ChargerQuest customers appreciate the electric vehicle journey, embracing emission-free travel using Canada's EV Charging Network.
To make the journey even more exciting, collectors get 1 AIR MILES® Reward Program for every $10 spent at a ChargerQuest EV charging station.
"ChargerQuest continues to offer the very best rewards to its customers while using Canada's Electric Vehicle Charging Network - making the journey the most special part of the EV experience," says ChargerQuest President and CEO, Christopher Misch.
"Soon, all EV owners can get Miles by visiting ChargerQuest locations," added Misch.
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GRAND BEND – A Grand Bend business was honoured for strides forward in the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure industry as part of the 2022 Limitless Awards on Feb. 9.
ChargerQuest, a company that owns and operates an EV charging network which spans across Canada, was named as the Breakthrough Award recipient.
“It’s good to be recognized for our contribution to technology and innovation,” said ChargerQuest CEO Christopher Misch. “We’re very honoured. I think it’s a stepping stone. It’s a glimpse of the crystal ball into the future. It reaffirms to us that we’re onto something huge.”
ChargerQuest was one of several companies named as award winners during this year’s online Limitless Awards ceremony, which was hosted by TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario. The Breakthrough Award is given to a company that has “brought a novel solution, impactful to the market, and is currently generating revenue, attracting team members and creating significant buzz in Southwestern Ontario’s innovation economy.”
“Let’s allow these stories of innovation in action inspire us towards a stronger, more prosperous future,” said TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario CEO Christina Fox in a press release. “When we rally around those who are blazing trails and setting new standards, we bolster the innovation economy together.”
According to Misch, ChargerQuest has about 118 chargers operating or that are “in development” in five provinces, as well as 42 DC fast chargers. He said there are plans to install six new chargers in the Colonial Hotel’s parking lot as soon as April, and chargers are also being installed in Saugeen Shores and Tobermory.
Misch, who currently lives in Grand Bend and is from the Hanover area, said he chose to start ChargerQuest in Grand Bend with hopes of supporting the local economy and avoiding the higher costs of being based in a city.
Misch said EV infrastructure is “paramount” as the world continues to fight against climate change.
“One thing that this pandemic has really put a light on is climate change and environmental issues,” said Misch. “The EV industry is probably the fastest growing industry in the world, and when we’re looking at greenhouse gas emissions and trying to decarbonize the world, the transportation sector is a big contributor to that.”
Speaking about the hurdles that need to be overcome in EV infrastructure, Misch said many people considering buying electric vehicles are hesitant because of the lack of infrastructure, and that most companies installing chargers are targeting large cities, leaving gaps in the infrastructure.
“We’re taking a different approach,” he said. “We want to fill in the gaps in infrastructure and connect people to the places they really want to go.”
For more information about the 2022 Limitless Awards, visit techalliance.ca/limitless.
Pycap was featured at the Canadian Business Immigration Webinar put on by South African firm Beaver Immigration.
During the webinar, Pycap CEO Stuart Browne discussed the purpose of the Startup Visa Program in Canada and its contribution to the Canadian economy, as well as the eligibility requirements.
There was also discussion of how Pycap's Incubator is a unique Designated Organization in that it is run by institutional investors, serial entrepreneurs and educational professionals providing clients with the highest level of guidance and structure to making their businesses successful in the North American market.
Vancouver, BC. Pycap announced today the selection of Behaviour Specialists into its equity portfolio. Behaviour Specialists is an impact focused HealthTech Company that provides diagnostic and treatment services for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Treatment is delivered using principles of Applied Behavior Analysis by trained and qualified clinicians in an on demand network using innovative digital platforms that enable individualized therapy and treatment options.
“The Pycap Team and I are excited to support Behaviour Specialists in this important initiative.” Stuart Browne, CEO of Pycap.
“This is an important milestone for Behaviour Specialists and we are very enthusiastic about this partnership with PyCap”. Mohammed Ghani, CEO of Behaviour Specialists
About Pycap (www.pycap.com)
Pycap is a venture capital, private equity and corporate finance firm providing financing and value creating solutions for early stage companies, administrative, investment and management services for venture capital and private equity investment vehicles, and educational courses for universities, incubators, events and conferences.
About Behaviour Specialists (www.behaviourspecialists.com)
Behaviour Specialists is an impact focused HeathTech Company that offers innovative digital solutions for Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions.
ChargerQuest releases its Electric Vehicle Charging App on Google Play and Apple App Store! Revolutionizing the EV charging experience, ChargerQuest makes charging simple, intuitive, and fun.
Simply search for “ChargerQuest” on Apple App Store or Google Play for FREE download.
ChargerQuest is Canada’s Electric Vehicle Charging Network
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We recently talked with Stuart Browne, CEO of PYCAP Venture Partners about 10X technology companies in Canada.
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Shopify Founder & CEO, Tobias Lutke said Canada is increasingly being viewed as a “brilliant place” to build technology companies. At the writing of this note, Shopify's market capitalization was over CAD $261 billion with a share price of CAD $2,087.99 making it the largest company in Canada by market cap - even bigger than Royal Bank of Canada. We learned that PYCAP is registered by the Canadian Federal Government as a Designated Entity for the Startup Visa Program.
As a Designated Entity, PYCAP can facilitate Canadian immigration for foreign entrepreneurs by providing a game changing incubation program for entrepreneurs to launch their business in Canada, raise capital, and expand throughout North America.
The Shopify Founder & CEO is a stellar example of an immigrant-Canadian who has built Canada's biggest technology success story, to date.
Canada has an international reputation of welcoming immigrants. More than one in five Canadians are foreign-born and roughly 60 per cent of new arrivals came under the federal government’s economic-admission category, according to the 2016 Census conducted by Statistics Canada.
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A Pycap portfolio company, Wonupshop, was recently featured on a series of television commercials during various CBC news shows in the months of November and December 2021.
Proving that small and independent businesses have a whole lot to offer, WonupShop is a leading online subscription platform that helps consumers discover, buy and support local.
Aside from its subscription model to shop local, what makes WonupShop unique is its one-of-a-kind SeatPlay™ experience. An experience where customers get a shot at winning 80% discounts on featured products. The SeatPlay™ currently features products from their partnership with Best Buy. More partners to come in this new year.
WonupShop's philosophy is that both customers and partners must win. That's why the company absorbs 80% of the cost of products listed in SeatPlay™ - so that discount can be generated for every 1/10 customer - which incentivizes the local shopping experience.
To learn more about WonupShop and their unique approach, please visit the company's website at www.wonupshop.com
On Friday November 12 Pycap CEO Stuart Browne gave a seminar to the Bangladesh Angels organization to teach entrepreneurs from that region how to raise capital for their ventures and immigrate to Canada through the Startup Visa Program.
Bangladesh Angels is the country’s first angel investing platform, founded with a mission to elevate the country’s startup entrepreneurs to the highest level. To be registered as an independent, not for profit company, it is a collaborative endeavor bringing together the leaders in the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and global partners – who share a passion to create value and growth for the startups.
Pycap CEO Stuart Browne - 2nd Year in A Row - Nominee for the Schulich Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award (2020-2021)
For the second year in a row, Pycap CEO, MBA and Master of Finance instructor Stuart Browne was nominated for the John Peace Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award for his outstanding teaching and extra curricular support throughout the period of 2020 to 2021. Venture Capital and Private Equity was the course created and taught by Stuart Browne, along with administration provided by Pycap Operations Manager Amelia Dookhee. The course includes topics such as deal sourcing, valuations, portfolio structuring, financial analysis of PE and VC, as well as future implications of technologies such as blockchain and security token offerings.
"I designed the curriculum to provide students with insight from the real world trenches of VC and PE along with the foundational learning of academia. It is this combination that really resonates with the students and makes my role at Schulich so fulfilling." said Stuart.
The John Peace Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award was established in honour of John Peace, a part-time instructor at the Schulich School of Business between 1986 to 1996. John had a small law practice in downtown Toronto, focusing on real estate law. He also taught business law and real estate courses at Schulich.
While each area can only nominate one colleague, the John Peace Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award has always been about recognizing the important contributions all part-time faculty make to the success of Schulich.