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Canadian Startup Imagines a Troll-Free Internet Using New Software


Chris Priebe has what many would call an impossible goal for the Internet. He wants to make it a troll-free space.

Community Sift Raises $1.6M in New Funding Round Led by iNovia Capital


Two Hat Security, creator of advanced community management software Community Sift, is proud to announce the closing of its $1.6M Seed round. iNovia Capital led the financing and will be working with the company through its next phase of growth. Comerica is also providing an additional $900K of bank funding as part of this financing. The main focus of the company going forward will be on sales and product.

At Metabridge, Relationships Matter More Than Ideas


As the driving force behind Metabridge — a conference connecting local technology companies and investors — Steve Wandler moved from San Francisco to Kelowna and started the event in 2008 to bring his friends together right here. The goal was to have fun interacting and creating relationships with like-minded people, and bring Silicon Valley’s VIPs up to Canada...

Metabridge Announces Top 15 Tech Startups Selected to Connect With Silicon Valley VIPs


Talent, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit are energizing the technology ecosystem across Canada. According to independent technology analyst Carmi Levy, "All of the ingredients are there for Canada to be a tech...

Tech Company Combats Cyberbullies With 'Digital Armour'


A Kelowna tech firm has created a tool to guard against cyberbullying. Community Sift's Chris Priebe explains how technology is keeping trolls at bay.

The Morning News With Bruce Kenyon – Digital Armour


Community Sift has created digital armour, or a system which they say could stop bullying across the entire Internet.

Cyberbullying Solution? Company Creates Innovative Technology


It's hard to imagine a world without online bullying, but a Kelowna tech company has made fighting cyber attacks its primary mission. Lauren Pullen reports...

Can Artificial Intelligence End Cyberbullying? Amanda Todd-Inspired Tech Firm Says Yes


As online communities come under the attack of cyberbullies, racist speech and spam, a British Columbia tech firm has developed technology to keep the trolls under the bridge...

Community Sift Créé Une Armure éLectronique Contre Les Trolls


À bas la cyberintimidation! En 2012, Amanda Todd s’est enlevé la vie, elle n’avait pas encore 16 ans. L’histoire de cette adolescente de Port Coquitlam, en Colombie-Britannique, a enflammé les réseaux sociaux. Et pour cause, Amanda était victime d’intimidation et de chantage sur Internet.

British Columbia Tech Firm Guards Virtual Worlds From Cyberbullies


Community Sift, based in Kelowna, has built digital armour for social media and gaming companies trying to protect their virtual worlds. The chat filter and moderation tool examines real-time website commentary, chat room conversations and banter between...

2016 Ready to Rocket Lists Announced to Profile Growth Companies in B.C.'s Growing Technology Sectors


Rocket Builders today released its fourteenth (14th) annual “Ready to Rocket” lists. These lists profile British Columbia technology companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the technology sector trends that will lead them to faster growth that...

Wave of Kindness in Pink


The men and women behind a local tech startup that fights bullying online wore pink today to take a stand against bullying out in the community. The staff at [Two Hat] arrived at work today to find pink shirts on each of their desks and a...

AO Client Spotlight: Chris Priebe of Two Hat


Meet Chris Priebe, Founder and CEO of [Two Hat.] Here's what he had to say about becoming an entrepreneur, the value of being involved in the tech community, and what advice he would give to aspiring entrepreneurs...

C100 Selects Startups for December "48 Hours in the Valley" Cohort


After a month of serious deliberation, the C100, a nonprofit dedicated to helping Canadian startups find connections in Silicon Valley, has announced its December cohort for 48 Hours In The Valley...

AgeCheq and Community Sift Join Forces to Offer Content Moderation and COPPA Compliance to Child-Focused App and Website Publishers


Today, AgeCheq and Community Sift announced their partnership, offering a complete set of tools for content moderation and COPPA compliance to publishers of websites, mobile apps and games...

ChangeUP in the Okanagan


The top change makers in the Okanagan were acknowledged at the Rotary Centre for the Arts on Thursday, with 12 finalists pitching their ideas at Kelowna’s inaugural ChangeUP. The finalists represented youth-led ventures, non-profits, for-profits and...

Local Entrepreneur Credits Venture Okanagan's Investor Forum for Taking His Company to the Next Level


Chris Priebe, a Kelowna-based tech entrepreneur and founder of Two Hat Security, was the winner of Venture Okanagan Investor Forum last spring...

Kelowna Tech Company Works to Stop Cyber Bullies


Two Hat Security, the creator of a program called Potty Mouth Chat Tool, has just netted a 15 thousand dollar prize from the BC Innovative Council's New Ventures competition. Chris Priebe is the Founder and CEO of Two Hat Security.

Two Hat Security Named Finalist in BCIC-New Ventures Competition


Kelowna-based startup Two Hat Security has been named as a finalist in the BCIC-New Ventures Competition. Starting with a field of 147 startup technology companies, Two Hat and the other finalists have completed three jury rounds, attended...

New Okanagan Startup Fights Online Bullying, Stalking


The brother of one of the founders of Club Penguin – the children's virtual reality game that was sold to Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for $350 million – has a new venture that will allow online game providers to analyze chat to determine if...


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