Vancouver, BC, April 10, 2018–Discovery Parks, committed to seeing technology become the most productive, economically important and socially relevant industry in British Columbia, today reported that it has performed an extensive due diligence process and has announced its fourth participating company in the Nimbus Synergies Inc. Investment Program.
“Starling Minds offers the leading scientifically-based mental health platform for organizations looking to take a proactive approach to promoting mental well-being in the workplace. Starling Minds’ powerful online platform provides the knowledge, tools, and techniques to support, empathize with, and rehabilitate workers who are coping with stress, anxiety, and depression when they need it most — any time, any place.” explains Jason Robertson, VP of Investment, Discovery Parks and Nimbus Synergies Inc.
Starling is an online mental health and wellness program for organizations that helps people understand that mental health is every bit as important as physical health. Starling provides education, tools, and community support that’s available anytime, anywhere. This way, we can all improve our mental health to become the best version of ourselves. www.starlingminds.com
ABOUT THE NIMBUS SYNERGIES INVESTMENT PROGRAM
Nimbus is one of the most exciting additions to BC’s tech industry and the newest member of the Discovery Parks’ group of companies. This new technology investment program is unlike anything seen in BC to date. Nimbus will invest Discovery Parks’ assets, and provide a significant boost to BC’s fertile yet underserved Health Tech sector, focusing on the intersection between life sciences and technology. Each year, three to five companies will be selected to participate. Nimbus will bring these companies together to share resources, industry specific knowledge, and relationships — to accelerate their growth and commercialization. To seed this new investment program, Discovery Parks will be committing $20 million dollars.
ABOUT DISCOVERY PARKS
Since 1979, Discovery Parks has been on a mission to see technology become the most productive, economically important and socially relevant industry in British Columbia. Through its unique for-profit model, originally specializing in commercial real estate and now focusing on investment, all of the profits gained by Discovery Parks go directly back into the tech industry — via educating entrepreneurs, mentoring businesses and investing in technologies here in BC. Discovery Parks has provided homes to over 250 companies, housed in 16 buildings, developed in 8 locations while also transferring over $21 million dollars back into BC’s Innovation Community.