New Federal Funding Enables Wavefront to Expand Support to Mobile and Internet of Things Entrepreneurs Nationally

Vancouver, BC – November 21, 2014 Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, has received funding of up to $9.5M over the next five years through the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). The funding, announced today at an event in Vancouver, will enable Wavefront to expand the reach and capacity of its programs for small and … Read More

Rogers commits $4 million to Wavefront to fuel growth of entrepreneurs across Canada

Emerging businesses focused on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and wireless technology will benefit from improved access to resources, training and mentorship Vancouver, BC – November 21, 2014 Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront, Canada’sCentre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research, to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada. Over the … Read More

Ottawa-based centre lands $11.7 million over five years

Group targeting Canada’s share of a $5 trilion high-tech pie Vancouver, BC – November 6, 2014 An Ottawa-based not-for-profit that is out to ensure Canada maintains its position as a world leader in next generation network technologies has landed $11.7 million over five years in federal government funding. The funds come from the latest round of competition in the government’s … Read More

Traction Conference

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015 Time: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Location: Harbour Event Centre, 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, BC (Map)

StartUp Health Adds 13 Companies to Portfolio Uniting World’s Largest Peer Network of Healthcare Transformers

Global Portfolio Now Includes 165 Entrepreneurs and 84 Companies from 7 Countries and 45 Cities New York, NY – October 7, 2014 StartUp Health, the long-term global growth program for entrepreneurs transforming healthcare, today announced the addition of 13 companies to its global portfolio. With 165 entrepreneurs from 84 companies in seven countries and 45 cities, StartUp Health has the … Read More

Whistler hackathon generates big ideas (via Vancouver Sun)

Seventy developers spent two days hammering out apps designed for the mountain town By Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun AUGUST 25, 2014 Mix 70 developers and other techies with a generous helping of leading-edge tech gadgets, sprinkle in lots of data sets, put them in a world class resort and what do you get? A “hackathon” that churns out 20 innovative … Read More

Startup Scavenger Hunt!

Date: Friday, August 15 Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm + Wrap Party & Awards Location: Vancouver, BC Cost: Early Bird (until August 3) – $7.50 Regular (August 4-12) – $20

Grow Conference

Deadline: August 20 – 22, 2014 Location: Whistler, BC Cost: $195 and up

Launch Academy Pitch Day 2014

Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location: The Hive, #210-128 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC Cost: $15

Seminar of New Possibility to Japan Market

Hosted by: The Fukuoka City in Japan Speaker: Mr. Ryujiro Yamashita Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Time: 2:45pm – 3:15pm Location: Asia Pacific Business Centre Suite 288 – 800 Hornby Street, Street, Vancouver, BC (Map)

Vancouver Startups Foosball Tournament

Date: 2-3 Fridays in August based on number of teams | Full brackets & game times posted on August 3rd Registration Deadline: July 31 Location: Wishpond’s Office, 1500 West Georgia Suite #1150, Vancouver BC (Map)

Prime Minister Announces Wavefront Among CAIP Finalists

Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) funding will expand Wavefront support to Canadian entrepreneurs June 20, 2014, Waterloo, ONT –Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that Wavefront is among the finalists for the $100 million Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). CAIP is a five-year funding program that represents a significant investment by the Government of Canada to support the … Read More