• Connecting with Investors at Trade Events With Web Summit just around the corner (November 6 to 9, 2017), startups from around the world should be asking themselves the following question: “How do I connect with investors and optimize my chances of closing the deal?” To alleviate a little bit of stress, we’ve put together a […]

  • International tech events are crowded and exhilarating, filled with buyers looking for the next great thing and vendors intent on getting their goods (and brands) noticed. In these amplified environments, it can be easy for SMEs to get lost, obscured by their bigger, louder neighbours. And with so many vendors clamoring for attention, proving credibility […]

  • The technology readily available to us is impressive and extensive, and advancements and adoptions are not slowing down anytime soon. We can expect some trends that have been in the marketplace to continue growing and expanding while we witness newer technologies develop at accelerated speeds. Here, we explore five big tech trends and what they […]

  • All event opportunities are not equal to all companies. Choose the one that’s right for you. For the right companies, international tech events provide significant growth opportunities – from forming valuable connections, to discovering the future of tech, to experiencing a new culture outside your own. When it comes to selecting which event to attend, […]

  • In the past two years, our team has seen 108 companies generate over $230 million in sales and investments at global tech events. While the products, services, business goals and tech industry sectors of the most successful companies vary wildly, there is one key factor they all share: the degree to which they prepared.  Success […]

  • Winnipeg’s KOMODO Technologies is set to debut the world’s first consumer compression sleeve for activity tracking and heart monitoring at CES this January. When worn against the body, the precise sensors in the AIO Smart Sleeve and AIO M.D. collect and report information including heartbeat, sleep analysis, intensity of activity and electrocardiogram monitoring more accurately […]

  • Project Whitecard is an award-winning Winnipeg-based company taking on the gaming world with ‘serious games’ that go beyond entertainment alone. After leaving his position as a web developer at CBC 10 years ago, Khaled Shariff founded his company and went on to work with Canadian Space Agency, producing two projects that led to work with […]

  • PressReader is pursuing international partnerships to connect even more people through news. As a service that provides news content in more than 60 languages, the company saw Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress as perfect opportunity reach audiences audiences worldwide through the companies who attend. ICT West was an important part of making it happen. “We loved […]

  • What you need to know about the Branham300 report Every year, the Branham300 report lists Canada’s top public and private ICT companies by revenue, and is considered the definitive listing for this sector. This year marks the 23rd edition of the report, with numbers reflecting another new record for Canadian tech companies. The ICT industry […]

  • Whether you call them a makerspace, hackerspace or a fabrication lab, cities across Western Canada have the communities, tools and infrastructure to help bring your ideas to life. These collaborative zones all feature tech-minded tinkerers, artists working in all mediums and entrepreneurs eager to help you get your project or startup off the ground. Here’s […]