PM Helps Canadian Start-Up Companies to Grow and Prosper

20 June 2014, Waterloo Region, Ontario – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP), which is designed to help outstanding small- and medium-sized Canadian enterprises to grow, prosper and create jobs. He made the announcement at Communitech, a hub for the commercialization … Read More

Wavefront named “Accelerator of the Year” by Startup Canada

Vancouver, BC — June 13th, 2014 — Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), has been named “Accelerator of the Year” in the Startup Canada national awards program. The announcement was made at the Startup Canada Grand Finale reception atop the CN Tower in Toronto on June 12th.

BC Startup Canada Award Winners

Join us on May 12th at Hootsuite in Vancouver from 4.30pm – 7.30pm for the Awards Reception and Fire Side Chat.   ENTREPRENEURIAL EFFECT AWARD Awarded to the individual, group, community, network or organization that has developed and produced a program, tool, research project or event that has had the greatest impact in advancing entrepreneurship in Canada. Winner: Grow Conference Runner-Up: New Ventures … Read More

Wavefront Announces 2014 Global Market Entry Program (via CWTA)

Wavefront, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), has announced the 2014 Wavefront Global Market Entry Program. The program assists Canadian wireless SMEs with streamlined access to new international markets, including: one-on-one meetings with high level decision makers; access to industry tradeshows and conferences; and networking receptions with key industry players. Funding assistance is available … Read More

Canada’s Wavefront Looks To Break Mobile Tech Companies Internationally (via cantech letter)

April 28th, 2014 Wavefront, aka. Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research (CECR), has begun accepting entries from small-to-medium enterprises for its Global Market Entry Program. The program, which does pretty much was its title suggests, is operated under the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program, operated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), and is … Read More

Global Mobile Halifax

Date: Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM ADT Location: Volta Effect Startup House, Halifax, NS Cost: Free (light breakfast will be served)  

Wavefront Announces Global Market Entry Program for 2014-15

Facilitated by the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program, Wavefront supports Canadian export activity in the wireless and mobility sector April 23, 2014, Ottawa, ONT – Wavefront today announced that it has been awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFATD) under the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program.  With financial and operational assistance from DFATD, … Read More

Ask the experts: How much should I invest in mobile technologies at my business? (via Business in Vancouver)

April 22, 2014 Mobile technologies a must to stay relevant in changing business landscape   Laura Ballance: President, Laura Ballance Media Group In the 1990s, the Internet emerged as the new technology that was going to transform our businesses and our lives forever. Many businesses remained cynical about the Internet’s impact, reacted too slowly and ended up having the “offline-to-online” … Read More

BCIC-New Ventures Competition 2013

Deadline: April 18, 2014 Register here for the 2013 Competition. Invest $200 in your technology business idea and learn how to develop it into a profitable company.

VEF Event: Businesswomen in Tech

Date: Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Time: 5:00pm – 8:30pm Location: VIFF’s Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, BC Cost: Non-Member Early Bird – $45.00 Special Wavefront Pricing – $40.00