The BCIC-New Ventures Competition started with 140+ companies and today we’ve narrowed the field to ten finalist startup technology companies that will pitch for over $300,000+ in cash and prizes.
The ten finalist companies have completed three jury rounds, attended education seminars, and met with business mentors to reach this point. All companies will now pitch in-person to a private jury on September 11th and 12th. Read more
Loodo Analytics is a customer traffic analytics solution for physical retail spaces.
Ultimately, Loodo Analytics brings metrics typically used in the online space – like Google analytics – that track customer retention, loyalty and engagement to brick and mortar outlets to help them grow and engages their customer base in as little as five minutes. Read more
Are you an innovative B.C. company? There is a wide-range of government and government-funded programs available that are supporting innovative companies across the province. Programs include:
Western Economic Diversification Canada’s Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative. WINN’s first intake resulted in support for 27 projects in western Canada, with 12 B.C. companies receiving over $8 million in funding commitments;
Public Works and Government Services Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP). The most recent BCIP call for proposals resulted in 72 pre-qualified innovations, with 9 innovations from B.C. companies;
Mitacs full suite of programs, which placed over 400 grad students and post-doc fellows in internships with B.C. companies over the last three years.
You’re invited to learn more about commercialization funding, and how these programs can help your business move its next great idea from the work bench to the marketplace. Upcoming Government of Canada information sessions across BC include: Read more
Bucket List helps people accomplish their biggest goals.
Some people get bogged down by a lack of inspiration, knowledge and resources. Bucket List, an easy-to-use website, helps people combat these obstacles. The site will help people identify their interests and suggests goals for them. Read more