Over two days in January, the #BCTECH Summit will help BC tech companies attract customers, connect with investors, network with government representatives and build their brand. Here’s how you can take advantage of these opportunities. Meet one-on-one with customers, potential suppliers and government procurement specialists in B2B Meetings. Apply now to take part in … Continued

By: Vancity Buzz Via: Vancity Buzz Publish Date: November 20, 2015   Vancouver is slowly getting in to the holiday spirit. People are bundling up, staying cozy indoors, and are starting to plan their annual Christmas dinners with great food and company. But for about 2,600 people in Vancouver, Christmas won’t be as merry. Poverty is … Continued

News Release For Immediate Release November 18, 2015 – Toronto, Ont. and Vancouver B.C.: The Lung Association, through its Breathing as One Research Campaign, and Aeri Health, a Vancouver-based integrated health management company, today announced the launch of a new partnership based around a new mobile app that will enable Canadians with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease … Continued

News Release For Immediate Release November 5, 2015 – Toronto, ON, Canada: Illumiti, in collaboration with the SAP Co-Innovation Lab and Wavefront BC Venture Acceleration Program company Vandrico Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of our new MineSafe Smartwatch. The MineSafe Smartwatch is a tool to help miners identify and respond to potentially dangerous … Continued

New Program Focuses on Critical Tools for Fast-Growing Technology Companies News Release For Immediate Release November 4, 2015 – Vancouver, BC, Canada: The RevUP Program is vital for technology companies with rapid-growth issues. BC Acceleration Network (BCAN) members Wavefront, VIATEC and Accelerate Okanagan announced today that they are mutually introducing RevUP as a custom-developed program that will … Continued

You’re invited to the 2015 Fraser Valley Small Business Information Expo – connecting business and government support programs. It is being hosted by Public Works and Government Services Canada’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME), Pacific Region. The 2015 Fraser Valley Small Business Information Expo is a FREE tradeshow. Learn about various funding and training possibilities available … Continued

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