Cybele Negris - President, CEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca Inc.

Congratulations to the Companies Moving Forward to round 2.5 & 3 in the BCIC-New Ventures Competition

As a sponsor of the 2011 BCIC-New Ventures competition, Webnames.ca would like to congratulate all companies moving forward to round 2.5 and round 3 of the competition. The top 15 ranked companies have advanced to Round 3 Another 27 companies have advanced to Round 2.5. These companies will receive mentorship in preparation for an in-person…

.CO Domain Hits 1 Million Milestone

.CO Internet S.A.S. the official registry operator for the .CO domain, announced June 2, 2011 that it reached the landmark one millionth .CO domain name registration. Less than one year from the global launch of .CO in July of 2010, individuals, organizations and businesses in more than 200 countries have registered .CO web addresses. “Entrepreneurs…

BCIC-New Ventures Competition 2011: Now Open to Applications Until April 18, 2011

Webnames.ca is once again proud to sponsor the annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition. Now in its 11th year, the BCIC-New Ventures Competition is one of North America’s largest technology business idea competitions. The Competition attracts applicants from a wide range of industries including cleantech, digital media, Internet, information technology and life sciences. Entrepreneurs learn how to…

BCIC-New Ventures Regional Competition: And the Winners Are…

As sponsor of the BCIC-New Ventures Regional Competition, everyone at Webnames.ca would like to congratulate the winners of the 2010 competition. Winners are selected by the competition’s expert panel of judges, who base their decision on which company has the most potential for success. $30,000 BCIC First prize: Reef Safe Fish (Victoria, BC)Recent university graduates…

Canadian Parliament passes Bill C-28, Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam

Bill C-28, The Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (FISA) was passed by Canadian Parliament and received Royal Assent December 15, 2010. Prior to Bill C-28 passing, Canada was the only G8 country without specific spam legislation. Essentially, this is Canada’s first anti-spam legislation which will empower authorities to aggressively fine spammers. The legislation has…

BCIC-New Ventures Regional Competition: Top 20 Companies Announced!

Webnames.ca, as sponsor of the Regional BCIC New Ventures Competition, would like to congratulate the 20 businesses advancing to the final round of the competition. The Regional Competition is geared towards early-stage BC technology entrepreneurs based outside the Lower Mainland. Similar to the province-wide competition that celebrated its 10th anniversary in September, the four-month, three-round…