Weekly Tech Roundup: January 11, 2018
In this edition of the Tech Roundup, we talk Uber, Michelle Obama and Spotify, UBC and the top advice for entrepreneurs.
1. Uber to address Vancouver all-party
ride-hailing committee on Monday
An all-party committee will hear from Uber and others with a stake in ride-hailing on Monday as it prepares for the introduction of legislation later this year.
2. Downtown Eastside residents get tech savvy with local literacy program and UBC Learning Exchange
For more than a year, the DTES Adult Literacy Roundtable and University of B.C. Learning Exchange have been providing free training at a “technology cafe” at the Oppenheimer Park field house.
3. The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2017
In order to build this year-end roundup, we re-read through it all to concentrate the most pressing and impactful wisdom they shared — the tactics, actions, systems and frameworks they themselves invented or applied to succeed when the chips were down and failure wasn’t an option.
4. Board of Trade bringing Michelle Obama to Vancouver
Three years after the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade brought Hillary Clinton to Vancouver to speak, the business group has announced another big-name American political figure is coming to town.
5. Exclusive: Spotify files for its IPO
Music streaming giant Spotify confidentially filed IPO documents with the SEC at the end of December, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
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