BCIC-New Ventures is pleased to announce the top 20 finalists in its BCIC-New Ventures Competition: Regional for early-stage BC technology entrepreneurs based outside the Lower Mainland.

Similar to the province-wide competition, the four-month, three-round regional competition includes a unique mix of business education, networking and mentoring. This year’s regional competition attracted more than 40 applications from technology startups across our province.

The Round 3 Top 20 finalists include businesses in the life sciences, cleantech, sustainability, new media and high technology sectors (in alphabetical order).

  1. AAA Internet Publishing, Inc. (DBA WTFast), West Kelowna
  2. ChatterBlock, Victoria
  3. Ducharme Landscapes Inc., West Kelowna
  4. Find it EZ Software Corp., West Kelowna
  5. Global Endeavours Ltd., Creston
  6. KeepMii, Kelowna
  7. Mazza Innovation Ltd, Penticton
  8. MediaCore, Victoria
  9. Net Shift Media Inc., Kamloops
  10. Pixton Comics Inc., Parksville
  11. Simple Engine Media, Kelowna
  12. Sirr Excavator Hands Inc, Kelowna
  13. SoKap Community Networks Inc., Okanagan Falls
  14. TanMan Sun Control Products ltd, West Kelowna
  15. Trajectory Design Automation Corporation, Kelowna
  16. UnityJDBC, Kelowna
  17. Vocaba Inc., Kamloops
  18. Votari, Kamloops
  19. Waterpac, Trail
  20. Wifarer Inc., Victoria

Companies advancing to Round 2 of BCIC-New Ventures Competition: REGIONAL