Buyatab Media Inc.
Buyatab is an industry-leader in developing fully administered, risk-free digital gift card solutions for mid-to-large foodservice, retail, travel, hospitality, and entertainment brands. Co-Founder and COO Matias Marquez was the 2011 SFU Student Entrepreneur of the Year, and represented Western Canada at the ACE National Awards in Spring 2012.
Buyatab was the 2010-11 recipient of the Business Centre Solutions Award through Venture Connection, and graduated from Venture Connection's incubator in June 2012.
In the News:
September 11, 2013
Buyatab wins Best Digital Gifting Programme at Emerging Payment Awards
Venture Connection alumni Buyatab wins Best Digital Gifting Programme at Emerging Payment Awards in London, England on October 2015
June 13, 2016
VC alumni Buyatab is "People's Choice" in the 2016 Technology Impact Awards
Venture Connection alumni Buyatab was awarded the "People's Choice" awards at the 2016 Technology Impact Awards hosted by the BC Tech Association.
March 01, 2016
Ionomr and Watergenics enter the 2016 Cleantech Emerging Rockets List
Ionomr and Watergenics were revealed to be included in Ready to Rocket's 2016 CleanTech Emerging Rockets on March 1, 2016
September 03, 2013
Venture Connection is featured in an article by BC Business about university based entrepreneurship programs. Buyatab founder and VC Alum, Matias Marquez is also profiled.
June 24, 2013
Cineplex Entertainment and Buyatab win National Award for eGift Card and Marketing Program
Venture Connection alumni Buyatab Media Inc. was recognized with a national industry award
November 23, 2011
Buyatab student founder honoured for success
The founder of a burgeoning online instant gift card company is Simon Fraser University’s newest Student Entrepreneur of the Year.
December 06, 2010
Give a 'tab' for Christmas
September 27, 2010
Burnaby Business To Support Student Ventures
Business Centre Solutions provides Venture Connection with $200,000 in-kind gift to support student entrepreneurs
October 23, 2010
Building a new business
Matias Marquez is profiled by Burnaby NOW