Are you interested in honing your app development skills while learning how to build mobile Internet of Things applications for the future? Rogers has partnered with IBM, Four Years from Now and three other global telecommunications service providers (AT&T, Vodaphone, and KPN) to bring both new and seasoned developers the Global Mobile Innovators Tournament. By … Continued

Wavefront has partnered with Startup Canada to inspire, mentor and connect entrepreneurs in Western Canada with new opportunities to start and grow their companies, and provide a platform for entrepreneurs to voice priorities, calls-to-action, and establish commitments to better the environment for entrepreneur-run businesses in the region. The #EveryEntrepreneur Tour lands at the Imperial Theatre … Continued

Last month’s Vancouver Startup Week was a resounding success, as Vancouver’s business, entrepreneurship, and investor communities all gathered for a week full of great seminars, networking events, pitch sessions and panel discussions. Wavefront was actively involved throughout the week, both in terms of supporting the sessions through attendance, as well as sponsoring and developing several … Continued

By: Douglas Soltys Via: BetaKit Publish Date: October 14, 2015   Earlier today, the Canadian Innovation Exchange rang the bell at the TSX in celebration of the CIX Top 20, a showcase of the most innovative technology companies across Canada. The CIX has not announced the CIX Top 20 winners, which you can find below in alphabetical order: Continued

CuePath Innovation, a current Wavefront BC Venture Acceleration Program participant, recently competed in FastPitch (a “Shark Tank” style competition) at the 2015 Interface Health Summit. The judges for this pitch competition consisted of venture capitalists, angel investors, C-level executives, and National Research Council Canada representatives. After hearing a series of 3 minute pitches from a group of … Continued

He had more customers and a more lucrative platform–but she had the gumption. Meet Kathryn Loewen, the founder of the finance startup Control.     By: Christine Lagorio-Chafkin Via: Inc. Publish Date: October 12, 2015 Sometimes an app is just an app. But sometimes it’s a potentially huge business. That distinction isn’t always easy to spot; consider it a … Continued

By: BCIC Via: BC Business Publish Date: October 9, 2015 Building a business plan, networking and raising the money to offer competitive salaries are just some of the challenges Saber Miresmailli has met since founding his North Vancouver-based startup, Ecoation Innovative Solutions (a Wavefront BC Venture Acceleration Program graduate). But support from the BC Innovation Council—a Crown agency dedicated … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc. (“FusionPipe”), a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class authentication & data security solutions for Enterprises, today announced that David Snell, CEO & Chairman, was recognized by Startup Canada as the BC & the North Winner of the 2015 Startup Canada Award … Continued

By: Jonathan Woods Via: Techvibes In what marks the beginning of a new form of fundraising in Canada, Vancouver-based social gifting company Guusto (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program participant) has just successfully raised $50,000, twice their target amount, through the equity crowdfunding portal Frontfundr. Frontfundr is a financing platform that gives startups and investors access to investment opportunities, through an … Continued

By: Jonathan Hanley Via: Techvibes Saturday was a great day to attend the Vancouver Startup Week because of the diversity of events that took place. One event that I attended was the #VSW2015 Hackathon, which took place at The Hive in Gastown. The location was appropriate because the building is a thriving Startup hub in … Continued