New technology brings virtual reality and augmented reality to guests at Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites. News Release For Immediate Release KELOWNA, BC – Best Western Plus Kelowna Hotel & Suites has partnered with award-winning technology company QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an interactive experience for hotel guests, with the ‘BC Wildlife Adventure’ … Continued

Vancouver, February 3, 2016 – Facing a life-changing medical diagnosis can be daunting and isolating, but a new mobile app could change the experience. Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital and Simon Fraser University have completed a study of a peer-to-peer support application which allows heart patients to connect with each other, whether they are down the … Continued

Last week, the inaugural BC Tech Summit took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. It was a very successful two days of keynotes, exhibitions, and industry networking. The interest in the conference extended beyond the borders of BC, as attendees came from across the country to learn more about the exciting innovations that Canadian tech … Continued

Ottawa, Canada – January 18, 2016 – omNovos, a global leader in omni-channel customer engagement solutions, announced today that it has officially acquired Vancouver-based mobile payment solution specialist, MiniCheckout (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program graduate). The purchase of MiniCheckout not only adds new functionality to the omNovos solution, but it also brings significant product development expertise to the omNovos … Continued

The Province has unveiled the final two pillars of the #BCTECH Strategy, which aims to create an environment for further growth and investment in B.C.’s tech industry. The strategy has 50 actions to deepen B.C.’s tech talent pool and make it easier for entrepreneurs to access markets, including selling to government. Educational programs will provide … Continued

CANADIAN EMBASSY TO JAPAN has established a new initiative “Canadian Technology Hub in Japan (CTJ@Tokyo) program”, and invites Canadian tech companies to join our first cohort in March 2016. This program helps Canadian tech companies to gain in-depth understanding of the Japanese market and to prepare them for sustainable entry into the Japanese market. It offers … Continued

  Mobify announced today that The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Commerce And Engagement Platforms Q1 2016 report names Mobify as a leader in Mobile Engagement Solution Providers for Mobile Web. Mobify tied for the highest scores in innovation, customer feedback, and supporting services, and was cited for offering web and app push notification messaging and a … Continued

In an effort to ensure that we receive all the best projects, we have extended the deadline for submission to end of day Friday February 5, 2016. After the success of last year’s commercialization acceleration program (check out past projects), CENGN is once again opening its project submission round to Canada’s most innovative Small-to-Medium Enterprises … Continued

By:  Nikolas Badminton Via: Huffington Post Publish Date: December 30, 2015 It seems like every business has an innovative product or service, or are adopting innovation mindsets to help level up to survive and thrive in a world where margins are getting thinner and customers are overwhelmed with choice. And, for many B.C.-based businesses, adopting this … Continued