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

Via: BCIC Published Date: June 22, 2016 The Vinetta Project was held June 21 in Vancouver’s new Microsoft store. The project aims to empower female founders and provide opportunities for networking and business growth. Three female founders were invited to present their business with Dr. Karen Bakker taking home the top honours. Bakker pitched Prollster, a company seeking … Continued

Via: BCIC Published Date: June 20, 2016 At Wavefront, standards are high. They regularly hire co-op students, but chose only elite candidates. “We run a tight filter here,” said VP of technology and operations Alan Swain. “We are looking for staff with the very best technical and interpersonal skills, so they can handle the technical work … Continued

Our creativity and resourcefulness define us. Innovation is a Canadian value. It’s in our nature, and now more than ever, it will create jobs, drive growth and improve the lives of all Canadians. It’s how we make our living, compete and provide solutions to the world. We have the talent, the drive, the dedication and … Continued

Via: London Drugs Published Date: June 14, 2016 Free Clinics Will Use Non-Invasive MoleScope Device for Mole Checks and Will Educate on Melanoma Prevention RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Jun 14, 2016) – Starting June 15th, London Drugs Patient Care Pharmacists (PCPs) are available for one-on-one personal skin check appointments at select lower mainland London Drugs stores. … Continued

In an attempt to get industrial wearable device manufacturers to accelerate the Industrial IoT revolution through collaboration, Vandrico Inc. (a Wavefront RevUp company), a Vancouver based enterprise wearables software company, has launched a hardware challenge aimed at the engineering community. Vandrico is in the business of developing enterprise software that makes data a sixth sense. … Continued

An interactive walking tour that combines geocaching, augmented reality, trivia, scavenger hunts, and more, to learn about Hope BC’s history and attractions. News Release For Immediate Release HOPE, BC – Responding to the trend of experiential travel, AdvantageHOPE has partnered with award-winning augmented reality tech company, QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an interactive walking tour for visitors … Continued

  Join developers, entrepreneurs and expert mentors at Open Hack, Vancouver July 11th & 12th.  This is your opportunity to get creative with an extremely innovative platform of tech capabilities including IoT sensors, Stadium APIs, Live streaming etc. in an atmostphere of professional and technical mentorship. WHEN: Monday, 11 July 2016 at 9:00 AM – Tuesday, 12 July … Continued