5 Local Organizations Team Up, Unite Vancouver Tech Community at Cascadia Startup Day (via Techvibes)

April 4, 2014 On a drizzly Thursday, Yaletown’s Roundhouse Community Centre saw an event completely unprecedented in the history of Vancouver’s technology scene—though to be accurate, the event really celebrated the entrepreneurial successes of all the Pacific Northwest. The Cascadia Startup Day Event, which ran from about nine in the morning until eight o’clock at night, was the result of … Read More

Wavefront permet aux entreprises canadiennes d'accéder à ce qui se fait de mieux en matière d'essais et de suivi des applications mobiles.

17 janvier 2013, Toronto (Ont.) – Jongler avec l’évolution rapide des réseaux et des appareils mobiles est désormais plus simple avec Wavefront, un centre national d’excellence en commercialisation et en recherche au Canada, annonce la disponibilité de ses services d’essais et de suivi dans le nuage. Conçu pour les clients des grandes entreprises, ce nouveau service offre un environnement d’essai d’applications mobiles … Read More

Cascadia Startup Day (via Vancouver is Awesome)

March 25th, 2014 On April 3rd, Vancouver’s startup accelerators and incubators GrowLab, Invoke Labs, Launch Academy, Spring Activator and Wavefront band together to host Cascadia Startup Day. A full day of activities starting with a workshop series featuring topics like how to effectively pitch to investors, the important role community managers play in growing businesses, and why startups should consider working with an accelerator. In the afternoon 25 … Read More

A Look at the Vancouver Wearables Scene

March 24, 2014 Vancouver has an incredible, thriving tech scene. Not only is it called “Hollywood North” for its substantial contributions to the world of television and film (in addition to being the sister city of Los Angeles, CA), but it’s also one of the largest industrial forces in the world of wearable technology. What Makes Vancouver So Appealing To … Read More

Wavefront Congratulates a Record 10 Companies Listed on BC's Ready to Rocket List

March 18, 2014 Companies Engaged With Wavefront Achieve Impressive Presence on Rocket Builders 2014 List of Companies Best Positioned to Grow VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA- Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), congratulates ten companies engaged in Wavefront programs and services that were listed on the 2014 “Ready to Rocket” list. The Ready to Rocket list ranks British … Read More

Cities in tech tug of war: Toronto woos Cisco Systems, Ubisoft with tax incentives (via Business in Vancouver)

March 18, 2014 Samsung, Amazon among major players setting up shop in Vancouver, but not on the scale of Cisco’s new Internet of Everything innovation centre in Toronto Vancouver likes to style itself as Silicon Valley North, and wireless technology accelerator Wavefront has been aggressively promoting machine-to-machine business in B.C. So when Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:CSCO) went looking to build … Read More

New agreements to accelerate growth of B.C. tech startups (via Government of BC Newsroom)

March 17th, 2014 BOSTON – Minister of International Trade Teresa Wat signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Consulate General in Boston today to establish a formal working relationship and ensure that the Canadian Technology Accelerator ([email protected]) is fully utilized by qualified tech startups from B.C. Wat and the Canadian Consul General in Boston, Patrick Binns, signed the MOU … Read More

UBC Startup Weekend

Date: March 14-March 16, 2014 Location: Wayne and William White Engineering Design Centre, UBC, Vancouver, BC

Wavefront Companies on this year's "Ready to Rocket" list!

We are proud of the companies we work with. Congrats to those below being named to this year’s Ready to Rocket list! Ready to Rocket ICT List: Colony Networks Scoop (Trusterra Technologies) Ready to Rocket CleanTech List: Awesense Wireless

Apply Now for a Spot in VentureOutCanada NYC

Application Deadline: March 14, 2014 Event Date: March 30 – April 1, 2014 Location: New York, NY Apply VentureOutCanada II – 1-Week NY Market Accelerator Program for Canadian Tech Companies

Cascadia Startup Day

Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Time: 8:15am – 9:30pm Location: Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, BC Cost: Buy Tickets Spend a day with the best entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors from Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland.

Calgary Mobile Enterprise Briefing

Date: April 2, 2014 Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm Location: Catch Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Calgary, AB Register for the Mobile Enterprise Briefing and hear Wavefront’s Patrick Hennessy discuss Mobile and Wireless – How to Gain The Advantage.

DTES: Emergency phones give seniors a lifeline (via Vancouver Courier)

February 27, 2014 Project by park board commissioner received overwhelming support Sitting in the ground floor window of Tellier Tower on East Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside, Tom Ryan pulls a dark-red cellphone out of his pocket. “So far I’ve just used it to tell time and listen to the radio,” explained Ryan, who turns 80 in March. After … Read More