Launching successful startups since 2000.

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

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Where are they now

1st place, 2012

MediaCore, which provides a platform for educational institutions to build, curate, and store their own media library, raised over $6.5 million in investment. MediaCore was recently acquired by Workday.

NVBC Experiences

“We were able to refine our business plan and receive feedback from a fantastic mentor panel. I highly encourage start-ups to participate!”

Tamer-M Tamer Mohamed, Co-founder, Aspect Biosystems
2nd Place, 2014

Where are they now

1st place, 2009

This 2009 BCIC-NVB first-prize winner, has raised more than $5.5 million in investment to advance its medical test-instrument prototype.

  • 15 employees
  • $5.5 million investment
NVBC Mentors & Jurors
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Ean Jackson

Ean “Action” Jackson has invested the past 25 years of his professional career in management, technical and business development roles in the technology industry. He has been employed by businesses across North America ranging from startups to major multinational corporations including IBM, Oracle Corporation and Sprint International. When not building business, Ean likes to run trails and climb mountains.

NVBC Experiences

“The most invaluable and well run program we have ever participated in – simply a #mustdo for any tech entrepreneur in BC.”

Alexandra T. Greenhill Alexandra Greenhill, CEO and Founder, My Best Helper
3rd Place, 2012