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

By:  Tamsyn Burgmann Via: The Province Publish Date: April 3, 2016 VANCOUVER — As online communities come under the attack of cyberbullies, racist speech and spam, a British Columbia tech firm has developed technology to keep the trolls under the bridge. Community Sift (a Wavefront alum), based in Kelowna, has built digital armour for social media … Continued

  Wavefront is happy to announce this year’s 2016 spring Venture Acceleration Program cohort: Switchboard Switchboard aims to provide shippers with a platform to find, hire, and pay trucking companies. Switchboard will automate the processes behind finding, contracting, and paying truck fleets for hauling freight from the shipper to the receiver. Kootour Software Kootour connects … Continued

Wavefront is funding another round of the BCIC Innovation Skills Initiative and will be accepting applications. Interested companies should complete the Excel application and return it to Wavefront-ISI@wavefront.ca/accelerator. Program Overview and Objectives The BCIC Innovator Skills Initiative is cultivating future technology leaders by bridging the innovation and entrepreneurial gap. It enables students to build desired … Continued