“Run your business like you’re going to sell, even if you plan to keep it.” Lavinia Lidstone ran Kootenay Kombucha for four years with that advice, and then she decided to sell. “Add value, keep good records, keep a good business. You need to do these things to succeed anyway,” she says. She doesn’t think …
Here are five co-working spaces to rent a desk at in the Kootenays this spring.
In 1985, professor Donna Haraway wrote an essay called the “Cyborg Manifesto.” It became one of the preeminent works of the post-modern era and struck an incisive chord with artists, philosophers, academics and scientists alike. She argued that all humans interacting with technology were becoming—colloquially speaking—cyborgs. And by augmenting ourselves as such, we transcended traditional …
Peter LeCouffe, 29, moved to the Kootenays and started Harrier Aerial Surveys, which uses drones for high-precision land surveys.
Whether you’re a remote worker on contract 5,000 kilometres from the office, or an ambitious new enterprise employing dozens of people to manufacture advanced materials, there’s never been a better time to go your own way. And there’s no better place to do it than the Kootenays – which have always been about unbridled self-realization. …
TELUS is investing $20 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Nelson directly to its fibre optic network and enhance wireless connectivity throughout the region.
Melissa Welsh is the founder of Pixel Cents, a pricing software for digital artists and photographers.
This new facility is scheduled to open in late 2019, creating 50 technology-centered jobs.
Castlegar, Kimberley, Nelson, Rossland and Trail are part of the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot.
Here in the Kootenays, we have an impressive crop of innovators passionately finding solutions to problems big and small.