42 B.C. startups to watch, according to New Ventures BC
These startups are progressing in the New Ventures BC Competition, one of North America's largest technology business challenges.
New Ventures BC announced the companies selected to advance in its 2022 competition, after evaluations from a panel of judges. The organizers have chosen 15 to move directly into round three, while 27 ventures will pitch in an additional round, named 2.5, for their chance to advance to the third. Ten companies in that intermediate round will advance to round three.
The 42 startups progressing were selected from an initial collection of 207 applicants.
These are the top 15 listed in alphabetical order.
These are the round 2.5 businesses, listed in alphabetical order. Their pitches will be heard on June 22, with 10 joining the companies above in the third round.
Decap Research and Development
EBP Digital Technologies
I Adapt You
Intelligent Battery Services
Mae - Making Auto Easy
Now in its 22nd year, B.C.’s largest and longest-running tech competition is known for identifying and propelling forward the province’s most promising startups.
Last year, Vancouver’s TrafficDriven Technologies Inc. (now known as Mintlist) were crowned winners, taking home the $110,000 Innovate BC firs-place prize package. Vancouver’s Train Fitness claimed the $60,000 Innovate BC second-place prize package, and cleantech startup Moment Energy rounded out the top three and walked away with $35,000.
According to New Ventures BC, past winners have raised over $807 million in financing, generated upwards of $288 million in revenues, and have created over 5,400 jobs in British Columbia. Over 150 of B.C.’s top business leaders volunteer as mentors and jurors. Since its inception, more than 1,500 entrepreneurs have participated in the program.
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