Via: BC Tech Strategy, Government of BC The Mesh Food Exchange (a Venture Acceleration Program company) is turning food waste into a win-win situation. Canadians currently waste over $31 billion in food each year; 40% of which occurs along the supply chain. This is often because it’s easier and cheaper to discard imperfect food … Continued

Via: TechVibes Wavefront Global Market Entry Program alumni Mojio, an open platform for connected cars, today raised $15 million. The Series A round will be used to further the global adoption of Mojio’s hardware agnostic, cloud-based connected car platform. The capital hails from a variety of investors, including the BC Tech Fund, BDC Capital, and … Continued

Kootour, a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) company, has recently launched their new website. Kootour is an online marketplace designed to match local tour guides with international travellers. Currently operating in China, Mexico and Canada, it is designed to allow travellers to find unique and local experiences, and for tour guides to list their tours without … Continued

        Via. Rogers News Room TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ – Today Rogers Communications and Sportsnet announced they will bring sports fans more than 100 Blue Jays, NHL, and NBA games in 4K in 2017. Rogers is also introducing the new NextBoxTM 4K PVR, giving customers the ability to record up to … Continued

  Via: Market Wire VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Dec. 7, 2016) – Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a national centre of excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., today announces the expansion and re-launch of its Wireless Zones in 6 accelerator facilities across Canada. These device libraries have now expanded to carry over 1000 devices including, … Continued

Via. Samsung News Room SEOUL, Korea – Dec. 1, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today announced a partnership with Lonely Planet to enable travelers to discover new destinations whilst on the go using the Samsung Gear S3. Through the partnership, Samsung and Lonely Planet will create a set of unique travel solutions that take advantage … Continued

Via. Sierra Wireless News Room Vancouver, B.C. – November 28, 2016 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced availability of the high-performance AirLink® RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway. Building on the success of the RV50, the RV50X is designed to connect … Continued

  November 24, 2016 (Vancouver, BC) – Go Downtown announced today the launch of a public pilot of its Real-Time Urban Mapping mobile application in the Metro Vancouver area. The App is now free to download at the Canadian App Store and Google Play. The new app helps users in large, vibrant cities find what is … Continued

Via: The Globe and Mail One of Canada’s most promising startups in the emerging industrial-Internet-of-things (IIoT) space, Vancouver-based Bit Stew Systems Inc., has been purchased by General Electric Co. in a deal to be announced Tuesday that is valued at $153-million (U.S.). It’s one of the biggest exits of a venture-backed company in Vancouver’s teeming … Continued

  MISSISSAUGA, Canada – November 15, 2016 – Samsung Electronics today announced its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company operating Rich Communications Services (RCS) business within NewNet Communication Technologies. Previously known as NewPace prior to its acquisition by NewNet Communication Technologies, the company is a leading provider of RCS infrastructure … Continued