We're BC's premiere tech competition and early stage accelerator

2530 startups supported in 18 years

3720+ jobs created by top NVBC companies since 2000

$335 million raised in financing

We can help you accelerate

New Ventures BC is a non-profit organization that recognizes, encourages, and supports entrepreneurship in BC’s technology sector. Each year we run the New Ventures BC Competition, the largest and longest-running tech competition in BC, offering education, coaching and awarding $275,000 and prizes to BC startups. We offer a mentored, Distance Venture Acceleration Program focused customer discovery and Market Validation Training. Through our Innovator Skills Initiative grant program we give tech companies and startups, up to $10,000 a year to hire a BC post-secondary student.

$275,000+ in cash and prizes to the best new startups in BC

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