Atlantic Venture Forum returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 22 & 23 for our 4th annual event that brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established IT, Cleantech, and Life Sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. We are looking forward to opening our doors to the best line-up yet — two full days … Continued

  Last week, the wireless technology community converged at Deloitte’s Vancouver office for the 2016 edition of Wavefront’s Internet of Things (IoT) Roadshow, presented in partnership with Sierra Wireless, Arrow Electronics and Deloitte. This year’s event built on the success of the 2014 Roadshow and featured a combination of plenary sessions as well as two … Continued

Interactive First Nations storytelling in the real world, using mobile augmented reality, virtual reality, and more. News Release For Immediate Release NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group of the Kwantlen First Nation, and award-winning augmented reality tech company, QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), held an event on April 15th, 2016, to launch the very … Continued

Photo Credit: Wayne Leidenfrost By: Brian Morton Via: The Vancouver Sun Published Date: April 27. 2016 Surrey’s RCMP officers and staff have a new weapon in their arsenal — the DermEngine skin-screening platform created by Simon Fraser University alumna Maryam Sadeghi. Sadeghi’s company, MetaOptima Technology Inc. (a Wavefront community member), has been awarded a contract for DermEngine’s … Continued

  By: Derrick Penner Via: The Vancouver Sun Publish Date: April 22, 2016 Before Guusto (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program grad) co-founders Skai Dalziel and Joe Facciolo tried crowdfunding to raise money for the online gift-giving startup they’d spend two years building, they tried the usual venture-capital routes. They had put their own money in, recruited some … Continued

Via: Research TD Waterhouse Publish Date: April 22, 2016 The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a made-in-Canada innovation that uses smartphones to help detect skin cancer. MetaOptima Technology Inc. (a Wavefront community member) of British Columbia received a $169,038 contract … Continued

Big news! Wavefront company, Fitplan has just launched their iPhone app and it is now available for download in the Canadian App Store. Their app allows you to follow the exact training methods of some of the world’s top athletes. Their athletes include internationally known fitness superstars from global industry leading fitness phenomenon Michelle Lewin, … Continued

By: Lynn Mitges Via: Pique Publish Date: April 21, 2016 A new funding announcement from the federal Liberals is good news for those living in rural areas: You, too, may share the joy of Netflix binge-watching. Funding for broadband service means those in rural areas with no previous Internet — and sometimes no cell service — … Continued

By: Jessica Galang Via: Batakit Publish Date: April 18, 2016 Vancouver-based mobile shopping platform Mobify (a Wavefront alum), which allows companies to create mobile and web apps that can deliver mobile push notifications and location-based information to customers, announced the acquisition of Vancouver-based Pathful.

By: Jennifer Calhoon Via: Design World Online Publish Date: April 14, 2016 Olivier Pauzet • Vice President • Sierra Wireless The Internet of Things is booming and with millions of devices to be connected over the coming years, many developers are focusing on the IoT opportunity. A recent report from Vision Mobile notes there were 4.5 million IoT … Continued