24 Years of impact

New Ventures BC (NVBC) was initiated 24 years ago by Wal van Lierop to support early stage tech startups. As a non-profit, we run the annual New Ventures BC Competition, and a Venture Acceleration Program. Our programs have supported over 4000 startups across the Province.


entrepreneurs supported in 23 years of Competition


jobs created by top NVBC companies since 2000

$2.7 Billion+

financing raised

Our clients

A special thank you to our Lead Sponsor: