How to Fund for Education


Educational institutions have many challenges when it comes to reaching their capital goals. The main challenge is for them to reach their goals without increasing the cost of education too high for their students. This is why they have so much to gain from crowdfunding. Let's take a look at what educational... Read more »

Introduction to Crowdfunding


What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is a relatively new method of raising capital from a variety of networks, expanding your donor base to fund ideas and projects. It allows a large number of people to contribute and get behind your project, whether you’re working on social causes, product development, research and... Read more »

University of Ottawa Alumni Website


The University of Ottawa (uOttawa) has been a force in Canadian education since it was first established as the College of Bytown in 1848. A defining part of the city and the culture of Ottawa, the university hosts 40,000 students across ten faculties. In 2014, uOttawa developed a new strategic plan, Destination... Read more »

Canada C3


bv02 has a long relationship with SOI, having completed multiple projects in the past with them--from branding work to the development of their main website, In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Students on Ice founded the Canada C3 project. This project will take 300... Read more »

bv02's The Brief - Episode 11: 3D Imaging with Stephen Fai


In this episode of The Brief, I had the opportunity to learn more about the concept of 3D imaging through the expertise of Dr. Stephen Fai. As the director of Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS), Fai is dedicated to working towards an innovative, hybrid form of representation. In addition to the work he does... Read more »

bv02’s The Brief - Episode 10: Digital Communications in Higher...


Digital Communications in Higher Education In this episode of The Brief, I had the opportunity to sit and chat with Nichole McGill,  a seasoned digital communications expert and gets her take on digital, personalization, and future opportunities in Higher Ed. In a varied career that includes having set the Web... Read more »

Crowdfunding for Universities: A First-hand Example of Success


What is crowdfunding? Where did it come from? Where is it going? To give you some perspective, crowdfunding originates in the relatively recent phenomenon of crowdsourcing, wherein a collective body gets together and works towards a common goal using predominantly online methods. In less than ten years, we’ve... Read more »

Heritage Passages: Bytown and The Rideau Canal


bv02 has a long history of collaborating with our partners to make culture accessible online, so when the Bytown Museum and Carleton University came to us with a new web initiative that would present the history of the building of the Rideau Canal, we were thrilled to take part. Heritage Passages: Bytown and the... Read more »

CMN Beluga Cam


Our friends at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge were planning another summer of beluga whale observation in Cunningham Inlet at Somerset Island, Nunavut and began talks with us to set up a camera to record the animals’ activities. At the same time, our partner the Canadian Museum of Nature was searching for whale... Read more »

Students On Ice - Digital Strategy


Students on Ice (SOI) is a leader in the education field relating to the Arctic and Antarctic, offering polar expeditions for international youth that foster respect for the environment and provide teaching and learning opportunities for educators and scientists. This award-winning not-for-profit organization, which... Read more »

Polar Catalyst: Crowdfunding for Students on Ice


The Students on Ice Foundation was looking for an innovative way to raise money for initiatives that advance and benefit the polar regions. bv02 created Polar Catalyst, a crowdfunding platform that would allow the Foundation to connect with their audience online and raise the money needed for projects that create a... Read more »