Accelerate Okanagan has expanded its program offering to further support the BC Southern Interior tech community. Developed for early stage entrepreneurs and career-changers, the stepUP Program supplies participants with the tools and resources to accelerate their idea to the next stage in their entrepreneurial journey. stepUP is comprised of weekly sessions and seminars occurring from … Continued

A few weeks ago, Joe Facciolo, Co-Founder of Guusto (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program participant) shared his perspective on equity crowdfunding on the Wavefront on Wireless blog. Recently, Joe expanded on these thoughts in an op-ed piece on Techvibes. Here’s an excerpt of his post: Continued

  By: Douglas Soltys Via: BetaKit Big news for Vancouver-based online payments analytics platform, Control (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program graduate). The HIGHLINE portfolio startup announced today that it has secured the rights to develop the first merchant analytics mobile app for PayPal. The partnership comes just two months after Control closed an oversubscribed $1.5 million seed … Continued

Want to share in the success of a top 5 BC tech start-up? You can now own a percentage of Guusto thanks to recently passed legislation! Exciting start-up financing opportunities are no longer just for wealthy angel investors. Anyone in BC can now invest $500 – $1,500 through the FrontFundr platform for shares in Guusto, making … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc., a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class authentication & data security solutions for Enterprises, today announced that it has successfully closed it’s Pre Series A Seed Round with a 100% equity investment oversubscription. Specific terms of the financing have not been … Continued

By: BCIC Via: BCIC Blog Read Original Post   Mischa Steiner-Jovic from Awesense – Image via Business In Vancouver   This article is part two of our series covering the top tech sectors in British Columbia – this week’s topic, information and Communication Technology. Wireless and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) received a major boost earlier this month, as Vancouver-based Wavefront, … Continued

  Conquer Mobile, Medical Simulation Training Specialists, Announced Winning First Place in the Boost VC Startup On-Stage Pitch Contest at UploadVR’s Annual VR Demo Day Event in Mountain View, California. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) – July 23, 2015 Conquer Mobile, medical simulation training specialists, announced a first place win at the Boost VC on-stage pitch contest … Continued