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

  Wavefront is pleased to announce that several current and graduate companies in our BC Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) have placed in the Top 25 of the 2015 BCIC-New Ventures Competition. Founded in 2000, the BCIC-New Ventures competition was established as a means of recognizing and encouraging entrepreneurship in B.C.’s technology sector. Today, the non-profit … Continued

By: Adrian MacNair Via: BetaKit    Could your next selfie save your life? Maybe, thanks to the new Molescope iPhone app that’s getting worldwide attention. “I think we are in shock right now,” says Molescope developer Maryam Sadeghi from her office at SFU’s Digital Health Hub in Surrey. “In the first day after the 23rd … Continued

By: Patrick Blennerhassett Via: Business in Vancouver In 2013, a report from research firm MarketsandMarkets pegged the B.C. biotechnology and life sciences industry as an emerging sector. Growth of the cancer-profiling market over the next five years was estimated at 133%, and LifeSciences BC president and chief executive officer Paul Drohan stated in the association’s … Continued

In Partnership with Volta Labs, Wavefront Provides Unprecedented Access to Critical Mobile Testing Resources Halifax, NS – June 22, 2015 Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, in partnership with Volta Labs, announces the launch of the first mobile device library in the province of Nova Scotia. The Wavefront Device Library offers the … Continued

By: Techvibes NewsDesk Via: Techvibes Control, a management and analytics platform for online payments, has closed an oversubscribed seed round of $1.5 million. The seed round included investment from Vanedge Capital and Business Development Bank of Canada. “Control and Kathryn have been on our radar for some time now,” said Amy Rae, principal of Vanedge … Continued

By: Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director Via: Wearable Tech World   Walking along the street or around the office or mingling at social events, you’re starting to see more and more of them: wearables. They come in various sizes, shapes, colors, functionalities and, of course, price points. But, as a category, they are growing. Frankly, … Continued

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Angelia Darnbrough, Marketing Strategist Pivot Point Marketing angelia@pivotpointmarketing.com 604-728-1303   Vancouver, BC, Canada – May 28, 2015 – The launch of Winc has changed the face of Canada’s mobile technology marketplace. A unique combination of global reach, strong industry relationships, unsurpassed testing facilities and profound functional expertise makes Winc the … Continued

Wavefront Summits Mobilizes Canadian Enterprise for Commercial Success Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), announced the initial outcomes of the Wavefront Summits, Canada’s premier wireless technology and business conference, hosted on May 5-6, 2015.  This must attend industry event attracted more than 380 entrepreneurs, SMEs, multinationals, investors, and other members … Continued

  By: BCIC Original Post: http://bcic.ca/media-releases/2015/province-supports-job-training-in-the-technology-sector Victoria, BC – May 25, 2015 The Government of B.C. is providing $6 million, through the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), to support the growth and success of the province’s vibrant technology sector while furthering the momentum of the BC Jobs Plan. This funding provides students the opportunity to build … Continued