A Bronze Age: A Bronze Sponsor Introduction
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Mobify helps global retailers and brands deliver exceptional mobile shopping experiences.
Mobify is a mobile commerce platform used by leading brands and retailers to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in mobile revenue every year.
Founded in 2007, Mobify has grown into a global technology company, with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, and a wide network of implementation partners in North America, Brazil, Australia and Japan.
Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.
We are a group of forward-thinking lawyers who have built a progressive business law firm based on a more passionate & personal way of practising commercial law.
What makes us different? We like to challenge the legal status quo. We promise value, and guarantee it. We believe you should like your lawyer. We seek clients we believe in. And we are passionate about our work.
Vancouver is home to some of today’s most innovative entrepreneurs, and we act for many of them. We’re not just talking tech, either – this practice group also includes inventive clients in the fitness, publishing, food and fashion industries (to name a few). Some turn to us for our affordably priced STARTUP Package, others seek our expertise when it comes time to raise capital, grow their revenues or sell their business to industry giants.
Launch Academy is a pre¬accelerator program that helps entrepreneurs execute on their startups through education, mentorship, lean metrics and networking opportunities. Launch Academy has established an environment where ideas are vetted, business models are tested and successes are celebrated.
Founded on the values of innovation, opportunities and accountability, Launch Academy addresses the lack of startup education and resources affecting Vancouver entrepreneurs. Launch Academy aims to build a vibrant startup ecosystem and a prosperous economy where new jobs are created and new markets are discovered.
In just over a year Launch Academy has grown from 12 desks in a shared office with GrowLab to a beautiful 12,000 sq. ft office in the heart of Gastown, dubbed The Centre for Entrepreneurship in Vancouver. Launch Academy houses over 70 startups and 150 entrepreneurs. The Centre for Entrepreneurship is also home to Vancouver’s largest accelerator¬ GrowLab, Microsoft’s new Windows Apps Lab, Garibaldi Capital, BDC Venture Capital, Lighthouse Labs, Strutta, Perch, and more.
To date, Launch Academy has helped over 180 entrepreneurs build their teams, raise seed rounds, get accepted into accelerator programs, form new strategic partnerships, acquire new customers, hire their first employee and, most importantly, fail fast and pivot.
Boast Capital is a team of engineers and finance professionals with over 20 years experience helping companies in Canada and the U.S. successfully claim and maximize R&D tax credits. We specialize in the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program, Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (IDMTC) program and the US R&D Tax Credit program.
We have offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Silicon Valley.