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

Investments will support telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics industries, create jobs and growth, bring technologies to market faster   July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, BC — Networks of Centres of Excellence Three commercialization centres will receive additional support from the Government of Canada to continue their work in bringing telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics products … Continued

Wavefront Announces New Program to Help Canada Capitalize on the Mobile Revolution News Release For Immediate Release July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia Today, Wavefront, Canada’s Wireless Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), announced a new five-year program that will help Canada capitalize on the next wave of economic growth – one … Continued

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 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 its latest password-less authentication solution for Windows PC’s, will be released to the market the first week of September. QuikID™Smart Enterprise, will create … Continued

  News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Wai Young, Member Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $775,000 in funding to Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization, to deliver … Continued

By: Insider Media Limited Visit Site A string of companies with ambitions to improve their respective global footprints have joined MediCity in Beeston. Current Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program participant MetaOptima Technology, which uses its products to identify and manage skin conditions, has joined alongside clinical app developer uMotif Digital Health and Clearview Med UK, which is carrying … Continued

By: Komal Garewal Via: Health IT Consultant A report published by MaRS, that compared funding and acquisitions in both countries, indicated that in the past five years, 183 high-tech Canadian companies were acquired compared to 2,300 U.S. companies. Of these 183 companies, almost 70% were acquired by U.S. corporations. Additionally, the average exit valuation for Canadian … Continued

By: Tyler Orton Via: Business in Vancouver Debating whether tech startups should focus on consumer rather than enterprise markets is similar to how people think airplanes are more dangerous than cars, according to Clayton Weir. Statistics don’t back up the notion air travel is riskier, but “it’s just so much more [dramatic] when airplanes crash,” said … Continued