22 Years of impact

New Ventures BC (NVBC) was initiated 21 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 Distance Venture Acceleration Program. Our Competition has helped over 3100 startups across the Province.


entrepreneurs supported in 21 years of Competition


jobs created by top NVBC companies since 2000

$1.6 Billion+

financing raised

Our clients

A special thank you to our Lead Sponsor: