, president, Raymond Rae, vice-president

Intelligent building controls, access controls, lighting controls, web-based Surrey operator-interface gateways

1980

229/ 1901

Rod Barman, president, director of engineering

Designer and manufacturer of high-performance digital cameras for Richmond industrial, life science and traffic applications; offering a comprehensive portfolio of USB 3.0, GigE, FireWire, USB 2.0 and Camera Link products Office digital printing and copying systems, high-speed digital production Venlo, small-format printers, wide-format digital printing systems Netherlands

1997

210/ 180

20102

2071/ 207

Zak El-Ramly, president, Aiman El-Ramly, COO

Software development and consulting firm that provides products and services for energy, commodities, industrial and financial markets

Richmond

1995

205/ 195

Darko Dejanovic, CEO, Sejal Pietrzak, chief administrative officer

Organization-based cloud computing applications

San Diego, Calif. 1998

2001/ 2001

Larry Goerzen, regional vice-president, sales

Wireline voice, data, IT consulting, security and managed services across Canada

Toronto, Ont.

1967

200/ 200

Mark Henderson, president and CEO

Communications technology, services and infrastructure

Stockholm, Sweden

19533

200/ 2201

Gary Burma, site manager and technical director

Advanced sensing, control and actuation technologies for industrial processes

Morristown, N.J. 1972

200/ 200

Landon Kitagawa, president

IT services including outsourcing and consulting

Burnaby

1984

200/ 220

J. Cowan McKinney, chairman of the board, Stuart Ross, president and CEO

Electronic and LED design and manufacturing for the automotive and commercial vehicle industries

Nelson

1989

1951/ 195

Warren Roy, founder and CEO, Shannon Rogers, president and general counsel

Attilio Mainoli, president and CEO, Dale Mortimer, director, marketing

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Microserve 4295 Dawson St, Burnaby V5C 4B3 P: 604-473-9883 F: 604-473-9887 www.microserve.ca Capcom Vancouver 4401 Still Creek Dr Suite 200, Burnaby V5C 6G9 P: 604-299-5626 F: 604-299-5653 www.capcomvancouver.com ACL Services Ltd 1550 Alberni St, Vancouver V6G 1A5 P: 604-669-4225 F: 604-669-3557 www.acl.com Bench.co Downtown location, Vancouver P: 778-386-2994 F: NP www.bench.co PNI Digital Media Inc 425 Carrall St Suite 100, Vancouver V6B 6E3 P: 604-893-8955 F: 604-893-8966 www.pnimedia.com QuickMobile Inc 1008 Homer St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2X1 P: 604-875-0403 F: NP www.quickmobile.com Sophos Inc 580 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1W6 P: 604-484-6400 F: 604-484-6499 www.sophos.com ABB (formerly Ventyx) 10651 Shellbridge Way Bldg 3, Richmond V6X 2W8 P: 604-207-6000 F: 604-207-6060 www.abb.com/ca Ampco Manufacturers Inc2 9 Burbidge St Suite 101, Coquitlam V3K 7B2 P: 604-472-3800 F: 604-944-4068 www.ampcomfg.com StarDyne Technologies Inc 1632 Dickson Ave Suite 400, Kelowna V1Y 7T2 P: 250-469-7600 F: 250-763-7931 www.stardynetech.com Neovasc Inc 13562 Maycrest Way Suite 5138, Richmond V6V 2J7 P: 604-270-4344 F: 604-270-4384 www.neovasc.com FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 P: 604-662-8407 F: 604-662-8409 www.fcv.ca Real Estate Webmasters 223 Commercial St, Nanaimo V9R 5G8 P: 250-753-9893 F: NP www.realestatewebmasters.com Relic Entertainment 1040 Hamilton St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2R9 P: 604-801-6577 F: 604-801-6578 www.relic.com Traction on Demand 2700 Production Way Suite 500, Burnaby V5A 0C2 P: 604-620-6040 F: NP www.tractionondemand.com QHR Technologies Inc 1620 Dickson Ave Suite 300, Kelowna V1Y 9Y2 P: 888-550-5004 F: 866-577-1075 www.qhrtechnologies.com Roadhouse Interactive Ltd 348 7th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1M4 P: 604-259-2260 F: 604-259-2254 www.roadhouseinteractive.com United Front Games 1128 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2X6 P: 604-687-4263 F: 604-687-4264 www.unitedfrontgames.com D-Wave Systems Inc 3033 Beta Ave, Burnaby V5G 4M9 P: 604-630-1428 F: 604-630-1434 www.dwavesys.com Hothead Games Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 350, Vancouver V5T 4T5 P: 604-605-0018 F: 604-605-0017 www.hotheadgames.com

Top executive(s)

Products/services

Head office

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

Spud Matthews, president

Information technology solutions and services

Burnaby

1987

193/ 183

Joe Nickolls, studio director, Kiichiro Urata, CEO

Unannounced projects

Osaka, Japan

2005

189/ 260

Harald Will, executive chair, Laurie Schultz, president and CEO

Cloud-based audit and risk management software with data analysis for finance, governance, risk and compliance professionals

Vancouver

1987

175/ 173

Ian Crosby, co-founder and CEO, Jordan Menashy, cofounder, VP of people and marketing

Pairs intuitive software with a dedicated professional bookkeeper to organize the financials of small- to mid-sized businesses

Vancouver

2012

175/ 100

Kyle Hall, vice-president and general manager

Software platform for retailers that offers on-demand personalized products for sale online, from in-store kiosks and from mobile devices

Vancouver

1995

165/ 150

Jim Udall, CTO, Praveen Gupta, COO and CFO, Craig Brennan, CEO

Feature-rich and enterprise-grade mobile event applications for all mobile Vancouver platforms

2006

1581/ 182

Bruce McDonald, vice-president and general manager

Encryption, end-point security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs

Boston, Mass.; Oxford, U.K.

1985

1501/ NP

Tony Phipps, director, product marketing

Enterprise software and services for asset-intensive industries such as energy, mining, public infrastructure and transportation

Atlanta, Ga.

1976

1401/ 140

Dann Konkin, president and CEO

Screen and digitally printed graphics and labels, interface display solutions, custom parts and components

Coquitlam

1967

138/ 130

David Burke, CEO, Brad Imrich, president

Focuses on strategic investments in businesses providing market-leading Kelowna software and related services to the public sector, primarily the local government and education markets Developer, manufacturer and marketer of cardiovascular devices Richmond

2001

135/ 130

2000

1321/ 132

Johann Starke, president and CEO, Derek Whyte, COO

Integrated agency that creates powerful customer experiences through capabilities in enterprise and consumer technology

Vancouver

2005

131/ 128

Morgan Carey, CEO, owner, founder

End-to-end technology solutions including custom websites, marketing and consulting for top real estate professionals

Nanaimo

2004

130/ NP

Justin Dowdeswell, general manager

Premium AAA RTS games

Tokyo, Japan

1997

130/ 1001

Greg Malpass, CEO and founder, Mike Winterfield, COO, Andrew Buckley, executive vice-president

Salesforce.com and cloud technology implementation and enhancement Burnaby services, software development and consulting, marketing automation, big data, force.com development Secure medical record management, tools for virtual care and secure data Kelowna transfer

2006

130/ 110

1997

128/ 105

James Hursthouse, CEO, Tarrnie Williams, president

Warhammer 40,000: Carnage, Red Bull Air Race, Food Battle, FRS Ski Cross, Trophy Bingo

Vancouver

2009

120/ 82

Stephen van der Mescht, CEO

ModNation Racers, Sleeping Dogs, LittleBigPlanet Karting, Sleeping Dogs: Vancouver Definitive Edition, Triad Wars

2007

120/ 120

Vern Brownell, president and CEO, Warren Wall, EVP and COO

Development of a new class of high-performance computing system

Burnaby

1999

119/ 98

Vancouver

2006

110/ 80

Alexei Marko, CEO

Al Hildebrandt, president and CEO, Jerry Diener, CFO

Ian Wilkinson, president and CEO, Vlad Ceraldi, director, Independent game developer and publisher game development, Joel DeYoung, director, game technology

Sources: Interviews with above companies and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide an update by deadline. NP Not provided 1 - BIV estimate 2 - A.k.a. Ampco Grafix and Innovative Signage

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100 companies tech companies B.C. Top 100Top tech ininB.C.

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RANKED BY | Number of employees in B.C. in 2015 in B.C. in 2015 RANKED BY | Number of employees Rank Company '15

61 62 63 64 65 65 67 67 69 70 71 71 71 74

600

Top executive(s)

Products/services

Head office

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

Roland Laird, president, Tom Zaban, executive vicepresident, sales and marketing

Internet-connected building controls for commercial buildings

Victoria

1986

107/ 89

500

Vari Ghai, chairman and CEO

Wireless mobile data solutions

Richmond

1988

1061/ 1061

Jack Newton, president and CEO, Rian Gauvreau, COO

Web-based legal management software

Burnaby

2007

104/ NP

Don Murray, Dale Lutz, co-founders and co-CEOs

Maker of FME and spatial data transformation technology; FME makes it possible to transform spatial data to use and share

Surrey

1993

1032/ 103

Peter Sobotka, CEO, Sam Shi, CTO

Develops and manufactures communication solutions addressing global needs for low-cost and low-carbon broadband communication and for smart-grid applications Provider of experience-driven commerce technology and expertise

Vancouver

1999

100/ NP

Vancouver

2000

100/ 127

Mark Murray, president and CEO

Advancing RNA interference therapeutics to treat disease

Burnaby

1992

99/ 99

Andrew Gutman, interim president and CEO, Larry Juba, COO, Trevor Greene, CFO, Peter Callaghan, SVP, sales and marketing Hong-Yee Wong, founding CEO

Fleet management telematics and GPS/AVL solutions for commercial and Burnaby government organizations

1999

99/ 100

Mobile entertainment software, mobile social games

Vancouver

2003

98/ 83

Randall Burrell, senior vice-president and general manager

Supply chain management and logistics software

Cleveland, Ohio 1981

972/ 97

Mark Pillon, president, Paul Vasvary, business development Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) manager

Burnaby

1988

92/ 91

Doug Goertzen, CEO

Kardium is developing the Globe mapping and ablation system, an investigational medical device used in the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation Computer software, data connectivity solutions

Burnaby

2007

92/ 89

Vancouver

1991

92/ 75

Tom Gill, president

Manufactures mobile surveillance and real-time fleet management solutions designed for the transit, school bus and coach industries

Coquitlam

1999

91/ 89

Ken Nakatani, studio head and executive producer

Transformers: Battle Tactics, Super Battle Tactics, Cupcake Carnival, Military Masters, Go Go Ghost

Tokyo, Japan

2012

90/ 72

Scott Ross, CEO, Mitchell Ngai, COO

Managed services, product integration, consulting

New Westminster

1977

86/ 81

Ross Beaty, executive chair, John Carson, CEO, Lynda Freeman, CFO

Renewable energy producer with operations in North America, South America, Iceland and Europe

Vancouver

2008

85/ 65

Thomas Ligocki, president and CEO

Provides software for mobile workforce management and smart-grid operations exclusively for electric, gas and water utilities

Richmond

2002

83/ 88

Ted DeVries, president and CEO

Dental practice management software development

Coquitlam

1985

83/ NP

Steve Gully, president

Partner to top-tier consumer brands for the development and strategy of Vancouver mobile application software for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone

2000

822/ 82

Reliable Controls Corp 120 Hallowell Rd, Victoria V9A 7K2 P: 250-475-2036 F: 250-475-2096 www.reliablecontrols.com DDS Wireless International Inc 11920 Forge Pl, Richmond V7A 4V9 P: 604-241-1441 F: 604-241-1440 www.ddswireless.com Clio (Themis Solutions Inc) 4611 Canada Way Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4X3 P: 888-858-2546 F: NP www.clio.com Safe Software 7445 132 St Suite 2017, Surrey V3W 1J8 P: 604-501-9985 F: 604-501-9965 www.safe.com Corinex Communications Corp 1090 Pender St W Suite 1000, Vancouver V6E 2N7 P: 604-692-0520 F: 604-694-0061 www.corinex.com Elastic Path Software 455 Granville St Suite 300, Vancouver V6C 1T1 P: 604-408-8078 F: 604-408-8079 www.elasticpath.com Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp 8900 Glenlyon Pkwy Suite 100, Burnaby V5J 5J8 P: 604-419-3200 F: 604-419-3201 www.tekmira.com Webtech Wireless Inc 4299 Canada Way Suite 215, Burnaby V5G 1H3 P: 604-434-7337 F: 604-434-5270 www.webtechwireless.com IUGO Mobile Entertainment 369 Terminal Ave Suite 200, Vancouver V6A 4C4 P: 604-687-6876 F: 604-687-6867 www.iugome.com TruckMate Solutions Center (subsidiary of TMW Systems Inc) 20486 64 Ave Suite 200, Langley V2Y 2V5 P: 800-663-0626 F: 604-533-8562 www.tmwsystems.com Dorigo Systems Ltd 3885 Henning Dr, Burnaby V5C 6N5 P: 604-294-4600 F: 604-294-4609 www.dorigo.com Kardium Inc 8518 Glenlyon Pkwy Suite 155, Burnaby V5J 0B6 P: 604-248-8891 F: 604-304-3478 www.kardium.com Simba Technologies Inc 938 8th Ave W, Vancouver V5Z 1E5 P: 604-633-0008 F: 604-633-0004 www.simba.com Seon Design Inc 3B Burbidge St Unit 111, Coquitlam V3K 7B2 P: 604-941-0880 F: 604-941-0870 www.seon.com DeNA Studios Canada (DeNA Vancouver) 860 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2W5 P: 604-336-0140 F: 604-336-0141 www.denastudioscanada.com Avocette 610 Sixth St Suite 202, New Westminster V3L 3C2 P: 604-395-6000 F: 604-395-6004 www.avocette.com Alterra Power Corp 888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 3K4 P: 604-669-4999 F: 604-682-3727 www.alterrapower.ca Clevest 13911 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3B9 P: 604-214-9700 F: NP www.clevest.com Exan Group 1963 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam V3K 3T8 P: 604-468-6820 F: 604-468-6850 www.exangroup.com Atimi Software Inc 550 Burrard St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 2B5 P: 778-372-2767 F: 778-372-2801 www.atimi.com

400 300 200 100 0

Harry Chemko, co-founder and CEO, Mark Williams, cofounder and executive vice-president

Amyn Rajan, CEO, George Chow, CTO

There are certain things that just make Vancouver, Vancouver 76 Landmarks, nature, traditions. And of course, Business in Vancouver 77 n fact, from our perspective, so intertwined are we within the city There are certain things that just make Vancouver, Vancouver. 78 dynamic, the two are essentially equal parts of the whole. It’s easy, really Landmarks, nature, traditions. And of course, Business in Vancouver. 78 In fact, from our perspective, in so Vancouver. intertwined are we within the city Business + Vancouver = Business 80 75

dynamic, the two are essentially equal parts of the whole. It’s easy, really: Business + Vancouver = Business in Vancouver.

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81 82 82 82 82 82 87 87 87 87 91 91 93 93 95 96 97 98 99 100

Teliphone Navigata-Westel 1550 Alberni St Suite 300, Vancouver V6G 1A5 P: 604-990-2000 F: NP www.teliphone.ca CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp 248 3rd Ave, Prince Rupert V8J 1L1 P: 250-627-0917 F: NP www.citywest.ca DNA Data Networking and Assemblies Ltd 8057 North Fraser Way, Burnaby V5J 5M8 P: 604-439-1099 F: 604-439-1187 www.dnadata.net Next Level Games 208 Robson St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 6A1 P: 604-484-6111 F: 604-464-6112 www.nextlevelgames.com Peer 1 Hosting 555 Hastings St W Suite 1000, Vancouver V6B 4N5 P: 604-683-7747 F: 604-683-4634 www.peer1.ca Visier Inc 575 8th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V5Z 0C4 P: 778-331-6950 F: 778-331-6951 www.visier.com Aquatic Informatics Inc 1111 Georgia St W Suite 2400, Vancouver V6E 4M3 P: 604-873-2782 F: 604-873-2750 www.aquaticinformatics.com iQmetrix 250 Howe St Suite 1210, Vancouver V6C 3R8 P: 866-476-3874 F: 604-568-0462 www.iqmetrix.com Metasoft Systems Inc 353 Water St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1B8 P: 604-683-6711 F: 604-683-6704 www.meta-soft.com Plentyoffish 555 Hastings St W, Vancouver V6B 4N5 P: 604-692-2542 F: NP www.pof.com CounterPath 505 Burrard St Suite 300, Vancouver V7X 1M3 P: 604-320-3344 F: 604-320-3399 www.counterpath.com UNIT4 Business Software 4420 Chatterton Way Suite 201, Victoria V8X 5J2 P: 250-704-4450 F: 250-704-4492 www.unit4software.com EnerNOC3 576 Seymour St Suite 600, Vancouver V6B 3K1 P: 778-331-0500 F: 778-331-0501 www.enernoc.com TIO Networks Corp 250 Howe St Suite 1500, Vancouver V6C 3R8 P: 604-298-4636 ext 250 F: 604-298-4216 www.tionetworks.com JDSU 1100 Melville St Suite 915, Vancouver V6E 4A6 P: 604-692-0778 F: 604-692-0779 www.jdsu.com Vecima Networks Inc 771 Vanalman Ave, Victoria V8Z 3B8 P: 250-881-1982 F: 250-881-1974 www.vecima.com Response Biomedical Corp 1781 75th Ave W, Vancouver V6P 6P2 P: 604-456-6010 F: 604-456-6066 www.responsebio.com Delta-Q Technologies Corp 3755 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby V5G 3H3 P: 604-327-8244 F: 604-327-8246 www.delta-q.com Novus Entertainment Inc 112 3rd Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1C8 P: 604-642-6688 F: 604-685-7832 www.novusnow.ca Allocadia Software Inc 1066 Hastings St W Suite 1410, Vancouver V6E 3X1 P: 866-684-0935 F: NP www.allocadia.com

Top executive(s)

Products/services

Head office

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

J. Owen Gilbert, president and chief strategy officer, Glen Gregory, chief operating officer, Eric Unrau, SVP, sales and marketing Don Holkestad, CEO, Chris Marett, CFO

Managed communications, telephone, Ethernet, Internet and IT services

Vancouver

1957

81/ 65

Telephone, television, Internet, point-to-point data connectivity, fibre connectivity, Ethernet services, hosted PBX and voice services

Prince Rupert

1910

80/ 80

Marty Pashak, president, John Stewart, vice-president

Manufacturer and distributor supplying a wide spectrum of industries including automotive, fuel cell, mining and medical

Burnaby

1997

801/ 80

Douglas Tronsgard, CEO

Video game developers working directly for Nintendo; currently working on Vancouver an unannounced title

2002

80/ 70

Tony Ciciretto, president and CEO

Hosting provider specializing in managed hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and cloud services

Vancouver

1999

80/ NP

John Schwarz, co-founder and CEO, Ryan Wong, co-founder Provides workforce analytics and planning solutions and CTO

Vancouver

2010

802/ 552

Ed Quilty, president and CEO

AQUARIUS Time-Series software for environmental monitoring

Vancouver

2003

75/ 60

Christopher Krywulak, president and CEO

Provider of retail management solutions for the North American and Australian retail industry

Vancouver

1999

75/ 83

Trevor Skillen, president and CEO

SaaS-based funding information and CRM database for the non-profit sector worldwide

Vancouver

1988

75/ 83

Markus Frind, CEO

Online dating service

Vancouver

2003

75/ 75

Donovan Jones, president and CEO

Vancouver

2002

74/ 66

Shelley Zapp, president and CEO

Desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, including SIP-based softphones, server applications and fixed mobile convergence solutions Enterprise resource planning and financial management software

Victoria

1980

74/ 78

David Helliwell, VP, utility solutions

Energy intelligence software

Boston, Mass.

2001

70/ 52

Hamed Shahbazi, founder and CEO

Cloud-based multi-channel bill payment processor

Vancouver

1997

70/ 70

Thomas Waechter, president and CEO

Assists customers with navigating network technology transformation

Milpitas, Calif.

1999

69/ 61

Sumit Kumar, president and CEO, John Hanna, CFO

Broadband hardware manufacturer

Victoria

1988

67/ 75

Anthony Holler, interim CEO, Bill Adams, CFO

Diagnostic products for cardiac disease, infectious diseases, West Nile virus and biodefence

Vancouver

1991

651/ 65

Ken Fielding, president and CEO

Battery chargers based on high-efficiency power conversion technology with digital software control for electric vehicle manufacturers

Burnaby

1999

63/ 574

Vancouver

1996

62/ 53

NP

2010

60/ 50

Donna Robertson, co-president and chief legal officer, Doug Residential broadband: cable TV, Internet, telephone Holman, co-president and CFO, Alfred Kruger, VP, technical operations Kristine Steuart, CEO, Katherine Berry, CPO, Richard Sharp, Marketing planning, budgeting, analysis, performance and operations COO, James Thomas, CMO, Ryan Marples, CTO

Sources: Interviews with above companies and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide an update by deadline. NP Not provided 1 - BIV estimate 2 - Does not include students or contractors 3 - EnerNOC acquired Pulse Energy in December 2014 4 - 2013 figure

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alternative-energy companies in BiggestBiggest alternative energy companies inB.C. B.C. RANKED BY | Number of B.C. of employees in 2015 RANKED BY | Number B.C. employees in 2015 Rank '15

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 19

Company

Top local executive(s)

Areas of research

Year founded

B.C. staff '15/'14

Schneider Electric Canada 3700 Gilmore Way, Burnaby V5G 4M1 P: 604-422-2642 F: NP www.schneider-electric.ca Westport Innovations Inc 1750 75th Ave W Suite 101, Vancouver V6P 6G2 P: 604-718-2000 F: 604-718-2001 www.westport.com Endurance Wind Power Inc 19347 24 Ave Suite 101, Surrey V3Z 3S9 P: 604-579-9463 F: 604-542-9463 www.endurancewindpower.com Alterra Power Corp 888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 3K4 P: 604-669-4999 F: 604-682-3727 www.alterrapower.ca EnerNOC2 576 Seymour St Suite 600, Vancouver V6B 3K1 P: 778-331-0500 F: 778-331-0501 www.enernoc.com Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd 8128 River Way, Delta V4G IK5 P: 604-946-9981 F: 604-946-9983 www.analyticsystems.com Delta-Q Technologies Corp 3755 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby V5G 3H3 P: 604-327-8244 F: 604-327-8246 www.delta-q.com General Fusion Inc 3680 Bonneville Pl Suite 108, Burnaby V3N 4T5 P: 604-439-3003 F: NP www.generalfusion.com Corvus Energy Ltd 13155 Delf Pl Suite 220, Richmond V6V 2J2 P: 604-227-0280 F: 604-227-0281 www.corvus-energy.com Innergex Renewable Energy Inc 666 Burrard St Suite 200, Vancouver V6C 2X8 P: 604-633-9990 F: 604-633-9991 www.innergex.com Greenlight Innovation Corp 3430 Brighton Ave Suite 104A , Burnaby V5A 3H4 P: 604-676-4012 F: 604-676-4111 www.greenlightinnovation.com Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc 4510 Beedie St, Burnaby V5J 5L2 P: 604-456-0504 F: NP www.inventysinc.com ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc 8765 Ash St Unit 1, Vancouver V6P 6T3 P: 604-558-1406 F: NP www.zincnyx.com Sea Breeze Power Corp 333 Seymour St Suite 1400, Vancouver V6B 5A6 P: 604-689-2991 F: 604-689-2990 www.seabreezepower.com Synex International Inc 1444 Alberni St Suite 400, Vancouver V6G 2Z4 P: 604-688-8271 F: 604-688-1286 www.synex.com HydroRun Technologies Ltd 1050 Pender St W Suite 650, Vancouver V6E 4T3 P: 604-998-6082 F: NP www.hydrorun.ca Quantum Wind Power Systems Inc4 1999 Highway 97 South Unit 232, West Kelowna V1Z 1B2 P: 888-700-1251 F: 888-700-1251 www.quantumwind.com Clean Current Power Systems Inc 660 Evans Ave, Vancouver V6A 2K9 P: 604-602-1222 F: 604-602-1221 www.cleancurrent.com

Serge Goldenberg, SVP, solar business

Solar and backup power; RV, marine and commercial vehicle products; power monitoring and measurement equipment

1836

750 730

David Demers, CEO, William (Bill) Larkin, VP, corporate development, Ashoka Achuthan, CFO

Alternative engine technologies, commercial products available

1995

460 468

Glenn Johnson, CEO

Manufacturer of distributed wind turbines in the 50kW-225kW 2007 class

90 771

Ross Beaty, executive chair, John Carson, CEO, Lynda Freeman, CFO

Renewable power producer active in North America, Latin America and Europe

2008

85 65

David Helliwell, VP, utility solutions

Building energy management software

2001

70 52

Jim Hargrove, owner and president, Bill Walker, vice-president, sales and marketing

Designs and manufactures a complete range of highperformance power conversion products

1976

68 65

Ken Fielding, president and CEO

Battery chargers for electric vehicles and industrial equipment 1999

63 571

Michel Laberge, president, Susan Koch, CFO, Nathan Gilliland, CEO

New, patent-pending concept based on a recent development 2002 in fusion research called magnetized target fusion

633 633

Andrew Morden, CEO

High-power industrial lithium-ion batteries

2009

60 65

Richard Blanchet, SVP, western region

Wind, run-of-river hydro and solar energy projects

1990

451 45

Ross Bailey, president and CEO

38 25

André Boulet, CEO

Supplier of test systems and industrial automation equipment 2008 used for developing and manufacturing, fuel cells, batteries and hydrogen electrolyzers Gas separation, CO2 capture 2007

Suresh Singh, president and CEO

Renewable zinc-air fuel cell

2012

25 25

Paul Manson, president and CEO

Renewable generation and transmission developer

1990

20 20

Greg Sunell, president

Energy development and operations

1984

17 23

Joel Atwater, CTO

NP

15 5

2001

14 12

2001

123 101

Jamie Houssian, principal

Developing technology that generates reliable, affordable, base-load electricity from the natural flow of rivers without using dams, diversions or harm to ecosystems Designing, engineering and manufacturing wind turbine systems specifically designed for commercial class applications Renewable energy generation from water flows including tidal stream, ocean current and river; fault-tolerant permanent magnet generators for use in hostile conditions such as wave, offshore wind and subsea/submersible motor uses Renewable energy

2007

9 6

Rob Baxter, principal

Sales and installation of solar energy systems

2004

9 6

Elemental Energy Inc 666 Burrard St Suite 3260, Vancouver V6C 2X8 P: 604-648-6630 F: 604-648-6606 www.elementalenergy.ca Vancouver Renewable Energy 130 Broadway W, Vancouver V5Y 1P3 P: 778-869-8333 F: 604-909-1988 www.vrec.ca

Sources: Interviews with above companies and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide ranking information by deadline. NP Not provided 1 - 2013 figure 2 - EnerNOC acquired Pulse Energy in December 2014 3 - BIV estimate 4 - A division of West Energy Group

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700

RANKED BY | 2014 revenue RANKED BY | 2014 revenue Rank Company '15

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

600

Top executive(s)

500

Telus Corp 555 Robson St, Vancouver V6B 3K9 P: 604-697-8044 F: 604-432-9681 www.telus.com MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd 13800 Commerce Pkwy, Richmond V6V 2J3 P: 604-278-3411 F: 604-231-2787 www.mdacorporation.com Sierra Wireless Inc 13811 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3A4 P: 604-231-1100 F: 604-231-1109 www.sierrawireless.com Creation Technologies 3939 North Fraser Way, Burnaby V5J 5J2 P: 604-430-4336 F: 604-430-4337 www.creationtech.com Avigilon Corp 858 Beatty St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1C1 P: 604-629-5182 F: 604-629-5183 www.avigilon.com Westport Innovations Inc 1750 75th Ave W Suite 101, Vancouver V6P 6G2 P: 604-718-2000 F: 604-718-2001 www.westport.com iQmetrix 250 Howe St Suite 1210, Vancouver V6C 3R8 P: 866-476-3874 F: 604-568-0462 www.iqmetrix.com Absolute Software Corp 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 1600, Vancouver V7X 1K8 P: 604-730-9851 F: 604-730-2621 www.absolute.com Vecima Networks Inc 771 Vanalman Ave, Victoria V8Z 3B8 P: 250-881-1982 F: 250-881-1974 www.vecima.com Stemcell Technologies Inc 570 7th Ave W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 1B3 P: 604-877-0713 F: 604-675-7830 www.stemcell.com Alterra Power Corp 888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 3K4 P: 604-669-4999 F: 604-682-3727 www.alterrapower.ca Ballard Power Systems Inc 9000 Glenlyon Pkwy, Burnaby V5J 5J8 P: 604-454-0900 F: 604-412-4700 www.ballard.com Microserve 4295 Dawson St, Burnaby V5C 4B3 P: 604-473-9883 F: 604-473-9887 www.microserve.ca Pacific Insight Electronics Corp 1155 Insight Dr, Nelson V1L 5P5 P: 250-354-1155 F: 250-505-2131 www.pacificinsight.com TIO Networks Corp 250 Howe St Suite 1500, Vancouver V6C 3R8 P: 604-298-4636 ext 250 F: 604-298-4216 www.tionetworks.com Carmanah Technologies Corp 250 Bay St, Victoria V9A 3K5 P: 250-380-0052 F: 250-380-0062 www.carmanah.com Versatile Systems Inc 355 Burrard St Suite 910, Vancouver V6C 2G8 P: 604-683-2915 F: 604-683-2965 www.versatile.com Global Relay 220 Cambie St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2M9 P: 604-484-6630 F: 604-608-2941 www.globalrelay.com Norsat International Inc 4020 Viking Way Suite 110, Richmond V6V 2L4 P: 604-821-2800 F: 604-821-2801 www.norsat.com WPCG 8988 Fraserton Crt Suite 308, Burnaby V5J 5H8 P: 604-294-1200 F: 604-294-1242 www.wpcg.ca

400 300 200 100 0

Stock symbol

Product

Head office Year founded

B.C staff '14/'13

Revenue '14/'13 (000s)

Joe Natale, president and CEO, John Gossling, TSX:T; NYSE:TU EVP and CFO, Darren Entwistle, executive chair

Communications products and services

Vancouver 1998

8,200 8,200

$12,002,000 $11,404,000

Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO

TSX:MDA

Richmond 1969

609 545

$2,098,837 $1,818,984

Jason Cohenour, CEO

TSX:SW

Global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide Hardware, software and services for connected devices

Richmond 1993

2871 287

$605,8442 $455,0723

Geoff Reed, chairman, Bhawnesh Mathur, president and CEO

Privately held

Contract electronic design and manufacturing services provider

Burnaby 1991

460 450

$464,000 $509,000

Alexander Fernandes, founder, president, CEO TSX:AVO and board chair

High-definition security solutions

Vancouver 2004

NP NP

$271,411 $178,344

David Demers, CEO, Ashoka Achuthan, CFO, Nancy Gougarty, president and COO

TSX:WPT

Engineering the world’s most advanced natural gas Vancouver engines and fuel systems 1995

NP 4581

$144,2132 $168,9373

Christopher Krywulak, president and CEO

Privately held

Provider of retail management solutions for the North American and Australian retail industry

Vancouver 1999

75 83

$107,351 $85,000

Geoff Haydon, CEO, Errol Olsen, CFO

TSX:ABT

Embedded, persistent end-point security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones Broadband hardware manufacturer

Vancouver 1993

251 253

$97,4024 $83,5615

Victoria 1988

67 75

$90,705 $91,249

Cell separation, culture media, antibodies, Vancouver instruments, education and contract assay services 1993

515 482

$82,700 $70,000

Ross Beaty, executive chair, John Carson, CEO, TSX:AXY Lynda Freeman, CFO

Renewable energy producer with operations in North Vancouver America, South America, Iceland and Europe 2008

85 65

$78,3662 $65,7823

Randall (Randy) MacEwen, president and CEO TSX, Nasdaq:BLD

Development, manufacture, sale and servicing of clean-energy hydrogen fuel cells

Burnaby 1979

281 274

$75,9022 $63,0823

Spud Matthews, president

Information technology solutions and services

Burnaby 1987

193 183

$67,821 $58,804

1951 195

$59,189 $53,610

Sumit Kumar, president and CEO, John Hanna, TSX:VCM CFO Allen Eaves, president and CEO

Privately held

Privately held

J. Cowan McKinney, board chair, Stuart Ross, TSX:PIH CEO

Electronic and LED design and manufacturing for the Nelson automotive and commercial vehicle industries 1989

There15 are certain things that just make Vancouver, Vancouver 16 Landmarks, nature, traditions. And of course, Business in Vancouver 17 n fact, from ourare perspective, sothat intertwined are we within the city There certain things just make Vancouver, Vancouver. 18 dynamic, the two are essentially equal parts of the whole. It’s easy, really Landmarks, nature, traditions. And of course, Business in Vancouver. 19 In fact, from our perspective, in so Vancouver. intertwined are we within the city Business + Vancouver = Business Hamed Shahbazi, founder and CEO

TSX-V:TNC

Leading multi-channel expedited bill payment processor

Vancouver 1997

70 70

$50,870 $40,457

John Simmons, CEO, Tammy Neske, COO, Evan Brown, CFO and corporate secretary

TSX:CMH

Solar-powered LED lighting systems and solarpowered systems and equipment

Victoria 1996

NP NP

$48,3022 $26,6763

Bertrand des Pallieres, executive chair and director, Vicki Turjan, CFO

TSX-V:VV

IT solutions for businesses

Vancouver 1987

NP NP

$40,1702 $37,3573

Warren Roy, founder and CEO, Shannon Rogers, president and general counsel

NP

Vancouver 1999

330 265

$40,000 $31,600

Amiee Chan, president and CEO, Arthur Chin, CFO

TSX:NII

Cloud-based electronic message archiving, supervision and e-discovery solutions for the global financial sector and other highly regulated industries Wireless communications products and services for remote and challenging applications

Vancouver 1977

57 44

$39,9602 $37,5073

Feras Elkhalil, director, IT division

NP

31

$31,665

Specialized IT recruitment firm focused on matching Burnaby

IT professionals with employment opportunities at 2002 32 $32,907 dynamic, the two are essentially equal parts the whole. It’s easy, really: top employersof throughout western Canada Sources: Interviews with above companies and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but respond to information requests by Business deadline. Currency conversions use the + averageVancouver rate for the company’s = Business in Vancouver.accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Researched by Carrie Schmidt, lists@biv.com. fiscal year based on Bank of Canada’s closing rate. NP Not provided 1 - BIV estimate 2 - Converted from USD

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Company

Top executive(s)

Internet sector

Services

Head office/ Year founded

B.C staff '15/'14

FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 P: 604-662-8407 F: 604-662-8409 www.fcv.ca Graphically Speaking Services Inc 602 Hastings St W Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1P2 P: 604-682-5500 F: 604-682-1312 www.graphicallyspeaking.ca Idea Rebel 113 Water St, Vancouver V6B 1A7 P: 604-569-2155 F: NP www.idearebel.com

Johann Starke, president and CEO

Web design and development

Vancouver 2005

131 128

Darrell Hadden, president

Web design and development

Vancouver 1986

52 52

Jamie Garratt, founder and president, Neil Hayes, CFO and COO, Lance Montgomery, VP, business development, Alex Churchill, managing director Derek Shorkey, SVP, managing partner

Web design and development

Integrated agency that creates powerful customer experiences through capabilities in enterprise and consumer technology Web application development, e-commerce, database, custom programming, web development, mobile and Internet marketing Crafts inventive experiences for brands

Vancouver 2008

50 38

Vancouver 2010

481 48

Darren Gibbons, president, Gordon Ross, vice-president

Web design and development

Specializes in advanced digital production for web design, development, social web mobile applications and other media Digital strategy, service design, user experience, web analytics and custom development

Vancouver 1995

45 41

Trevor Carr, president, CEO and CCO, Mark Online marketing and Nishiguchi, COO, CFO and managing partner advertising

A national, fully integrated online advertising and marketing Vancouver services firm 1998

30 30

Chris Breikss, co-founder, Colin Mansell, managing partner, John Blown, co-founder

Web design and development

NP NP

29 22

Ben West, co-founder

Online marketing and advertising

Award-winning creative digital agency specializing in web design and development for a broad range of clients across North America Provides custom mobile, web, interactive, software and visualization services

Vancouver 2004

26 NP

Stephen Beck, co-founder, CEO, Kele Nakamura, co-founder, CTO, Richard Gallagher, co-founder, CCO Shawn Neumann, CEO

Digital platforms, products and Helps organizations improve customer experiences through Vancouver services web and mobile platforms, products and services 2002

25 25

Web design and development

Web strategy, storytelling, design, technology and marketing

Vancouver 1996

24 31

Sandy Fleischer, managing partner

Web design and development

Digital creative agency with offices in Vancouver and Toronto

Vancouver 2010

22 22

Neil McPhedran, general manager, Teresa Guarascio, vice-president, media director, MediaCom Kosta Tsetsekas, principal, managing partner, Robyn Sussel, principal

Online marketing and advertising

Full-service advertising and media agency with digital, social Toronto and online media expertise NP

21 NP

Web design and development

Signals is known for bringing clarity and understanding to complex issues and subjects

Vancouver 1984

21 18

Ryan Holmes, co-founder, David Tedman, board/co-founder, Dario Meli, board/cofounder Chris Goward, president and CEO

Online marketing and advertising

Solves problems and helps businesses innovate and grow; Vancouver creates digital products like Hootsuite, Brightkit and Food.ee 2000

20 15

Online marketing and advertising

Maximizes revenue per visitor for high-traffic web clients through a continuous-improvement split testing system

Vancouver 2007

20 17

Darian Kovacs, principal

Online marketing and advertising

Public relations, social media, SEO, online advertising, digital Abbotsford strategy 2013

17 15

Octavio Marquez, president and co-founder, Online marketing and Flavio Marquez, CSO and co-founder advertising

Full-service digital marketing agency specializing in lead generation

Vancouver 2004

17 16

Danielle Kristmanson, principal and creative Web design and development director, Marie Josée Legault, partner

Omni-channel advertising and marketing strategy, brand development, creative and web development, specializing in outdoor sports and tourism Kelowna-based agency that helps clients clarify, conceptualize and deploy digital marketing strategies

Whistler 1993

16 14

Kelowna 2003

12 11

E-commerce integration with POS/ERP solutions, custom development and e-commerce websites with a variety of platforms, including Joomla, Drupal and Magento

North Vancouver 2005

12 9

1 2 3

Dare North America 1085 Homer St Suite 500, Vancouver V6B 1J4 P: 778-331-8340 F: 778-331-8341 www.thisisdare.com OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 P: 604-694-0554 F: 604-694-0558 www.openroad.ca Noise Digital Inc 856 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2W5 P: 604-689-9574 F: NP www.noisedigital.com Drive Digital 1120 Hamilton St Suite 404, Vancouver V6B 2S2 P: 604-428-1222 F: NP www.drivedigital.ca Intergalactic Agency Inc 1224 Hamilton St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2S8 P: 604-738-3311 F: NP www.intergalactic.com Engine Digital Inc 717 Pender St W Suite 404, Vancouver V6C 1G9 P: 604-684-3330 F: NP www.enginedigital.com Domain7 Solutions Inc 37 Dunlevy Ave, Vancouver V6A 3A3 P: 604-855-3772 F: 604-854-3349 www.domain7.com Pound & Grain 326 Cordova St W, Vancouver V6B 1E8 P: 604-757-3793 F: 604-757-3793 www.poundandgrain.com GREY/MediaCom Vancouver 736 Granville St Suite 1200, Vancouver V6Z 1G3 P: 604-484-3251 F: NP www.grey.com/canada Signals Design Group Inc 143 3rd Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1E6 P: 604-732-9827 F: 604-732-9853 www.signals.ca Invoke 1 Alexander St Suite 313, Vancouver V6A 1B2 P: 604-398-6020 F: NP www.invokemedia.com WiderFunnel Marketing Optimization 409 Granville St Suite 551, Vancouver V6C 1T2 P: 604-800-6450 F: 604-648-8651 www.widerfunnel.com Jelly Digital Marketing & PR 2020 Abbotsford Way Suite 201, Abbotsford V2S 6X8 P: 604-425-0734 F: NP www.jellymarketing.com Snaptech Marketing 2465 Beta Ave Suite 110, Burnaby V5C 5N1 P: 604-677-0742 F: 604-677-5237 www.snaptech.com Origin Design + Communications Ltd 1002 Lynham Rd Suite 201, Whistler V0N 1B1 P: 604-932-8482 F: 604-932-8418 www.origindesign.ca GOODSIR Creative Inc 1331 Ellis St Suite 1, Kelowna V1Y 1Z9 P: 250-763-9907 F: NP www.hellogoodsir.com TEI Web Solutions 1183 16th St W Suite 206, North Vancouver V7P 1R4 P: 604-506-6108 F: NP www.teiwebsolutions.com

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Online marketing and advertising

Giuseppe Simpatico, CEO and co-owner, Brad Marshall, CMO and co-owner

Web design and development

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E-commerce

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Biggest 700video game developers in B.C. RANKED BY | Number of employees in B.C. in 2015

RANKED BY | Ranked Rank '15

1 2 3 4 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 12

600

by number of employees in B.C. in 2015

Company

Majority owner(s)

Head office Year founded

Electronic Arts 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby V5G 4X1 P: 604-456-3600 F: 604-456-5000 www.ea.com Disney Interactive 1628 Dickson Ave Suite 500, Kelowna V1Y 9X1 P: 250-868-8622 F: NP www.clubpenguin.com Capcom Vancouver 4401 Still Creek Dr Suite 200, Burnaby V5C 6G9 P: 604-299-5626 F: 604-299-5653 www.capcomvancouver.com Relic Entertainment 1040 Hamilton St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2R9 P: 604-801-6577 F: 604-801-6578 www.relic.com United Front Games 1128 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2X6 P: 604-687-4263 F: 604-687-4264 www.unitedfrontgames.com Roadhouse Interactive Ltd 348 7th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1M4 P: 604-259-2260 F: 604-259-2254 www.roadhouseinteractive.com Hothead Games Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 350, Vancouver V5T 4T5 P: 604-605-0018 F: 604-605-0017 www.hotheadgames.com IUGO Mobile Entertainment 369 Terminal Ave Suite 200, Vancouver V6A 4C4 P: 604-687-6876 F: 604-687-6867 www.iugome.com DeNA Studios Canada (DeNA Vancouver) 860 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2W5 P: 604-336-0140 F: 604-336-0141 www.denastudioscanada.com Next Level Games 208 Robson St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 6A1 P: 604-484-6111 F: 604-464-6112 www.nextlevelgames.com Piranha Games 88 Pender St W Suite 2065, Vancouver V6B 6N9 P: 604-484-6671 F: 604-484-4145 www.piranhagames.com East Side Games 116 Hastings St W, Vancouver V5B 1G8 P: 604-568-5051 F: 604-568-5051 www.eastsidegamestudio.com Blackbird Interactive 577 Great Northern Way Suite 160, Vancouver V5T 1E1 P: 604-424-4355 F: NP www.blackbirdinteractive.com Skybox Labs 4190 Lougheed Hwy Suite 408, Burnaby V5C 6A8 P: 604-558-4330 F: NP www.skyboxlabs.com GameHouse Canada 808 Douglas St Suite 200, Victoria V8W 2B6 P: 250-384-2048 F: 250-123-4567 www.gamehousecanada.com Smoking Gun Interactive Inc 509 Richards St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2Z6 P: 604-689-7486 F: 866-250-7950 www.smokingguninc.com IGG2 2323 Quebec St Suite 201, Vancouver V5T 4S7 P: 604-879-8861 F: NP www.igg.com Ayogo Health Inc 577 Great Northern Way Suite 230, Vancouver V5T 1E1 P: 888-680-9882 ext. 1 F: 888-315-1404 ayogo.com Hellbent Games 3430 Brighton Ave Suite 204A, Burnaby V5A 3H4 P: 604-431-6669 F: 604-431-6639 www.hellbentgames.com Kano Apps 539 Herald St, Victoria V8W 1S5 P: 250-590-5266 F: NP www.kanoapps.com

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Redwood City, Calif. Jon Lutz, VP, financial planning and strategy, 1982 Matt Bilbey, SVP and group GM

The Walt Disney Company

Kelowna 2005

Capcom

Osaka, Japan 2005

Sega Sammy Holdings

500

400 300 200 100 0

Top local executive(s)

Products or services

Game platform(s)

Worldwide staff '15/'14

B.C. staff '15/'14

Interactive entertainment software

1,300/ 1,300

Natalia Strauch, director, studio operations, Charity Gerbrandt, director, product development Joe Nickolls, studio director, Kiichiro Urata, CEO

Interactive software company; creator of Club Penguin

XBox, PlayStation, PC, Mac, 9,000/ Wii, Nintendo, mobile 9,000 devices and Facebook NP NP/ NP

Unannounced projects

NP

NP/ NP

189/ 260

Tokyo, Japan 1997

Justin Dowdeswell, general manager

Premium AAA RTS games

PC

NP/ 2,226

130/ 1001

NP

Vancouver 2007

Stephen van der Mescht, CEO

ModNation Racers, Sleeping Dogs, LittleBigPlanet Karting, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, Triad Wars

PC, PlayStation 3, NP/ PlayStation Portable, XBox NP 360

120/ 120

NP

Vancouver 2009

James Hursthouse, CEO, Tarrnie Williams, president

Warhammer 40,000: Carnage, Red Bull Air Race, Food Battle, FRS Ski Cross, Trophy Bingo

Mobile devices (iOS / Android), PC/Steam

121/ 83

120/ 82

Privately held

Vancouver 2006

Ian Wilkinson, president and CEO, Vlad Ceraldi, Independent game developer and director, game development, Joel DeYoung, publisher director, game technology

Mobile devices

NP/ NP

110/ 80

Privately held

Vancouver 2003

Hong-Yee Wong, founding CEO

Mobile entertainment software, mobile social games

Mobile devices

NP/ NP

98/ 83

DeNA Co Ltd

Tokyo, Japan 2012

Ken Nakatani, studio head and executive producer

Transformers: Battle Tactics, Super Battle Tactics, Cupcake Carnival, Military Masters, Go Go Ghost

Mobile devices, PC

NP/ NP

90/ 72

NP

Vancouver 2002

Douglas Tronsgard, CEO

Video game developers working directly for Nintendo; currently working on an unannounced title

3DS, Wii U

80/ 70

80/ 70

NP

Vancouver 2000

Russ Bullock, president and co-founder, Bryan MechWarrior: Online Ekman, creative director and co-founder

PC

60/ 58

60/ 58

NP

Vancouver 2011

Jason Bailey, co-founder and chair, Josh Nilson, CEO, Galan Akin, chief creative officer

Munchie Farm (iOS), Pot Farm (Facebook) and Pot Farm: Grass Roots (Android)

Mobile devices, Facebook

56/ 52

56/ 52

NP

Vancouver 2007

Rob Cunningham, CEO

Homeworld: Shipbreakers

NP

NP/ NP

56/ NP

NP

Burnaby 2011

Shyang Kong, Derek MacNeil, Steve Silvester, NP co-founders, managing partners

Mobile devices, Xbox, VR and PC

NP/ NP

50/ NP

Real Networks

Seattle, Wash. NP

Kevin Weatherston, general manager and head Slingo Adventure, Casino Plus of studio

iOS, Android, Facebook

43/ 40

43/ 40

Privately held

Vancouver 2007

John Johnson, CEO and creative director

Games and digital entertainment

30/ 28

30/ 28

HK:8002

Singapore 2006

Neng Xu, president

3D strategy mobile games

PC, mobile (iOS/Android/ Windows Phone), Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo 3DS Mobile devices

800/ 770

30/ 27

NP

Vancouver 2008

Michael Fergusson, CEO and founder

Sleep Guru, PictureIt!, Empower

Mobile, web

24/ 21

24/ 20

300/ 3001

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NP Christopher Mair, CEO and creative director LEGO LEGO Ninjago: 360, Nintendo Wii/ NP/ 23/ dynamic, the two are Burnaby essentially equal parts ofFriends, the whole.XBOXIt’s easy, really: 2006 Nindroids, LEGO Adventure, GnomeD 3DS/DS and Sony 22 22 PlayStation Vita Business + Vancouver = Business in Vancouver. Privately held Victoria Tim Teh, CEO, Eric Haight, president Free Rider HD, Mob Wars: La Cosa Online social/mobile 22/ 22/ 2008

Nostra, Viking Clan, Zombie Slayer, Pirate Clan

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700

RANKED BY | Number of localof employees 2015 1 RANKED BY | Number local in employees in 2015 Rank '15

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

1

Company

Owner or largest shareholders

Product line

Top local executive(s)

Year founded No. B.C. staff '15/'14

SAP Canada Inc 910 Mainland St, Vancouver V6B 1A9 P: 604-681-3435 F: 604-681-2934 www.sap.com McKesson Imaging & Workflow Solutions2 10711 Cambie Rd Suite 130, Richmond V6X 3G5 P: 604-279-5422 F: 604-279-0572 www.mckesson.com MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd 13800 Commerce Pkwy, Richmond V6V 2J3 P: 604-278-3411 F: 604-231-2787 www.mdacorporation.com Hootsuite 5 8th Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1R6 P: 604-681-4668 F: NP www.hootsuite.com Sage 13888 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 0A3 P: 604-207-9480 F: NP www.sage.com Global Relay 220 Cambie St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2M9 P: 604-484-6630 F: 604-608-2941 www.globalrelay.com Vision Critical 200 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1S4 P: 604-647-1980 F: 604-647-1005 www.visioncritical.com Absolute Software Corp 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 1600, Vancouver V7X 1K8 P: 604-730-9851 F: 604-730-2621 www.absolute.com Top Producer Systems 10271 Shellbridge Way Suite 300, Richmond V6X 2W8 P: 800-821-3657 F: 604-270-8218 www.topproducer.com

NYSE:SAP

Business management software, ERP (enterprise resource management) solutions, analytics, mobile, collaboration in the cloud Digital image management, hospital systems

Kirsten Sutton, vice-president and managing director, SAP Labs Canada

1972

1,100 1,100

Erkan Akyuz, president

1988

645 750

Global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide Social relationship platform management from one integrated dashboard with more than 10 million users

Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO

1969

609 545

Ryan Holmes, CEO

2008

580 380

Sage Group PLC (LSE:SGE)

Business management software, solutions and services for small and mid-sized businesses

Nancy Harris, senior vice-president and general manager, 1981 Canada

338 365

Privately held

Cloud-based electronic message archiving, supervision and ediscovery solutions for the global financial sector and other highly regulated industries Provides a cloud-based customer intelligence platform allowing companies to build engaged, secure communities of customers

Warren Roy, founder and CEO, Shannon Rogers, president and general counsel

1999

330 265

Scott Miller, CEO, Andrew Reid, founder, president and chief product officer

2000

320 317

600 500

400 300 200 100 0

ZE PowerGroup Inc 5920 No 2 Rd Suite 130, Richmond V7C 4R9 P: 604-244-1469 F: 604-244-1675 www.ze.com Active Network 6400 Roberts St Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4C9 P: 800-661-1196 F: 604-432-9708 www.activenetwork.com ACL Services Ltd 1550 Alberni St, Vancouver V6G 1A5 P: 604-669-4225 F: 604-669-3557 www.acl.com PNI Digital Media Inc 425 Carrall St Suite 100, Vancouver V6B 6E3 P: 604-893-8955 F: 604-893-8966 www.pnimedia.com QuickMobile Inc 1008 Homer St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2X1 P: 604-875-0403 F: NP www.quickmobile.com Sophos Inc 580 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1W6 P: 604-484-6400 F: 604-484-6499 www.sophos.com Traction on Demand 2700 Production Way Suite 500, Burnaby V5A 0C2 P: 604-620-6040 F: NP www.tractionondemand.com QHR Technologies Inc 1620 Dickson Ave Suite 300, Kelowna V1Y 9Y2 P: 888-550-5004 F: 866-577-1075 www.qhrtechnologies.com DDS Wireless International Inc 11920 Forge Pl, Richmond V7A 4V9 P: 604-241-1441 F: 604-241-1440 www.ddswireless.com Clio (Themis Solutions Inc) 4611 Canada Way Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4X3 P: 888-858-2546 F: NP www.clio.com Elastic Path Software 455 Granville St Suite 300, Vancouver V6C 1T1 P: 604-408-8078 F: 604-408-8079 www.elasticpath.com

NYSE:MCK TSX:MDA Ryan Holmes

Privately held TSX:ABT

Embedded, persistent end-point security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones

Geoff Haydon, CEO, Errol Olsen, CFO

1993

251 253

Move Inc, a subsidiary of News Corp, Nasdaq:NWS NP

Real estate sales and marketing solutions

Tommy Lee, VP, software engineering, Ryan Green, senior 1982 director, product management

248 254

Software development and consulting firm that provides products and services for energy, commodities, industrial and financial markets Organization-based cloud computing applications

Zak El-Ramly, president, Aiman El-Ramly, COO

1995

205 195

Darko Dejanovic, CEO, Sejal Pietrzak, chief administrative officer

1998

2003 2003

Cloud-based audit and risk management software with data analysis for finance, governance, risk and compliance professionals Software platform for retailers that offers on-demand personalized products for sale online, from in-store kiosks and from mobile devices Feature-rich and enterprise-grade mobile event applications for all mobile platforms

Laurie Schultz, president and CEO

1987

175 173

Kyle Hall, vice-president and general manager

1995

165 150

Jim Udall, CTO, Praveen Gupta, COO and CFO, Craig Brennan, CEO

2006

1583 182

Apax Partners LLP

Encryption, end-point security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs

Bruce McDonald, vice-president and general manager

1985

1503 NP

NP

Salesforce.com and cloud technology implementation and enhancement services, software development and consulting, marketing automation, big data, force.com development Secure medical record management, tools for virtual care and secure data transfer

Greg Malpass, CEO and founder, Mike Winterfield, COO, Andrew Buckley, executive vice-president

2006

130 110

Al Hildebrandt, president and CEO, Jerry Diener, CFO

1997

128 105

Wireless mobile data solutions

Vari Ghai, chairman and CEO

1988

1064 1064

NYSE:ACTV Privately held TSX:PN

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NP

TSX-V:QHR

Privately held

dynamic, the twoNPare essentially equal parts of whole. easy, Web-based legal management software Jackthe Newton, president and CEO, RianIt’s Gauvreau, COO 2007really: 104 NP Business + Vancouver = Business in Vancouver. Privately held

Provider of experience-driven commerce technology and expertise

Harry Chemko, co-founder and CEO, Mark Williams, cofounder and executive vice-president

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 16 16 18

Company

Top local executive(s)

Stemcell Technologies Inc 570 7th Ave W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 1B3 P: 604-877-0713 F: 604-675-7830 www.stemcell.com Kardium Inc 8518 Glenlyon Pkwy Suite 155, Burnaby V5J 0B6 P: 604-248-8891 F: 604-304-3478 www.kardium.com Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp 8900 Glenlyon Pkwy Suite 100, Burnaby V5J 5J8 P: 604-419-3200 F: 604-419-3201 www.tekmira.com Amgen British Columbia Inc 7990 Enterprise St, Burnaby V5A 1V7 P: 604-676-8300 F: 604-676-8349 www.amgen.com Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc 3650 Gilmore Way Suite 200, Burnaby V5G 4W8 P: 604-484-3300 F: 604-484-3450 www.xenon-pharma.com Zymeworks Inc 1385 8th Ave W Suite 540, Vancouver V6H 3V9 P: 604-678-1388 F: 604-737-7077 www.zymeworks.com ABM Applied Biological Materials Inc 13520 Crestwood Pl Suite 8, Richmond V6V 2G2 P: 604-247-2416 F: 604-247-2414 www.abmgood.com Neovasc Inc 13562 Maycrest Way Suite 5138, Richmond V6V 2J7 P: 604-270-4344 F: 604-270-4384 www.neovasc.com

Allen Eaves, president and Stem cell biology focused on hematology, immunology, CEO neurobiology, breast, prostate, pancreas, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering Doug Goertzen, CEO Cardiovascular

Response Biomedical Corp 1781 75th Ave W, Vancouver V6P 6P2 P: 604-456-6010 F: 604-456-6066 www.responsebio.com Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 450, Vancouver V5T 4T5 P: 604-629-9223 F: 778-331-4486 www.aqxpharma.com Kinexus Bioinformatics Corp 8755 Ash St Suite 1, Vancouver V6P 6T3 P: 604-323-2547 F: 604-323-2548 www.kinexus.ca Qu Biologics Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 138, Vancouver V5T 4T5 P: 604-734-1450 F: 604-676-2235 www.qubiologics.com CICTAN Health Group Corp 4238 Lozells Ave Suite 109, Burnaby V5A 0C4 P: 604-420-4999 F: 604-420-7072 www.cictanhealth.com Alectos Therapeutics 8999 Nelson Way, Burnaby V5A 4B5 P: 604-628-7129 F: 604-628-0137 www.alectos.com MSI Methylation Sciences Inc 4475 Wayburne Dr Unit 108, Burnaby V5G 4X4 P: 604-435-5155 F: 604-435-5110 www.methylationsciences.com Celator Pharmaceuticals 1140 Pender St W Suite 810, Vancouver V6E 4G1 P: 604-708-5858 F: 604-708-5883 www.celatorpharma.com Innovative Targeting Solutions Inc 4475 Wayburne Dr Suite 309, Burnaby V5G 4X4 P: 604-433-6779 F: 604-433-6779 www.innovativetargeting.com MRM Proteomics Inc 4464 Markham St Suite 2108, Victoria V8Z 7X8 P: 604-800-2296 F: 604-800-2297 www.mrmproteomics.com

Ownership

Year founded No. staff No. B.C. staff No. R&D globally '14/'13 '14/'13 staff '14/'13

Privately held; Allen Eaves

1993

496 485

482 380

188 141

Privately held

2007

NP 86

89 86

77 75

TSX:TKM; Nasdaq:TKMR

1992

103 83

99 78

75 65

Mark Murray, president and CEO

RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics

John Delaney, director of research

Antibody therapeutics for the treatment of oncology, inflammation Nasdaq:AMGN; and infectious diseases Amgen Inc

1980

20,000 18,000

63 63

501 502

Simon Pimstone, president and CEO

Pain, epilepsy, dermatology

Nasdaq:XENE

1996

71 NP

71 NP

48 501

Ali Tehrani, president and Antibody and protein therapeutics development for oncology, CEO autoimmunity and anti-inflammation applications

Privately held

2003

52 43

46 43

46 34

Peter Li, CEO, Lisa Young, chief operating officer, Jun Li, chief scientific officer Alexei Marko, CEO

Privately held; Peter Li

2004

71 63

46 43

32 30

TSX:NVC; Nasdaq:NVCN

2000

133 145

132 140

251 28

TSX:RBM

1991

66 67

65 63

153 15

Nasdaq:AQXP

2006

23 12

23 12

11 7

Privately held; Steven Pelech

1999

14 15

14 15

10 11

Hal Gunn, CEO

Treatment of cancer and immune-related diseases such as Crohn's Privately held; disease and ulcerative colitis Hal Gunn

2007

16 9

14 9

9 7

Fuchang He, president

Natural health products, personal skin care products, water devices, food and drink sciences

Privately held

NP

24 20

10 8

8 6

Ernest McEachern, president and CEO

Neuroscience, oncology

Privately held

2007

NP NP

NP NP

7 7

Barry Guld, CEO

Depression

Privately held

2007

NP 11

NP 10

73 7

Lawrence Mayer, president and chief scientific officer Michael Gallo, president

Advanced cancer therapies

Privately held

2000

35 NP

181 NP

51 51

NP

NP

2008

5 NP

5 NP

5 NP

Privately held; Christoph Borchers

2010

6 3

6 3

3 1

Expression libraries for ORF, siRNA and miRNA; lentivirus and adenovirus systems; cell immortalization; stem cells; nextgeneration sequencing Develops, manufactures and markets innovative vascular devices offering pericardial tissue processing, vascular product development and design and manufacturing solutions to industry partners Anthony Holler, interim Rapid immunoassay diagnostics for clinical cardiovascular CEO, Bill Adams, CFO applications, environmental infectious disease testing and biothreat identification David Main, president and Discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas CEO of inflammation and immuno-oncology that target SH2-containing inositol-5'-phosphatase 1, or SHIP1, a key regulator of an important cellular signalling pathway in immune cells, known as the PI3K pathway Steven Pelech, president Proteomics and bioinformatics products and services and CSO

Christoph Borchers, chief Proteomics (large-scale study of proteins) scientific officer

Sources: Interviews with representatives of the above biotech firms and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline. Figures were reported between December 30, 2014, and January 21, 2015, unless otherwise noted. NP Not provided 1 - BIV estimate 2 - 2012 figure 3 - 2013 figure

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INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS Accelerate Okanagan Technology Association (AOTA)

Pilar Portela, CEO 1405 St Paul St Suite 201 Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E4 t: 250-870-9028 f: 250-870-9140 e: contact@accelerateokanagan.com www.accelerateokanagan.com Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC Pacific)

1337 Townline Rd Abbotsford, BC V2T 6E1 t: 604-557-2114 www.aiacpacific.ca

Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)

John Leech, CEO 10767 148 St Surrey , BC V3R 0S4 t: 604-585-2788 f: 604-585-2790 e: jleech@asttbc.org www.asttbc.org

BC Innovation Council

1188 Georgia St W Suite 900 Vancouver, BC V6E 4A2 t: 604-683-2724 f: 604-683-6567 e: info@bcic.ca www.bcic.ca BC Sustainable Energy Association, Vancouver chapter

128 Hastings St W, Suite 210 Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8 t: 604-332-0015 e: vancouver-chair@bcsea.org www.bcsea.org

BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA Technology Hub)

887 Great Northern Way Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5 t: 604-683-6159 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org BCNET

700 Pender St W Suite 1501 Vancouver, BC V6C 1G8 t: 604-891-1257 www.bcbioenergy.ca

555 Seymour St Suite 750 Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6 t: 604-822-1348 f: 604-822-9887 e: info@bc.net www.bc.net

BC Environment Industry Association (BCEIA)

British Columbia Industrial Design Association

BC Bioenergy Network

Kate MacDonald, membership administrator 1130 Pender St W Suite 305 Vancouver, BC V6E 4A4 t: 604-683-2751 f: 604-677-5960 e: info@bceia.com www.bceia.com

PO Box 33943 Vancouver, BC V6J 4L7 t: 604-608-3204 f: 604-608-3204 e: email@bcid.com www.bcid.com

Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association

475 Georgia St W Suite 660 Vancouver, BC V6B 4M9 t: 604-283-1040 f: 604-283-1043 e: info@chfca.ca www.h2fcc.ca

DigiBC – The Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC

Howard Donaldson 1133 Broadway W Suite 700 Vancouver, BC V6H 4C2 t: 604-602-5237 e: president@digibc.org www.digibc.org HR Tech Group

Kootenay Rockies Innovation Council (KRIC)

17 10th Avenue S Cranbrook, BC V1C 2M9 t: 250-426-6388 f: 250-489-1886 e: info@kric.ca www.kric.ca

LifeSciences British Columbia

1285 Broadway W Suite 580 Vancouver, BC V6H 3X8 t: 604-669-9909 f: 604-669-9912 e: info@lifesciencesbc.ca www.lifesciencesbc.ca

Northwest Science and Innovation Society (NSIS)

Allison Rutherford 4389 Maple St Vancouver, BC V6J 3V9 t: 604-874-2653 f: 604-874-2654 www.hrtechgroup.com

Christine Slanz, executive director 3224 Kalum St Terrace, BC V8G 2N1 t: 250-638-0950 e: contact@nsis.ca www.nsis.ca

Innovation Island

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)

Paris Gaudet, executive director 38 Victoria Cres Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B8 t: 250-753-8324 e: info@innovationisland.ca www.innovationisland.ca Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST)

Erin Handy, executive director 2196 LeRoi Ave Suite 108 Box 119 Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0 t: 250-483-5052 f: 250-483-6872 e: info@kast.com www.kast.com

4010 Regent St Suite 200 Burnaby, BC V5C 6N2 t: 604-430-8035 f: 604-430-8085 e: apeginfo@apeg.bc.ca www.apeg.bc.ca T-Net British Columbia

1207 Pacific Blvd Suite 300 Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R6 t: 604-899-4146 www.bctechnology.com Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC)

Dan Gunn, CEO 777 Fort St Victoria, BC V8W 1G0 t: 250-483-3214 e: info@viatec.ca www.viatec.ca

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Founded in 1994 by the BC Technology In-

highlighting the vibrant culture that makes

dustry Association (BCTIA), the Technology

BC a world-class destination for tech entre-

Impact Awards (TIAs) celebrate the successes of our industry and the companies, people and innovation that continue to put

2015 TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS

British Columbia on the map.

preneurs. Working as a community to support the growth and development of the industry, over 9,000 tech companies call

Now in its 22nd year, the TIAs shine a

BC home and together they employ more

spotlight on BC’s technology industry,

than 90,000 skilled professionals today.

COMPANY OF THE YEAR  SPONSORED BY EY

Acknowledging a company that is a recognized leader in the technology industry. Applicants must show superior business development and revenues in excess of $15 million. WINNER

SIERRA WIRELESS

Global Leader Building the Internet of Things Sierra Wireless has become the global leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) embedded modules that enable businesses, governments and organizations to innovate and connect in the growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT). By continuing to develop new solutions and execute on key acquisitions, Sierra Wireless has managed to maintain a global leadership position in embedded M2M modules for three years in a row. Since Sierra Wireless launched the world’s first embedded cellular module in 1997, it has shipped more than 100 million connected devices worldwide.

With its modules, gateways, cloud platform, and connectivity services, Sierra Wireless serves customers in a broad range of industries including automotive, transportation, enterprise networking, energy, sales and payment, mobile computing, security, and healthcare. The company has a blue-chip customer list including Cisco, GE, Schneider, Philips, Chrysler, Toyota, Itron, and Ingenico. Founded in 1993, Sierra Wireless now employs over 950 people worldwide, including more than 330 within its head office in Richmond, BC. Sierra Wireless is also

an active participant in the community, sponsoring numerous university programs and community initiatives, including raising more than $100,000 in employee donations and company matching funds for the United Way in 2014.

Richmond, BC www.sierrawireless.com


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2015 TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF BC’S TECH INDUSTRY

FINALISTS

Transforming the Home Furnishings Industry

Building a Canadian Success Story

Cymax is powering, connecting and transforming the $233 billion USD on/offline home furnishings industry. Cymax’s innovative, custom-built technology and operations platform delivers seamless customer acquisition, merchandising, and logistics capabilities for large/ drop ship items at a significantly lower cost than most online retailers. Cymax provides consumers with one of the largest selections of ready-to-assemble, case goods and home decor items carrying the industry’s top-selling brands with 100,000 products. Cymax has developed relationships with manufacturers, payment, marketing and logistics partners, shipping over 2 million products since 2004. Through its subsidiary Constant Retail, Cymax is leveraging its technology to enable up to 30,000 bricks and mortar furniture retailers to drop ship orders directly to the consumer. Cymax, Burnaby, BC www.cymax.com

Founded in 1999, Global Relay finds itself at the intersection of two of the biggest technology trends – cloud and big data. As the leading provider of cloud-based electronic message archiving, compliance, and eDiscovery solutions for the global financial sector, Global Relay employs over 380 people in seven offices while managing petabytes of data for 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 banks. A privately-owned, employee-controlled corporation, Global Relay intends to build a long-term Canadian success story, with the ultimate goal of building a billion-dollar company whose continued success rests on the foundation that was laid sixteen years ago – a combination of pioneering vision, focused strategy, and commitment to continuous creativity and innovation. Global Relay, Vancouver, BC www.globalrelay.com

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EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCT INNOVATION  SPONSORED BY MDA WWW.THETIAS.COM

Acknowledging a unique solution or product that clearly demonstrates an alternative solution or a next-stage development in technology. WINNER

IQMETRIX

The Evolution of Retail Frustrated with current Retail Management and POS software, iQmetrix Founder, Christopher Krywulak, knew there had to be a better way. Using his experience as a retailer and an entrepreneur, he oversaw the development of a new Retail Management System (RMS), and thus iQmetrix was born. Since its founding in 1999, iQmetrix has grown to become one of the leading providers of retail management

solutions for the North American retail industry. Now with more than 285 employees working in five offices in three countries, iQmetrix offers solutions that bridge the gap between physical and virtual retail and give retailers the tools necessary to deliver a seamless experience expected by today’s consumers. By working collaboratively with brands, retailers and partners, iQmetrix strives to delight customers

by creating great experiences and looking ahead to the next evolution of retail.

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Vancouver, BC www.iqmetrix.com

FINALISTS

Advancing Power Electronics Technologies Headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Delta-Q Technologies is a leading provider of power management and power conversion solutions that improve the performance and durability of electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment. Founded in 1999 with a vision to provide the industrial battery charging industry with discrete, highefficiency power conversion technologies, Delta-Q’s line of compact and reliable industrial battery chargers are designed to meet stringent energy consumption requirements and survive in harsh automotive-like on-board environments. Bringing together world-class high-efficiency power electronics design with proven experience in automotive-grade robustness, reliability and manufacturing, Delta-Q’s chargers now equip more than 1.2 million electric vehicles and machines. Delta-Q Technologies, Burnaby, BC www.delta-q.com

Intelligent Sun-Tracking

Scaling Smart Grid Data

Originating as a spin-off from the University of British Columbia, SunCentral’s patented sunlighting technology, SunBeamerTM 500, uses optics to funnel sunlight into interior spaces though the facade of multi-storey buildings. By tracking the sun’s movement and redirecting a stationary collimated beam of light hundreds of feet within buildings, the SunBeamerTM 500 brightens and beautifies spaces traditionally lit with artificial lighting. This technology uses the world’s first cost-effective, web-connected, intelligent sun-tracking device. The SunBeamerTM 500 enhances comfort and provides energy savings, as well as filters out over 99 percent of UV light and 50% of unwanted heat. SunCentral, Richmond, BC www.suncentralinc.com

As hundreds of municipal and cooperative utilities around the world invest heavily in electric, water, and gas ERT (Encoder Receiver Transmitter) technology, Tantalus Systems’ TUNet® platform is purpose-built to scale Smart Grid services and applications to meet the demand for increasingly granular and frequent energy data. Now with more than 125 employees between their Burnaby, BC and Raleigh, North Carolina offices, Tantalus is a leader in the municipal and cooperative utility sector. In the fall of 2014, Tantalus announced the delivery of a next generation of TUNet to further deliver on their best-in-class Smart Grid solutions for the public power market. Tantalus Systems, Burnaby, BC www.tantalus.com

MOST PROMISING PRE-COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGY  SPONSORED BY BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP

Acknowledges a pre-commercial technology in the R&D stage of development. Must represent a fundamental advancement in technology with the potential to commercialize within five years.

2015 TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS

WINNER

AXINE WATER TECHNOLOGIES

A Radical Breakthrough in Wastewater Treatment Each year industries generate billions of gallons of toxic wastewater which is difficult to treat, varies in complexity, and is subject to increasingly stringent regulations. To ensure safe disposal, companies are often required to transport wastewater off site where it can be incinerated at a hazardous waste facility or pumped underground into deep injection wells. All of these approaches are

FINALISTS

Technology that’s a Work of Art The great artworks of the world are currently in the process of decomposition, with paintings being one of the most susceptible to time and environmental damage. Vancouver-based Arius Technology has the only 3D scanning technology with the ability to accurately record art and heritage works, and paintings specifically, allowing these treasures to live on once they have degraded beyond their useful life. By way of high resolution 3D colour laser scanners,

expensive, operationally complex, and have significant risks and long-term environmental liabilities. Axine Water Technologies has developed a breakthrough, low-cost, chemical-free solution that seamlessly “plugs into” existing treatment plants and produces no waste. The Company is on target to deliver the most effective, energy-efficient treatment performance in

the market, at a fraction of the cost of alternative solutions.

and the technology developed specifically to digitize paintings, Arius is enabling a fundamental shift in the quality of art reproductions, a shift that brings to life the artist’s original vision and makes art more accessible and affordable to the consumer. Arius Technology Inc, Vancouver, BC www.ariustechnology.com

prevents the release of harmful chemicals and emissions into the environment, and improves the efficiency of sourcing wind and solar power. After obtaining exclusive rights to the intellectual property of over 20 granted patents from Teck Resources, ZincNyx assembled an experienced team of 27 employees including professional engineers, scientists and business managers to execute the development and commercialization of the Regenerative Zinc-Air Fuel Cell system, a system that emits no greenhouse gasses whatsoever. ZincNyx Energy Solutions, Vancouver, BC www.zincnyx.com

Sustainable Energy Storage Founded in 2012, ZincNyx Energy Solutions addresses a growing worldwide need for energy storage in an environmentally sustainable way. By helping to reduce the use of existing batteries and diesel generators, ZincNyx’s Regenerative Zinc-Air Fuel Cell system

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WINNER

OPTIGO NETWORKS

Making Smart Buildings Smarter Optigo Networks is shaping the future of the commercial Internet of Things (IoT) by redefining how smart buildings are connected. By addressing cybersecurity threats in the building network, Optigo allows the IoT to expand securely, enabling the technologies that make buildings energy efficient, comfortable and secure.

FINALISTS

Innovative Password-less Authentication and Data Security Solutions With global cybercrime costing more than $400B/ year due to data breaches (80% using compromised passwords), the market is ready to adopt a solution that can be easily deployed without additional costs and that provides ease of use without compromising security. FusionPipe’s password-less authentication solutions provide enterprises with a secure, quick and easy way to have employees log in and out of their computers, networks and desktops without the need to enter usernames/passwords or use additional

Optigo Networks provides a complete solution to protect, connect and manage today’s most advanced buildings. Layered on top of a robust networking platform, Optigo’s integrated analytics and security engine ensures that building systems are protected and operate trouble-free, separate from the traditional IT system. hardware such as smartcards and dongles. Founded in 2010 with a mature team, unique Patent pending technology and a huge ($5B) addressable market with large pain points, FusionPipe is well positioned to become a dominant player in the $800 million authentication market. FusionPipe Software Solutions, Vancouver, BC www.fusionpipe.com

Making Recruitment More Social After working together in human resources technology since 2001, co-founders, Ryan St. Germaine and Johnny Oshika launched Jobcast Media in response to a growing demand for social recruitment solutions.

Incorporated in 2012, Optigo employs 10 people in their Vancouver office.

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MOST PROMISING STARTUP  SPONSORED BY BC INNOVATION COUNCIL

Acknowledging an early-stage company that is generating revenue and demonstrates significant potential, creativity, and a promising future.

Vancouver, BC www.optigo.net Today an estimated 92% of companies use social media to recruit, and social networks rank second only to employee referrals for quality of hire. With over 19,000 active users, Jobcast allows companies to automate job sharing to their Facebook Timeline, Twitter Feed, and LinkedIn Page as well as multiple job search engines. The Jobcast platform makes it easier for employers, recruiters, and agency recruiters to make their recruitment efforts more efficient and effective, ultimately leading to better quality hires. Jobcast Media, Vancouver, BC www.jobcast.net

EMERGING COMPANY OF THE YEAR  SPONSORED BY SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Acknowledging an emerging company (over 3 years old) demonstrating outstanding performance as a technology enterprise with the potential to become a market leader. COOLEDGE LIGHTING

Reimagining Light Founded in 2009, but with more than 100 years of combined experience, Cooledge Lighting’s leadership team is well on its way to establishing Cooledge as a leading innovator and provider of more efficient and better lighting solutions for specification grade lighting systems. Based on concepts and technology transferred from the University of Illinois, Burnaby-based Cooledge Lighting has built a significant intellectual property portfolio globally. Cooledge light sheets disrupt the

FINALIST

Sharing the Astronaut Experience With an eye towards planet stewardship, Vancouverbased UrtheCast will provide the world with access to dynamic, high-resolution video of Earth, for purposes

standard lighting market by allowing architects and lighting designers to reimagine what is required to light a space through flexible, scalable and efficient light source instead of relying on the traditional limitations of bulbs and tubes. Using mid-power LEDs on a flexible plastic substrate results is a light source that provides quality, uniform light that can be incorporated directly into building materials or mounted to any surface. In April 2014, Cooledge celebrated its European commercial launch in front of 200,000 people at Light

ranging from environmental monitoring to broadcasting. By developing the world’s first Ultra High-Definition video platform of Earth, with full color video streamed from the International Space Station (ISS), UrtheCast will allow almost anyone to view the planet in near real-time, a luxury previously reserved for astronauts. UrtheCast works in partnership with educational,

+ Building in Frankfurt, Germany, and their light sheet technology has already been selected and implemented in major projects with global brands, such as Coach, Chanel, TopShop, and Harley Davidson.

Richmond, BC www.cooledge.com

scientific, environmental, humanitarian, governmental and corporate organizations across the planet, and aims for its web platform to impact humanity’s awareness of major world events, while fostering the development of a global community. UrtheCast, Vancouver, BC www.urthecast.com

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WINNER


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ADOPTION OF TECHNOLOGY  SPONSORED BY MICROSOFT

Acknowledging a BC-based company or organization that has adopted BC-built technology, resulting in significant improvements in productivity, competitiveness or profitability. WINNER

TRACTION ON DEMAND & CANLAN ICE SPORTS

A Player’s Bench Like No Other Canlan Ice Sports operates the largest adult recreational hockey league in the world, the Adult Safe Hockey League (ASHL). Accounting for 33% of their annual revenue, the ASHL has 65,000 members across Canada and the United States. With so many members, facilities, teams and organizers, Canlan was finding it extremely difficult to effectively communicate with the entire league. Formerly relying on an online portal with limited functionality, Canlan made the decision to implement a Salesforce

FINALISTS

Taking Data to the Dining Room When a well-known local brand seeks a responsive website refresh, it’s important to have the job done right. As proven experts in responsive design, Domain7 was the logical choice for Earls Kitchen + Bar as they sought a new look to service their 63 locations in Canada and the US. Building more than a new responsive website, Domain7 partnered with Earls to completely reimagine how restaurants manage and streamline their digital assets. With a fresh approach to data management for the restaurant industry, leading to an increase in productivity and a decrease in administration, Domain7

solution that could scale as the league did. By working directly with Traction on Demand, Canlan now had the right team and right technology platform in place, to build out the vision, plan and structure for what would become the Player’s Bench community. The Player’s Bench now provides an extremely useful and user-friendly tool that enhances team management capabilities and allows its users to reduce administrative efforts and focus on enjoying playing recreational hockey. Most importantly, the Player’s Bench

and Earls’ collaboration has set a new standard for chain restaurants in the digital age. Domain7, Vancouver, BC www.domain7.com Earls Kitchen + Bar, Vancouver, BC www.earls.ca

In-the-Moment Energy Feedback From September 2014 to April 2015, BC Hydro and Rainforest Automation collaborated on the BC Hydro Home Energy Monitor Program. This program provided an opportunity for residential customers in the BC Hydro service area to purchase real-time feedback

contributes to an amazing league experience, providing members across North America with a recreational hockey league experience like none other on the market.

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on Demand Vancouver, BC

Burnaby, BC

www.tractionondemand.com www.icesports.com

devices. These devices connect wirelessly and securely to Smart Meter systems to provide in-the-moment energy feedback – for significant savings through meaningful insight. This partnership marked the first time in Canada that such meter-connected devices were purchased in large quantities by actual customers directly from a vendor, and places BC Hydro and Rainforest Automation among the first to do so worldwide. Adoption exceeded expectations, with close to 10,000 devices being sold. Rainforest Automation, Vancouver, BC www.rainforestautomation.com BC Hydro, Vancouver, BC www.bchydro.com

TEAM OF THE YEAR  SPONSORED BY KORN FERRY

Acknowledging a team of individuals, working at a non-executive level, who have made a significant contribution to the overall success of their organization during the past year. WINNER

ACL

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Breaking All The Rules As a recognized leader in Data Analytics for over two decades, ACL has reinvented itself as a start-up in the fast growing GRC (Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance) market and sought to “break all the rules” and transform the industry. Through the delivery of their newest cloud software solution, Data-Driven GRC, ACL now outcompetes against established US-based GRC vendors and has already seen their new software rapidly adopted by organizations across 25 countries.

FINALISTS

Tremendous Growth Through Tremendous Change Founded in May 2009, as Cooledge Lighting began to see increased sales movement in early 2014, it became clear that the company’s sales and marketing team in Texas would need to be on the ground in British Columbia. Led by their new VP of Sales and Marketing, David Kriebel, an entirely new team was built with local talent recruited from within BC. In spite of the tremendous change, David’s team drove Cooledge’s

Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, and with more than 200 employees around the world, it was the 60-member ACL Product Development teams led by Dan Zitting, VP of Product Management & Design and Keith Cerny, VP of Research & Development, who brought Data-Driven GRC to life. Code named “Heisenberg,” the project required delivery of innovative new Software as a Service technology resulting in a greatly enhanced customer experience and a transformation of ACL’s

revenue from CDN$200,000 to CDN$2.2 million in their first year of sales; proving that when a team undergoes dramatic change, growth does not have to be a casualty in the process. Cooledge Lighting, Richmond, BC www.cooledgelighting.com

Enabling Employees to Thrive Founded in 2000 and based in Burnaby, BC, Copperleaf Technologies attributes their success to the people on their team and the unique culture they’ve created. Backed by the belief that people that make the biggest difference in a company’s success, and that culture

business model. With a customer-base of 14,000 organizations and growing quickly, including 89% of the Fortune 500, this advancement in technology has provided ACL with an opportunity to sign new customers and transition existing customers to the new subscription-based model.

Vancouver, BC www.acl.com is vital to attracting and retaining the best people, Copperleaf set out to define, develop and document its corporate culture, involving all of its employees in the process. The outcome was a series of cultural values that Copperleaf lives by, and that are clearly communicated in a variety of innovative ways. These values enable employees to thrive personally, and have positioned Copperleaf for further growth as an organization. Copperleaf Technologies, Burnaby, BC www.copperleaf.com


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PERSON OF THE YEAR  SPONSORED BY WESTPORT

WINNER

JEFF BOOTH

Stay in the Game: Building a Billion Dollar Company in BC Having co-founded BuildDirect in 1999, Jeff Booth has seen more than his fair share of challenges – from the dot com meltdown to the collapse of the US housing market and the financial crisis of 2008, and through it all, Jeff’s advice to entrepreneurs has been the same – stay in the game and keep iterating until you figure it out. In 2014, BuildDirect raised $80 million in two rounds of financing to fuel its

rapid growth. Under Jeff’s leadership, the company grew to almost 300 people in 2014, and now has annual revenues of more than $150 million. Once referred to as a “case study in perseverance,” Jeff expects BuildDirect to be a $1 billion company within two to four years. Despite the demands on his time, Jeff has continued to be an advocate for the BC tech community, often speaking to the importance of paying it forward and

urging others to do the same. Jeff is both passionate and humble – a rare combination when it comes to successful entrepreneurs, and his mentorship and guidance will help to propel future generations of tech entrepreneurs to build billion dollar companies that will anchor the tech industry in British Columbia.

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Recognizing an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the BC technology community in the past year.

President & CEO, BuildDirect www.builddirect.com

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT  SPONSORED BY SAP

Acknowledging a company that, through the engagement of its employees and as a part of its culture, has developed social responsibility programs or initiatives that directly impact the community where its employees live, work and play. WINNER

LEFT OF THE DOT MEDIA

Lefties Making it Right in Their Community

FINALISTS

A Company That Volunteers Together, Stays Together Founded in 2011, and inspired by their Downtown Eastside office, Paysavvy created a Neighbourhood Lunch Program, and has provided nearly 10,000 lunches between 2013 and 2014. In addition to this unique program, Paysavvy supports the Ronald McDonald House BC with an annual donation to ensure families staying in the Paysavvy room will always have everything they need. Through developing their own initiatives, and by

100% involvement in their Community Engagement Program in both 2013 and 2014, with activities ranging from blood donations, to helping out with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society, to having a team compete in ToughMudder in support of the Wounded Warrior program. Left of the Dot co-founders, John Lyotier and Chris Jensen, deliberately built LOTD in Maple Ridge rather than downtown Vancouver in order to encourage their team to be a part of the community in which they live. Living and working locally allows Lefties to attend

school events, manage day care, volunteer for good causes and support fellow local businesses. Lefties can be found regularly volunteering at local sports events, churches, city economic development groups, and many other charitable initiatives.

supporting numerous organizations, Paysavvy has experienced the success that comes from strong, local partnerships and have joined a growing movement of businesses committed to improving the Downtown Eastside area for everyone who lives, works and plays there. Paysavvy, Vancouver, BC www.paysavvy.com

engaged its employees in a donation matching program as part of a Giving Tuesday initiative. The pilot program received stunning results with 80% of staff participating and nearly $10,000 being raised for organizations close to the hearts of Traction employees. In 2014, Traction’s “Traction for Good” community engagement program supported a total of 43 nonprofit organizations through three avenues of giving: monetary contributions, pro-bono projects, and time donated, with a combined value exceeding $200,000. Traction on Demand, Vancouver, BC www.tractionondemand.com

Traction for Good With their Benefit Corporations (B Corps) certification, Traction on Demand strives to not only be the best in the world, but also the best for the world. This past year marked the first time Traction formally

Maple Ridge, BC www.leftofthedot.com

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The BCTIA wishes to recognize and thank the following sponsors for their support of the 2015 Technology Impact Awards PLATINUM

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SPONSORS BCBusiness Magazine BCIC BDC Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Business in Vancouver CounterPath

Eclipse Production + Design E-Cubed Media Synthesis EY Freeman Audio Visual Kim Stallknecht Photography Korn Ferry

KPMG LLP Marketwired MDA Media FX Group Microsoft Rogers

SAP Canada Schneider Electric Techvibes Westport

2015 TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARDS

Founded in 2010, Left of the Dot (LOTD) was built around a strong set of company values, at the center of which is the idea of COMMUNITY. Now with more than 80 full-time employees, “Lefties” are encouraged to take unlimited “Community Days” throughout the year in order to support and better the areas in which they live. These are paid days off allowing the employee to make an impact in the community. The only caveat: take a photo and share your experience with your colleagues. By allowing each Lefty to define “community” in the way that means the most to them, LOTD experienced


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CATEGORY INDEX AEROSPACE 050 Engineering & Design������������������������������������56 100 Manufacturing�������������������������������������������������56 150 Maintenance�����������������������������������������������������56 250 Space Missions�������������������������������������������������56 300 Special Processes (heat treating, coatings, etc.)���������������������56 350 Training���������������������������������������������������������������56 310 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������56

BIOTECHNOLOGY – LIFE SCIENCES 1010 Agricultural Biotech��������������������������������������56 1030 Bioproducts�������������������������������������������������������56 1040 Medical Devices & Diagnostics�����������������56 1050 Pharmaceuticals��������������������������������������������� 57 1060 Research & Scientific Services������������������ 57 1000 Other��������������������������������������������������������������������� 57

ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES 2005 2010 2020 2030 2070

Alternative Energy����������������������������������������� 57 Alternative Engine Fuels����������������������������� 57 Biofuels, Biomass & Waste-to-Energy��� 57 Fuel Cells������������������������������������������������������������� 57 Power & Energy Efficiency Technologies����������������������������������������������������� 57 2000 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������58

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY 3010 Electronics���������������������������������������������������������58 3015 Engineering, Analytical & Design Services������������������������������������������������58 3020 Hardware������������������������������������������������������������59 3022 Internet Services���������������������������������������������59 3025 Internet Providers�������������������������������������������59 3030 Software & Services���������������������������������������59 3040 Telecommunications�������������������������������������61 3050 Video conferencing/Webcasting�������������62 3000 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������62

NEW MEDIA 4010 Animation/Digital Film��������������������������������63 4020 E-learning�����������������������������������������������������������63 4030 Interactive Design & Communications� 63 4040 Interactive Entertainment/Games���������63 4045 Mobile Marketing��������������������������������������������64 4050 Software��������������������������������������������������������������64 4060 Web Development/Marketing/ Commerce����������������������������������������������������������64 4000 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������65

SERVICES 7010 Accounting��������������������������������������������������������65 7013 Audiovisual��������������������������������������������������������65 7015 Consultants�������������������������������������������������������65 7020 Financial Services������������������������������������������66 7030 Legal Services���������������������������������������������������66 7040 Marketing Research���������������������������������������66 7075 Professional Services������������������������������������ 67 7050 Recruiting����������������������������������������������������������� 67 7999 Other��������������������������������������������������������������������� 67

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES 5010 Air Pollution Abatement Equipment, Noise/Vibration Equipment����������������������68 5030 Environmental Monitoring & Instrumentation����������������������������������������������68 5040 Green Building & Sustainable Planning Services�������������������������������������������68 5050 Hazardous/Solid Waste Management���68 5060 Information Systems for Sustainable Resource Management���������������������������������68 5090 Site Remediation���������������������������������������������68 5100 Water & Waste-water Treatment/ Water Conservation Equipment��������������68 5000 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������68

WIRELESS 6010 Components, Infrastructure & Devices������������������������������������������������������������68 6030 Enabling Software�������������������������������������������69 6020 Wireless Applications�����������������������������������69 6000 Other���������������������������������������������������������������������69

TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY

A comprehensive listing of technology companies in British Columbia, organized by industry sector. How companies get listed in BC Tech BC Tech is the most complete and comprehensive guide to the province’s high-tech industries, and we at Business in Vancouver pride ourselves on providing the most up-to-date information available at press time. We gather company information by searching online resources and business publications, making initial contact by email and verifying specific company information by phone. In all, BIV makes a minimum of three attempts to verify each company’s information.

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING & DESIGN

050

TAG Aerospace Inc 7350 72nd St Suite 115, Delta V4G 1H9...........p: 604‑940‑0275 f: 604‑940‑8989 e: pevans@tagaerospace.com www.tagaerospace.com

MANUFACTURING100 Asco Aerospace (Canada) Ltd 8510 River Rd, Delta V4G 1B5 Kevin Russell... p: 604‑946‑4900 f: 604‑946‑4671 e: krussell@ascoaerospace.ca www.asco.be CHT Aerospace Inc 46114 Airport Rd Hangar D1, Chilliwack V2P 1A5............ p: 604‑534‑1142 f: 604‑534‑2777 e: info@chtaerospace.com www.chtaerospace.com Lyna Manufacturing Inc 1125 15th St W, North Vancouver V7P 1M7 Noorez Devraj..p: 604‑990‑0988 f: 866‑486‑7706 e: admin@tirelyna.com www.tirelyna.com Patterns & Prototypes 1525 Cliveden Ave Suite 205, Delta V3M 6L2 John Bevilacqua..........................p: 604‑521‑2188 e: johnny.b@patproto.com www.patproto.com Redline Pro Manufacturing 17768 65A Ave Suite 401, Surrey V3S 5N4 Lyle Hystad...... p: 604‑576‑4142 f: 604‑576‑4181 e: lyle.hystad@redline-pro.com www.redline-pro.com Viking Air Ltd 1959 de Havilland Way, Sidney V8L 5V5............p: 250‑656‑7227 f: 250‑656‑0673 e: info@vikingair.com www.vikingair.com

MAINTENANCE150 Airbase Services Inc 7951 Alderbridge Way Suite 105, Richmond V6X 2A4............p: 604‑278‑8707 f: 604‑278‑1420 www.airbasecanada.com Cascade Aerospace Inc 1337 Townline Rd, Abbotsford V2T 6E1............p: 604‑850‑7372 f: 604‑557‑2566 e: info@cascadeaerospace.com www.cascadeaerospace.com Testforce Systems Inc 34255 Larch St, Abbotsford V2S 2P7 Chris Sztuhar....p: 604‑557‑0715 f: 866‑531‑5884 e: chris@testforce.com www.testforce.com

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Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services North America 4551 Agar Dr, Richmond V7B 1A4............p: 604‑276‑7600 f: 604‑276‑7675 e: sales.hsna@vectoraerospace.com www.vectoraerospace.com

SPACE MISSIONS

250

AGO Environmental Electronics Ltd 626 Esquimalt Rd Suite 10, Victoria V9A 3L4 James Harrington................................................. p: 250‑386‑4015 f: 250‑386‑4016 e: info@agoenvironmental.com www.agoenvironmental.com/ www.agofuelcells.com

SPECIAL PROCESSES (HEAT TREATING, COATINGS, ETC.)

300

Faradyne System Group Inc 4471 No 6 Rd Suite 150, Richmond V6V 1P8 Reggie Ho........p: 604‑278‑1887 f: 604‑278‑5313 e: inquiry@faradyne.com www.faradyne.com

TRAINING350

BIOTECHNOLOGY – LIFE SCIENCES AGRICULTURAL BIOTECH

1010

TerraBioGen Technologies Inc 8536 Baxter Pl, Burnaby V5A 4T8 Blair Heffelfinger........................p: 604‑444‑1023 e: info@terrabiogen.com

BIOPRODUCTS1030 Sirona Biochem Corp 889 Pender St W Suite 605, Vancouver V6C 3B2............ p: 604‑641‑4466 f: 604‑608‑5471 e: info@sironabiochem.com www.sironabiochem.com

MEDICAL DEVICES & DIAGNOSTICS1040 ARC Medical Devices Inc 2386 East Mall Suite 102, Vancouver V6T 1Z3............p: 604‑222‑9577 f: 604‑222‑9578 e: info@arcmeddev.com www.arcmedicaldevices.com

BCIT Areospace Technology Campus 3800 Cessna Dr, Richmond V7B 0A1.......................................p: 604‑419‑3777 www.bcit.ca/transportation/aerospace Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd 30575 Approach Dr, Abbotsford V2T 6H5............p: 604‑855‑1112 f: 604‑855‑1088 e: info@coastalpacific.com www.coastalpacific.com System Safety Services 23100 Willett Ave, Richmond V6V 1G1 Renee Dupont-Adam............................................ p: 604‑526‑3993 f: 604‑526‑3993 e: dupontr@system-safety.com www.system-safety.com

OTHER310 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org Latitude Technologies Corp 3375 Whittier Ave Suite 101, Victoria V8Z 3R1 Mark Insley......p: 250‑475‑0203 f: 250‑475‑0204 e: info@latitudetech.com www.latitudetech.com UrtheCast 1055 Canada Pl Suite 33 Vancouver V6C 0C3 Scott Larson................................p: 604‑669‑1788 e: inquiries@urthecast.com www.urthecast.com

Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre) 1081 Burrard St Room 166, Vancouver V6Z 1Y6 Karen Lam...................................p: 604‑682‑2344 e: karen.lam@hll.ubc.ca www.proofcentre.ca Kardium Inc 8518 Glenlyon Parkway Suite 155, Burnaby V5J 0B6............p: 604‑248‑8891 f: 604‑304‑3478 e: doug.goertzen@kardium.com www.kardium.com LightIntegra Technology 999 Broadway W Suite 650, Vancouver V5Z 1K5 Elisabeth Maurer........................p: 604‑734‑3548 e: emaurer@lightintegra.com www.lightintegra.com Neovasc Inc 13700 Mayfield Pl Suite 2135, Richmond V6V 2E4............p: 604‑270‑4344 f: 604‑270‑4384 e: info@neovasc.com www.neovasc.com Petko Design Inc 552A Clarke Rd Suite 200, Coquitlam V3J 0A3 Mirjan Petek...............................p: 604‑781‑6414 e: petko@petkodesign.com www.petkodesign.com


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Biotechnology – life sciences Response Biomedical Corp 1781 75th Ave W, Vancouver V6P 6P2............p: 604‑456‑6010 f: 604‑456‑6066 e: info@responsebio.com www.responsebio.com Rostrum Medical Innovations 3687 1st Ave E, Vancouver V5M 1C2...........p: 604‑439‑3054 f: 604‑439‑3053 e: info@rostrummedical.com www.rostrummedical.com StarFish Medical 455 Boleskine Rd, Victoria V8Z 1E7 Scott Phillips....p: 250‑388‑3537 f: 250‑483‑1975 e: sphillips@starfishmedical.com www.starfishmedical.com

PHARMACEUTICALS1050 Alectos Therapeutics 8999 Nelson Way, Burnaby V5A 4B5............ p: 604‑628‑7129 f: 604‑628‑0137 e: info@alectos.com www.alectos.com

Energy technologies

Kinexus Bioinformatics Corp 8755 Ash St Suite 1, Vancouver V6P 6T3............p: 604‑323‑2547 f: 604‑323‑2548 e: info@kinexus.ca www.kinexus.ca LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services 3680 Gilmore Way, Burnaby V5G 4V8.......................................p: 604‑431‑5005 e: contactus-BC@lifelabs.com www.lifelabs.com MRM Proteomics Inc 4464 Markham St Suite 2108, Victoria V8Z 7X8............ p: 604‑800‑2296 f: 604‑800‑2297 e: info@mrmproteomics.com www.mrmproteomics.com Stemcell Technologies Inc 570 7th Ave W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 1B3............p: 604‑877‑0713 f: 604‑675‑7830 e: info@stemcell.com www.stemcell.com

Wearable Therapeutics Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 320, Vancouver V5T 4T5 Monica McMahen................................................ p: 866‑530‑4440 f: 866‑863‑4059 e: info@snugvest.com www.snugvest.com Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc 3650 Gilmore Way Suite 200, Burnaby V5G 4W8..........p: 604‑484‑3300 f: 604‑484‑3450 e: info@xenon-pharma.com www.xenon-pharma.com

ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

2005

Alterra Power Corp 888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 3K4............ p: 604‑669‑4999 f: 604‑682‑3727 e: info@alterrapower.ca www.alterrapower.ca

Amgen British Columbia Inc 7990 Enterprise St, Burnaby V5A 1V7............p: 604‑676‑8300 f: 604‑676‑8349 e: natashab@amgen.com www.amgen.com

Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd 8128 River Way, Delta V4G IK5 Bill Walker.......p: 604‑946‑9981 f: 604‑946‑9983 e: analyticinfo@analyticsystems.com www.analyticsystems.com

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 450, Vancouver V5T 4T5............p: 604‑629‑9223 f: 778‑331‑4486 e: info@aqxpharma.com www.aqxpharma.com

Chinook Power Corp 4388 Prospect Rd, North Vancouver V7N 3L7 Stephen Cheeseman...................p: 604‑924‑4494 www.chinookpower.com

Celator Pharmaceuticals 1140 Pender St W Suite 810, Vancouver V6E 4G1............p: 604‑708‑5858 f: 604‑708‑5883 e: info@celatorpharma.com www.celatorpharma.com

TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver V6T 2A3 Jim Hanlon.......p: 604‑222‑7390 f: 604‑222‑1074 e: jimh@triumf.ca www.triumf.ca

OTHER1000

MSI Methylation Sciences Inc 4475 Wayburne Dr Unit 108, Burnaby V5G 4X4............p: 604‑435‑5155 f: 604‑435‑5110 e: info@methylationsciences.com www.methylationsciences.com

BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org

Qu Biologics Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 138, Vancouver V5T 4T5............p: 604‑734‑1450 f: 604‑676‑2235 e: info@qubiologics.com www.qubiologics.com

Conquer Mobile Inc 13737 96th Ave Suite 201, Surrey V3V 0C6 Helen Goddard............................p: 604‑629‑5972 e: marketing@conquermobile.com www.conquermobile.com

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp 8900 Glenlyon Pkwy Suite 100, Burnaby V5J 5J8............ p: 604‑419‑3200 f: 604‑419‑3201 e: info@tekmirapharm.com www.tekmira.com viDA Therapeutics 887 Great Northern Way Suite 115, Vancouver V5T 4T5 Alistair Duncan...........................p: 778‑373‑0918 e: aduncan@vidatherapeutics.com www.vidatherapeutics.com Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc 3650 Gilmore Way Suite 200, Burnaby V5G 4W8..........p: 604‑484‑3300 f: 604‑484‑3450 e: info@xenon-pharma.com www.xenon-pharma.com

Infogenetica Natural Products Ltd 3197 Tahsis Ave, Coquitlam V3B 6E2 Alma Barranco-Mendoza............p: 604‑288‑7051 e: info@infogenetica.com www.infogenetica.com Precision NanoSystems Inc 2386 East Mall Suite 210, Vancouver V6T 1Z3 James Taylor... www.precisionnanosystems.com QImaging 19535 56th Ave Suite 101, Surrey V3S 6K3............ p: 604‑530‑5800 f: 604‑648‑8277 e: info@qimaging.com www.qimaging.com

Genome BC 575 8th Ave W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 0C4............ p: 604‑738‑8072 f: 604‑738‑8597 e: info@genomebc.ca www.genomebc.ca

UBC Engineering Co-op Program 2385 East Mall, Vancouver V6T 1Z4 Rebeka or Haena.................................................. p: 604‑822‑3022 f: 604‑822‑3449 e: eng.coop@ubc.ca www.ubcengineeringcoop.com

2020

Ausenco 855 Homer St, Vancouver V6B 2W2 Simon Cmrlec...p: 604‑684‑9311 f: 604‑688‑5913 e: info.nam@ausenco.com www.ausenco.com BEP Engineering Services (1997) Ltd 5454 192 St Suite A, Surrey V3S 8E5 Bernie Pahlke... p: 604‑575‑3322 f: 604‑575‑0401 e: bep@bepengineering.com www.bepengineering.com Corix Group of Companies 1188 Georgia St W Suite 1160, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑697‑6700 f: 604‑697‑6703 e: publicrelations@corix.com www.corix.com First American Scientific Corp 31673 Marshall Rd, Abbotsford V2T 6B1 Adam Powell....p: 604‑850‑8959 f: 604‑850‑8904 e: apowell@fasc.net www.fasc.net Nexterra Systems Corp 650 Georgia St W Suite 1300 PO Box 11582, Vancouver V6B 4N8 Mike Scott.......p: 604‑637‑2501 f: 604‑637‑2506 e: sales@nexterra.ca www.nexterra.ca

FUEL CELLS

2030

EnerNOC 576 Seymour St Suite 600, Vancouver V6B 3K1 Samuel Wind... p: 778‑331‑0500 f: 778‑331‑0501 e: information@enernoc.com www.enernoc.com Freethem Generation Inc 1503 65th Ave W PH-4, Vancouver V6P 6Y8 Claes Fredriksson........................p: 604‑767‑3635 e: claes.fredriksson@gmail.com www.freethem.com General Fusion Inc 3680 Bonneville Pl Suite 108, Burnaby V3N 4T5 Nathan Gilliland..........................p: 604‑439‑3003 e: info@generalfusion.com www.generalfusion.com Greenlight Innovation Corp 3430 Brighton Ave Suite 104A , Burnaby V5A 3H4........... p: 604‑676‑4012 f: 604‑676‑4111 e: info@greenlightinnovation.com www.greenlightinnovation.com

Testforce Systems Inc 34255 Larch St, Abbotsford V2S 2P7 Chris Sztuhar....p: 604‑557‑0715 f: 866‑531‑5884 e: chris@testforce.com www.testforce.com

RESEARCH & SCIENTIFIC SERVICES1060

BIOFUELS, BIOMASS & WASTE-TO-ENERGY

Delta-Q Technologies Corp 3755 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby V5G 3H3 Steve Blaine.....p: 604‑327‑8244 f: 604‑327‑8246 e: info@delta-q.com www.delta-q.com

Schneider Electric Canada 3700 Gilmore Way, Burnaby V5G 4M1.....................................p: 604‑422‑2642 e: canadian.pss@schneider-electric.com www.schneider-electric.ca

Zymeworks Inc 1385 8th Ave W Suite 540, Vancouver V6H 3V9............ p: 604‑678‑1388 f: 604‑737‑7077 e: dpoon@zymeworks.com www.zymeworks.com

ABM Applied Biological Materials Inc 13520 Crestwood Pl Suite 8, Richmond V6V 2G2............p: 604‑247‑2416 f: 604‑247‑2414 e: info@abmgood.com www.abmgood.com

Corvus Energy Ltd 13155 Delf Pl Suite 220, Richmond V6V 2J2............ p: 604‑227‑0280 f: 604‑227‑0281 e: info@corvus-energy.com www.corvus-energy.com

ALTERNATIVE ENGINE FUELS2010 Westport Innovations Inc 1750 75th Ave W Suite 101, Vancouver V6P 6G2 Maureen Glover.................................................... p: 604‑718‑2000 f: 604‑718‑2001 e: info@westport.com www.westport.com

XRG Energytech Solutions Inc 1818 Robson St Suite 502, Vancouver V6G 1E3 Dave Ghosh.................................p: 604‑687‑6995 e: dave.s.ghosh@gmail.com ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc 8765 Ash St Unit 1, Vancouver V6P 6T3 Suresh Singh...............................p: 604‑558‑1406 e: zes@zincnyx.com www.zincnyx.com

Ballard Power Systems Inc 9000 Glenlyon Pkwy, Burnaby V5J 5J8............p: 604‑454‑0900 f: 604‑412‑4700 e: marketing@ballard.com www.ballard.com ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc 8765 Ash St Unit 1, Vancouver V6P 6T3 Suresh Singh...............................p: 604‑558‑1406 e: zes@zincnyx.com www.zincnyx.com

POWER & ENERGY EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGIES2070 AccelRate Power Systems Inc 1111 Georgia St W Suite 1300, Vancouver V6E 4A4 Reimar Koch.....p: 604‑688‑8656 f: 604‑688‑8654 e: info@accelrate.com www.accelrate.com Alpha Technologies Ltd 7700 Riverfront Gate, Burnaby V5J 5M4 Paul Drabble....p: 604‑436‑5900 f: 604‑436‑1233 e: paul.drabble@alpha.ca www.alpha.ca Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd 8128 River Way, Delta V4G IK5 Bill Walker.......p: 604‑946‑9981 f: 604‑946‑9983 e: analyticinfo@analyticsystems.com www.analyticsystems.com Cadex Electronics Inc 22000 Fraserwood Way, Richmond V6W 1J6 John Bradshaw.p: 604‑231‑7777 f: 604‑231‑7750 e: info@cadex.com www.cadex.com


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Energy technologies  Coda Research Corp 6356 Pearl Ave Unit 2, Burnaby V5H 3P9 Johan Dooyeweerd............................................... p: 604‑986‑2004 f: 604‑676‑2813 e: codares@shaw.ca www.codaresearch.com

Ben Wiens Consulting Inc 8772 206 St, Langley V1M 3X2 Ben Wiens..................................p: 604‑520‑6321 e: ben@benwiens.com www.benwiens.com

Information & communications technology Davetek Marketing Inc 604 Columbia St Suite 444, New Westminster V3M 1A5 Dave Johnson...................... p: 604‑430‑3680 f:  ‑‑ e: djohnson@davetek.com www.davetek.com

Delta-Q Technologies Corp 3755 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby V5G 3H3 Steve Blaine.....p: 604‑327‑8244 f: 604‑327‑8246 e: info@delta-q.com www.delta-q.com

Computrol Fuel Systems Inc 8537 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N4 Doug Cousins... p: 604‑421‑1001 f: 604‑421‑1007 e: dcousins@computrolfuel.com www.computrolfuel.com

Energex Inc 138 8th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1N2 Rami Belson.....p: 604‑448‑1899 f: 604‑873‑1273 e: rami@energexinc.com www.energexinc.com

International Thermal Research 2431 Simpson Rd, Richmond V6X 2R2 Les M Ohno......p: 604‑278‑1272 f: 604‑278‑1274 e: info@itrheat.com www.itrheat.com

D-Wave Systems Inc 3033 Beta Ave, Burnaby V5G 4M9..........p: 604‑630‑1428 f: 604‑630‑1434 e: info@dwavesys.com www.dwavesys.com

E-One Moli Energy (Canada) Ltd 20000 Stewart Cres, Maple Ridge V2X 9E7 Alyson Cuthbertson............................................... p: 604‑466‑6604 f: 604‑466‑6600 e: alysonc@molicel.com www.molienergy.com

Motion Metrics International Corp 2389 Health Sciences Mall Suite 101, Vancouver V6T 1Z3 Joseph Tsang... p: 604‑822‑5842 f: 604‑677‑5191 e: info@motionmetrics.com www.motionmetrics.com

Enigma Interconnect 8070 Winston St, Burnaby V5A 2H5 Ralph Goddard.p: 604‑420‑3313 f: 604‑420‑7525 e: boards@enigmacorp.com www.enigmacorp.com

IFD Corporation 8755 Ash St Suite 3, Vancouver V6P 6T3............p: 604‑734‑0105 f: 604‑734‑0120 e: paul.chisholm@ifdcorporation.com www.ifdcorporation.com

UBC Engineering Co-op Program 2385 East Mall, Vancouver V6T 1Z4 Rebeka or Haena.................................................. p: 604‑822‑3022 f: 604‑822‑3449 e: eng.coop@ubc.ca www.ubcengineeringcoop.com

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ELECTRONICS3010 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Vancouver Campus 701 Georgia St W Suite 1700, Vancouver V7Y 1K8............p: 604‑639‑0942 f: 778‑371‑7928 e: vanouverinfo@nyit.edu www.nyit.edu/canada New York Institute of Technology Vancouver campus is a global campus of NYIT New York. NYIT Vancouver offers the MBA (General, tourism, finance) and MS-INCS programs. Rainforest Automation Inc 34 7th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1L6 Bill Richardson............................p: 604‑630‑4287 e: bill.richardson@rainforestautomation.com www.rainforestautomation.com

OTHER2000 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org

CBVL Robotics Inc 2130 Hartley Ave, Coquitlam V3K 6W5 Ed Tycholaz...... p: 604‑522‑3761 f: 604‑522‑8167 e: info@cbvl.com www.cbvl.com

Dorigo Systems Ltd 3885 Henning Dr, Burnaby V5C 6N5 Paul Vasvary....p: 604‑294‑4600 f: 604‑294‑4609 e: pvasvary@dorigo.com www.dorigo.com

Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries Inc 2454 Haywood Ave, West Vancouver V7V 1Y1 Gerald Cassel...p: 604‑925‑6150 f: 604‑925‑6170 e: sales@interworldna.com www.interworldna.com Ionocom Communications Inc 1861 Welch St Suite 113, North Vancouver V7P 1B7 Nick Massey....p: 604‑924‑5184 f: 604‑648‑8116 e: info@ionocom.com www.ionocom.com Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd 1598 Kebet Way, Port Coquitlam V3C 5M5 Konrad Mech...p: 604‑464‑8144 f: 604‑941‑5423 e: km.sales.vancouver@km.kongsberg.com www.kongsbergmesotech.com Pacific Design Engineering (PDE) 8505 Eastlake Dr, Burnaby V5A 4T7 Bruce Stevens.. p: 604‑421‑1311 f: 604‑421‑9202 e: info@pde.com www.pde.com PMC-Sierra Inc 8555 Baxter Pl, Burnaby V5A 4V7 Greg Lang.........p: 604‑415‑6000 f: 604‑415‑6200 e: publicrelations@pmcs.com www.pmcs.com

S-P International Inc 3711 North Fraser Way Suite 650, Burnaby V5J 5J2 Wilf Wassersleben............................................... p: 604‑324‑4811 f: 604‑324‑3148 e: info@s-pintl.com www.s-pintl.com Testforce Systems Inc 34255 Larch St, Abbotsford V2S 2P7 Chris Sztuhar....p: 604‑557‑0715 f: 866‑531‑5884 e: chris@testforce.com www.testforce.com

ENGINEERING, ANALYTICAL & DESIGN SERVICES 3015 Aero Geometrics Ltd 837 Hastings St W Suite 209, Vancouver V6C 3N6 Peyman Bashiri..................................................... p: 604‑408‑8740 f: 604‑408‑8747 e: manager@aerogeo.com www.aerogeo.com Berkley Custom Software Consultants 1431 Berkley Rd, North Vancouver V7H 1Y5 Gary Dunnet................................p: 778‑228‑4512 e: bcsc@shaw.ca Candraft Virtual Steel Infrastructure Inc 889 Carnarvon St, New Westminster V3M 1G2 John Cooper.....p: 604‑525‑0055 f: 604‑525‑0959 e: cooper@candraft.bc.ca www.candraft.bc.ca Dubas Engineering Inc 3993 Henning Dr Suite 205, Burnaby V5C 6N5 Jack Dubas....... p: 604‑875‑1930 f: 604‑875‑1987 e: info@dubasengineering.com www.dubasengineering.com Form3 Design Inc 405 Railway St Suite 201, Vancouver V6A 1A7 Alex Feldman...p: 604‑709‑3676 f: 604‑709‑0232 e: alexf@form3.com www.form3.com JDi Design Inc 119 Pender St W Suite 520, Vancouver V6B 1S5 Adrian Van Wijk..........................p: 604‑632‑9894 e: info@jdidesign.com www.jdidesign.com

Point Grey Research Inc 12051 Riverside Way, Richmond V6W 1K7 Darcie Hodge...p: 604‑242‑9937 f: 604‑242‑9938 e: darcie.hodge@ptgrey.com www.ptgrey.com Creation Technologies 3939 North Fraser Way, Burnaby V5J 5J2 Janelle Urchenko.................................................. p: 604‑430‑4336 f: 604‑430‑4337 e: janelle.urchenko@creationtech.com www.creationtech.com

Quadrant Electronics Inc 931 Calverhall St, North Vancouver V7L 1Y1 Richard LaLau.............................p: 604‑813‑5131 e: sales@qei.ca www.qei.ca

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Information & communications technology Chillbed Industries 1066 8th Ave E Suite 209, Vancouver V5T 1T9 Adam Berson...............................p: 604‑831‑8611 e: adam@chillbeds.com www.chillbeds.com

Advantage Systems Management Corp 837 Hastings St W Suite 314, Vancouver V6C 3N6 Dale Leibel..................................p: 604‑608‑1771 e: sales@systemsmanagement.ca www.systemsmanagement.ca

Coastway Systems Technology Ltd 8120 No 2 Rd Suite 186, Richmond V7C 5J8 Daken Ariel......p: 604‑659‑5050 f: 604‑659‑5053 e: daken@coastway.ca www.vancouver-network-support.com Pacific Design Engineering (PDE) 8505 Eastlake Dr, Burnaby V5A 4T7 Bruce Stevens.. p: 604‑421‑1311 f: 604‑421‑9202 e: info@pde.com www.pde.com PDE specializes in concept development and industrial design, mechanical and electronics design, CAE solids modelling, CAD PCB design, prototypes and CNC machining. Papertech TotalVision 245 Fell Ave Suite 108, North Vancouver V7P 2K1............p: 604‑990‑1600 f: 604‑990‑1606 e: marketing@papertech.ca www.papertech.ca R.F. Binnie & Associates Ltd 4946 Canada Way Suite 205, Burnaby V5G 4H7 James Martens..................................................... p: 604‑420‑1721 f: 604‑420‑4743 e: jmartens@binnie.com www.binnie.com Tangram Design Ltd 611 Alexander St Suite 402, Vancouver V6A 1E1 Robert Johnston.........................p: 604‑398‑2106 e: hello@tangramdesign.com www.tangramdesign.com

Compukits 4388 Fraser St, Vancouver V5V 4G3 Paul Jalbert......p: 604‑879‑9288 f: 604‑875‑1456 e: info@compukits.com www.compukits.com Ericsson Canada Inc 4333 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby V5C 6S6.p: 778‑373‑7000 www.ericsson.com/ca

MYRA Systems Corp 1190 Melville St Suite 740, Vancouver V6E 3W1 Britt Hilton.......p: 604‑688‑1719 f: 604‑688‑1702 e: britt.hilton@myra.com www.myra.com Océ Display Graphics Systems 13251 Delf Pl, Richmond V6V 2A2 Dale Mortimer.p: 604‑273‑7730 f: 604‑273‑2775 e: info@oce.com www.oce.com

WestCAD Services Ltd 7382 Winston St Suite 201, Burnaby V5A 2G9...........p: 604‑421‑3806 f: 604‑421‑3808 e: info@westcad.com www.westcad.com

HARDWARE3020 Acura Embedded Systems Inc 7711 128 St Unit 1, Surrey V3W 4E6 Preet Thind.......p: 604‑502‑9666 f: 604‑502‑9668 e: info@acuraembedded.com www.acuraembedded.com AO ComputerWorks Ltd 2571 Shaughnessy St Suite 210, Port Coquitlam V3C 3G3 Allan Ogilvie.....p: 604‑552‑4008 f: 604‑552‑4012 e: info@computerworks.bc.ca www.computerworks.bc.ca Boardwalk Communications 4464 Markham St Suite 2304, Victoria V8Z 7X8............p: 250‑382‑4880 f: 250‑382‑1765 e: info@bdwalk.com www.bdwalk.com

Tusk Embedded Technologies Inc 17665 66A Ave Suite 701A, Surrey V3S 2A7 Aaron Kirchhofer................................................... p: 604‑200‑7965 f: 604‑200‑7966 e: info@tuskembedded.com www.tuskembedded.com

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ABC Communications 970 Burrard St Unit B4 PO Box 358, Vancouver V6Z 2R4 Chris Allen.......p: 888‑235‑1174 f: 250‑992‑3930 e: info@abccomm.com www.abccommunications.com Islandhosting.com - cPanel Web Hosting and Web Design 785 Station Ave Suite 115, Victoria V9B 0E6 Mark Morley.... p: 778‑410‑2454 f: 855‑813‑6057 e: support@islandhosting.com www.islandhosting.com OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 Darren Gibbons..................................................... p: 604‑694‑0554 f: 604‑694‑0558 e: info@openroad.ca www.openroad.ca

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Internet Lightspeed Communications Dolphin Global Tel 6960 Royal Oak Ave Suite 200, Burnaby V5J 4J2 Jason Milne..... p: 604‑482‑1190 f: 604‑482‑1191 e: info@lightspeed.ca www.lightspeed.ca

Alandale Training Corp 6580 Bouchard Crt, Richmond V7C 5H4 John Chandler.............................p: 604‑839‑8777 e: info@alandaletraining.com www.alandaletraining.com Allocadia Software Inc 1066 Hastings St W Suite 1410, Vancouver V6E 3X1.......................................p: 866‑684‑0935 e: hello@allocadia.com www.allocadia.com Andornot Consulting Inc 808 Nelson St Suite 1700, Vancouver V6Z 2H2............ p: 604‑269‑2525 f: 604‑269‑2527 e: info@andornot.com www.andornot.com

Leister Blake Enterprises Ltd 1225 Kingsway Ave Suite 2109, Port Coquitlam V3C 1S2 Kim Reid...........p: 604‑464‑4452 f: 604‑464‑4352 e: info@lbe.ca www.leisterblake.com

T2 Systems 4321 Still Creek Dr Suite 330, Burnaby V5C 6S7 Chris Chettle.... p: 317‑524‑5500 f: 317‑525‑5501 e: info@t2systems.com www.t2systems.com

Una Tech Corp 1238 Seymour St Suite 1805, Vancouver V6B 3N9 Faik Eljezovic...............................p: 604‑715‑4184 e: info@unatech.com www.unatech.com

Novus Entertainment Inc 112 3rd Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1C8 Roddy Ouano....p: 604‑642‑6688 f: 604‑685‑7832 e: customerservice@novusnow.ca www.novusnow.ca

Icron Technologies Corp 4664 Lougheed Hwy Suite 221, Burnaby V5C 5T5............p: 604‑638‑3920 f: 604‑638‑3930 e: info@icron.com www.icron.com

Synetic Inc 480B Tennyson Pl, Victoria V8Z 6S8............p: 250‑475‑3001 f: 250‑475‑3002 e: inquiry@synetic.ca www.synetic.ca

UBC Engineering Co-op Program 2385 East Mall, Vancouver V6T 1Z4 Rebeka or Haena.................................................. p: 604‑822‑3022 f: 604‑822‑3449 e: eng.coop@ubc.ca www.ubcengineeringcoop.com

Aequilibrium Software Inc 225 8th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1N3......................................p: 604‑227‑9157 e: info@aequilibrium.ca www.aequilibrium.ca

Skyway West Vancouver Sales Dept........................................... p: 604‑482‑1225 f: 604‑482‑1299 e: sales@skywaywest.com www.skywaywest.com Business class access since 1996. Connecting Canada! ADSL, wireless, fibre, VoIP, co-locate, bonding and failover. Reliable access and excellent service.

Annex Consulting Group Inc 1075 Georgia St W Suite 1300, Vancouver V6E 3C9 Stacey Cerniuk.p: 604‑638‑8878 f: 604‑639‑8885 e: scerniuk@annexgroup.com www.annexgroup.com IT recruitment & solutions company, offices in BC and Alberta, 97% customer satisfaction, award-winning referral program, great rates!

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Annex Pro 1485 Venables St, Vancouver V5L2G1  Kerry Corlett.....p: 604‑682‑6639 f: 604‑682‑6650 e: admin@annexpro.com www.annexpro.com

1stDataRecovery.com 2981 Simpson Rd Suite 210, Richmond V6X 2R2 K Ye.............................................p: 604‑681‑3792 e: info@1stDataRecovery.com www.1stdatarecovery.com

Aquatic Informatics Inc 1111 Georgia St W Suite 2400, Vancouver V6E 4M3...........p: 604‑873‑2782 f: 604‑873‑2750 e: info@aquaticinformatics.com www.aquaticinformatics.com

SOFTWARE & SERVICES

2Paths Solutions 1540 2nd Ave W Suite 502, Vancouver V6J 1H2 Gary Meehan...p: 604‑689‑4123 f: 604‑689‑4124 e: gmeehan@2paths.com www.2paths.com Absolute Software Corp 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 1600 PO Box 49211, Vancouver V7X 1K8............ p: 604‑730‑9851 f: 604‑730‑2621 e: info@absolute.com www.absolute.com AccSys Solutions Inc 20486 64th Ave Unit 108, Langley V2Y 2V5 Douglas Dickie.p: 604‑534‑4344 f: 604‑534‑4385 e: douglas@accsyssolutions.com www.accsyssolutions.com ACL Services Ltd 1550 Alberni St, Vancouver V6G 1A5........... p: 604‑669‑4225 f: 604‑669‑3557 e: info@acl.com www.acl.com Active Network 6400 Roberts St Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4C9............p: 800‑661‑1196 f: 604‑432‑9708 e: frontdesk-bby@active.com www.activenetwork.com Advanced Computer Networking Systems Inc 7342 Winston St Suite 102, Burnaby V5A 2G9 Tom Carter........p: 604‑473‑9044 f: 604‑473‑9034 e: tcarter@adv-network.com www.adv-network.com Advanced Tracker Technologies Inc 800 15355 24 Ave Suite 494, Surrey V4A 2H9 Jamie Smith.....p: 604‑531‑3774 f: 604‑535‑8013 e: information@advancedtracker.com www.advancedtracker.com

Aquilon Software Inc 3991 Henning Dr Suite 104, Burnaby V5C 6P7 Brigitte Hayes.............................p: 877‑810‑8787 e: brigitte.hayes@aquilon.biz www.aquilonsoftware.com ARALCO Retail Systems Ltd 828 Harbourside Dr Suite 212, North Vancouver V7P 3R9 Alan Raffie.......p: 604‑980‑4199 f: 604‑980‑4125 e: info@aralco.com www.aralco.com Arbutus Software Inc 6450 Roberts St Suite 270, Burnaby V5G 4E1 Grant Brodie.....p: 604‑437‑7873 f: 604‑437‑7872 e: info@arbutussoftware.com www.arbutussoftware.com Archive Systems Inc 55 Water St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1A1.......................................p: 778‑374‑3619 e: info@archivesystems.com www.archivesystems.com


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Information & communications technology ATP Engineering Inc 20800 Westminster Hwy Suite 1103, Richmond V6V 2W3 Chris Duncombe.................................................... p: 604‑530‑8120 f: 855‑510‑3631 e: cduncombe@atpeng.com www.atpeng.com Avocette 610 Sixth St Suite 202, New Westminster V3L 3C2............p: 604‑395‑6000 f: 604‑395‑6004 e: info@avocette.com www.avocette.com Beanworks Solutions Inc 311 Pender St W Suite 201, Vancouver V6B 1T3 Catherine Dahl............................p: 877‑959‑2326 e: info@beanworks.com www.beanworks.com Beanworks offers cloud-based, scalable accounts payable workflow management for single or multi-entity businesses improving efficiency. Bit Stew Systems Inc 7436 Fraser Park Dr Suite 205, Burnaby V5J 5B9 Kevin Collins....p: 604‑568‑5999 f: 604‑676‑2582 e: sales@bitstew.com www.bitstew.com Byte Designs Ltd 20568 32 Ave, Langley V2Z 2C8 Heinz Wittenbecher.............................................. p: 604‑534‑0722 f: 604‑534‑2601 e: sales@bytedesigns.com www.bytedesigns.com

CounterPath 505 Burrard St Suite 300 Box 95, Vancouver V7X 1M3 Kasia Finkelstein................................................... p: 604‑320‑3344 f: 604‑320‑3399 e: corporate@counterpath.com www.counterpath.com CPG Systems 2818 Main St Suite 301, Vancouver V5T 0C1 Jeremy Colwell...........................p: 604‑336‑8133 e: ask.us@cpgsystems.ca www.cpgsystems.ca CR Technology Solutions Inc 13371B 72nd Ave, Surrey V3W 2N5 Richard Gibbs..............................p: 604‑596‑5271 e: info@crtechnologysolutions.com www.crtechnologysolutions.com D&B Cloud Innovation Center 720 Robson St Suite 300, Vancouver V7Y 1K8 Mark Cunningham......................p: 604‑681‑3840 e: cloudinfo@dnb.com www.dnbcloud.com DATRAN Clinical Support Systems Inc 15550 89th Avenue Suite 13, Surrey V3R 1N1 David Zindler.... p: 604‑584‑5701 f: 604‑584‑5707 e: dzindler@datranclinical.ca www.datranclinical.ca DDS Wireless International Inc 11920 Forge Pl, Richmond V7A 4V9............p: 604‑241‑1441 f: 604‑241‑1440 e: investors@ddswireless.com www.ddswireless.com Dougan Consulting Group Inc 1641 Lonsdale Ave Suite 101, North Vancouver V7M 2J5 Des Dougan................................p: 604‑628‑5434 e: des@douganconsulting.com www.douganconsulting.com

Clevest 13911 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3B9 Thomas Ligocki...........................p: 604‑214‑9700 e: info@clevest.com www.clevest.com Clio (Themis Solutions Inc) 4611 Canada Way Suite 300, Burnaby V5G 4X3.......................................p: 888‑858‑2546 e: info@clio.com www.clio.com

Elastic Path Software 455 Granville St Suite 300, Vancouver V6C 1T1............p: 604‑408‑8078 f: 604‑408‑8079 e: marketing@elasticpath.com www.elasticpath.com Eloquent Systems Inc 135 15th St E Unit 102, North Vancouver V7L 2P7 Merv Richter.... p: 604‑980‑8358 f: 604‑980‑9537 e: merv@eloquent-systems.com www.eloquent-systems.com Empyrion Technologies Inc 45744 Gaetz St Suite 203, Chilliwack V2R 3P1 Steve Czeck......p: 604‑824‑3777 f: 888‑697‑0576 e: sczeck@empyrion.net www.empyrion.net Environmental Criminology Research Inc 1857 4th Ave W Suite 262, Vancouver V6J 1M4 Ian Laverty..................................p: 604‑718‑2060 e: info@ecricanada.com www.ecricanada.com

Conquer Mobile Inc 13737 96th Ave Suite 201, Surrey V3V 0C6 Helen Goddard............................p: 604‑629‑5972 e: marketing@conquermobile.com www.conquermobile.com Vancouver leaders in secure, enterprise mobile workforce apps & medical simulation. Expertise: iOS, Android, Bluetooth LE, 3D graphics.

ePACT Network Ltd 15B Chesterfield Pl, North Vancouver V7M 3K3 Christine Sommers.....................p: 604‑210‑5070 e: info@epactnetwork.com www.epactnetwork.com Equicare Health 2020 Yukon St Suite 201, Vancouver V5Y 3N8 Len Grenier......p: 604‑708‑9075 f: 604‑687‑6942 e: info@equicarehealth.com www.equicarehealth.com

Intense Technologies Inc 3731 Rees Rd, Richmond V6X 2S4 John Ens......................................p: 604‑270‑2780 e: info@intense.ca www.intense.ca Internetnextstep.com Consulting Ltd 3508 193 Aquarius Mews, Vancouver V6Z 2Z2 Dennis Wilson.p: 604‑998‑2256 f: 604‑608‑3887 e: dennis@internetnextstep.com www.internetnextstep.com FDM Software Ltd 949 3rd St W Suite 113, North Vancouver V7P 3P7 Kate Patrick......p: 604‑986‑9941 f: 604‑986‑7130 e: sales@fdmsoft.com www.fdmsoft.com Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015, FDM Software is a proven market leader in the provision of enterprise public safety solutions. FDM is known for powerful and flexible records management (RMS) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) solutions that serve millions in 457 jurisdictions throughout North America. FDM is focused on providing the best public safety product in the industry, backed by exceptional 24-7 customer service. FDM’s corporate head office is based in North Vancouver, BC. Fulcrum Management Solutions Ltd (Thoughtexchange) 2012 Washington St Level 3, Rossland V0G 1Y0.......................................p: 800‑361‑9027 e: info@thoughtexchange.com www.thoughtexchange.com FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc 1055 Hastings St W Suite 1400, Vancouver V6E 2E9.......................................p: 778‑373‑5715 e: info@fusionpipe.com www.fusionpipe.com Galdos Systems Inc 409 Granville St Suite 1300, Vancouver V6C 1T2 Susan Patch.....p: 604‑484‑2750 f: 604‑484‑2755 e: info@galdosinc.com www.galdosinc.com Gens Software Ltd 4050 38th Ave W, Vancouver V6N 2Y9 Radik Gens.......p: 604‑266‑5767 f: 604‑266‑5769 e: radikg@genssoft.com www.genssoft.com Global Relay 220 Cambie St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2M9........... p: 604‑484‑6630 f: 604‑608‑2941 e: info@globalrelay.net www.globalrelay.com Globalme Localization Inc 938 Howe St Suite 905, Vancouver V6Z 1N9 Emer Akkas.................................p: 855‑438‑5106 e: info@globalme.net www.globalme.net Gloo International 2140 12th Ave W Suite 303, Vancouver V6K 2N2 Lorin Bourassa.... p: 778‑230‑3024 www.gloo.biz

iQmetrix 250 Howe St Suite 1210, Vancouver V6C 3R8............p: 866‑476‑3874 f: 604‑568‑0462 e: bethw@iQmetrix.com www.iqmetrix.com James Evans & Associates Ltd 4464 Markham St Suite 1205, Victoria V8Z 7X8 Sheree Johnson.................................................... p: 250‑380‑3811 f: 250‑380‑0091 e: info@jea.ca www.jea.ca JDV Consulting 2870 Philip Ave, North Vancouver V7R 1B8 Jiri Dvorak........p: 604‑220‑0529 f: 604‑983‑9053 e: jiri.dvorak@t4bi.com Knowledgetech Consulting Inc 1238 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2Y5 Al Ytsma...........p: 604‑484‑8099 f: 604‑648‑8693 e: aytsma@knowledgetech.ca www.knowledgetech.com Lam & Associates 237 Keefer St Suite 238, Vancouver V6A 1X6 Kenneth Lam....p: 604‑681‑4939 f: 604‑685‑1019 e: lamhum@yahoo.com Loki Systems Inc 13351 Commerce Pkwy Suite 1258, Richmond V6V 2X7 Jo Swann.........p: 604‑249‑5054 f: 604‑273‑5650 e: jo.swann@lokisys.com www.lokisys.com McKesson Imaging & Workflow Solutions 10711 Cambie Rd Suite 130, Richmond V6X 3G5............p: 604‑279‑5422 f: 604‑279‑0572 e: mig.info@mckesson.com www.mckesson.com Medeo 128 6th Ave W Suite 208, Vancouver V5Y 1K6 Ryan Wilson.....p: 888‑297‑2973 f: 604‑227‑6238 www.medeo.ca Medinet Health Systems Inc 1755 Broadway W Suite 312, Vancouver V6J 4S5............p: 604‑737‑1477 f: 604‑742‑8850 e: info@medinet.ca www.medi.net Metafor Software 124 Pender St E Suite 210, Vancouver V6A 1T3 John Fowlkes..............................p: 604‑336‑3824 e: info@metaforsoftware.com www.metaforsoftware.com

GM Solutions Inc 4170 Still Creek Dr Suite 200, Burnaby V5C 6C6 Zoran Nikolic.... p: 604‑210‑0010 f: 604‑676‑2777 e: info@gmsolutions.net www.gmsolutions.net

Metaformix Information Systems Inc 5452 Rawlins Cres, Delta V4M 1J3 John Barker.................................p: 604‑943‑3835 e: info@metaformixis.com www.metaformixis.com

Gravit-e Technologies Inc 525 Seymour St Suite 610, Vancouver V6B 3H7 Nick Oostveen.. p: 604‑637‑6567 f: 604‑608‑5528 e: info@gravit-e.ca www.gravit-e.ca

Metasoft Systems Inc 353 Water St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1B8............p: 604‑683‑6711 f: 604‑683‑6704 e: info@meta-soft.com www.meta-soft.com MINISIS Inc 1062 Homer St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2W9 Christopher Burcsik............................................... p: 604‑255‑4366 f: 604‑255‑4367 e: christopher@minisisinc.com www.minisisinc.com

Copperleaf Technologies Inc 4170 Still Creek Dr Suite 450, Burnaby V5C 6C6 Laura Ryan.......p: 604‑639‑9700 f: 604‑639‑9699 e: info@copperleaf.com www.copperleaf.com

Eventsage 309 Cordova St W Suite 324, Vancouver V6B 1E5 Kimberly Rohachuk.....................p: 604‑687‑4843 e: kim@eventsage.com www.eventsage.com

HERE, a Nokia business 4350 Still Creek Dr Suite 210, Burnaby V5C 0G5 Marcie Fernquist................................................... p: 778‑806‑4820 f: 604‑294‑5443 www.here. com

Corecon Construction Software 1875 Tolmie St, Vancouver V6R 4B9 Ian Broadfoot..............................p: 604‑224‑1366 e: ianbroadfoot@gmail.com www.corecon.com

Exan Group 1963 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam V3K 3T8............p: 604‑468‑6820 f: 604‑468‑6850 e: info@exangroup.com www.exangroup.com

INETCO Systems Ltd 4664 Lougheed Hwy Suite 295, Burnaby V5C 5T5............p: 604‑451‑1567 f: 604‑451‑1565 e: bzaytsoff@inetco.com www.inetco.com Infonet Technology Corp 4585 Canada Way Suite 410, Burnaby V5G 4L6 Lee Barter........p: 604‑689‑7589 f: 604‑689‑7599 e: info@infonet-tech.com www.infonet-tech.com

MultiHat Solutions Inc 970 Burrard St Suite 237, Vancouver V6Z 2R4 Oliver Upshaw.p: 604‑899‑2599 f: 604‑899‑2519 e: oliver.upshaw@multihat.com www.multihat.com NetApp 2608 Granville St Suite 401, Vancouver V6H 3V3 Benny Cifelli.....p: 778‑374‑1000 f: 778‑374‑1149 e: benny.cifelli@netapp.com www.netapp.com


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NetPersist Solutions Group Inc 4170 Still Creek Dr Suite 200, Burnaby V5C 6C6 Mark P Lige.................................p: 604‑765‑1555 e: mlige@netpersist.com www.netpersist.com

RSI International Systems Inc 134 Abbott St Suite 402 , Vancouver V6B 2K4............p: 604‑914‑3722 f: 604‑984‑6006 e: sales@roomkeypms.com www.roomkeypms.com

Squirrel Systems 8585 Baxter Pl, Burnaby V5A 4V7 Ted Smith.........p: 604‑412‑3300 f: 604‑412‑3399 e: info@squirrelsystems.com www.squirrelsystems.com

Ode Systems Inc 375 Water St Suite 8101, Vancouver V6B 5C6 Daniel Mayer..............................p: 604‑610‑0365 e: support@odegroup.com www.odegroup.com

Safe Software 7445 132nd St Suite 2017, Surrey V3W 1J8 Don Murray......p: 604‑501‑9985 f: 604‑501‑9965 e: info@safe.com www.safe.com

StarDyne Technologies Inc 1632 Dickson Ave Suite 400, Kelowna V1Y 7T2............ p: 250‑469‑7600 f: 250‑763‑7931 www.stardynetech.com

OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 Darren Gibbons..................................................... p: 604‑694‑0554 f: 604‑694‑0558 e: info@openroad.ca www.openroad.ca

Sage 13888 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 0A3............ p: 604‑207‑9480 www.sage.com

StarGarden Corp 3665 Kingsway Suite 300, Vancouver V5R 5W2 Marnie Larson.. p: 604‑451‑0500 f: 604‑451‑0578 e: info@stargarden.com www.stargarden.com

Pacific Tier Solutions Inc 415 Gorge Rd E Suite 103, Victoria V8T 2W1 Bruce Toogood.p: 888‑599‑8282 f: 250‑380‑1172 e: sales@bookking.ca www.bookking.ca

salonMonster 1917 4th Ave W Suite 106, Vancouver V6J 1M7 Stephen Parslow.........................p: 800‑901‑1001 e: info@salonmonster.com www.salonmonster.com

Syspro Software Ltd 4400 Dominion St Suite 215, Burnaby V5G 4G3...........p: 604‑451‑8889 f: 604‑451‑8834 e: info@ca.syspro.com www.syspro.com

SAP Canada Inc 910 Mainland St, Vancouver V6B 1A9............p: 604‑681‑3435 f: 604‑681‑2934 e: vancouver@sap.com www.sap.com

T2 Systems 4321 Still Creek Dr Suite 330, Burnaby V5C 6S7 Chris Chettle.... p: 317‑524‑5500 f: 317‑525‑5501 e: info@t2systems.com www.t2systems.com

Scantech eForms Corp 618 Kent Ave SE Suite 101, Vancouver V5X 0B1 Murat Erbatur..p: 604‑709‑9663 f: 604‑876‑7432 e: sales@scantechcorp.com www.scantechcorp.com

TaiRox Software 6450 Roberts St Suite 160, Burnaby V5G 4E1 Don Thomson... p: 604‑629‑0223 f: 604‑291‑6351 e: don.thomson@tairox.com www.tairox.com

SCOOP Consulting 3455 Inverness St, Vancouver V5V 0C9 Steve Cooper..............................p: 604‑986‑2643 e: steve@scoopconsulting.ca www.scoopconsulting.ca

PDFTron Systems Inc 780 Beatty St Suite 301, Vancouver V6B 2M1........... p: 604‑730‑8989 f: 604‑676‑2477 e: sales@pdftron.com www.pdftron.com Leading global provider of electronic document technologies, including cross-platform, highperformance software components for PDF viewing/editing, document conversion and universal document web viewing.

S-FRAME Software Inc 13351 Commerce Pkwy Suite 1158, Richmond V6V 2X7 George Casoli.. p: 604‑273‑7737 f: 604‑273‑7731 e: sales@s-frame.com www.s-frame.com

Pentalog North Pacific Technologies Inc 1 Alexander St Suite 313, Vancouver V6A 1B2 Jeffrey Nicholls...........................p: 604‑346‑6369 e: commercial@pentalog.com

Simba Technologies Inc 938 8th Ave W, Vancouver V5Z 1E5 Amyn Rajan......p: 604‑633‑0008 f: 604‑633‑0004 e: solutions@simba.com www.simba.com

Performance By Design 402 Pender St W Suite 800, Vancouver V6B 1T6 James Willock.p: 604‑648‑2210 f: 604‑648‑8228 e: james@pbd.ca www.pbd.ca

Smart Hotel Software Inc 2420 Haywood Ave, West Vancouver V7V 1Y1 Doug Ash......... p: 604‑926‑3215 f: 604‑926‑3477 e: sales@smarthotelsoftware.com www.smarthotelsoftware.com

PHEMI Systems Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 180, Vancouver V5T 4T5................................................................. e: info@phemi.com www.phemi.com Phoenix Systems 4664 Lougheed Hwy Suite 104, Burnaby V5C 3Z5 Larry Hack...................................p: 604‑639‑9796 e: lhack@pho-sys.com www.phoenixsystems.ca

Softrend Systems Inc 1225 Keith Rd E Unit 7, North Vancouver V7J 1J3 Sandy Milne.....p: 604‑983‑3389 f: 604‑980‑7794 e: sales@softrend.com www.softrend.com Softscribes Services Inc 3026 2nd Ave W, Vancouver V6K 1K4 Liz Johnston................................p: 604‑736‑7179 e: lizzyj@telus.net www.softscribes.ca

Quality-by-Design Software Ltd 3814 19th Ave W, Vancouver V6S 1C8 Brian Palmquist...........................p: 604‑786‑8908 e: bpalmquist@quality-works.net www.quality-works.net

Solid IT Solutions Inc 422 Richards St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2Z4 Heinz Deubler.............................p: 604‑288‑4109 e: info@solidITSolutions.com

Quartech Systems Ltd 2160 Springer Ave Suite 200, Burnaby V5B 3M7 Landon Kitagawa.................................................. p: 604‑291‑9686 f: 604‑291‑0243 e: admin@quartech.com www.quartech.com

Sophos Inc 580 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1W6..........p: 604‑484‑6400 f: 604‑484‑6499 e: careers-canada@sophos.com www.sophos.com

Recombo Inc 1130 Melville St Suite 730, Vancouver V6E 4E5 Mike Gardner...p: 604‑736‑2272 f: 604‑736‑7110 e: sales@recombo.com www.recombo.com

Spence Software Services Ltd 1641 Lonsdale Ave Suite 835, North Vancouver V7M 2J5 Linda Findlay...............................p: 877‑777‑3623 e: sales@spencesoftware.com www.spencesoftware.com

RKO Content Management Solutions 55 Water St Suite 503, Vancouver V6B 1A1 Sean Fitzpatrick.................................................... p: 778‑383‑1850 f: 778‑786‑1275 e: info@rkosolutions.com www.rkosolutions.com Robertson Telecom Inc 1075 Georgia St W Suite 270, Vancouver V6E 3C9 Ron Barker.......p: 604‑664‑7660 f: 604‑688‑3105 e: sales@robertsontelecom.com www.robertsontelecom.com

Spot Solutions Ltd 435 Railway St, Vancouver V6A 1A7 Cy Naumenko... p: 604‑551‑4640 f: 604‑551‑4651 e: info@spotsolutions.com www.spotsolutions.com

Visier Inc 575 8th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V5Z 0C4 Stephanie Fung.p: 778‑331‑6950 f: 778‑331‑6951 e: stephanie.fung@visier.com www.visier.com Vision Critical 200 Granville St, Vancouver V6C 1S4............p: 604‑647‑1980 f: 604‑647‑1005 e: jenny.smelyanets@visioncritical.com www.visioncritical.com Waterstreet Technologies Group Inc 55 Water St Suite 308, Vancouver V6B 1A1 Tim Chizik.........p: 604‑484‑0148 f: 604‑484‑0149 e: tchizik@waterstreet.net www.waterstreet.net WaterTrax 1201 Pender St W Suite 300, Vancouver V6E 2V2 James Griffiths.p: 604‑630‑3700 f: 604‑484‑8669 e: info@watertrax.com www.watertrax.com WoodPro Software Inc 2680 Shell Rd Suite 208, Richmond V6X 4C9 David Goulet....p: 604‑270‑2595 f: 604‑244‑7966 e: marketing@woodprosoftware.com www.woodprosoftware.com

Talemetry 13799 Commerce Pkwy Suite 200, Richmond V6V 2N9...........p: 604‑278‑4414 f: 604‑238‑1516 e: info@talemetry.com www.talemetry.com Tecnet Canada Inc 3214 Beta Ave, Burnaby V5G 4K4 Matthew Van Heyst.............................................. p: 800‑832‑6381 f: 604‑433‑5552 e: matthew.vanheyst@tecnet.ca www.tecnet.ca Tekworks | Tek Services Group Inc 8207 Swenson Way Suite 8, Delta V5G 1J5 Gary Sawall.....p: 604‑543‑7230 f: 604‑543‑0313 e: info@tekworks.ca www.tekworks.ca

Xodo Technologies Inc 780 Beatty St Suite 301, Vancouver V6B 2M1........... p: 604‑730‑8989 f: 604‑676‑2477 e: info@xodo.com www.xodo.com Leading global provider of electronic document technologies, including cross-platform, highperformance software components for PDF viewing/editing, document conversion and universal document web viewing. ZE PowerGroup Inc 5920 No 2 Rd Suite 130, Richmond V7C 4R9............p: 604‑244‑1469 f: 604‑244‑1675 e: zepg@ze.com www.ze.com

TELECOMMUNICATIONS3040 Top Producer Systems 10271 Shellbridge Way Suite 300, Richmond V6X 2W8 Daniel Nielsen.p: 800‑821‑3657 f: 604‑270‑8218 e: sales@topproducer.com www.topproducer.com Top Producer® connects to over a hundred popular lead sources, making it easy to respond, prioritize and connect with incoming prospects. Contact us at www.topproducer.com or 1-800821-3657. Traction on Demand 2700 Production Way Suite 500, Burnaby V5A 0C2 Kevin Murray..............................p: 604‑620‑6040 e: kmurray@tractionondemand.com www.tractionondemand.com TVL Inc 901 16th St W Suite 200, North Vancouver V7P 1R2 Phil Mony.........p: 604‑983‑2298 f: 604‑983‑2296 e: tvlsales@tvl.com www.wisetrack.com Ventana Tech Inc 1033 Marinaside Cres Suite 1908, Vancouver V6Z 3A3 Malak Hanna...p: 604‑558‑4414 f: 604‑558‑4415 e: info@ventanatech.ca www.ventanatech.ca

Action/BMS Group of Companies 1277 Georgia St E, Vancouver V6A 2A9 Tom Potucek.....p: 604‑734‑9146 f: 604‑222‑8575 e: tom@actioncom.ca www.actioncom.ca/ www.bmscom.com Algo Communication Products Ltd 4500 Beedie St, Burnaby V5J 5L2.............p: 604‑454‑3790 f: 604‑437‑5726 e: sales@algosolutions.com www.algosolutions.com Allstream 175 Cordova St W Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1E1.......................................p: 604‑638‑4319 e: info.west@mtsallstream.com www.allstream.com Ansatel Communications Inc 940 Kingsway, Vancouver V5V 3C4............ p: 604‑872‑6500 f: 604‑879‑5377 e: info@ansatel.com www.ansatel.com Bell Canada 2925 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 4X6................ p: 604‑678‑7500 www.bell.ca CanTech Telecom Inc 3070 Norland Ave Suite 101, Burnaby V5B 3A6 Jay Strelaeff....p: 604‑568‑7247 f: 604‑628‑3322 e: info@cantechtelecom.ca www.cantechtelecom.ca


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Information & communications technology CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp 248 3rd Ave, Prince Rupert V8J 1L1........................................p: 250‑627‑0917 e: donovan.dias@cwct.ca www.citywest.ca COMTEL Integrated Technologies Inc 409 Granville St. Suite 1158, Vancouver V6C 1T2 Allen Sneddon.. p: 604‑436‑0212 f: 604‑253‑4984 e: sales@comtelit.com www.comtelit.com

Santel Communications 11880 Hammersmith Way Suite 197, Richmond V7A 5C8 Kevin Kondo.....p: 604‑273‑9063 f: 604‑273‑1983 e: kkondo@santel.ca www.santel.ca Shaw Communications Inc 1067 Cordova St W, Vancouver V6C 3T5...............p: 888‑472‑2222 www.shaw.ca

Corinex Communications Corp 1090 Pender St W Suite 1000, Vancouver V6E 2N7............ p: 604‑692‑0520 f: 604‑694‑0061 www.corinex.com CounterPath 505 Burrard St Suite 300 Box 95, Vancouver V7X 1M3 Kasia Finkelstein................................................... p: 604‑320‑3344 f: 604‑320‑3399 e: corporate@counterpath.com www.counterpath.com

4th Utility Inc 2639 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam V3C 1TS Jeff Lewis........p: 604‑941‑4440 f: 604‑941‑4433 e: jlewis@fouru.com www.fouru.com

Ericsson Canada Inc 4333 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby V5C 6S6.p: 778‑373‑7000 www.ericsson.com/ca

Skyway West Vancouver Sales Dept........................................... p: 604‑482‑1225 f: 604‑482‑1299 e: sales@skywaywest.com www.skywaywest.com Business class access since 1996. Connecting Canada! ADSL, wireless, fibre, VoIP, co-locate, bonding and failover. Reliable access and excellent service.

Glentel Inc 8501 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N3...........p: 604‑415‑6500 f: 604‑415‑6565 www.glentel.com

Teliphone Navigata-Westel 1550 Alberni St Suite 300, Vancouver V6G 1A5 Eric Unrau...................................p: 604‑990‑2000 e: business@teliphone.ca www.teliphone.ca

HCC Canada Inc Surrey Terry Sandhu............................................. p: 604‑576‑4896 f: 604‑576‑4832 e: sales@hcccanada.ca www.hcccanada.ca

Telus Corp 555 Robson St, Vancouver V6B 3K9............ p: 604‑697‑8044 f: 604‑432‑9681 e: ir@telus.com www.telus.com

Intra Systems Ltd 17942 55th Ave Unit 1, Surrey V3S 6C8 Brian Sanheim............................p: 604‑576‑7730 e: sales@intrabc.com www.intrabc.com

TMC IT and Telecom Consulting 1500 Georgia St W Suite 1300, Vancouver V6G 2Z6 Ellen Koskinen-Dodgson....................................... p: 604‑683‑1103 f: 604‑685‑1520 e: marketing@tmcconsulting.ca www.tmcconsulting.ca

DDS Wireless International Inc 11920 Forge Pl, Richmond V7A 4V9............p: 604‑241‑1441 f: 604‑241‑1440 e: investors@ddswireless.com www.ddswireless.com

Linkatech Technologies 9440 202 St Suite 118, Langley V1M 4A6 Matt Dryfhout.............................p: 604‑434‑5465 e: sales@linkatech.com www.linkatech.com Lite Access Technologies Inc 21331 Gordon Way Suite 2180, Richmond V6W 1J9 Mike Plotnikoff..................................................... p: 604‑247‑4704 f: 604‑247‑4704 e: mplotnikoff@liteaccess.com www.liteaccess.com Mil-Sted Data Products Ltd 3071 No 5 Rd Suite 6, Richmond V6X 2T4 Michael Gould.p: 604‑273‑2877 f: 604‑270‑8534 e: michaelg@mil-sted.com www.milsteddataproducts.com

Vandelta Communication Systems Ltd 9223 Shaughnessy St, Vancouver V6P 6R5 Hugh M Rae..... p: 604‑732‑8686 f: 604‑732‑4727 e: hughrae@vandelta.com www.vandelta.com Vecima Networks Inc 771 Vanalman Ave, Victoria V8Z 3B8............p: 250‑881‑1982 f: 250‑881‑1974 e: info@vecima.com www.vecima.com

VIDEOCONFERENCING/ WEBCASTING3050 4th Utility Inc 2639 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam V3C 1TS Jeff Lewis........p: 604‑941‑4440 f: 604‑941‑4433 e: jlewis@fouru.com www.fouru.com Applied Electronics Ltd 8573 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N5 Stephen Monteith................................................. p: 604‑439‑7228 f: 604‑439‑7210 e: smonteith@appliedelectronics.com www.appliedelectronics.com

Novus Entertainment Inc 112 3rd Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1C8 Roddy Ouano....p: 604‑642‑6688 f: 604‑685‑7832 e: customerservice@novusnow.ca www.novusnow.ca Rogers Communications 4710 Kingsway Suite 1600, Burnaby V5H 4W4 Gordon Nelson.p: 604‑214‑2161 f: 604‑431‑1414 e: customer.service@rci.rogers.com www.rogers.com

OTHER3000

CommonSkys Conferencing 915 Fort St Suite 300, Victoria V8V 3K3 Maurice Lagasse©.....................p: 250‑891‑2548 e: maurice@commonskys.com www.commonskys.com

Acumen Computing Services Ltd 4668 218A St, Langley V3A 8H8 Dan Wilder..................................p: 604‑532‑8460 e: dwilder@acumencomputing.com

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Vancouver Campus 701 Georgia St W Suite 1700, Vancouver V7Y 1K8............p: 604‑639‑0942 f: 778‑371‑7928 e: vanouverinfo@nyit.edu www.nyit.edu/canada New York Institute of Technology Vancouver campus is a global campus of NYIT New York. NYIT Vancouver offers the MBA (general, tourism, finance) and MS-INCS programs.

Amuleta Computer Security Inc 1985 Broadway W Suite 330, Vancouver V6J 4Y3 Dale Jackaman...........................p: 604‑230‑8114 e: dale@amuleta.com www.amuleta.com Avigilon 858 Beatty St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1C1............p: 604‑629‑5182 f: 604‑629‑5183 e: info@avigilon.com www.avigilon.com

SYSTEMS INC.

Axis Technical Services Corp 3011 Underhill Ave Suite 104, Burnaby V5A 3C2 Joana Barbulescu................................................. p: 604‑559‑2947 f: 866‑860‑5634 e: joana@axistech.ca www.axistech.ca

Optinet Systems Inc 21331 Gordon Way Unit 3190, Richmond V6W 1J9...........p: 604‑288‑1300 f: 604‑233‑1255 e: sales@optinetsystems.com www.optinetsystems.com

BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org

Peer 1 Hosting 555 Hastings St W Suite 1000, Vancouver V6B 4N5...........p: 604‑683‑7747 f: 604‑683‑4634 e: info@peer1.com www.peer1.ca

CamCentral Systems Inc 7 7th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V5Y 1L4 Peter Turner.....p: 604‑876‑3838 f: 604‑876‑3255 e: info@camcentral.net www.camcentral.net

Rittal Systems Ltd 10451 Shellbridge Way Suite 123, Richmond V6X 2W8 Adam Dries...... p: 604‑232‑5571 f: 604‑232‑5591 e: marketing@rittal.ca www.rittal.ca

Glenbriar Technologies Inc 1687 Ingleton Ave, Burnaby V5C 4L8 Niki Rapanos.... p: 604‑320‑0155 f: 604‑320‑0157 e: nrapanos@glenbriar.com www.glenbriar.com

Seon Design Inc 3B Burbidge St Unit 111, Coquitlam V3K 7B2 Tom Gill............p: 604‑941‑0880 f: 604‑941‑0870 e: info@seon.com www.seon.com

IPS 888 Dunsmuir St Suite 868, Vancouver V6C 3K4 Farrah Smith....p: 604‑235‑1830 f: 604‑331‑6040 e: farrah.smith@ipsnetworks.com www.ipsnetworks.com

STR-SpeechTech Ltd 1001 Cloverdale Ave Suite 212, Victoria V8X 4C9 Katy Earl...........p: 250‑477‑0544 f: 250‑477‑2540 e: info@speechtech.com www.speechtech.com

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd 13800 Commerce Pkwy, Richmond V6V 2J3............ p: 604‑278‑3411 f: 604‑231‑2787 e: info@mdacorporation.com www.mdacorporation.com Message Impact Systems Inc 1124 Lonsdale Ave Suite 1107, North Vancouver V7M 2H1 Dave Roitner....p: 604‑243‑4442 f: 866‑306‑3140 e: info@messageimpact.com www.messageimpact.com Microserve 4295 Dawson St, Burnaby V5C 4B3............ p: 604‑473‑9883 f: 604‑473‑9887 e: marketing@microserve.ca www.microserve.ca Momentum Conferencing Corp 1030 Georgia St W Suite 1111, Vancouver V6E 2Y3 William S Dickinson............................................. p: 604‑639‑9748 f: 604‑629‑1413 e: info@momentumconferencing.com www.momentumconferencing.com

Superion Inc 6050 166th St Suite 31, Surrey V3S 0X2 Mike Burton.....p: 888‑318‑5118 f: 888‑318‑5118 e: info@superion.ca www.superion.ca TLD Computers - A Division of London Drugs Ltd 12251 Horseshoe Way Suite 100, Richmond V7A 4V4............p: 888‑933‑9777 f: 604‑272‑6026 e: solution@tld.com www.tld.com/ www.customworks.ca We provide IT solutions ans services along with custom audiovisual solutions with over 30 years of history and experience supporting BC businesses. Call us today! Webtech Wireless Inc 4299 Canada Way Suite 215, Burnaby V5G 1H3 Mike Cornford.. p: 604‑434‑7337 f: 604‑434‑5270 e: marcom@webtechwireless.com www.webtechwireless.com Whitenoise Laboratories (Canada) Inc 1736 10th Ave W Suite 701, Vancouver V6J 2A6 Andre Brisson... p: 604‑724‑5094 f: 604‑873‑2467 e: abrisson@wnlabs.com www.wnlabs.com


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Credo Interactive Inc 4612 Strathcona Rd, North Vancouver V7G 1G3 Tom Calvert.................................p: 604‑219‑8087 e: tom@charactermotion.com www.charactermotion.com Crystal Insight New Media Vancouver  Christian Blaze.p: 604‑229‑3007 f: 604‑229‑3007 e: info@crystalinsight.com www.crystalinsight.com Go2 Productions Inc 343 Railway St Suite 420, Vancouver V6A 1A4 Gemma Scott..............................p: 604‑408‑5844 e: gemma@go2productions.com www.go2productions.com Goldtooth Creative Agency Inc 329 Railway St Suite 102, Vancouver V6A 1A4 Paul Furminger............................p: 604‑568‑9168 e: info@goldtoothcreative.com www.goldtoothcreative.com Reel Wonders Animation Inc 701 Victoria Park W Suite 605, North Vancouver V7M 2L2 John “Moose” Pagan..................p: 604‑689‑9331 e: moosereelwonder@hotmail.com www.reelwonders.com TimeLapse Digital Inc 535 46th Ave E, Vancouver V5W 2A2 Rene Beland................................p: 604‑644‑3359 e: info@timelapsedigital.com www.timelapsedigital.com

E-LEARNING4020

Burst! Creative Group 211 Columbia St Suite 20, Vancouver V6A 2R5 Jeff Pinder...................................p: 604‑662‑8778 e: jeff@burstceativegroup.com www.burstcreativegroup.com Dare North America 1085 Homer St Suite 500, Vancouver V6B 1J4............ p: 778‑331‑8340 f: 778‑331‑8341 e: vancouver@thisisdare.com www.thisisdare.com Edelman 1500 Georgia St W Suite 1400, Vancouver V6G 2Z6 Kim Peacock.....p: 604‑623‑3007 f: 604‑687‑4304 e: kim.peacock@edelman.com www.edelman.ca Emily Carr University of Art + Design 1399 Johnston St, Vancouver V6H 3R9 Dina Verchomin.................................................... p: 604‑844‑3800 f: 604‑844‑3801 e: info@ecuad.ca www.ecuad.ca Engine Digital Inc 717 Pender St W Suite 404, Vancouver V6C 1G9 Stephen Beck..............................p: 604‑684‑3330 e: vancouver@enginedigital.com www.enginedigital.com

FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 Johann Starke..p: 604‑662‑8407 f: 604‑662‑8409 e: info@fcv.ca www.fcv.ca Go2 Productions Inc 343 Railway St Suite 420, Vancouver V6A 1A4 Gemma Scott..............................p: 604‑408‑5844 e: gemma@go2productions.com www.go2productions.com

pacificIT Social Media Training 2349 Harrison Dr, Vancouver V5P 2P7 Robert Sanzalone........................p: 604‑669‑0015 e: info@pacificit.ca www.pacificIT.ca

GREY/MediaCom Vancouver 736 Granville St Suite 1200, Vancouver V6Z 1G3.......................................p: 604‑484‑3251 e: neilmcphedran@greyvancouver.com www.grey.com/canada

INTERACTIVE DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS4030

Intergalactic Agency Inc 1224 Hamilton St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2S8.......................................p: 604‑738‑3311 e: info@intergalactic.com www.intergalactic. com

Agentic Communications Inc 207 Hastings St W Suite 701, Vancouver V6B 1H7 Victoria Angell............................p: 604‑255‑2131 e: agentic-info@agentic.ca www.agentic.ca Appnovation Technologies 152 Hastings St W Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1G8 James Heise....p: 604‑568‑0313 f: 604‑568‑0314 e: info@appnovation.com www.appnovation.com

OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 Darren Gibbons..................................................... p: 604‑694‑0554 f: 604‑694‑0558 e: info@openroad.ca www.openroad.ca Origin Design + Communications Ltd 1002 Lynham Rd Suite 201, Whistler V0N 1B1 Danielle Kristmanson........................................... p: 604‑932‑8482 f: 604‑932‑8418 e: danielle@origindesign.ca www.origindesign.ca Plentyoffish 555 Hastings St W, Vancouver V6B 4N5......................................p: 604‑692‑2542 e: administrator@pof.com www.pof.com

Rival Schools 46 6th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y1K1  David Lam...................................p: 604‑688‑8440 e: info@rivalschools.tv www.rivalschools.tv

Ashford Training Technologies 18059 21A Ave, Surrey V3Z 9V7 Robert J Earp..............................p: 604‑541‑1662 e: ashfordInfo@ashford.ca www.ashford.ca

Lambda Solutions Inc 110 Hastings St W Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 1G8 Brent Harvey....p: 877‑700‑1118 f: 604‑687‑2404 e: marketing@lambdasolutions.net www.lambdasolutions.net

Oaxaca Studio 1300 7th Ave W, Vancouver V6H 3W5 Alex Gonzales.............................p: 604‑874‑6654 e: alex@oaxacastudio.com www.behance.net/oaxacastudio

Pound & Grain 326 Cordova St W, Vancouver V6B 1E8............p: 604‑757‑3793 f: 604‑757‑3793 e: hello@poundandgrain.com www.poundandgrain.com

Akuter Technologies Inc 288 8th Ave W Suite 205, Vancouver V5Y 1N5 Didier Bourgeot..................................................... p: 604‑521‑4229 f: 815‑301‑9303 e: didierbt@akuter.com www.akuter.com

GigaLuma Technologies Inc PO Box 81173, Burnaby V5H 4K2 Laurie Duke.................................p: 604‑568‑7202 e: support@gigaluma.com www.gigaluma.com

Noise Digital Inc 856 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2W5 Trevor Carr...................................p: 604‑689‑9574 e: contact@noisedigital.com www.noisedigital.com

Media FX Group 318 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2V2 Ron Jacklin......p: 604‑639‑7380 f: 604‑639‑7380 e: info@mediafxgroup.com www.mediafxgroup.com

Signals Design Group Inc 143 3rd Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1E6 Kosta Tsetsekas.................................................... p: 604‑732‑9827 f: 604‑732‑9853 e: kosta@signals.ca www.signals.ca Starfish Communications Ltd 1500 Pendrell St Suite 325, Vancouver V6G 3A5 Greg Wold...................................p: 604‑618‑0554 e: greg@starfishcom.ca www.starfishcom.ca Switch United 36 5th Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1G8............p: 604‑669‑2296 f: 604‑669‑2310 e: cwinckler@switchunited.com www.switchunited.com

Tugboat Group 138 6th Ave W Suite 3A, Vancouver V5Y 1K6 Steve Gallagher.................................................... p: 604‑879‑9222 f: 604‑879‑9223 e: sgallagher@tugboatgroup.com www.tugboatgroup.com Open-source CMS solutions, robust custom application development, creative interface design, iMarketing and full-service agency support.

INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT/ GAMES4040 Agentic Communications Inc 207 Hastings St W Suite 701, Vancouver V6B 1H7 Victoria Angell............................p: 604‑255‑2131 e: agentic-info@agentic.ca www.agentic.ca Blackbird Interactive 577 Great Northern Way Suite 160, Vancouver V5T 1E1.......................................p: 604‑424‑4355 e: pr@blackbirdinteractive.com www.blackbirdinteractive.com Capcom Vancouver 4401 Still Creek Dr Suite 200, Burnaby V5C 6G9............p: 604‑299‑5626 f: 604‑299‑5653 e: cv.info@capcom.com www.capcomvancouver.com DeNA Studios Canada (DeNA Vancouver) 860 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2W5.......... p: 604‑336‑0140 f: 604‑336‑0141 e: info@denastudioscanada.com†www.DeNAStudiosCanada.com Disney Interactive 1628 Dickson Ave Suite 500, Kelowna V1Y 9X1.......................................p: 250‑868‑8622 e: support@clubpenguin.com www.clubpenguin.com East Side Games 116 Hastings St W, Vancouver V5B 1G8............ p: 604‑568‑5051 f: 604‑568‑5051 e: info@eastsidegamestudio.com www.eastsidegamestudio.com Electronic Arts 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby V5G 4X1............p: 604‑456‑3600 f: 604‑456‑5000 e: info@ea.com www.ea.com GameHouse Canada 808 Douglas St Suite 200, Victoria V8W 2B6.......... p: 250‑384‑2048 f: 250‑123‑4567 e: careersvictoria@gamehouse.com www.gamehousecanada.com Hellbent Games 3430 Brighton Ave Suite 204A, Burnaby V5A 3H4...........p: 604‑431‑6669 f: 604‑431‑6639 e: contact@hellbentgames.com www.hellbentgames.com Henchmen Interactive Inc 666 Burrard St Suite 500, Vancouver V6C 3P6 Kylie Maglio.....p: 778‑229‑4930 f: 778‑229‑4930 e: info@henchmeninteractive.com www.henchmeninteractive.com Hothead Games Inc 887 Great Northern Way Suite 350, Vancouver V5T 4T5............ p: 604‑605‑0018 f: 604‑605‑0017 e: admin@hotheadgames.com www.hotheadgames.com


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New media IGG 2323 Quebec St Suite 201, Vancouver V5T 4S7.......................................p: 604‑879‑8861 e: careers.ca@igg.com www.igg.com IUGO Mobile Entertainment 369 Terminal Ave Suite 200, Vancouver V6A 4C4 Hong-Yee Wong.................................................... p: 604‑687‑6876 f: 604‑687‑6867 e: info@iugome.com www.iugome.com Kerberos Productions 33 8th Ave E Suite 102, Vancouver V5T 1R5 Christopher Stewart............................................. p: 604‑781‑9903 f: 604‑357‑1389 e: contact@kerberos-productions.com www.kerberos-productions.com Kodiak Entertainment 4585 Canada Way Suite 103, Burnaby V5G 4L6 Dirk Schillebeeckx................................................ p: 604‑430‑8422 f: 604‑430‑8410 e: info@kodiakentertainment.com www.kodiakentertainment.com Koolhaus Interactive and Games Inc PO Box 5087 VMPO, Vancouver V6B 4A9............p: 604‑696‑9717 f: 604‑696‑9744 e: info@koolhausint.com www.koolhausint.com Next Level Games 208 Robson St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 6A1............p: 604‑484‑6111 f: 604‑464‑6112 e: info@nextlevelgames.com www.nextlevelgames.com Piranha Games 88 Pender St W Suite 2065, Vancouver V6B 6N9...........p: 604‑484‑6671 f: 604‑484‑4145 e: general@piranhagames.com www.piranhagames.com Relic Entertainment 1040 Hamilton St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2R9............p: 604‑801‑6577 f: 604‑801‑6578 e: info@relic.com www.relic.com Roadhouse Interactive Ltd 348 7th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1M4...........p: 604‑259‑2260 f: 604‑259‑2254 e: james@roadhouseinteractive.com www.roadhouseinteractive.com Skybox Labs 4190 Lougheed Hwy Suite 408, Burnaby V5C 6A8.......................................p: 604‑558‑4330 e: info@skyboxlabs.com www.skyboxlabs.com Smoking Gun Interactive Inc 509 Richards St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2Z6............p: 604‑689‑7486 f: 866‑250‑7950 e: info@smokingguninc.com www.smokingguninc.com United Front Games 1128 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2X6............p: 604‑687‑4263 f: 604‑687‑4264 e: info@unitedfrontgames.com www.unitedfrontgames.com

MOBILE MARKETING

SOFTWARE4050 Destiny Media Technologies Inc 885 Georgia St W Suite 1110 PO Box 11527, Vancouver V6C 3E8 David Kaland.... p: 604‑609‑7736 f: 604‑609‑0611 e: dkaland@dsny.com www.dsny.com ONISON Canada Corp 676 Chilco St Suite 300, Vancouver V6G 3B3 HR Tschudi..................................p: 604‑681‑4191 e: uscare@onison.com www.onison.com OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 Darren Gibbons..................................................... p: 604‑694‑0554 f: 604‑694‑0558 e: info@openroad.ca www.openroad.ca PNI Digital Media Inc 425 Carrall St Suite 100, Vancouver V6B 6E3............p: 604‑893‑8955 f: 604‑893‑8966 e: pr@pnimedia.com www.pnimedia.com

Domain7 Solutions Inc 37 Dunlevy Ave, Vancouver V6A 3A3 Rene Thomas...p: 604‑855‑3772 f: 604‑854‑3349 e: hello@domain7.com www.domain7.com DPG Associates Web Design 3127 Skeena St Suite 63, Port Coquitlam V3B 8G5 Dawayne Wurtz..........................p: 604‑734‑1045 e: info@dpgassociates.com www.dpgassociates.com Drive Digital 1120 Hamilton St Suite 404, Vancouver V6B 2S2 Colin Mansell..............................p: 604‑428‑1222 e: colin@drivedigital.ca www.drivedigital.ca eBridge Marketing Solutions 4620 Teviot Pl, North Vancouver V7R 4M5 Hartland Ross.............................p: 604‑731‑5530 e: info@ebridgemarketingsolutions.com www.ebridgemarketingsolutions.com

ideaLEVER Solutions Inc 163 Hastings St W Suite 407, Vancouver V6B 1H5 Robert Stocks...p: 604‑738‑0906 f: 604‑738‑3334 e: sales@idealever.com www.idealever.com Invoke 1 Alexander St Suite 313, Vancouver V6A 1B2.......................................p: 604‑398‑6020 e: info@invokemedia.com www.invokemedia.com

Tugboat Group 138 6th Ave W Suite 3A, Vancouver V5Y 1K6 Steve Gallagher.................................................... p: 604‑879‑9222 f: 604‑879‑9223 e: sgallagher@tugboatgroup.com www.tugboatgroup.com

Jelly Digital Marketing & PR 2020 Abbotsford Way Suite 201, Abbotsford V2S 6X8.......................................p: 604‑425‑0734 e: david@jellymarketing.com www.jellymarketing.com

WEB DEVELOPMENT/ MARKETING/COMMERCE4060 Agentic Communications Inc 207 Hastings St W Suite 701, Vancouver V6B 1H7 Victoria Angell............................p: 604‑255‑2131 e: agentic-info@agentic.ca www.agentic.ca

FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 Johann Starke..p: 604‑662‑8407 f: 604‑662‑8409 e: info@fcv.ca www.fcv.ca

KIMBO Design Inc 409 Granville St Suite 1251, Vancouver V6C 1T2 Kim Pickett.......p: 604‑738‑6448 f: 604‑738‑6468 e: info@kimbodesign.ca www.kimbodesign.ca

Alphabet Communications Ltd 4618 217A St, Langley V3A 2N7 Tim Anderson...p: 604‑514‑9228 f: 604‑514‑9338 e: info@alphabet.ca www.alphabet.ca

Femtech Media Inc 683 Bow Crt, North Vancouver V7J 3V2 Karima Premji.............................p: 604‑240‑8324 e: info@femtechmedia.com www.femtechmedia.com

Kinetix Media Communications Ltd 5489 Byrne Rd Suite 155, Burnaby V3J 3J1 Paula Skaper....p: 604‑629‑5250 f: 604‑682‑7036 e: pskaper@kinetixmedia.com www.kinetixmedia.com

GOODSIR Creative Inc 1331 Ellis St Suite 1, Kelowna V1Y 1Z9 Giuseppe Simpatico....................p: 250‑763‑9907 e: info@hellogoodsir.com www.hellogoodsir.com

KIS Web Service 8171 Saba Rd Suite 1302, Richmond V6Y 4B3 Felix Ho.......................................p: 604‑518‑7161 e: info@kiswebservice.com www.kiswebservice.com

Graphically Speaking Services Inc 602 Hastings St W Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1P2 Darrell Hadden.p: 604‑682‑5500 f: 604‑682‑1312 e: darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca www.graphicallyspeaking.ca

Lara Spence Web Design + Business Writing 5293 St Catherines St, Vancouver V5W 3G2 Lara Spence..... p: 604‑324‑4020 f: 604‑876‑5421 e: lara@laraspence.com www.laraspence.com

Ballistic Arts Media Studios Inc 8650 Cinnamon Dr Suite 31, Burnaby V5A 4H7 Ted Lau........................................p: 604‑568‑8083 e: clinic@ballisticarts.com www.ballisticarts.com Bayleaf Software Inc 839 Cambie St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2P4 George Tomes.. p: 604‑683‑1288 f: 604‑683‑1287 e: info@bayleaf.com www.bayleaf.com Bowery Creative 207 Hastings St W Suite 612, Vancouver V6B 1H7 Guy Martin Smalley....................p: 778‑300‑2781 e: connect@bowerycreative.com www.bowerycreative.com Brian Irwin Web Design 4290 Osler St, Vancouver V6H 2X5 Brian Irwin..................................p: 604‑505‑3479 e: brian@brianirwin.com www.brianirwin.com

Habanero Consulting Group 1111 Melville St Suite 510, Vancouver V6E 3V6 Kris Anderson..p: 604‑709‑6201 f: 604‑709‑6073 e: marketing@habaneroconsulting.com www.habaneroconsulting.com Hale! Marketing 1066 Hamilton St Suite 405, Vancouver V6B 2R9 Stephen Hale..............................p: 604‑688‑0202 e: info@haleinc.com www.halemarketing.com

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iamota 1020 Mainland St Suite 142, Vancouver V6B 2T4 Pete Smyth..................................p: 604‑558‑4388 e: pete.smyth@iamota.com www.iamota.com We’re iamota, a mobile first digital agency based in Yaletown. We create remarkable digital experiences for people across all screens.

Idea Rebel 113 Water St, Vancouver V6B 1A7 Jamie Garratt..............................p: 604‑569‑2155 e: info@idearebel.com www.idearebel.com

Burst! Creative Group 211 Columbia St Suite 20, Vancouver V6A 2R5 Jeff Pinder...................................p: 604‑662‑8778 e: jeff@burstceativegroup.com www.burstcreativegroup.com Dare North America 1085 Homer St Suite 500, Vancouver V6B 1J4............ p: 778‑331‑8340 f: 778‑331‑8341 e: vancouver@thisisdare.com www.thisisdare.com

iamota 1020 Mainland St Suite 142, Vancouver V6B 2T4 Pete Smyth..................................p: 604‑558‑4388 e: pete.smyth@iamota.com www.iamota.com We’re iamota, a mobile first digital agency based in Yaletown. We create remarkable digital experiences for people across all screens. iContext Internet Services Inc 2877 Boxcar St, Abbotsford V4X 2S5 Rob Wilson.................................p: 778‑386‑7621 e: info@icontext.com www.icontext.com

Line49 Design Group Inc 1275 6th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V6H 1A6 Dave Smith......p: 604‑591‑3283 f: 604‑591‑1383 e: info@line49.ca www.line49.ca MeZine Inc 555 Hastings St W Suite 2200, Vancouver V6B 4N6 Emily Hirai........p: 604‑430‑4588 f: 604‑430‑4566 e: customerservice@websitedynamics.com www.mezine.com Mobify 948 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2W2 Carson Wan................................p: 604‑343‑4696 e: contact@mobify.com www.mobify.com Mobify is a mobile shopping platform used by leading companies to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in mobile revenue every year. Established in 2007, Mobify is a global technology company, with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, and a network of partners in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. At Mobify, we believe that great shopping experiences are the result of a customer-centric approach paired with rigorous quality standards – and the best possible technology to power and amplify the two. MousePad Publishing Coquitlam ...................................p: 604‑942‑4266 e: info@mymousepad.com www.MyMousePad.com


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Services

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Conti Electronics Ltd 1360 Frances St, Vancouver V5L 1Y9 Colby Harder....p: 604‑734‑0606 f: 604‑734‑1195 e: info@conti.ca www.conti.ca Freeman Audio Visual 395 8th Ave W, Vancouver V5Y 1N7 Mike Dosch......p: 604‑255‑1151 f: 604‑255‑0225 e: mike.dosch@freemanco.com www.freemanav-ca.com

Noise Digital Inc 856 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2W5 Trevor Carr...................................p: 604‑689‑9574 e: contact@noisedigital.com www.noisedigital.com OpenRoad Communications Ltd 12 Water St Suite 210, Vancouver V6B 1A5 Darren Gibbons..................................................... p: 604‑694‑0554 f: 604‑694‑0558 e: info@openroad.ca www.openroad.ca Quasar Design & Data Management Inc 903 Stanton Ave, Coquitlam V3J 4V3 Ariba Dalal..................................p: 604‑936‑0202 e: info@qddm.ca www.qddm.ca Real Estate Webmasters 223 Commercial St, Nanaimo V9R 5G8.......................................p: 250‑753‑9893 www.realestatewebmasters.com Reframe Marketing 515 Pender St W Suite 305, Vancouver V6B 6H5 Karen Milde................................p: 604‑630‑3836 e: info@reframemarketing.com www.reframemarketing.com SearchDoppler Technologies Inc 1045 Howe St Suite 300, Vancouver V6Z 2A9 Ian Clark......................................p: 778‑231‑2582 e: iclark@searchdoppler.com www.searchdoppler.com Servoweb Technologies 4960 Water Lane, West Vancouver V7W 1K5 Taylor Fulde.................................p: 604‑922‑2161 e: team@servoweb.com www.servoweb.com Snaptech Marketing 2465 Beta Ave Suite 110, Burnaby V5C 5N1 Octavio Marquez................................................... p: 604‑677‑0742 f: 604‑677‑5237 e: octavio@snaptech.com www.snaptech.com TEI Web Solutions 1183 16th St W Suite 206, North Vancouver V7P 1R4 Ali Tavanayan..............................p: 604‑506‑6108 e: admin@teiwebsolutions.com www.teiwebsolutions.com

Tugboat Group 138 6th Ave W Suite 3A, Vancouver V5Y 1K6 Steve Gallagher.................................................... p: 604‑879‑9222 f: 604‑879‑9223 e: sgallagher@tugboatgroup.com www.tugboatgroup.com Open-source CMS solutions, robust custom application development, creative interface design, iMarketing and full-service agency support.

Abnousi Corporate Finance 1030 Georgia St W Suite 918, Vancouver V6E 2Y3 Hamlet Abnousi..........................p: 604‑518‑2040 e: hamlet@abnousi.com www.abnousi.com

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Tugboat Group 138 6th Ave W Suite 3A, Vancouver V5Y 1K6 Steve Gallagher.................................................... p: 604‑879‑9222 f: 604‑879‑9223 e: sgallagher@tugboatgroup.com www.tugboatgroup.com WebMusketeer.com 101 1001 Broadway W Suite 125, Vancouver V6H 4E4 Edward Soorany..........................p: 604‑773‑1745 e: info@WebMusketeer.com www.WebMusketeer.com WiderFunnel Marketing Optimization 409 Granville St Suite 551, Vancouver V6C 1T2 Chris Goward... p: 604‑800‑6450 f: 604‑648‑8651 e: hello@widerfunnel.com www.widerfunnel.com World Exposure 5989 Walter Gage Rd Suite 803, Vancouver V6T 0A8 Corinne Assayag.........................p: 604‑221‑1789 e: sales@worldexposure.com www.worldexposure.com

OTHER4000 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org Centre for Digital Media 577 Great Northern Way, Vancouver V5T 1E1.......................................p: 778‑370‑1001 e: admin@gnwc.ca www.gnwc.ca

Telacquire Marketing Group Inc 101 1001 Broadway W Suite 125, Vancouver V6H 4E4 Edward Soorany..........................p: 604‑773‑1745 e: info@telacquire.com www.telacquire.com

Dare North America 1085 Homer St Suite 500, Vancouver V6B 1J4............ p: 778‑331‑8340 f: 778‑331‑8341 e: vancouver@thisisdare.com www.thisisdare.com

Think Profits Inc 804 Pacific St, Vancouver V6Z 1C2 Shawn Moore..p: 604‑638‑1188 f: 604‑893‑8705 e: clientcare@thinkprofits.com www.thinkprofits.com

Hootsuite 5 8th Ave E, Vancouver V5T 1R6.......................................p: 604‑681‑4668 e: media@hootsuite.com www.hootsuite.com

Triforce Media 1090 Homer St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 2W9.....................................p: 604‑365‑2952 e: info@triforce-media.com

Tekskil Industries Inc 998 Harbourside Dr Suite 102, North Vancouver V7P 3T2 Rick Anselmo... p: 604‑985‑2250 f: 877‑576‑8361 e: team@tekskil.com www.tekskil.com

Patrick Turner Studios 1959 Marine Dr Unit 1963, North Vancouver V7P 3G1 Patrick Turner..............................p: 604‑929‑7158 e: pat@patrickturner.com www.patrickturner. com PromoKeychain.com Custom USB Flash Drives Vancouver Rob Wilson................p: 702‑997‑3233 e: info@promokeychain.com www.PromoKeychain.com

Deloitte LLP 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 2800, Vancouver V7X 1P4...........p: 604‑669‑4466 www.deloitte.ca Ernst & Young LLP 700 Georgia St W Suite 1600 Box 10101, Vancouver V7Y 1C7 Richard Mockett................................................... p: 604‑891‑8456 f: 604‑643‑5422 e: richard.mockett@ca.ey.com www.ey.com RSG Revenue Services Group 1151 8th Ave W, Vancouver V6H 1C5 David Kaplan....p: 604‑295‑8137 f: 604‑733‑7090 e: david.kaplan@revenueservices.ca www.revenueservices.ca RSG Revenue Services Group is Western Canada’s premier SR&ED firm, offering full claim development consulting, oversight programs and sophisticated online SR&ED tools. Customers include some of BC and the world’s best-known tech firms. Revenue Services Group advises most mid-tier accounting firms on SR&ED, interacts closely with the CRA and is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Aquilon Software Inc 3991 Henning Dr Suite 104, Burnaby V5C 6P7 Brigitte Hayes.............................p: 877‑810‑8787 e: brigitte.hayes@aquilon.biz www.aquilonsoftware.com Ariel Communications Team Performance Richmond Wolf Strecko........................................ e: wolf.strecko@arielcomms.org www.arielcomms.org Atmoswater Research 2116 Grand Blvd, North Vancouver V7L 3Y7 Roland Wahlgren........................p: 604‑985‑3720 e: atmoswater@shaw.ca www.atmoswater.com

BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc 1177 Hastings St W Suite 200, Vancouver V6E 2K3 Robin Messenger.................................................. p: 604‑678‑5465 f: 604‑686‑9316 e: rmessenger@bflcanada.ca www.bflcanada.ca Deloitte LLP 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 2800, Vancouver V7X 1P4...........p: 604‑669‑4466 www.deloitte.ca

Smythe Ratcliffe LLP 355 Burrard St Suite 700, Vancouver V6C 2G8 Camellia Ho.....p: 604‑687‑1231 f: 604‑688‑4675 e: cho@smytheratcliffe.com www.smytheratcliffe.com

Dominion Sales & Marketing Services Inc 6200 McKay Ave Suite 141-466, Burnaby V5H 4M9 Tyler Dawson...............................p: 778‑783‑0689 e: results@dominioncorp.com www.dominioncorp.com

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FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 Johann Starke..p: 604‑662‑8407 f: 604‑662‑8409 e: info@fcv.ca www.fcv.ca

4th Utility Inc 2639 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam V3C 1TS Jeff Lewis........p: 604‑941‑4440 f: 604‑941‑4433 e: jlewis@fouru.com www.fouru.com

Gevity Consulting Inc 375 Water St Suite 350, Vancouver V6B 5C6 Leon Salvail.....p: 604‑608‑1779 f: 604‑568‑5710 e: info@gevityinc.com www.gevityinc.com

Applied Electronics Ltd 8573 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N5 Stephen Monteith................................................. p: 604‑439‑7228 f: 604‑439‑7210 e: smonteith@appliedelectronics.com www.appliedelectronics.com

Idea Folio Ltd 3635 15th Ave W, Vancouver V6R 2Z6 David Miller................................p: 778‑991‑6602


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Services Jumpstart Sales & Marketing Inc 6200 McKay Ave Suite 141-466, Burnaby V5H 4M9 Tyler Dawson...............................p: 778‑783‑0689 e: results@jumpstartcorp.com www.jumpstartcorp.com Lead Generators International Sales & Marketing Group Inc 6200 McKay Ave Suite 141-466, Burnaby V5H 4M9 Tyler Dawson...............................p: 604‑918‑5078 e: results@clientfinders.com www.clientfinders.com

LEGAL SERVICES

BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc 1177 Hastings St W Suite 200, Vancouver V6E 2K3 Robin Messenger.................................................. p: 604‑678‑5465 f: 604‑686‑9316 e: rmessenger@bflcanada.ca www.bflcanada.ca Capital West Partners 885 Georgia St W Suite 1250, Vancouver V6C 3E8............p: 604‑718‑6800 f: 604‑718‑6820 e: cwinfo@capwest.com www.capwest.com

NKF Devencore 543 Granville St Suite 1500, Vancouver V6C 1X8 Jon Bishop........p: 604‑681‑3334 f: 604‑681‑5255 e: jbishop@devencorenkf.com www.devencorenkf.com

CCC Investment Banking 400 Burrard St Suite 450, Vancouver V6C 3A6 Hugh Notman..............................p: 604‑689‑2495 e: hnotman@cccinvestmentbanking.com www.cccinvestmentbanking.com Deloitte LLP 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 2800, Vancouver V7X 1P4...........p: 604‑669‑4466 www.deloitte.ca Evans and Evans Inc 400 Burrard St Suite 1610, Vancouver V6C 3A6............p: 604‑408‑2222 f: 604‑408‑2303 e: info@evansevans.com www.evansevans.com Investor-Ready Workshops Vancouver Bob Chaworth-Musters.......................  f: 604‑926‑7327 e: bob@investorready.ca www.ANGELforum.org

Noise Digital Inc 856 Homer St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 2W5 Trevor Carr...................................p: 604‑689‑9574 e: contact@noisedigital.com www.noisedigital.com RKO Content Management Solutions 55 Water St Suite 503, Vancouver V6B 1A1 Sean Fitzpatrick.................................................... p: 778‑383‑1850 f: 778‑786‑1275 e: info@rkosolutions.com www.rkosolutions.com RwE Growth Partners Inc 1066 Hastings St W Suite 2000, Vancouver V6E 3X2 Brian Thomas...p: 604‑218‑2232 f: 604‑942‑3172 e: brianthomasbt@hotmail.com www.rwegrowthpartners.com VenturePlus Partners 3806 33rd Ave W, Vancouver V6N 2H6 Garth Edgar.................................p: 604‑727‑3610 e: gedgar@ventureplus.ca www.ventureplus.ca

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ANGEL Forum - Vancouver Vancouver Bob Chaworth-Musters....................... f: 604‑926‑7327 e: bob@ANGELforum.org www.ANGELforum.org Atticus Financial Group 1220 Hastings St E, Vancouver V6A 1S9 Ray Salama......p: 604‑251‑5674 f: 604‑251‑2946 e: ray@atticusfinancial.com www.atticusfinancial.com

SR&ED Agency Inc 7250 144 St Suite 45, Surrey V3W 1L7......................................p: 778‑846‑8163 e: peter@sredagency.com www.sredagency.com Technology Incentives Inc 4639 3rd Ave W, Vancouver V6R 1N5 Richard Moore............................p: 604‑331‑4688 e: richard@techincentives.ca www.techincentives.ca Vanedge Capital 1333 Broadway W Suite 750, Vancouver V6H 4C1 Paul Lee...........p: 604‑569‑3883 f: 604‑569‑3813 e: info@vanedgecapital.com www.vanedgecapital.com

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Bull Housser & Tupper LLP 510 Georgia St W Suite 1800, Vancouver V6B 0M3 Chris Wilson....p: 604‑687‑6575 f: 604‑641‑4949 e: cxw@bht.com www.bht.com Protect your brand, your invention, your competitive advantage. Commercialize it. Enforce it. A leading technology team backed by a full-service business team. Clark Wilson LLP 885 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6C 3H1 Neil Melliship..p: 604‑687‑5700 f: 604‑687‑6314 e: npm@cwilson.com www.cwilson.com Providing a full range of legal services to technology businesses: financing from early stage to U.S. and Canadian public markets, intellectual property protection and enforcement, company formation and governance, M&A transactions, employment, privacy, tax and cross-border immigration – IT, clean tech, video gaming, new media and outsourcing. Dentons Canada LLP 250 Howe St Suite 2000, Vancouver V6C 3R8 Catherine Wade.................................................... p: 604‑687‑4460 f: 604‑683‑5214 e: catherine.wade@dentons.com www.dentons.com DLA Piper (Canada) LLP 666 Burrard St Suite 2800, Vancouver V6C 2Z7 Chris Bennett...p: 604‑687‑9444 f: 604‑687‑1612 e: chris.bennett@dlapiper.com www.dlapiper.com Legal services for intellectual property, technology & outsourcing, video games and interactive entertainment, and renewable energy and sustainable development.

Varshney Capital Corp 1055 Georgia St W Suite 2050 PO Box 11121, Vancouver V6E 3P3 Praveen Varshney................................................. p: 604‑684‑2181 f: 604‑682‑4768 www.varshneycapital.com Yaletown Venture Partners 1122 Mainland St Suite 510, Vancouver V6B 5L1 Mike Satterfield.................................................... p: 604‑688‑7807 f: 604‑688‑7031 e: info@yaletown.com www.yaletown.com

Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP 700 Georgia St W Suite 2500 Box 10026 Pacific Centre, Vancouver V7Y 1B3 Beth Hardy.......p: 604‑684‑9151 f: 604‑661‑9349 e: bhardy@farris.com www.farris.com Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP 550 Burrard St Suite 2900, Vancouver V6C 0A3 William Westeringh............................................. p: 604‑631‑3131 f: 604‑631‑3232 e: vancouver@fasken.com www.fasken.com

Lawson Lundell LLP 925 Georgia St W Suite 1600, Vancouver V6C 3L2 Heather Ritzer.. p: 604‑631‑9173 f: 604‑641‑2811 e: vmann@lawsonlundell.com www.lawsonlundell.com Named the No. 1 regional law firm in BC, Alberta and the North, as voted by readers of Canadian Lawyer magazine (2010-2016). MBM Intellectual Property Law 700 Pender St W Suite 700, Vancouver V6C 1G8 Stuart Bristowe..................................................... p: 604‑669‑4350 f: 604‑669‑4351 e: sbristowe@mbm.com www.mbm.com

Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP 601 Cordova St W Suite 480, Vancouver V6B 1G1............ p: 604‑669‑3432 f: 604‑681‑4081 e: mail@patentable.com www.patentable.com Richards Buell Sutton LLP 401 Georgia St W Suite 700, Vancouver V6B 5A1 Jeffrey Lowe....p: 604‑682‑3664 f: 604‑688‑3830 e: rbs@rbs.ca www.rbs.ca Smart & Biggar 1055 Georgia St W Suite 2300 Box 11115, Vancouver V6E 3P3 John Knox.........p: 604‑682‑7780 f: 604‑682‑0274 e: vancouver@smart-biggar.ca www.smart-biggar.ca

Stikeman Elliott LLP 666 Burrard St Suite 1700, Vancouver V6C 2X8 Jennifer Shaw.. p: 604‑631‑1321 f: 604‑681‑1825 e: jshaw@stikeman.com www.stikeman.com Thompson Cooper LLP 1007 Fort St Suite 201, Victoria V8V 3K5............p: 250‑389‑0387 f: 250‑389‑2659 e: email@TCLLP.com www.barrigar.com

MARKETING RESEARCH

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Koffman Kalef LLP 885 Georgia St W Suite 1900, Vancouver V6C 3H4 Mark Wong......p: 604‑891‑3688 f: 604‑891‑3788 e: info@kkbl.com www.kkbl.com

HR Tech Group 4389 Maple St, Vancouver V6J 3V9 Allison Rutherford................................................. p: 604‑874‑2653 f: 604‑874‑2654 e: arutherford@hrtechgroup.com www.hrtechgroup.com


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Inside Information Inc 1279 Nicola St Suite 306, Vancouver V6G 2E8 Lois Sperling...............................p: 604‑684‑6434 e: admin@insideinformation.com www.insideinformation.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Space-Tech Laboratory Ltd 3108 4th Ave E, Vancouver V5M 1L5 Sherry Chan................................p: 604‑254‑8133 e: spacetechlab@gmail.com www.space-tech-lab.com Swim Recruiting Inc 601 Cordova St W Suite 330, Vancouver V6B 1G1 Simon Wood....p: 604‑689‑7946 f: 604‑689‑7950 e: info@swimrecruiting.com www.swimrecruiting.com

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CBRE Ltd 1111 Georgia St W Suite 600, Vancouver V6E 4M3 Norm Taylor.....p: 604‑662‑3000 f: 604‑684‑9368 e: norm.taylor@cbre.com www.cbre.com/hightech Abnousi Corporate Finance 1030 Georgia St W Suite 918, Vancouver V6E 2Y3 Hamlet Abnousi..........................p: 604‑518‑2040 e: hamlet@abnousi.com www.abnousi.com Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc 401 Georgia St W Suite 1200 PO Box 3228, Vancouver V6B 5A1 Jim Goring........p: 604‑688‑4442 f: 604‑682‑4026 www.aon.ca Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia 10767 148 St, Surrey V3R 0S4............p: 604‑585‑2788 f: 604‑585‑2790 e: jleech@asttbc.org www.asttbc.org Aquilon Software Inc 3991 Henning Dr Suite 104, Burnaby V5C 6P7 Brigitte Hayes.............................p: 877‑810‑8787 e: brigitte.hayes@aquilon.biz www.aquilonsoftware.com A-Z World Translation and Interpretation Inc 704 Maurelle Crt, North Vancouver V7R 2M1 Ana Maria Zuñiga.......................p: 604‑351‑3615 e: am@a-zworld.ca www.a-zworld.ca

BenefitDeck Consulting Ltd 422 Richards St Suite 170, Vancouver V6B 2Z4 Donald Chu...... p: 877‑318‑1812 f: 604‑909‑2641 e: info@benefitdeck.com www.benefitdeck.com

CJC Consulting Ltd 20832 Wicklund Ave, Maple Ridge V2X 8M5 Claude Cloutier...........................p: 604‑323‑3413 e: cjcloutier@shaw.ca www.transmutational-leadership.com CMC Engineering & Management Ltd 1160 Douglas Rd Suite 300, Burnaby V5C 4Z6 Lucio Sacchetti.p: 604‑294‑6483 f: 604‑294‑0457 e: info@cmcengineering.com www.cmcengineering.com Deloitte LLP 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 2800, Vancouver V7X 1P4...........p: 604‑669‑4466 www.deloitte.ca E Daly Consulting Group Inc 1788 Georgia St W Suite 1202, Vancouver V6G 2V7 Ellyn Daly....................................p: 604‑899‑0906 e: ellyn@edcgroupinc.com www.edcgroupinc.com

Transamerica Microsearch Inc 1124 Lonsdale Ave Suite 101B, North Vancouver V7M 2H1 David F McCullough.............................................. p: 604‑988‑5213 f: 604‑988‑5214 e: info@transmicro.com www.transmicro.com

RECRUITING7050 Annex Consulting Group Inc 1075 Georgia St W Suite 1300, Vancouver V6E 3C9 Stacey Cerniuk.p: 604‑638‑8878 f: 604‑639‑8885 e: scerniuk@annexgroup.com www.annexgroup.com IT recruitment & solutions company, offices in BC and Alberta, 97% customer satisfaction, award-winning referral program, great rates!

Korn Ferry International Vancouver 1055 Dunsmuir St Suite 3300 Box 49206, Vancouver V7X 1K8 Caroline Jellinck................................................... p: 604‑684‑1834 f: 604‑684‑1884 e: caroline.jellinck@kornferry.com www.kornferry.com Lock Search Group 1040 Georgia St W Suite 810, Vancouver V6E 4H1 Frank Joe.........p: 604‑669‑8806 f: 604‑669‑5385 e: fjoe@locksearchgroup.com www.locksearchgroup.com McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group 860 Homer St Suite 407, Vancouver V6B 2W5 Cheryl Nakamoto.................................................. p: 604‑662‑8967 f: 604‑662‑8927 e: askme@mcnak.com www.mcnak.com Miles Employment Group Ltd 55 Water St Suite 603, Vancouver V6B 1A1 Sandra Miles... p: 604‑694‑2500 f: 604‑694‑2511 e: sandra@miles.ca www.miles.ca

Arainn Consulting Inc 916 Broadway W Suite 309, Vancouver V5Z 1K7 Damian McElgunn......................p: 604‑442‑7203 e: recruiting@arainn.ca www.arainn.ca Boyden Global Executive Search 900 Hastings St W Suite 1400, Vancouver V6E 3S7 Brent Cameron.p: 604‑685‑0261 f: 604‑684‑7988 e: vancouver@boyden.com www.boyden.com

Ernst & Young LLP 700 Georgia St W Suite 1600 Box 10101, Vancouver V7Y 1C7 Richard Mockett................................................... p: 604‑891‑8456 f: 604‑643‑5422 e: richard.mockett@ca.ey.com www.ey.com

Corporate Recruiters Ltd 1055 Hastings St W Suite 1400, Vancouver V6E 2E9 Don Safnuk.................................p: 604‑639‑9565 e: careers@corporate.bc.ca www.corporate.bc.ca

FCV 333 Seymour St Suite 1100, Vancouver V6B 5A6 Johann Starke..p: 604‑662‑8407 f: 604‑662‑8409 e: info@fcv.ca www.fcv.ca

CrossLink Consulting 6081 No 3 Rd Suite 921, Richmond V6Y 2B2 Amy Conrad......p: 604‑689‑0155 f: 866‑819‑6506 e: crosslink@crosslink.ca www.crosslink.ca

LingoStar Language Services 6491 12th Ave, Burnaby V3N 2J4 Lenka de Graafova................................................ p: 604‑629‑8420 f: 866‑714‑3189 e: info@lingo-star.com www.lingo-star.com

Fusion Recruitment Group 900 Howe St Suite 330, Vancouver V6Z 2M4 Allan Welyk...... p: 604‑678‑5627 f: 604‑669‑6047 e: allan@fusion-recruitment.com www.fusion-recruitment.com

Morneau Shepell 411 Dunsmuir St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 1X4 Ingrid Gailler...............................p: 800‑663‑0790 e: igailler@morneaushepell.com www.morneaushepell.com

FutureWorks 999 Canada Pl Suite 404, Vancouver V6C 3E2 Dorothy Keenan..........................p: 604‑618‑3112 e: dorothyk@fwt.bc.ca www.fwt.bc.ca

Modis Canada Inc 505 Burrard St Suite 1150, Vancouver V7X 1M4 Sascha Pogor..............................p: 604‑689‑8717 e: sascha.pogor@modis.com www.modiscanada.com Mountaincrest Personnel Inc 7382 Winston St Suite 201, Burnaby V5A 2G9 Harvey Fishman.................................................... p: 604‑421‑3807 f: 604‑421‑3808 e: harvey@peakpeople.ca www.mountaincrestpersonnel.com P3 Resources Ltd 355 Burrard St Suite 1000, Vancouver V6C 2G8 Pomponia Martinez............................................... p: 604‑681‑6641 f: 604‑630‑8844 e: resume@p3resources.com www.p3resources.com The Pearl Fisher Group 6595 Willingdon Ave PO Box 203, Burnaby V5H 4E5 Robert Zalaudek..........................p: 604‑771‑8768 e: info@pearlfishers.it www.pearlfishers.it TM8 Recruitment 701 Georgia St W Suite 1500, Vancouver V7Y 1C6 Trent Mason................................p: 778‑858‑2799 e: info@tm8.ca www.tm8.ca VanJobs Expert Employment Solutions 2906 Broadway W Suite 212, Vancouver V6K 2G8 Mark Strong................................p: 604‑739‑1711 e: info@vanjobs.ca www.vanjobs.ca

BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc 1177 Hastings St W Suite 200, Vancouver V6E 2K3 Robin Messenger.................................................. p: 604‑678‑5465 f: 604‑686‑9316 e: rmessenger@bflcanada.ca www.bflcanada.ca

NKF Devencore 543 Granville St Suite 1500, Vancouver V6C 1X8 Jon Bishop........p: 604‑681‑3334 f: 604‑681‑5255 e: jbishop@devencorenkf.com www.devencorenkf.com Ouest Business Solutions Inc 311 Water St Suite 300, Vancouver V6B 1B8 Gian Karla Limcangco........................................... p: 604‑731‑9886 f: 604‑731‑9051 e: gk.limcangco@ouestsolutions.com www.ouestsolutions.com PwC 250 Howe St Suite 700, Vancouver V6C 3S7 Kate Furber......p: 604‑806‑7000 f: 604‑806‑7806 e: info@ca.pwc.com www.pwc.com/ca

GO Recruitment 601 Broadway W Suite 400, Vancouver V5Z 4C2 Raymond To.....p: 604‑871‑4166 f: 604‑871‑4168 e: raymond@gorecruitment.com www.gorecruitment.com Hays - Recruiting Experts Worldwide 1050 Pender St W Suite 2150, Vancouver V6E 3S7 Jackie Burns.....p: 604‑648‑4297 f: 604‑648‑0588 e: recruit@hays.com www.hays.ca

WPCG 8988 Fraserton Crt Suite 308, Burnaby V5J 5H8 Feras Elkhalil....p: 604‑294‑1200 f: 604‑294‑1242 e: info@wpcg.ca www.wpcg.ca

OTHER7999 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org


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ServicesWireless Chemetics Inc 2930 Virtual Way Suite 200, Vancouver V5M 0A5 Andrew Berryman................................................. p: 604‑734‑1200 f: 604‑734‑0340 e: chemetics.info@jacobs.com www.jacobs.com/chemetics City of Coquitlam - Economic Development 3000 Guildford Way, Coquitlam V3B 7N2 David Munro....p: 604‑927‑3442 f: 604‑927‑3525 e: economicdevelopment@coquitlam.ca www.coquitlam.ca/economicdevelopment

SMT Research Ltd 628 South Kent Ave E Suite 158, Vancouver V5X 0B2 Jason Teetaert............................p: 778‑373‑2070 e: info@smtresearch.ca www.smtresearch.ca Sterling IAQ Consultants Ltd 1122 Mainland St Suite 310, Vancouver V6B 5L1 Michael Glassco................................................... p: 604‑678‑1284 f: 604‑681‑2702 e: michael@sterlingiaqconsultants.com www.sterlingiaqconsultants.com Triton Environmental Consultants 1030 Georgia St W Suite 1308, Vancouver V6E 2Y3 John Rithaler....p: 604‑631‑2211 f: 604‑631‑2213 e: jrithaler@triton-env.com www.triton-env.com VIA-SAT Data Systems Inc 6996 Merritt Ave Suite 201, Burnaby V5J 4R6 Paul Rocchetti.. p: 604‑297‑0700 f: 604‑297‑0700 e: pcr@via-sat.com www.via-sat.com

Photon Control Inc 8363 Lougheed Hwy Suite 200, Burnaby V5A 1X3 Jessica Dunn....p: 604‑422‑8861 f: 604‑422‑8418 e: info@photon-control.com www.photon-control.com

GREEN BUILDING & SUSTAINABLE PLANNING SERVICES 5040 Avid Consulting Group Ltd 610 Granville St Suite 3113, Vancouver V6C 3T3 Jo Anne Gin.................................p: 778‑317‑8814 e: joanne.gin@avidconsulting.ca www.avidconsulting.ca Delta Controls Inc 17850 56 Ave, Surrey V3S 1C7............p: 604‑574‑9444 f: 604‑574‑7793 e: marketing@deltacontrols.com www.deltacontrols.com dPoint Technologies Inc 1275 Venables St, Vancouver V6A 2E4 James Dean.....p: 604‑488‑1132 f: 604‑488‑1132 e: jdean@dpoint.ca www.dpoint.ca

The Boathouse Restaurant 14935 Marine Dr, White Rock V4B 1C3 Larry Borden.....p: 604‑536‑7320 f: 604‑730‑5508

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT EQUIPMENT, NOISE/VIBRATION EQUIPMENT5010 Air Phaser Environmental Ltd PO Box 2108, Chilliwack V2R1A5  Doug Lanz........p: 604‑532‑5856 f: 604‑533‑7134 e: admin@airphaser.com www.airphaser.com BKL Consultants Ltd 1200 Lynn Valley Rd Suite 308, North Vancouver V7J 2A2 Mark Bliss........ p: 604‑988‑2508 f: 604‑988‑7457 e: sound@bkl.ca www.bkl.ca Envirotech Air Inc 8207 Swenson Way Suite 9, Delta V4G 1J5 George Daschko.................................................... p: 604‑951‑2330 f: 604‑951‑2335 e: enviropc@telus.net www.envirotechbc.com

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING & INSTRUMENTATION5030 Argus Control Systems Ltd 18445 53 Ave, Surrey V3S 7A4 Yurij Duda.........p: 604‑538‑3531 f: 604‑538‑4728 e: argus@arguscontrols.com www.arguscontrols.com Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc 7391 Vantage Way Unit 145, Delta V4G 1M3 Rebecca Erickson.................................................. p: 604‑940‑8741 f: 604‑940‑8745 e: marketing@cetci.com www.critical-environment.com

FloodStopper Systems Corp 1278 Gregory Rd, Kelowna V1Z 3P2 Ron Ades.......... p: 250‑763‑5694 f: 250‑769‑5687 e: ron.ades@telus.net www.thefloodstopper.com Intelligent Living Corp 618 East Kent Ave S Unit 101, Vancouver V5X 0B1 Murat Erbatur..p: 604‑876‑7494 f: 604‑876‑7432 e: murat@mcm-it.com www.intelligent-living.ca Reliable Controls Corp 120 Hallowell Rd, Victoria V9A 7K2............p: 250‑475‑2036 f: 250‑475‑2096 e: info@reliablecontrols.com www.reliablecontrols.com

HAZARDOUS/SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT5050 Richway Environmental Technologies Ltd 12520 Horseshoe Way Suite 118, Richmond V7A 5K3 Leonard Li........p: 604‑275‑2201 f: 604‑275‑2203 e: marketing@richway.ca www.richway.ca

Envirochem Services Inc 267 Esplanade W Suite 206, North Vancouver V7M 1A5 Adam Killick.....p: 604‑986‑0233 f: 604‑986‑8583 e: adam.killick@envolv.ca www.envirochem.com Optigo Networks 887 Great Northern Way Suite 320, Vancouver V5T 4T5 Pook-Ping Yao.............................p: 778‑373‑0912 e: info@optigo.net www.optigo.net

COMPONENTS, INFRASTRUCTURE & DEVICES 6010 4th Utility Inc 2639 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam V3C 1TS Jeff Lewis........p: 604‑941‑4440 f: 604‑941‑4433 e: jlewis@fouru.com www.fouru.com

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Aarcomm Systems Inc 17 Fawcett Rd Suite 112, Coquitlam V3K 6V2 William Hue.....p: 604‑379‑5091 f: 604‑945‑3472 e: info@aarcomm.com www.aarcomm.com

Binpal Engineering Ltd 8232 120 St Suite 215, Surrey V3W 3N4 Jas Binpal.........p: 604‑596‑3815 f: 604‑596‑5194 e: info@binpaleng.com www.binpaleng.com

Alpha Technologies Ltd 7700 Riverfront Gate, Burnaby V5J 5M4 Paul Drabble....p: 604‑436‑5900 f: 604‑436‑1233 e: paul.drabble@alpha.ca www.alpha.ca

NEXT Environmental Inc 2550 Boundary Rd Suite 215, Burnaby V5M 3Z3 Harm Gross...... p: 604‑419‑3800 f: 604‑419‑3801 e: hgross@nextenvironmental.com www.nextenvironmental.com

Cartel Communication Systems Inc 9415 202 St, Langley V1M 4B5...........p: 604‑888‑9711 f: 604‑888‑2712 e: info@cartelsys.com www.cartelsys.com

SITE REMEDIATION

WATER & WASTE-WATER TREATMENT: WATER CONSERVATION EQUIPMENT 5100 BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc 1050 W Pender St Suite 1000, Vancouver V6E 3S7 David Kratochvil.................................................... p: 604‑685‑1243 f: 604‑685‑7778 e: bioteq@bioteq.ca www.bioteq.ca McGauley Consultants Ltd 1200 73rd Ave W Suite 1100, Vancouver V6P 6G5 Terry McGauley...........................p: 604‑325‑2038 e: enquiries@mcgauleyconsultants.com www.mcgauleyconsultants.com

OTHER5000 BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org

Dali Wireless Canada Inc 8618 Commerce Crt, Burnaby V5A 4N6 Wendy Har.......p: 604‑420‑7760 f: 604‑420‑7730 e: sales@daliwireless.com www.daliwireless.com Ericsson Canada Inc 4333 Still Creek Dr, Burnaby V5C 6S6.p: 778‑373‑7000 www.ericsson.com/ca Inevitable Technologies Inc 8116 130 St Unit 10, Surrey V3W 8J9...........p: 604‑839‑3155 f: 604‑936‑4904 e: sales@inevtech.com www.inevtech.com Netcetera Consulting Inc 828 Harbourside Dr Suite 205, North Vancouver V7P 3R9 Steve Weeks...............................p: 604‑980‑2700 e: steve@netcetera.ca www.netcetera.ca Norsat International Inc 4020 Viking Way Suite 110, Richmond V6V 2L4............ p: 604‑821‑2800 f: 604‑821‑2801 e: info@norsat.com www.norsat.com

British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA) 1130 Pender St W Suite 305, Vancouver V6E 4A4............p: 604‑683‑2751 f: 604‑677‑5960 e: info@bceia.com www.bceia.com | www.hazwastebc.com Canadyne Technologies Inc 12400 Vulcan Way, Richmond V6V 1J8 John Jessup.....p: 604‑247‑2297 f: 604‑247‑2298 e: info@canatec.com www.canatec.com Corix Group of Companies 1188 Georgia St W Suite 1160, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑697‑6700 f: 604‑697‑6703 e: publicrelations@corix.com www.corix.com

Pacific Design Engineering (PDE) 8505 Eastlake Dr, Burnaby V5A 4T7 Bruce Stevens.. p: 604‑421‑1311 f: 604‑421‑9202 e: info@pde.com www.pde.com Padtech Global Sourcing 6165 Hwy 17A Suite 340, Delta V4K 5B8 Dan Lionello.....p: 604‑946‑4799 f: 604‑946‑3186 e: dlionello@padtech.com www.padtech.com

INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT5060

Sierra Wireless Inc 13811 Wireless Way, Richmond V6V 3A4............p: 604‑231‑1100 f: 604‑231‑1109 www.sierrawireless.com

Cengea Solutions Inc 1188 Georgia St W Suite 560, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑697‑6400 f: 604‑697‑6440 e: info@cengea.com www.cengea.com EnerNOC 576 Seymour St Suite 600, Vancouver V6B 3K1 Samuel Wind... p: 778‑331‑0500 f: 778‑331‑0501 e: information@enernoc.com www.enernoc.com

WIRELESS

UBC Engineering Co-op Program 2385 East Mall, Vancouver V6T 1Z4 Rebeka or Haena.................................................. p: 604‑822‑3022 f: 604‑822‑3449 e: eng.coop@ubc.ca www.ubcengineeringcoop.com

Star Solutions International Inc 4600 Jacombs Rd Suite 120, Richmond V6V 3B1 Myles Lu..........p: 604‑276‑0055 f: 604‑303‑8558 e: myles.lu@starsolutions.com www.starsolutions.com Testforce Systems Inc 34255 Larch St, Abbotsford V2S 2P7 Chris Sztuhar....p: 604‑557‑0715 f: 866‑531‑5884 e: chris@testforce.com www.testforce.com


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Wireless

ENABLING SOFTWARE

Company index

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airG 1133 Melville St Suite 710, Vancouver V6E 4E5............p: 604‑408‑2228 f: 866‑874‑8136 e: info@airG.com www.corp.airg.com Colony Networks Inc 1501 Broadway W Suite 220, Vancouver V6J 4Z6 Michael Kuhlmann................................................ p: 604‑692‑2850 f: 604‑692‑2851 e: info@colonynetworks.com www.colonynetworks.com Intrinsyc Technologies Corporate 885 Dunsmuir St Suite 380, Vancouver V6C 1N5 George Reznik.. p: 604‑801‑6461 f: 604‑801‑6417 e: ezhang@intrinsyc.com www.intrinsyc.com Mobidia Inc 10451 Shellbridge Way Suite 230, Richmond V6X 2W8.......... p: 604‑304‑8640 f: 604‑304‑8447 e: marketing@mobidia.com www.mobidia.com

WIRELESS APPLICATIONS

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14 Oranges Software Inc 3820 Cessna Dr Suite 295, Richmond V7B 0A2.......................................p: 604‑304‑0020 e: sales@14oranges.com www.14oranges.com DDS Wireless International Inc 11920 Forge Pl, Richmond V7A 4V9............p: 604‑241‑1441 f: 604‑241‑1440 e: investors@ddswireless.com www.ddswireless.com

Marine Drive 1020 Harwood St Suite 1103, Vancouver V6E 4R1 John Colin MacDonald................p: 778‑882‑1767 e: colin@marinedrive.com www.marinedrive.com Nero Global Tracking 1155 Pender St W Suite 301, Vancouver V4E 2P4 Lindsay Ryerson..........................p: 778‑355‑9545 e: lryerson@neroglobal.com www.neroglobal.com PayByPhone 1168 Hamilton St Suite 403, Vancouver V6B 2S2.......................................p: 866‑783‑7787 e: paypointmo@brands2life.com www.paybyphone.com QuickMobile Inc 1008 Homer St Suite 400, Vancouver V6B 2X1.......................................p: 604‑875‑0403 e: sales@quickmobile.com www.quickmobile.com

OTHER6000 ABC Communications 970 Burrard St Unit B4 PO Box 358, Vancouver V6Z 2R4 Chris Allen.......p: 888‑235‑1174 f: 250‑992‑3930 e: info@abccomm.com www.abccommunications.com BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) 1188 Georgia St W Suite 900, Vancouver V6E 4A2............p: 604‑683‑6159 f: 604‑683‑3879 e: info@bctia.org www.bctia.org MDT Technical Services 7402 Progress Way Unit 105, Delta V4G 0A1 Doug Peterson.p: 604‑952‑5123 f: 604‑952‑5122 e: doug@mdttech.com www.mdttech.com

ReFlex Wireless Inc 1055 Hastings St W Suite 300, Vancouver V6E 2E9 Andy Tsai.....................................p: 778‑800‑0841 e: info@reflexwireless.com www.reflexwireless.com TRG Mobilearth Inc 3605 Gilmore Way Unit 108, Burnaby VG5 4X5.......................................p: 604‑451‑5500 e: info@mobilearth.com www.mobilearth.com

InterSect Business Systems Inc 1921 Kent Rd, Kelowna V1Y 7S6 June Nicolay....p: 250‑860‑0829 f: 250‑860‑0876 e: sales@distrib-u-tec.com www.distrib-u-tec.com

Wavefront 1055 Hastings St W Suite 1400, Vancouver V6E 2E9 Bill Archer........p: 778‑328‑1962 f: 778‑331‑7470 e: info@wavefrontac.com www.wavefrontac.com Wavefront is Canada’s centre for excellence for wireless commercialization and research, accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies by connecting them with critical resources, partners and opportunities, to drive economic and social benefits for Canada.

Skyway West Vancouver Sales Dept........................................... p: 604‑482‑1225 f: 604‑482‑1299 e: sales@skywaywest.com www.skywaywest.com Business class access since 1996. Connecting Canada! ADSL, wireless, fibre, VoIP, co-locate, bonding and failover. Reliable access and excellent service.

COMPANY INDEX 14 Oranges Software Inc, 69 1stDataRecovery.com, 59 2Paths Solutions, 59 4th Utility Inc, 25, 62, 65, 68 A A-Z World Translation and Interpretation Inc, 67 Aarcomm Systems Inc, 68 ABC Communications, 59, 69 ABM Applied Biological Materials Inc, 57 Abnousi Corporate Finance, 65, 67 Absolute Software Corp, 59 AccelRate Power Systems Inc, 57 AccSys Solutions Inc, 59 ACL Services Ltd, 59 Action/BMS Group of Companies, 61 Active Network, 59 Acumen Computing Services Ltd, 62 Acura Embedded Systems Inc, 59 Advanced Computer Networking Systems Inc, 59 Advanced Tracker Technologies Inc, 59 Advantage Systems Management Corp, 59 Aequilibrium Software Inc, 59 Aero Geometrics Ltd, 58 Agentic Communications Inc, 63, 64 AGO Environmental Electronics Ltd, 56 Airbase Services Inc, 56 airG, 69 Air Phaser Environmental Ltd, 68 Akuter Technologies Inc, 63 Alandale Training Corp, 59 Alectos Therapeutics, 57 Algo Communication Products Ltd, 61 Allocadia Software Inc, 16, 59 Allstream, 61 Alphabet Communications Ltd, 64 Alpha Technologies Ltd, 57, 68 Alterra Power Corp, 57

Amgen British Columbia Inc, 57 Amuleta Computer Security Inc, 62 Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd, 57 Andornot Consulting Inc, 59 ANGEL Forum - Vancouver, 66 Annex Consulting Group Inc, 59, 67 Annex Pro, 59 Ansatel Communications Inc, 61 AO ComputerWorks Ltd, 59 Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc, 67 Applied Electronics Ltd, 62, 65 Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia, 67 Appnovation Technologies, 17, 63 Aquatic Informatics Inc, 16, 59 Aquilon Software Inc, 22, 59, 65, 67 Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc, 57 Arainn Consulting Inc, 67 ARALCO Retail Systems Ltd, 59 Arbutus Software Inc, 59 Archive Systems Inc, 59 ARC Medical Devices Inc, 56 Argus Control Systems Ltd, 68 Ariel Communications Team Performance, 65 Asco Aerospace (Canada) Ltd, 56 Ashford Training Technologies, 63 Atmoswater Research, 65 ATP Engineering Inc, 60 Atticus Financial Group, 66 Ausenco, 57 Avid Consulting Group Ltd, 68 Avigilon, 15, 17, 28, 62 Avocette, 60 Axis Technical Services Corp, 62 B Ballard Power Systems Inc, 57 Ballistic Arts Media Studios Inc, 64 Bayleaf Software Inc, 64 BCIT Areospace Technology Campus, 56

BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA), 56, 57, 58, 62, 65, 67, 68, 69 Beanworks Solutions Inc, 60 Bell Canada, 61 BenefitDeck Consulting Ltd, 67 Ben Wiens Consulting Inc, 58 BEP Engineering Services (1997) Ltd, 57 Berkley Custom Software Consultants, 58 BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc, 65, 66, 67 Binpal Engineering Ltd, 68 BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc, 68 Bit Stew Systems Inc, 16, 60 BKL Consultants Ltd, 68 Blackbird Interactive, 10, 63 Boardwalk Communications, 59 Bowery Creative, 64 Boyden Global Executive Search, 67 Brian Irwin Web Design, 64 British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA), 68 Bull Housser & Tupper LLP, 66 Burst! Creative Group, 63, 64 Byte Designs Ltd, 60 C Cadex Electronics Inc, 57 CamCentral Systems Inc, 62 Canadyne Technologies Inc, 68 Candraft Virtual Steel Infrastructure Inc, 58 CanTech Telecom Inc, 61 Capcom Vancouver, 63 Capital West Partners, 66 Cartel Communication Systems Inc, 68 Cascade Aerospace Inc, 56 CBRE Ltd, 67 CBVL Robotics Inc, 58 CCC Investment Banking, 66 Celator Pharmaceuticals, 57

Cengea Solutions Inc, 68 Centre for Digital Media, 10, 45, 65 Centre of Excellence for Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre), 56 Chemetics Inc, 68 Chillbed Industries, 59 Chinook Power Corp, 57 CHT Aerospace Inc, 56 City of Coquitlam - Economic Development, 68 CityWest Cable & Telephone Corp, 62 CJC Consulting Ltd, 67 Clark Wilson LLP, 66 Clevest, 17, 60 Clio (Themis Solutions Inc), 60 CMC Engineering & Management Ltd, 67 Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd, 56 Coastway Systems Technology Ltd, 59 Coda Research Corp, 58 Colony Networks Inc, 16, 69 CommonSkys Conferencing, 62 Compukits, 59 Computrol Fuel Systems Inc, 58 COMTEL Integrated Technologies Inc, 62 Conquer Mobile Inc, 57, 60 Conti Electronics Ltd, 65 Copperleaf Technologies Inc, 60 Corecon Construction Software, 60 Corinex Communications Corp, 62 Corix Group of Companies, 57, 68 Corporate Recruiters Ltd, 37, 67 Corvus Energy Ltd, 57 CounterPath, 55, 60, 62 CPG Systems, 60 Creation Technologies, 58 Credo Interactive Inc, 63 Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc, 68 CrossLink Consulting, 67 CR Technology Solutions Inc, 60

Crystal Insight New Media, 63 D D&B Cloud Innovation Center, 60 D-Wave Systems Inc, 58 Dali Wireless Canada Inc, 68 Dare North America, 63, 64, 65 DATRAN Clinical Support Systems Inc, 60 Davetek Marketing Inc, 58 DDS Wireless International Inc, 60, 62, 69 Deloitte LLP, 41, 65, 66, 67 Delta-Q Technologies Corp, 57, 58 Delta Controls Inc, 68 DeNA Studios Canada (DeNA Vancouver), 63 Dentons Canada LLP, 66 Destiny Media Technologies Inc, 64 Disney Interactive, 63 DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, 66 Domain7 Solutions Inc, 64 Dominion Sales & Marketing Services Inc, 65 Dorigo Systems Ltd, 58 Dougan Consulting Group Inc, 60 DPG Associates Web Design, 64 dPoint Technologies Inc, 16, 68 Drive Digital, 64 Dubas Engineering Inc, 58 E E-One Moli Energy (Canada) Ltd, 58 East Side Games, 63 eBridge Marketing Solutions, 64 E Daly Consulting Group Inc, 67 Edelman, 63 Elastic Path Software, 60 Electronic Arts, 63 Eloquent Systems Inc, 60


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Company index Emily Carr University of Art + Design, 10, 63 Empyrion Technologies Inc, 60 Energex Inc, 58 EnerNOC, 57, 68 Engine Digital Inc, 63 Enigma Interconnect, 58 Envirochem Services Inc, 68 Environmental Criminology Research Inc, 60 Envirotech Air Inc, 68 ePACT Network Ltd, 16, 60 Equicare Health, 60 Ericsson Canada Inc, 59, 62, 68 Ernst & Young LLP, 65, 67 Evans and Evans Inc, 66 Eventsage, 60 Exan Group, 60 F Faradyne System Group Inc, 56 Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP, 66 Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 66 FCV, 33, 43, 63, 64, 65, 67 FDM Software Ltd, 60 Femtech Media Inc, 64 First American Scientific Corp, 57 FloodStopper Systems Corp, 68 Form3 Design Inc, 58 Freeman Audio Visual, 55, 65 Freethem Generation Inc, 57 Fulcrum Management Solutions Ltd (Thoughtexchange), 16, 60 FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc, 60 Fusion Recruitment Group, 67 FutureWorks, 67 G Galdos Systems Inc, 60 GameHouse Canada, 63 General Fusion Inc, 57 Genome BC, 57 Gens Software Ltd, 60 Gevity Consulting Inc, 65 GigaLuma Technologies Inc, 63 Glenbriar Technologies Inc, 62 Glentel Inc, 62 Globalme Localization Inc, 60 Global Relay, 15, 27, 51, 60 Gloo International, 60 GM Solutions Inc, 60 Go2 Productions Inc, 63 Goldtooth Creative Agency Inc, 63 GOODSIR Creative Inc, 64 GO Recruitment, 67 Graphically Speaking Services Inc, 64 Gravit-e Technologies Inc, 60 Greenlight Innovation Corp, 57 GREY/MediaCom Vancouver, 63 H Habanero Consulting Group, 64 Hale! Marketing, 64 Hays - Recruiting Experts Worldwide, 67 HCC Canada Inc, 62 Hellbent Games, 63 Henchmen Interactive Inc, 63 HERE, a Nokia business, 60 Hootsuite, 15, 17, 65 Hothead Games Inc, 63 HR Tech Group, 8, 19, 49, 66 I iamota, 16, 64 iContext Internet Services Inc, 64 Icron Technologies Corporation, 59 Idea Folio Ltd, 65 ideaLEVER Solutions Inc, 64 Idea Rebel, 64 IFD Corporation, 58 IGG, 64 INETCO Systems Ltd, 60 Inevitable Technologies Inc, 68 Infogenetica Natural Products Ltd, 57 Infonet Technology Corp, 60

Inside Information Inc, 67 Intelligent Living Corp, 68 Intense Technologies Inc, 60 Intergalactic Agency Inc, 63 International Thermal Research, 58 Internet Lightspeed Communications Dolphin Global Tel, 59 Internetnextstep.com Consulting Ltd, 60 InterSect Business Systems Inc, 69 Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries Inc, 58 Intra Systems Ltd, 62 Intrinsyc Technologies Corporate, 69 Investor-Ready Workshops, 66 Invoke, 8, 64 Ionocom Communications Inc, 58 IPS, 62 iQmetrix, 52, 60 Islandhosting.com - cPanel Web Hosting and Web Design, 59 IUGO Mobile Entertainment, 64 J James Evans & Associates Ltd, 60 JDi Design Inc, 58 JDV Consulting, 60 Jelly Digital Marketing & PR, 64 Jumpstart Sales & Marketing Inc, 66 K Kardium Inc, 56 Kerberos Productions, 64 KIMBO Design Inc, 64 Kinetix Media Communications Ltd, 64 Kinexus Bioinformatics Corp, 57 KIS Web Service, 64 Knowledgetech Consulting Inc, 60 Kodiak Entertainment, 64 Koffman Kalef LLP, 66 Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd, 58 Koolhaus Interactive and Games Inc, 64 Korn Ferry International Vancouver, 67 L Lam & Associates, 60 Lambda Solutions Inc, 16, 63 Lara Spence Web Design + Business Writing, 64 Latitude Technologies Corp, 56 Lawson Lundell LLP, 66 Lead Generators International Sales & Marketing Group Inc, 66 Leister Blake Enterprises Ltd, 59 LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, 57 LightIntegra Technology, 56 Line49 Design Group Inc, 64 LingoStar Language Services, 67 Linkatech Technologies, 62 Lite Access Technologies Inc, 62 Lock Search Group, 67 Loki Systems Inc, 60 Lyna Manufacturing Inc, 56 M MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd, 62 Marine Drive, 69 MBM Intellectual Property Law, 66 McGauley Consultants Ltd, 68 McKesson Imaging & Workflow Solutions, 60 McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group, 67 MDT Technical Services, 69 Medeo, 60 Media FX Group, 55, 63 Medinet Health Systems Inc, 60 Message Impact Systems Inc, 62 Metaformix Information Systems Inc, 60 Metafor Software, 60 Metasoft Systems Inc, 60 MeZine Inc, 64 Microserve, 62 Mil-Sted Data Products Ltd, 62 Miles Employment Group Ltd, 67 MINISIS Inc, 60

Mobidia Inc, 69 Mobify, 64 Modis Canada Inc Modis Canada Inc, 67 Momentum Conferencing Corp, 62 Morneau Shepell, 67 Motion Metrics International Corp, 58 Mountaincrest Personnel Inc, 67 MousePad Publishing, 64 MRM Proteomics Inc, 57 MSI Methylation Sciences Inc, 16, 57 MultiHat Solutions Inc, 60 MYRA Systems Corp, 59 N Neovasc Inc, 56 Nero Global Tracking, 69 NetApp, 60 Netcetera Consulting Inc, 68 NetPersist Solutions Group Inc, 61 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) - Vancouver Campus, 58, 62 NEXT Environmental Inc, 68 Nexterra Systems Corp, 57 Next Level Games, 64 NKF Devencore, 66, 67 Noise Digital Inc Noise Digital Inc, 63, 65, 66 Novus Entertainment Inc, 59, 62 O Oaxaca Studio, 63 Océ Display Graphics Systems, 59 Ode Systems Inc, 61 ONISON Canada Corp, 64 OpenRoad Communications Ltd, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65 Optigo Networks, 28, 53, 68 Optinet Systems Inc, 30, 62 Origin Design + Communications Ltd, 63 Ouest Business Solutions Inc, 67 Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP, 66 P P3 Resources Ltd, 67 Pacific Design Engineering (PDE), 58, 59, 68 pacificIT Social Media Training, 63 Pacific Tier Solutions Inc, 61 Padtech Global Sourcing, 68 Papertech TotalVision, 59 Patrick Turner Studios, 65 Patterns & Prototypes, 56 PayByPhone, 69 PDFTron Systems Inc, 61 Peer 1 Hosting, 62 Pentalog North Pacific Technologies Inc, 61 Performance By Design, 61 Petko Design Inc, 56 PHEMI Systems Inc, 61 Phoenix Systems, 61 Photon Control Inc, 17, 34, 68 Piranha Games, 64 Plentyoffish, 63 PMC-Sierra Inc, 58 PNI Digital Media Inc, 64 Point Grey Research Inc, 58 Pound & Grain, 63 Precision NanoSystems Inc, 16, 57 PromoKeychain.com Custom USB Flash Drives, 65 PwC, 21, 67 Q QImaging, 57 Quadrant Electronics Inc, 58 Quality-by-Design Software Ltd, 61 Quartech Systems Ltd, 61 Quasar Design & Data Management Inc, 65 Qu Biologics Inc, 16, 57

QuickMobile Inc, 69 R R.F. Binnie & Associates Ltd, 59 Rainforest Automation Inc, 16, 58 Real Estate Webmasters, 65 Recombo Inc, 16, 61 Redline Pro Manufacturing, 56 Reel Wonders Animation Inc, 63 ReFlex Wireless Inc, 69 Reframe Marketing, 65 Reliable Controls Corp, 68 Relic Entertainment, 11, 64 Response Biomedical Corp, 57 Richards Buell Sutton LLP, 66 Richway Environmental Technologies Ltd, 68 Rittal Systems Ltd, 62 Rival Schools, 63 RKO Content Management Solutions, 61, 66 Roadhouse Interactive Ltd, 64 Robertson Telecom Inc, 61 Rogers Communications, 62 Rostrum Medical Innovations, 57 RSG Revenue Services Group, 65 RSI International Systems Inc, 61 RwE Growth Partners Inc, 66 S S-FRAME Software Inc, 61 S-P International Inc, 58 Safe Software, 61 Sage, 23, 61 salonMonster, 61 Santel Communications, 62 SAP Canada Inc, 61 Scantech eForms Corp, 61 Schneider Electric Canada, 57 SCOOP Consulting, 61 SearchDoppler Technologies Inc, 65 Seon Design Inc, 62 Servoweb Technologies, 65 Shaw Communications Inc, 62 Sierra Wireless Inc, 68 Signals Design Group Inc, 63 Simba Technologies Inc, 16, 61 Sirona Biochem Corp, 56 Skybox Labs, 64 Skyway West, 59, 62, 69 Smart & Biggar, 66 Smart Hotel Software Inc, 61 Smoking Gun Interactive Inc, 64 SMT Research Ltd, 68 Smythe Ratcliffe LLP, 65 Snaptech Marketing, 65 Softrend Systems Inc, 61 Softscribes Services Inc, 61 Solid IT Solutions Inc, 61 Sophos Inc, 61 Space-Tech Laboratory Ltd, 67 Spence Software Services Ltd, 61 Spot Solutions Ltd, 61 Squirrel Systems, 61 SR&ED Agency Inc, 66 StarDyne Technologies Inc, 61 Starfish Communications Ltd, 63 StarFish Medical, 57 StarGarden Corp, 61 Star Solutions International Inc, 16, 68 Stemcell Technologies Inc, 57 Sterling IAQ Consultants Ltd, 68 Stikeman Elliott LLP, 66 STR-SpeechTech Ltd, 62 Superion Inc, 62 Swim Recruiting Inc, 67 Switch United, 63 Synetic Inc, 59 Syspro Software Ltd, 61 System Safety Services, 56

Technology Incentives Inc, 66 Tecnet Canada Inc, 61 TEI Web Solutions, 65 Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp, 57 Tekskil Industries Inc, 65 Tekworks | Tek Services Group Inc, 61 Telacquire Marketing Group Inc, 65 Teliphone Navigata-Westel, 62 Telus Corp, 62 TerraBioGen Technologies Inc, 56 Testforce Systems Inc, 56, 57, 58, 68 The Boathouse Restaurant, 68 The Pearl Fisher Group, 67 Think Profits Inc, 65 Thompson Cooper LLP, 66 TimeLapse Digital Inc, 63 TLD Computers - A Division of London Drugs Ltd, 62 TM8 Recruitment, 67 TMC IT and Telecom Consulting, 62 Top Producer Systems, 61 Traction on Demand, 54, 55, 61 Transamerica Microsearch Inc, 67 TRG Mobilearth Inc, 69 Triforce Media, 65 Triton Environmental Consultants, 68 TRIUMF, 57 Tugboat Group Tugboat Group, 63, 64, 65 Tusk Embedded Technologies Inc, 59 TVL Inc, 61 U UBC Engineering Co-op Program, 57, 58, 59, 68 Una Tech Corp, 59 United Front Games, 64 UrtheCast, 53, 56 V Vandelta Communication Systems Ltd, 62 Vanedge Capital, 66 VanJobs Expert Employment Solutions, 67 Varshney Capital Corp, 66 Vecima Networks Inc, 62 Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services North America, 56 Ventana Tech Inc, 61 VenturePlus Partners, 66 VIA-SAT Data Systems Inc, 68 viDA Therapeutics, 57 Viking Air Ltd, 56 Visier Inc, 16, 61 Vision Critical, 15, 61 W Waterstreet Technologies Group Inc, 61 WaterTrax, 61 Wavefront, 8, 69 Wearable Therapeutics Inc, 57 WebMusketeer.com, 65 Webtech Wireless Inc, 62 WestCAD Services Ltd, 59 Westport Innovations Inc, 57 Whitenoise Laboratories (Canada) Inc, 62 WiderFunnel Marketing Optimization, 65 WoodPro Software Inc, 61 World Exposure, 65 WPCG, 67 X Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc, 57 Xodo Technologies Inc, 61 XRG Energytech Solutions Inc, 57 Y

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