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
Western Innovation Initiative – Deadline to Apply is April 13!
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
Vancouver's Mobify Raises $10 Million to Accelerate Mobile Customer Engagement
By: Techvibes NewsDesk Via: TechVibes Publish Date: February 12, 2016 Vancouver’s Mobify (a Wavefront alum) has raised a $10 million round led by Munich-based Acton Capital Partners. The funds will be used to rapidly accelerate delivery of new technologies and adoption of its mobile customer engagement platform. Along with the financing, Mobify also announced that Acton’s Dr. … Continued
RevUp Company, Base Wireless, Improves Internet to Remote Areas
By: Mike Chouinard Via: The Squamish Chief Publish Date: February 11, 2016 Upper Paradise Valley homes will be the latest to get broadband Internet service as part of a plan to upgrade technology in rural areas of the region. The work is being done as a result of a grant from a provincial program, Connecting British Columbia, … Continued
Looking for Canada's Best Companies to Join Our Partner, CENGN, at the OPNFV Summit 2016!
This year CENGN will be attending the OPNFV Summit in Berlin, Germany June 20-23, 2016, to highlight the revolutionary technologies of Canada’s most innovative companies. As an OPNFV member and sponsor, CENGN’s booth space will be utilized to promote Canadian technology companies and showcase Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs). To further amplify Canadian innovation we are partnering with the Canadian … Continued
2015 Vancouver Startup Week First Place Winner, MedicalBnB, Officially Launched
We are happy to announce that MedicalBnB, the first place winner of the 2015 Vancouver Startup Week and the recipient of $5,000 from Wavefront, has recently launched their business. Continued
VAP Company, Lazymeal, Offers Discount on First Order
You’ve probably seen Lazymeal (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company) stickers on restaurant windows around town. This Vancouver food tech startup makes it easier to order takeout. Dealing with unfamiliar text menus can be a chore. Lazymeal shows photos of each restaurant’s most popular dishes, making the decision process much easier and more enjoyable. With new restaurants added every week, … Continued