Launching successful startups since 2000.

Home to BC’s largest and longest-running tech venture competition.

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NVBC Facts

Technology is the second fastest private job creator in BC

Over the past 15 years, companies in the BCIC-New Ventures competition have created more than 3,300 jobs.
Learn more about the competition.

Where are they now
Aspect Biosystems

Aspect Biosystems
2nd Place, 2014

Awarded a $450,000 grant from the National Research Council-Industry Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to advance the development of its Lab-on-a-Printer platform and associated 3D bioprinted tissue applications.

  • $450,000 raised
NVBC Mentors & Jurors

Sarah Lee

Director, Technology Development Office, BC Cancer Agency

NVBC Mentors & Jurors
Steven Lukas

Steven Lukas

Associate Counsel and Co-Chair, Business Law Group at Harper Grey LLP
Past President, BC Water Polo Association