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Featured Story: Women in Tech

Women in Tech: How is Canada doing on gender balance in the workplace?

It depends where you look.

According to a report on megatrends by Statistics Canada, the gender gap is continuing to shrink when it comes to women entering post-secondary university and contributing to the workforce economy. This positive shift also correlates with remarkable growth in the level of visibility and recognition for female contributors, and their achievements.

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The Benefits of Participating in Wavefront’s Venture Acceleration Program

The Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) is well known in the local startup community in British Columbia. An initiative of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), the VAP is designed to guide and coach early-stage technology companies to grow their technology ventures which, as a result, drives economic development and creates jobs in BC. As a partner of BCIC, Wavefront has been delivering VAP for over three years in Vancouver and across the country.

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Startup Spotlight: Shanil Guansekara,
Co-founder and CEO of eTreatMD

This month, we spoke with Shanil Guansekara, the
Co-Founder and CEO of eTreatMD. The company’s mission is to give people who struggle with arthritis and other chronic conditions the tools to measure, monitor and manage their own health and wellness.

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Canada’s Tech Sector:
An Economic Goliath

In partnership with Wavefront and a number of leading tech firms, the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship released a comprehensive report on the state of Canada’s tech sector.

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Startupfest 2016 and Our Guide to Navigating the Event

Our Wavefront Accelerator team ventured from Vancouver to Montreal to join the Canadian startup community at Startupfest. This highly anticipated event attracted thousands of attendees, including the best and brightest among entrepreneurs, founders, investors and mentors in the Tech community.

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Save the Dates

Vancouver Startup Week 2016
September 25 - 30, 2016
Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends for one engaging week, celebrating Greater Vancouver’s innovation and technology communities.


2017 IoT Summit: Driving Enterprise Productivuty through IoT and Digital Transformation
May 1-2, 2017
Toronto, ON

Save the date to Wavefront's annual IoT Summit, hosted in Toronto, Ontario.


Media Coverage


Wavefront and Vandrico Accelerate Industrial IoT Through Collaboration with Wearable OEMs

Few wearable technologies and sensors are suitable for industrial working environments where hazardous conditions, such as extreme temperatures and pressure, make current wearables useless. It’s a challenge that Vandrico (a RevUP company) wants to overcome.

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Deloitte & Vandrico Team Up for Wearable Technology Database

Vandrico Solutions Inc. (a Wavefront RevUp company) is pleased to announce a partnership with Deloitte to team up in the wearable technology market.

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Wavefront Invests in QuikIDTM Licenses To Offer Employees Convenient Secure Authentication to Workstations

Wavefront, Canada’s top Wireless Business Accelerator and FusionPipe Software Solutions Inc. (“FusionPipe”), a Vancouver-based leader in providing world-class authentication & data security solutions for Enterprises, announced that Wavefront has invested in QuikIDTM application licenses to be used by its internal employees.

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Industry News


BC Innovation Council Appoints Shirley Vickers as President & CEO

The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia, announced that Shirley Vickers has been appointed BCIC’s new President and Chief Executive Office

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Sierra Wireless Completes Acquisition of Telematics Firm GenX Mobile

Sierra Wireless (a Wavefront Supporting Partner) has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of GenX Mobile Inc. – a major player in the cellular fleet management, asset tracking and transportation markets.

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High-tech Identity App Coming to B.C.

The B.C. government is developing an app that will allow people to tap their new high-tech driver’s licences against their smartphones to authenticate their identity and securely log into government websites and services.

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Special Announcement

We’ve launched a new Twitter handle - @WavefrontCanada


Now you can access more information on the world of wireless and IoT by following @WavefrontCanada for news updates, innovative ideas, and all things Wavefront! Find information on local community events and Wavefront programs at @WavefrontAC.


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