BIV on Roundhouse July 12: A fuel refinery fit to ship

An example of one of BioCube's creations. The company creates and sets up transportable biodiesel refineries, which are currently in operation in communities around the world. | BioCube

On the latest show, BIV co-hosts Kirk LaPointe and Hayley Woodin speak with David Tait, CEO of Vancouver-based BioCube, a company that's creating transportable biodiesel refineries with the power to make communities around the world fuel-independent.

Local concierge platform Porter has taken home first prize at the Built in Kamloops tech competition. Startup founder and CEO Jonathan Natavio joins the show to talk about the competition, and why he was interesting in relocating from Vancouver to the interior.

BIV’s weekly tech panel looks at Amazon Prime Day, Facebook’s affordable housing push and tech ties between the U.S. and China.

And as Canada embarks on its third round of exploratory trade talks with China, BIV reporter Patrick Blennerhassett shares 10 astounding facts from the World Economic Forum that put the economic might of the world’s second largest economy in perspective.

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