April 29, 2014 Canadian small business owners are shedding their winter blues and many appear to be optimistic about the growth of the economy this year. Recently, economists have said they expect the Canadian economy to bounce back in the coming quarters after one of the worst winters in years affected everything from sales to … Continued

April 29th, 2014 Generation makes up in skills what it may lack in experience Armin Tehrani, a local entrepreneur, finds it odd taking advice from his businessman father because of how differently the two generations handle business. “I don’t think the way people do business now is the same as it was back in the … Continued

Wavefront, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), has announced the 2014 Wavefront Global Market Entry Program. The program assists Canadian wireless SMEs with streamlined access to new international markets, including: one-on-one meetings with high level decision makers; access to industry tradeshows and conferences; and networking receptions with key industry … Continued

April 28th, 2014 Last Wednesday marked the launch of the first Wearable Wednesday Vancouver – an event that originated in San Francisco and has spread to other cities around the world. Wednesday was Vancouver’s turn in the spotlight, and so with a completely sold-out-packed-to-the-gills crowd the event focused on the “State of the Wearable Economy”. … Continued

April 28th, 2014 Wavefront, aka. Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), has begun accepting entries from small-to-medium enterprises for its Global Market Entry Program. The program, which does pretty much was its title suggests, is operated under the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program, operated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade … Continued

April 25, 2014 Today the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) announced the finalists for the 2014 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). Several notable startups in the province were named as finalists. The theme of the awards this year was of ‘BC’s Mark on the World’. BCTIA said the finalists “embolden British Columbia’s reputation for global excellence across a wide … Continued

Vancouver, BC — April 25th, 2014 — FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc. (“FusionPipe”), a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class, password-less and virtually unbreakable and secure mobile data security solutions for Enterprises, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 BC Technology Impact Awards in the “Most Promising Startup” category. This award acknowledges … Continued

Facilitated by the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program, Wavefront supports Canadian export activity in the wireless and mobility sector April 23, 2014, Ottawa, ONT – Wavefront today announced that it has been awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFATD) under the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program.  With financial … Continued

April 22, 2014 Mobile technologies a must to stay relevant in changing business landscape   Laura Ballance: President, Laura Ballance Media Group In the 1990s, the Internet emerged as the new technology that was going to transform our businesses and our lives forever. Many businesses remained cynical about the Internet’s impact, reacted too slowly and … Continued