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Vancouver PR News – July

While the summer is often filled with lazy days, our clients have been very busy! Check out their latest coverage below on lifestyle PR, fin tech PR and fashion PR Vancouver…

Clearly’s #LoveisLove Campaign helped customers show their pride in style and give back to a worthy cause.

Daily Crush: Rainbow Sunglasses In Support of the It Gets Better Project

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All proceeds will be donated to the organization, the largest online eyewear company in the world, has teamed up with It Gets Better on its #loveislove campaign. In light of the recent SCOTUS ruling, Coastal will donate 100 percent of proceeds from these limited edition rainbow-shaded sunglasses to the Project. But the good cause aside, colorful shades are always in order! Read more at OUT Magazine…


To learn more about Clearly’s campaign check out their coverage in Huffington Post, the Vancouver Sun and OUT Traveler.


Recently uplisted to the Nasdaq, on July 6 OncoSec Medical was invited to ring the opening bell garnering broadcast and print coverage

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To learn more watch Punit’s one-on-one interview on Business News Network, Wall Street Multimedia and clipping on CNBC.



TIO Networks saw a huge milestone this summer, acquiring Softgate for $31M USD

TIO’s Softgate buy seen as transformational

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TIO Networks Corp.’s announced acquisition of Softgate Systems Inc. won’t likely close for a few more months, but it won’t hurt if investors in TIO, a cloud-based bill payment processor, want to start adding to their holdings ahead of time, says Kris Thompson, analyst at National Bank Financial.

Read more on the Financial Post…

To learn more, check out TIO’s coverage in Business in Vancouver, Tech Vibes, and Reuters.


Profile Spotlight: Chris Nicola, Founding Partner Wealthbar

‘We have big plans for our online financial planning tools’

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Chris Nicola, Founding Partner of Wealthbar, about Canada’s ETF-focused online wealth manager, regulatory hurdles, his hybrid offering and the plans ahead.


Chris, could you please describe Wealthbar in a few sentences?

WealthBar is an easy and modern way for Canadians to invest online. Our clients get a simple but personalized investment portfolio that we manage and rebalance for them. They also work with a real financial advisor that helps them create and maintain their own personalized financial plan.

Wealth Management is part of your family DNA. Did your father John, a veteran financial advisor, inspire you for the start-up?

That was definitely where the idea started from. I had spent a lot of time working on technology and custom software for Nicola Wealth Management, as early as that age of 16. We have always wanted to find ways to make financial advice more efficient through technology. When we started WealthBar it was with the goal of making the kind of advice and investment management that Nicola Wealth offered more accessible for smaller clients.

Read more on ETF Radar…


Relaunching summer 2014, dish and DU/ER opened their first pop-up location in Vancouver’s Railtown

Dish and DU-ER denim shakes up athleisure fashion

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With more than 25 years of experience in the denim industry, local denim guru Gary Lenett is shaking up the athleisure category with jeans that are fit for a modern lifestyle.

Armed with two proprietary fabrics, Lenett has launched an evolved line of Dish jeans where function meets fashion alongside its men’s performance line, DU-ER.

A North American-wide launch program is in the works, starting locally in Vancouver with a pop-up shop.

We sat down with Lenett to learn more about Dish and DU-ER. Read more on Vancity Buzz…

To learn more about dish and DUER check out their recent coverage in Huffington Post, Monte Cristo Magazine and the Vancouver Sun.

Jennifer Maloney