News Release For Immediate Release Vickers set to drive innovation in all industries across the province BRITISH COLUMBIA—The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia, today announced that Shirley Vickers has been appointed BCIC’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Wavefront partners with Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship to release a new report on the impact and contribution of Canada’s tech sector on the economy and workforce. News Release For Immediate Release Toronto, ON – July 25, 2016 – Canada’s tech sector is a major driver of innovation and a dependable source of economic growth for … Continued

Photo by: Darryl Dyck | The Canadian Press By: Tamsyn Burgmann Via: Brandon Sun Published Date: July 18, 2016 VANCOUVER, BC – Technology entrepreneur Tammy Meyers does a mental count every time she attends a business conference promoting the augmented reality company she co-founded. Almost always, she’s one of the only women in the room. Meyers is … Continued

Deloitte joins Vandrico in providing the world’s leading database of wearable technology. Wearables hardware market is expanding quickly and enterprise innovation is fostering new use-cases for safety and productivity. News Release For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC – VANDRICO SOLUTIONS INC. (a Wavefront RevUp company) is pleased to announce a partnership with Deloitte to team up in the wearable technology … Continued

New mobile technology that will allow B.C. residents to use their driver’s licences to access public services. By: Robert Shaw Via: Vancouver Sun Published Date: July 11, 2016 VICTORIA, BC — The B.C. government is developing an app that will allow people to tap their new high-tech driver’s licences against their smartphones to authenticate their identity and securely log into government … Continued

News Release For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC — July 6, 2016 — Wavefront, Canada’s top Wireless Business Accelerator and FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc. (“FusionPipe”), a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class authentication & data security solutions for Enterprises, today announced that Wavefront has invested in QuikIDTM application licenses to be used by its internal employees to … Continued

Wavefront is proud to be recognized as one of the Top 20 Active Global Accelerators and Top 10 Active North American Accelerators in the 2015 GUST Report. The report was created by Gust and Fundacity to provide an exclusive inside look at accelerator programs around the world. The purpose of the report was to understand … Continued

By: Douglas Soltys Via: Betakit Published Date: June 29, 2016 Kelowna-based Two Hat Security (an Accelerate Okanagan Venture Accelerator Program grad)  announced the close of a $1.6 million seed round today, led by iNovia Capital. U.S.-based financial services company Comerica has also provided an additional $900,000 of bank funding as part of Two Hat’s new financing.

Historic Hat Creek Ranch adopts cutting edge technology to provide a self-guided tour for visitors to engage with its history. News Release For Immediate Release CACHE CREEK, BC – Historic Hat Creek Ranch has partnered with award-winning tech company, QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an interactive walking tour that combines geocaching, augmented reality, trivia, scavenger … Continued