Reflex Wireless, a Canadian company, has been developing innovative mobile solutions to help people measure and track their nutrition intake and hydration. We found that the company’s previous offering, a Bluetooth enabled smart scale named Nutricrystal, was extremely helpful for people to measure their daily nutritional intake, and its capabilities far exceeded those of conventional … Continued

The Banff Venture Forum took place last week at the Banff Springs Hotel and the presenting companies had a chance to strut their stuff in front of some of North America’s top VC and angel investors. Recognized as one of Canada’s premier company financing events, the Banff Venture Forum provides networking opportunities and showcases high technology companies … Continued

The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) today announced the appointment of Greg Caws as the organization’s new President and CEO. “We are pleased to have a seasoned technology entrepreneur take the leadership position at BCIC,” said Jill Leversage, Chair. “Greg is a strong leader who has successfully built technology businesses. We … Continued

October 1st, 2013 (Silicon Valley, CA) – Vancouver-based Curatio, a mobile health company, was today announced as the winner of the Novartis’ Global competition to create an innovative health care mobile application. Curatio’s application, commended for its originality, user-focused design and strong technical approach, was presented to 2000 attendees at the 7th annual Health 2.0 … Continued

September 26, 2013 BURNABY, British Columbia, Sept. 26 — Simon Fraser University issued the following news release: MetaOptima Technology Inc, a health technology company created by Simon Fraser University researcherMaryam Sadeghi, has won a top prize in the 2013 BCIC New Ventures Competition. The company will receive a $40,000 Wavefront Wireless prize package, finishing one of 10 companies shortlisted from nearly 150 applicants in this … Continued

Telecom is dominating the headlines once again. Microsoft is vying for Nokia’s mobile phone business. Verizon has decided not to expand to Canada. And consumers, well, they don’t seem to be terribly happy. The Agenda explores what these decisions mean for the future of our nation’s telecommunications industry. Hélène Joncas, VP, Business Development, Central and Eastern … Continued