This morning Traction Conf Vancouver announced the addition of six growth heavyweights to its roster on June 22 and 23, including Des Traynor – Cofounder of Intercom, Lauren Vaccarello – VP Marketing at Box, Archana Agrawal – Head of Data Science & Growth Marketing at Atlassian, Pauline Marol – Product Lead at Hotwire, Josh Elman … Continued
Leaders from Box, Atlassian, Intercom, Greylock, Hotwire and Thumbtack to Speak at Traction Conf Vancouver this June
AORN Pilots Simulation Learning Tool for Perioperative Nurses
New Modules Should Bridge the Education Gap Between the Classroom and the OR News Release For Immediate Release (Denver, Colo.) February 25, 2016 —The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has added PeriopSim™, a new simulated learning module, to Periop 101 in a six-month pilot program that will evaluate whether simulation learning is effective as … Continued
New BCIC Program, Ignite, Offers Research Funding
BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia. The program provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research leading to commercializable projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by industry. Program Overview Focus: Proposals must involve the … Continued
Wavefront & IBM are Excited to Present a WaveGuide on the IBM Bluemix Platform on March 9.
As businesses focus on engaging customers and partners in different ways, they’ll rely on broader ecosystems of digital services to build disruptive new solutions. For our upcoming WaveGuide, we are excited to work with IBM to bring you a deeper look into IBM Bluemix, an open-standards, cloud platform for developing and operating applications. You’ll learn more about some of this service’s features, which allow … Continued
BC Tech Co-op Grants Program Announces Expanded Access
The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program has been expanded to make it even easier for BC companies to hire a co-op student. The program has been extended to larger companies and more industries, for longer terms. What’s new? Continued
Western Innovation Initiative – Deadline to Apply is April 13!
Western Innovation Initiative (WINN) is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with operations in Western Canada, in order to help move their new and innovative technologies from the later stages of research and development to the marketplace. The intent of WINN is to promote the development and diversification … Continued
Get Your FREE Bite Membership Worth $40!
Our friends at Bite BC (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company) is having a special promotion for all the foodies out there – they are giving you their app for free! Dining out can be very expensive, which more often than not stops people from doing it as often as they would like to. With their intuitive app you … Continued
Wavefront’s Connections Help Parasol Shine
By: Natalie Serafini, BCIC Greater Vancouver-based Parasol Advanced Systems has developed a line of high technology products that puts a whole new spin into the world of theatrical staging and lighting. Parasol’s technology allows lighting designers to add an entirely new dimension of movement to existing theatrical presentation devices, such as projectors, LDE walls and moving head … Continued
Apply to be a Top 15 Start-Up at Metabridge
Canada’s premier Start-Up event, Metabridge brings together the top Canadian Tech entrepreneurs with VIP investors and mentors from Silicon Valley, to an exclusive lakeside retreat that enables them to make meaningful connections. Click HERE to apply! Continued
The 2nd annual 2016 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit
Join us at the Foremost Destination for Leaders in the Canadian Crowdfunding Economy on March 3! The 2nd annual 2016 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2016) attracts Canadian and international thought leaders, experts and participants in the booming crowdfunding industry. CCS2016 will feature 40+ high profile keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, entrepreneurial pitches, mentor sessions and exhibitor … Continued