Relentless Pursuit Partners’ Happenings

January 15th, 2018 — BLOG Female Funders: Conversations With Female Angel Investors

November 10th, 2017 — CBC: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Welcomes Newest Members

November 9th, 2017 — Globe and Mail: Simon Whitfield Closes Career With Hall of Fame Induction

June 5th, 2017 — Raise Collective Blog: Inaugural Investor Spotlight Series

May 24th, 2017 — CBC: The Ryder Cup of Triathlon? Simon Whitfield Helping Launch New Event – Collins Cup

May 16th, 2017 — Triathlon Magazine: Canadian Legends Named International Captains for Collins Cup

April 19th, 2017 — CHEK News: Simon Whitfield Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – Class of 2017

April 12th, 2017 — Jeremy’s Roubaix Race Report – Isabella Bertold Top cat 3 Finish

November 1, 2016 — Triathlon Magazine: Simon Welcomed into the Victoria Sports Hall of Fame

October 11, 2016 — Yahoo, Finance: VanFUNDING 2016 Brings 50 Industry FinTech & Crowdfunding Leaders to Vancouver

October 7, 2016 — BetaKit: FUN Reveal The Honest Side of Entrepreneurship

September 14, 2016 — UVic News: Simon Received An Honorary Degree From the University of Victoria

May 20, 2016 — BetaKit: Where Are the Women In Canadian Venture Capital

April 26, 2016 —  My Turnstone: Founder Focus: Venture Capitalist, Brenda Irwin, Part 1

February 17, 2016 — Guelph Today: Simon Whitfield Shares Simple Yet Sage Advice

January 22, 2016 — Female Funders: Female Funders Breakfast Vancouver 

July 9, 2015 — ITU: ITU Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees 

September 14, 2015 — Mars DD: Celebrities That Love Canadian Tech Startups

December 14, 2015 — SFU: SFU Alumni Snag Prize for App That Drives Sports Fan Engagement

August 28, 2014 — Edmonton Journal: Simon Whitfield Right Fit For Triathlon’s Hall of Fame

ASPECT Biosystems

September 19th, 2017 — 3ders: Aspect Raises First Institutional Round

September 13th, 2017 — Aspect Announces New Partnership

September 7th, 2017 — TechVibes: Aspect Named to Canada’s Top 20 Most Promising Innovative Companies for 2017 by CIX

June 23rd, 2017 — Betakit: Aspect Wins Metabridge’s Most Promising Startup of 2017

April 27th, 2017 — Bloomberg BusinessWeek: We are Getting Close to Mass Production of Bones, Organs and Implants

January 9th, 2017 — MedDevice Online: J&J and Aspect Biosystems Partner on 3D Printing An Artificial Meniscus


October 29th, 2017 — France TV: JO 2024 : Alain Bernard lance l’entrainement numérique

October 25th, 2017 — Swimming Canada to Use TritonWear Technology Heading into 2020 Olympics

May 31st, 2017 — Betakit: Two Canadian Startups Land Spots At Google Demo Day

May 10th, 2017 — BusinessWire: TritonWear Wins Communitech Demo Day

March 18th, 2017 — TritonWear Analysis: 2017 Women’s NCAA Championship

November 8th, 2016 – Government of Canada:  TritonWear’s Technology is Making a Splash

November 8th, 2016 – Waterloo Record: Swim Training Device Makes Big Splash

October 5th, 2016 – Canadian Innovation Exchange: CIX Top 20 Announced 

August 28th, 2016 – TritonWear to Change the Way the World Prepares for Tokyo 2020

August 12th, 2016 – TritonWear Race Analysis – 2016 RIO Olympics Men’s 200IM    {One of many RIO Swim Final Race Analysis Features} 

September 5th, 2015 – Swimming World Magazine: Learn How TritonWear Makes Faster Swimmers With Better Coaching

Social Nature

July 14th, 2017 — Huffington Post: Women In Business Profile – CEO Annalea Krebs

June 15th, 2017 — Vancouver Sun: Social Nature Learning to Make Eco Friendly Product Marketing Almost Second Nature

March 1st, 2017 — Conscious Company: 19 Social Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017

January 26th, 2017 – Food Navigator USA: Social Nature’s Online MicroInfluencer Marketing Model Offers Updated TWIST On In-Store Demos

November 10th, 2016 – Food Navigator: Social Nature Harnesses Social Media to Drive Consumer Engagement

September 6th, 2016 – Marketing Magazine: Building “Natural” Buzz With Moms

August 2nd, 2016 – Globe and Mail: Sampling Goes Digital As Marketers Look to Track Results

June 15th, 2016 – Vancouver Sun: Social Nature Learning to Make Eco Friendly Product Marketing Almost Second Nature

June 1st, 2016 – TechCrunch: Social Nature Raises $1M to Promote Natural Products With Influencer Marketing


October 10th, 2017 – ePACT PR: ePACT Expands Partnership with Canadian Red Cross

September 5th, 2017 – NRPA: New Emergency Network Provider – ePACT – Exclusive NRPA Partnership

July 10th, 2017 – Red Cross Canada: Canadian Red Cross Partnered with ePACT Network to support British Columbians – Red Cross “registration online” linked to ePACT

February 14th, 2017 – Boothbay Register: YWCA Partnership with ePACT Network Launched for 2017 Summer Camps

October 20th, 2016 – House of Commons: MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones Members’ Statement in the House of Commons re Innovation in Squamish

October 15th, 2016 – District of Squamish: Squamish Nation & District of Squamish Announce Emergency Partnership Program

August 19th, 2016 – pulsefm: ePACT Special Cycling Event Support (“First Cause Ride”) – Fundraiser For First Responder and Occupational PTSD

August 12th, 2016 – Global News: Global Promotes ePACT Partnership with BC Ride to Conquer Cancer

January 27, 2016 – Techvibes: Four Time Olympian Invests in ePACT Emergency Network 

October 9. 2015 – PR Web: Affinity Sports Announces Affinity Advantage Partnership 

July 8, 2015 – PE Hub: VC-backed ePACT Receives $1 Million from Federal Innovation Program

February 27, 2015 – Backbone Magazine: Women in Technology: Three Women CEOs Take Top Honours at the 2015 Canadian Financing Forum 


August 14th, 2017 — BCTech Association: The New Size is Custom = Wiivv Joins Lululemon Whitespace Advanced RD to Showcase Innovation In Custom Fit Fell and Function at the 2017 SeaWheeze

June 1st, 2017 — Triathlon Business: Wiivv Becomes Official Insole of 2017 Timex Multisport Team

May 10th, 2017 — NSERC:  3D Step In The Right Direction

April 12th, 2017 — Wiivv Breaks Own Record for Most Funded 3D Printed Product on Kickstarter

March 23rd, 2017 — Forbes 30 Alumns at Wiivv Wearables Launch 3D Printed Custom Sandal on Kickstarter

February, 8th, 2017 — Globe and Mail Cash Infusion Gives B.C. Insole Maker A Spring In Its Step

December 9, 2016 — Running Magazine  Wiivv Expands Product Offering With Announcement of a Full-Length Custom 3D-Printed Insole

October 7, 2016 – Expanding International Footprint for Wiivv Insoles

October 5, 2016 – Most Crowdfunded 3D-Printed Product is Now Offered on iOS and Android Across Five Countries

August 2016 – Wiivv Insoles on Integration, Creative Control and the Personalized Economy

July 8, 2016 – Smartening Up The Shoe: How Connected Footwear Will Invade Your Life

April 28, 2016 — BCTIA: Announced HyperGrowth 2.0 cohort to include Wiivv (along with Arkit, Picatic, TalentClick & ThinkCX)

April 28, 2016 — Business In Vancouver: HyperGrowth 2.0 Selection

April 26, 2016 — VentureBeat: Wearable Insoles are Just the Start 

February 29, 2016 — TechVibes: Wiivv Breaks Record for the “Most Funded 3D- printed good in Kickstarter’ history

January 18, 2016 — BetaKit: Canadian Tech Companies to Watch

January 15, 2016 — Betakit: Canadian Forbes Top 30 Under 30

January 8, 2016 — Tech Crunch: Hardware Battlefield

December 4, 2015 — Digital Trends: 3D Printed Insoles

December 3, 2015 — Tech Crunch: Wiivv Raises 3.5 Million

Gym Track

April 14th, 2017 – Club Solutions: Cool Products of IHRSA 2017


April 20th, 2017 — Connected World: Vanhawks Acquired by Warren Industries

November 9, 2016 – New ‘connected bike’ brand Vanhawks hires VP of sales; begins sales through Mike’s Bikes

October 18, 2016 – After Misjudging the Market, Connected Bike Maker Vanhawks Has Been Resurrected with a New Approach

April 19, 2016 – How a small company is mastering global logistics and manufacturing to bring ‘connected’ bikes to the world.

March 4, 2015 — Tech Crunch: VanHawks Raises 1.6M

February 9, 2015 — Men’s Journal: World’s Safest Commuter Bike

November 25, 2015 — Vanhawks Raises $800,000 To Build A High-Tech Bike