The verdict is out! Our esteemed panel of 105 judges have evaluated the Round 2 submissions. The 23rd annual Competition, presented by Innovate BC, received 178 Round 2 applications this year. From the pool,  16 ventures will be moving directly into Round 3, and 27 ventures will be pitching in Round 2.5. All scores were analyzed by Octothorpe software.

Congratulations to all.

Top 16 advancing directly to Round 3 (in alphabetical order)

  1. Avenue Intelligence, Vancouver
  2. Cibotica, West Vancouver
  3. Eigen Fitness, Vancouver
  4. Ginger Desk, North Vancouver
  5. Halitra, Vancouver
  6. Immfinity Biotechnologies, Vancouver
  7. joni, Victoria
  8. Leasey.AI, Vancouver
  9. No Story Lost, Vancouver
  10. Pilot, North Vancouver
  11. Proxima HQ, Vancouver
  12., North Vancouver
  13. SkiKrumb Trackers Inc., Westbank
  14. Trading Terminal, Vancouver
  15. Viridis Research Inc., Vancouver
  16. Voxelis Canada Corporation, North Vancouver

Round 2.5 (in alphabetical order)

  1. Acrostrong Technologies inc (flentoapp), North Vancouver
  2. Airble Aviation Inc., Richmond
  3. Aqua Intelligent Technology, Surrey
  4. Arrowsmith Genetics, Vancouver
  5. Back On Stage App, Vancouver
  6. Bikebac, Whistler
  7. Blanka, Vancouver
  8. Browse AI, Vancouver
  9. BryoSphere Biotechnologies, Vancouver
  10. Build Smartr Robotics, Burnaby
  11. buskr, Vancouver
  12. Edee Care Inc., Vancouver
  13. Emoot Vancouver
  14. finoSeed, Vancouver
  15. GlüxKind Technologies Inc., Vancouver
  16. Hangeh Labs, Vancouver
  17. Ibex Artificial Intelligence, Courtenay
  18. Idea Oven Labs DBA Leafi Home, Burnaby
  19. Knowbie, Delta
  20. Lite-1 Microbial Dye, Vancouver
  21. Loba Wellness, Vancouver
  22. MeepMeep, Victoria
  23. Orca Water, Burnaby
  24. Seawise Innovative Packaging, Campbell River
  25. Seleste Innovations Inc, Vancouver
  26. SkyAcres Agrotechnologies Inc., Surrey
  27. Visaflo Trex Tech Services, Coquitlam

Companies will pitch on June 20th and 9 will move on to Round 3

What’s next?

The top 16 companies advance directly to Round 3. The remaining 27 teams will enter Round 2.5, where they will pitch for a chance to advance. The top nine ventures from this pitch day will join Round 3, creating our Top 25.

Round 2.5 pitches happen June 20th. Round 3 will be announced shortly after the Round 2.5 pitch day.

Good luck to all of the teams!

Call for Nominations: New Ventures BC 2023 Alumni Impact Award