Entries by Tracy Connery

#BCTECH Summit B2B Matchmaking Program

This May will see the third year of the largest technology conferences in Western Canada.  Not only is the #BCTECH Summit an incredible showcase for the innovation that is being achieved throughout the province, but it’s also a tremendous opportunity to connect and network with tech entrepreneurs, investors, key leaders in government and industry, and disruptors. […]

BC-Led Digital Technology Supercluster Awarded Federal Funding to Transform Canada ’s Fastest Growing Tech Sector

Initiative estimated to create 50,000 jobs and inject $15 billion in GDP into BC’s economy over 10 years The British Columbia-led Digital Technology Supercluster is one of the funding recipients for the Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative, Minister Navdeep Bains announced yesterday. “It is an exciting and historic time for innovation in Canada. The […]

New Executive Director at KAST: Don Freschi

  Accomplished entrepreneur and fly-fishing enthusiast, Don Freschi, joins the team at KAST! The Board of Directors along with all of the staff here at the Kootenay Association of Science & Technology (KAST), are very pleased to announce that Don Freschi has been engaged as Executive Director. Don has been KAST’s lead business coach or Entrepreneur-in-Residence […]

Moving Forward: Latest Technologies Fusing With Traditional Industries in BC

How Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence can transport crops and mines to desktops and boardrooms How can companies in British Columbia’s most traditional industries like mining, forestry, and agriculture benefit from virtual reality and artificial intelligence – advanced technologies that can make companies more efficient and competitive on an international scale? Imagine a farmer seeing […]