Vancouver executive Christopher Kape is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist who founded JAMCO Capital Partners, an early-stage investment and strategic advisory firm that focuses on a number of industries, including gaming, high-tech, food and wellness.
American restaurateur and legendary host Guy Fieri recently stopped into one of Vancouver’s favourite pie shops. The Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives host visited The Pie Hole’s Fraser Street location to film a segment for an episode of the uber-popular Food Network program.
Couple, the first luxury lab-grown diamond ring brand, launched today online at www.couple.co. The New York City-based startup aims to simplify the engagement ring buying process by offering one exceptional quality of diamond and a curated selection of timeless ring designs. Couple offers its customers 30% more diamond for the same price as mined equivalents.
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Don Best Sports Corporation and DBS Canada Corporation (together, “Don Best”), a leading global supplier of real-time betting data and pricing for North American sporting events. The deal will expand Scientific Games’ B2B sports betting offerings and add powerful new capabilities to the company’s one-stop shop for sportsbook solutions.
La jeune entreprise montréalaise Revols a lancé en novembre 2015 ce qui est devenu l’une des campagnes canadiennes les plus populaires de Kickstarter en amassant 2,5 millions de dollars américains grâce à un projet d’écouteurs « révolutionnaires », capables de se mouler aux oreilles de ses utilisateurs. Mais deux ans plus tard, ceux qui ont contribué à son sociofinancement regrettent de n’avoir toujours rien reçu. Et le rachat de la compagnie par le géant Logitech n’a pas calmé leurs inquiétudes. Regard sur une industrie nouvelle, qui ne remplit pas toujours ses promesses.
Montreal’s Revols have concluded a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $2.5 million for their Quick Custom Fit Wireless Earphones that mould to the ear in 60 seconds, ensuring a perfect fit for the earbuds. The campaign ended on January 8, raising a total of $2,530,756 USD from 10,569 backers, becoming Canada’s most funded project on the crowdfunding platform.
Named “fastest growing” by Restaurant Business Magazine and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and “Best Mexican” for 5 years running by the Los Angeles Daily News, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill will open 4 new locations in 2015 with a brand new look. The new design aesthetically reflects the brand’s high quality food and service. Sharky’s design team has created a dynamic new motif that juxtaposes natural materials with a contemporary, linear twist.