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

By Laurie Maier Via: CDMN News Published Date: March 1, 2016 Twenty-one companies have been accepted into the spring 2016 cohort for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) Soft Landing program. The program helps mature startups and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) in CDMN’s network of partner hubs to open a satellite office or grow distribution channels in … Continued

By: Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Via: DataBC Blog Publish Date: March 10, 2016 A picture is worth a thousand words, especially if it helps plan a safe journey. DriveBC, one of government’s most popular and valued services, lets commuters, truckers and vacationers in British Columbia see the road … Continued

News Release For Immediate Release (Victoria, B.C.) February 25, 2016 – Traffic webcam data is now available to the public, entrepreneurs and software developers through B.C.’s open government license, data that can now be used to create new tools and services that could make driving in B.C. safer and more convenient. “By sharing our valuable highway … Continued