Via: Research TD Waterhouse Publish Date: April 22, 2016 The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a made-in-Canada innovation that uses smartphones to help detect skin cancer. MetaOptima Technology Inc. (a Wavefront community member) of British Columbia received a $169,038 contract … Continued

Big news! Wavefront company, Fitplan has just launched their iPhone app and it is now available for download in the Canadian App Store. Their app allows you to follow the exact training methods of some of the world’s top athletes. Their athletes include internationally known fitness superstars from global industry leading fitness phenomenon Michelle Lewin, … Continued

By: Lynn Mitges Via: Pique Publish Date: April 21, 2016 A new funding announcement from the federal Liberals is good news for those living in rural areas: You, too, may share the joy of Netflix binge-watching. Funding for broadband service means those in rural areas with no previous Internet — and sometimes no cell service — … Continued

By: Jennifer Calhoon Via: Design World Online Publish Date: April 14, 2016 Olivier Pauzet • Vice President • Sierra Wireless The Internet of Things is booming and with millions of devices to be connected over the coming years, many developers are focusing on the IoT opportunity. A recent report from Vision Mobile notes there were 4.5 million IoT … Continued

FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc. (“FusionPipe”), a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class authentication & data security solutions for Enterprises, today announced that it will be exhibiting and demoing its innovative authentication applications for Enterprise at the Interzone 2016 Technology Conference, which is taking place April 11-12 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in Vancouver, BC. News … Continued

On April 11-12, startups and enterprises collide at the Interzone Conference in Vancouver. With the goal of being “Planet Earth’s most thought provoking technology conference,” Interzone features imagineers and thought leaders from organizations who are leveraging innovation to redefine survival in the 21st century. Continued

Last Thursday was a beautiful day in Vancouver, which was perfect for the investors and startups who participated in the highly anticipated UberPITCH event hosted by Uber Canada. Uber, the international app-based ride sharing service, has put on other one-day events across Canada previously, which involved delivering puppies and ice cream, but never investors. This … Continued

LifeBooster is pleased to announce a strategic R&D collaboration with Coventry University and James Shippen, doctor of mechanical engineering, in the area of predicting muscle activation and fatigue under challenging work environments. News Release For Immediate Release April 1 – Vancouver, BC: LifeBooster (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company) is pleased to announce a strategic R&D collaboration with Coventry University … Continued

By: Jackie Entrepreneurs, visionaries and self-starters–your big break is arriving now. On April 7, from 11am to 3pm, you have the chance to make your passion a reality. Request UberPITCH and we’ll bring you one of Canada’s top investors, ready to hear your big idea. UberPITCH is a collaborative project that facilitates innovation within local startup communities. … Continued