20 Years of impact

New Ventures BC (NVBC) was initiated 20 years ago by Wal van Lierop to support early stage tech startups. As a non-profit, we run the annual New Ventures BC Competition, a Distance Venture Acceleration Program, and the ISI grant program. Our programs have helped over 2530 startups across the Province.

2530 startups

supported in 20 years

3720+ jobs

created by top NVBC companies since 2000

$335 million

raised in financing

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