Kei Baritugo Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/3621 en New app Biko rewards Vancouver's cyclists http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/new-app-biko-rewards-vancouvers-cyclists A new mobile application,&nbsp;Biko, is on a mission to pay Vancouver cyclists by turning kilometres biked into rewards earned from local businesses. By downloading the free app on their smartphones...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/new-app-biko-rewards-vancouvers-cyclists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life app bike bike sharing cycling tech Vancouver Sat, 20 Aug 2016 04:07:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 22931 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Changing the world, one startup business at a time: Spring Activator’s mission expands globally http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/changing-world-one-startup-business-time-spring-activator-s-mission-expands-globally In the last 20 years, technology startups have become ubiquitous in major cities around the world. Now, even remote towns from Canada to Uganda are embracing startup culture and the power of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/changing-world-one-startup-business-time-spring-activator-s-mission-expands-globally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canada FledgeX Impact conference Keith Ippel Kick Nikki Wong Spring Activator Fri, 23 Oct 2015 04:35:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 22002 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Paul Bronfman and Paul Potvin share tips on expanding and growing your business http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/paul-bronfman-and-paul-potvin-share-tips-expanding-and-growing-your-business William F. White’s Paul Bronfman and Paul Potvin share 6 key tips for success<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/paul-bronfman-and-paul-potvin-share-tips-expanding-and-growing-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business business growth Parallel Rentals Paul Bronfman Paul Potvin Whites Whites LES William F. White Sat, 16 May 2015 03:31:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 21252 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Deighton Cup: How to choose the right hat for a lucky day at the races http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/fashion/deighton-cup-how-choose-right-hat-lucky-day-races The Deighton Cup, Vancouver’s most fashionable thoroughbred derby, returns on Saturday, July 26 at the Hastings Racecourse.&nbsp;Hats are considered to bring luck to the races and, at The Deighton...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/fashion/deighton-cup-how-choose-right-hat-lucky-day-races" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion derby Goorin Bros. Hastings Racecourse hats Hive Mind Millinery horse race The Deighton Cup Thoroughbred Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:33:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 19452 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Incredible moments from Amanda Palmer’s #NinjaVan featuring Neil Gaiman, Imogen Heap, Col. Chris Hadfield, and more http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/incredible-moments-amanda-palmer%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-ninjavan-featuring-neil-gaiman-imogen-heap-col-chris #NinjaVan raises $9,627.88 for The Vancouver Food Bank<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/incredible-moments-amanda-palmer%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-ninjavan-featuring-neil-gaiman-imogen-heap-col-chris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture #NinjaVan Amanda Palmer BIL Chris Hadfield Imogen Heap Neil Gaiman TED Vancouver Food Bank Vogue Theatre Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:53:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 18296 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Crazy8s gala screening and party showcases Vancouver’s brightest emerging filmmakers at The Centre http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/crazy8s-gala-screening-and-party-showcases-vancouver%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-brightest-emerging-filmmakers Crazy8s is an eight-day filmmaking contest that supports emerging filmmakers who have little or no access to short film funding. Paul Armstrong, Crazy8s executive director and executive producer, is...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/crazy8s-gala-screening-and-party-showcases-vancouver%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-brightest-emerging-filmmakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film crazy8s Paul Armstrong The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:17:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 18056 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Galas, after parties and celebrations at the Whistler Film Festival http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/galas-after-parties-and-celebrations-whistler-film-festival The wind chill was -20 degrees and the streets were icy yet there was no shortage of lovely holiday dresses, film industry big wigs and celebrities at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF)...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/galas-after-parties-and-celebrations-whistler-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Brightlight Pictures Elle Canada George Stroumboulopoulos Jason Priestly Richard Dreyfuss Vancouver International Film Festival Whistler Film Festival William F. White Fri, 27 Dec 2013 04:39:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 17424 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com GROW conference kickoff party draws Vancouver's brightest entrepreneurs http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/technology/grow-conference-kickoff-party-draws-vancouvers-brightest-entrepreneurs Despite the rain and muggy temperature, last night’s official GROW conference kickoff party was a big hit. Various startups took over four Gastown venues to host their own “house party” with Canadian...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/technology/grow-conference-kickoff-party-draws-vancouvers-brightest-entrepreneurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Canadian Startups grow 2013 grow conference house party tech startups Fri, 16 Aug 2013 03:43:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 16170 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com GROW conference gives entrepreneurs lowdown on boosting business http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/grow-conference-gives-entrepreneurs-lowdown-boosting-business At this year’s GROW conference, entrepreneurs can expect to get the real lowdown from experts on how to run a business.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/grow-conference-gives-entrepreneurs-lowdown-boosting-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business GROW conference 2013 vancouver convention centre Sat, 10 Aug 2013 11:54:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 16126 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 2013 GROW Conference links design thinking and entrepreneurship http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/technology/2013-grow-conference-links-design-thinking-and-entrepreneurship Saskatoon native Debbie Landa is the founder of GROW, a three day technology conference in Vancouver. GROW aims to help build the next billion-dollar company by connecting successful entrepreneurs,...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/technology/2013-grow-conference-links-design-thinking-and-entrepreneurship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Canadian Startups Dealmaker debbie landa GROW tech conference vancouver convention centre Vancouver Startups Fri, 19 Jul 2013 05:32:00 +0000 Kei Baritugo 15883 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com