Evolving BC tech startups threaten to disrupt ‘dinosaur’ industries

One technology startup is using artificial intelligence to save people who book online flights up to 80 per cent.Another helps farmers boost their crop yields with a mobile app that manages operations from seed to sale.A third new technology firm aims to replace conventional bank accounts with only a card and an app. They’re all samples of a boom in digital-technology startups in Vancouver that are revolutionizing traditional industries with tech savvy.The companies are challenging old methods of doing business, and they’re out to “disrupt” everything from travel to agriculture to financial services.“You adapt or you die,” said Ray Walia, CEO of Launch Academy, a leading non-profit firm that trains and mentors such startups.The organization has helped entrepreneurs start more than 350 companies, raising about $57 million in funding and…


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