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Video Replay: Assessing the Opportunity with Ralph Turfus

April 17th, 2014 by NVBC Admin

This year’s first seminar Assessing the Opportunity with Ralph Turfus served as a great kick-off to the 2014 BCIC-New Ventures Competition.

Attendees were guided through creating a positioning of statement to help differentiate their startup from the competition. Ralph also highlighted the importance of the both the customer and the sales process in building a sustainable business from inception.

For those who missed the presentation, a video is after the jump. Read more

Next Seminar: Product/Market Fit on April 16th

April 12th, 2014 by NVBC Admin

Our 10-week business education series continues on Wednesday, April 16th with Product/Market Fit.

Rocketbuilders’ Dave Thomas will take you through a seminar focused on your getting your product ready for the market. Topics covered include marketing research, technology adoption models, understanding consumers, social media, “whole” solution offerings, product positioning, and pricing. Read more

2013 Alumni BitLit Named Cascadia Pitch Champion

April 10th, 2014 by NVBC Admin

Last week GrowLab, Invoke Labs, Launch Academy, Spring Activator, and Wavefront joined forces to host Cascadia Startup Fest – Accelerating Together.

Organized by Vancouver’s leading tech accelerators and incubators, Cascadia Startup Fest was a series of workshops and a high-energy pitch competition that connects tech entrepreneurs across the Cascadia region with investors, media, and industry professionals. Read more