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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 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 it will be exhibiting and presenting on stage at the world renowned TC3 Telecom Council Carrier Connections Event which is taking place September … Continued

Raising capital for a startup business can be difficult. However, a new way of financing has come about through equity crowdfunding. Guusto (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program participant) is Canada’s first recipient to close out a round of funding through equity crowdfunding. The company’s co-founder Joe Facciolo joined BNN last week to discuss the process and how this could revolutionize … Continued

During Vancouver Startup Week, we will bridge the gap between emerging companies and the overall business and investment communities. We invite you to join us as we explore the growth of Vancouver’s technology innovation through valuable networking sessions and company presentations at the 2015 Canadian Tech Showcase. ____ 2015 Canadian Tech Showcase   Wavefront Investor … Continued

Have you ever wanted to start your own company? Here’s your chance: Wavefront, Latergramme, Lighthouse Labs and Launch Academy will be hosting a Hackathon as part of Vancouver Startup Week festivities! Join us for 24 hours of creativity, talent, and good old fashioned hard work by participating in the official Vancouver Startup Week 2015 Hackathon. … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 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 it will be presenting at the Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (MSVC) Start-Up Event which is taking place on September 16th in Schaumburg, Illinois. MSVC is … Continued