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TV Host from OWN Canada to visit Prince George

Dr. Sean Wise, the host of The Naked Entrepreneur on OWN Canada, will be in Prince George on January 24th.  He believes that now is the perfect time to dream big, follow your passion and create your own path to success, and will talk about why now is the best time to be an entrepreneur. Dr. Wise’s talk is being presented by Innovation Central, in collaboration with Startup Canada, and will be held at the Hubspace downtown. “We are excited that Dr. Wise is able to visit Prince George and share with our entrepreneurial community his enthusiasm for starting businesses now” said Matt Hutcheon, Executive Director of Innovation Central.  “The money required to start a business can be significantly less than it traditionally has been, launch can happen more quickly, and global markets are available from anywhere.  In many ways, entrepreneurship has never been more accessible than it is now, [...]

December 15th, 2016|Events, Media Release|

Tech Week in Prince George celebrates “Cool People Doing Cool Things”

This week has been proclaimed Technology & Innovation Week in Prince George by Mayor Lyn Hall, and there are a number of events happening to showcase and celebrate innovative ideas and businesses in Prince George. “Prince George is home to a lot of great innovation and new ideas, from start-up companies with innovative ideas, to mature companies who are creating new technologies for their industry”, explains Matt Hutcheon, Executive Director of Innovation Central Society.  “We have a lot of cool people doing cool things, and this week’s events are aimed at raising awareness about them, as well as planting the seeds for how others can undertake their own innovative ideas using tools and resources we have in the community.  The technology sector in British Columbia now generates $23 billion dollars in annual revenues, and provides more employment than forestry, mining and oil & gas combined, and Prince George is growing [...]

September 21st, 2016|Events, Media Release|
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