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

  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