The TechWomen Canada program aims to connect and support Canadian women in the technology sector to their peers in Silicon Valley. This outreach initiative will expose the Canadian women to the impact and high growth culture of the Valley, which they can use to enhance the growth of their technology companies.
Entrepreneurship@UBC is running two Accelerator programs this Spring, one starting on April 13th and one in late May.
Accelerator programs run for 5 consecutive sessions. The April cohort dates are Monday April 13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th, and 11th, from 8:00am – 12:00pm. Read more
Nearly $300k in funds up for grabs in addition to valuable face time with mentors and investors
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 17, 2015) - Catapulting into its 15th year, the annual British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC)-New Ventures Competition is challenging BC’s top emerging tech entrepreneurs to bring their big ideas to the table. In hopes of transforming early stage innovations into lucrative ventures, competing companies will be given valuable exposure, receive mentorship from experienced business leaders, and a chance at nearly $300,000 in cash and prizes. Read more
Small Business BC and Fundica invite you to the 2015 Funding Roadshow, which will travel to 11 Canadian cities between March through May. The Funding Roadshow gives start-ups and SMEs the opportunity to pitch to a panel of private investors and public funders. Read more
Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.Among this year’s nominees is Alexandra Greenhill, Co-Founder and CEO of past BCIC – New Ventures Competition winner, myBestHelper.
Congratulations to Alexandra, and all the 2015 nominees! Read more