By:  Tamsyn Burgmann Via: The Province Publish Date: December 24, 2015   VANCOUVER — When Stanley Cup rioters rained chaos onto Vancouver’s downtown core in June 2011, holes were exposed in the capabilities of police trying to stop looting and arsons. Communication among police was so bad that teams deploying tear gas accidentally dispersed crowds into streets … Continued

Forty leading BC tech companies have been selected to participate in the Venture Capital Presentations at the #BCTECH Summit. The Venture Capital Presentations will showcase advanced stage BC companies to international and local VCs. After many applications and much consideration, selection committees comprised of industry and investment experts selected the companies listed below. Congratulations to those selected! Interested … Continued

CENGN to fund promising NGN projects up to $100,000. We are living in an era of constant and lightning-fast evolution. Our devices grow smarter everyday, fueled by next-generation network (NGN) innovation. To ensure Canada’s leadership role in this field, CENGN is dedicated to accelerating the commercialization of promising technologies originating in Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs), start-ups … Continued

December 8, 2015 – Vancouver, B.C.: If you’re involved in building or creating technology in BC, you should know about the new #BCTECH Strategy. The first pillar, announced in early December, involves a new $100 million venture capital fund. The BC Tech Fund will provide promising BC tech companies with early stage financing so they can … Continued

  Conquer Mobile, Simulation Training Specialist, Announces that PeriopSim Has Been Selected as the Simulation Technology for the ‘100 Nurses’ Research Study into the Effectiveness of Simulation Training for Perioperative Nurses. The Study is Being Led by Dr. David Clarke, Head of Neurosurgery at Dalhousie University/Nova Scotia Health Authority and is Taking Place at the … Continued

By: Glen Korstrom Via: Business in Vancouver Publish Date: December 3, 2015   The e-commerce platform for B.C. wine, New District (a BC Venture Acceleration Program graduate), is trying to beef up the educational content on its website by hiring well-known B.C. wine educator DJ Kearney to be its director of wine and website editor. The … Continued

NZ Technologies Inc., a current Wavefront BC Venture Acceleration Program participant, recently competed in the 38th Angel Forum, which the only Angel Forum in Canada that introduces emerging companies to private equity Angel Investors. Presenting companies have raised over $35 million directly through the Forum. From a pool of 54 company applicants, NZ Technologies was one of … Continued