Grow Your Wireless Business

Date: Toronto – December 5 Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Cost: Wavefront Community Members – $25 Non-members – $50

BlackBerry Social: Beer and know-how 2.0

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm Location: Wavefront BlackBerry Tech Centre 1400-1055 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC Link to map Cost: Free (beer and light appetizers)

Forging Ahead in New York and Philadelphia: The Trusterra Technologies Soft-Landing Success Story (via CDMN)

By CDMN on Oct 22, 2013 Babak Sardary, the CEO and Co-founder of Trusterra Technologies Incorporated, is in the business of making sure the right information finds its way to the right people, at the right time. That’s why Trusterra sought the assistance of the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) Soft-Landing Program offered through their hub at Wavefront, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, to bring Scoop™ MAE (Mobile … Read More

Vancouver's Curatio wins $100,000 for mobile healthcare app (via Betakit)

Vancouver-based startup Curatio is sitting pretty these days. The four-month old company, part of Wavefront’s Venture Accelerator Program, recently won $100,000 for their innovative health care mobile application at the 7th annual Health 2.0 Conference in Silicon Valley. The contest is Novartis’ global competition to create an innovative health care mobile application Curatio’s winning application, “ThaliMe”, is an innovative, personalized support and tracking tool designed especially for … Read More

NutriSurface, A Smart Nutritional Scale That Promotes Healthy Eating (via medGadget.com)

Reflex Wireless, a Canadian company, has been developing innovative mobile solutions to help people measure and track their nutrition intake and hydration. We found that the company’s previous offering, a Bluetooth enabled smart scale named Nutricrystal, was extremely helpful for people to measure their daily nutritional intake, and its capabilities far exceeded those of conventional food measuring scales. The company … Read More

Banff Venture Forum Names First Look and Main Stage Winners (via Techvibes)

The Banff Venture Forum took place last week at the Banff Springs Hotel and the presenting companies had a chance to strut their stuff in front of some of North America’s top VC and angel investors. Recognized as one of Canada’s premier company financing events, the Banff Venture Forum provides networking opportunities and showcases high technology companies across North America. Companies were … Read More

BCIC announces new President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) today announced the appointment of Greg Caws as the organization’s new President and CEO. “We are pleased to have a seasoned technology entrepreneur take the leadership position at BCIC,” said Jill Leversage, Chair. “Greg is a strong leader who has successfully built technology businesses. We think he’s the right person … Read More

Canadian Mobile Health Startup Curatio wins Global Novartis Health 2.0 Competition in Silicon Valley

October 1st, 2013 (Silicon Valley, CA) – Vancouver-based Curatio, a mobile health company, was today announced as the winner of the Novartis’ Global competition to create an innovative health care mobile application. Curatio’s application, commended for its originality, user-focused design and strong technical approach, was presented to 2000 attendees at the 7th annual Health 2.0 Conference in Silcon Valley this … Read More

Andy Tsai founder of Reflex Wireless (via The Province)

Andy Tsai, founder of Reflex Wireless, demonstrates his company’s pulse oximeter, which wirelessly sends a patient’s data, including oxygen saturation and respiration rates, to a tablet or computer for further analysis.

A new mobile innovation engine in Quebec – 2XM becomes Mobilogie

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – During its invitation-only event at the Excentris, the mobile and interactive agency 2XM revealed its change of name and direction. As Mobilogie, the firm will focus entirely on conceptualizing and implementing innovative mobile strategies and solutions specific to its clients’ needs, industry and business goals. Since 2010, Mobilogie (previously known as 2XM Interactive) has helped … Read More

Venture Acceleration Program generates jobs, revenue, investment (via BCIC)

BRITISH COLUMBIA – The BC Venture Acceleration Program, a structured venture growth program launched by the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) in September 2012, has supported the growth of more than 140 startups across the province. BCIC today announced the following results since the Venture Acceleration Program was introduced last year: 143 companies have been involved with the program 396 jobs … Read More