Three Canadian tech companies are confirmed to participate in Discovery Foundation’s RevUp Program this spring/summer. This eight-month program is delivered through Wavefront’s Vancouver headquarters and is designed for companies in a high-growth stage. The participating companies will receive coaching on how to build sustainable revenue, develop customer acquisition models and attain operational efficiency. After applying … Continued

Wavefront programs for SMEs and startups generate $418m in GDP, 6,700+ jobs, study finds Vancouver, British Columbia, June 7, 2016. Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a Centre of Excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., today announced the results of their economic impact report. Recognized as Canada’s new economic engine, the tech sector is being fueled … Continued

We are happy to announce that we are partnering with Lighthouse Labs and DevHub to launch a new Wireless Zone in downtown Toronto on June 1st. The Wavefront Wireless Zone offers over 1000 hardware devices, which includes the latest smartphones, tablets, sensors, and wearables. The Wavefront Wireless Zone allows the wireless community to test their … Continued

Vancouver, Canada-May 16, 2017 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced support for Google Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service that allows users to easily and securely connect and manage devices at global scale. Cloud IoT Core, together with … Continued

MISSISSAUGA, ON—May 15, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. today announced the 150 regional finalists moving on to the next round of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The Challenge asked Canadian students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their local communities and develop solutions using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). … Continued

Originally written for the Globe and Mail by James Maynard, President and CEO of Wavefront. Canada is at a crossroads. Look one way and you’ll see enormous opportunities presented by the Digital Revolution. The other way is business as usual. But in fact, that’s not even an option. If we stand still, Canada’s future prosperity is … Continued

Approximately 29 million malicious tweets sent worldwide per day have potential to harm the reputation and bottom line of Canadian businesses. Over a third (37%) of businesses do not believe cyber-attacks are a threat to their social media channels yet nearly half (48%) have experienced more than 25 social attacks per year. TORONTO, March 15, … Continued

DomoMi will provide much-needed transparency for the city’s competitive rental market. APRIL 11, 2017 (Vancouver, B.C.) – The Vancouver-based startup DomoMi announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The company has created a game-changing web app for long-term rental homes. The app features an innovative pre-screening process that verifies landlords and renters in … Continued

  North Vancouver, BC – March 16, 2017 – Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc., a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program alumnus, announced today the completion of a successful Seed financing. The financing was initiated in November 2016 and closed on March 16, 2017. The Seed financing raised $1 Million and was significantly over-subscribed. Angel investors from North America and … Continued

Acquisition expands Sierra Wireless’ embedded solutions for markets including high-value asset tracking, telematics, drones and automotive. VANCOUVER, BC – April 3, 2017 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets … Continued