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

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – During its invitation-only event at the Excentris, the mobile and interactive agency 2XM revealed its change of name and direction. As Mobilogie, the firm will focus entirely on conceptualizing and implementing innovative mobile strategies and solutions specific to its clients’ needs, industry and business goals. Since 2010, Mobilogie (previously known … Continued

The Government of Canada provides financial assistance to bolster Wavefront’s ability to support wireless SMEs September 18, 2013 (Calgary, AB) – Wavefront, in partnership with TRTech, has secured funding to make the Wavefront-TRTech Accelerated Program available to wireless SMEs in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Supported by the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance … Continued

The world has unquestionably gone mobile, creating significant opportunities for businesses—in both new and traditional industries—to evolve and create new revenue from prospects that simply didn’t exist before. In fact, phenomenal growth continues to take place in mobile-based business, and the opportunities the platform provides, according to industry watchers. Juniper Research expects the value of commerce conducted … Continued

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The BC Venture Acceleration Program, a structured venture growth program launched by the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) in September 2012, has supported the growth of more than 140 startups across the province. BCIC today announced the following results since the Venture Acceleration Program was introduced last year: 143 companies have been involved … Continued