Part of the 2021 New Ventures BC Competition
Presented by Innovate BC

Throughout the spring New Ventures BC will host our weekly Startup Seminar Series, giving you the information you’ll need to build and grow your business, and even perform better in the #nvbc2021 competition!

Education Resources

  • Product/Market Fit: Join us online for Product/Market Fit with Dave Thomas and Lesley Duncan, as they take you through an interactive seminar focused on getting your business ready for market. Topics covered include marketing research, technology adoption models, “whole” solution offerings, product positioning, and pricing.

Get the PowerPoint deck here

  • Introduction to Pricing: You’ve got a great product or service… but how much should it cost? This introductory-level seminar will help you get started with business models and pricing. In this 1.5 hour seminar, you’ll learn whether you’re you pricing your product or service appropriately for your market, and  how to choose the right pricing model for your venture.

Get the PowerPoint deck here

Use the self-assessment tool here

  • Managing your Intellectual Property with Roger Kuypers & Ling Wong, Fasken

Powerpoint: part 1 and part 2

Don’t miss our upcoming seminar series!

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Enter the 21st annual New Ventures BC Competition presented by Innovate BC for education, mentorship, and a chance to win over $250,000 in cash and prizes. 

The competition is open to early stage, BC-based startups. Your business cannot have raised over $1,000,000 in financing, and must be less than five years old.

Ready to enter? Get your application in by April 12 2021, 10:00pm.

5 reasons to enter the NVBC competition

5 reasons to enter the 2021 Competition