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Wifarer Inc.

Wifarer is a smartphone app for malls & airports that delivers real time indoor “GPS”, location-aware coupons & powerful customer analytics.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 14
  • Website

Company Summary

Wifarer has developed a software only indoor positioning system (IPS) that works in conjunction with the our smartphone app to pinpoint a user’s location in an indoors to an granularity of around 1-3m. As well as enabling indoor navigation and analytics, the solution allows for a retail revolution by creating location-aware deals/rewards and a provable ROI by delivering shoppers to retailers and charging those retailers for their “walkthroughs”.


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    Philip Stanger
    CEO, CTO and co-founder

    Philip is the founder and CEO of Wifarer Inc. He manages the strategic direction of Wifarer and works with Wifarer’s developers to further its technology (effectively acting as CTO.) He is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the technology industry. He has served as a consulting systems architect for large organizations. Philip has a B.A./B.Sc. from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. from Yale University.

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    Steven Dengler
    Director and co founder

    Steven is also the CEO and co-founder of Inc. Since its inception in 1993, has grown to become the world's favourite currency site, currently ranked by Amazon's Alexa service as the 337th most popular site in the world. Steven is also the principal of Dracogen Strategic Investments, which provides strategic financing to a number of promising high-tech ventures. Steven has an Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.


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    Janet Grove, Bull, Houser, Tupper
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    Price Waterhouse Coopers

Previous Investors

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    Dracogen Investments