42 promising BC startups to watch

These startups are progressing in the New Ventures BC Competition, one of North America's largest technology business competitions.

New Ventures BC announced its 2021 Competition Round 2.5 and Round 3 ventures, after evaluations from a panel of 83 judges.

The Competition organizers have selected 15 ventures to move directly into Round 3, and 27 ventures pitching in Round 2.5. The 27 Round 2.5 companies will pitch on June 24th and then 10 will move on to Round 3.

The 42 startups progressing were selected from an initial collection of 206 applicants.

Top 15 advancing directly to Round 3:

  1. BinBreeze – Victoria

  2. Cortico Health Technologies Inc – Vancouver

  3. Datapp Software Inc – Burnaby

  4. Flash Forest Inc – Vancouver

  5. Geenees – Delta

  6. LetHub – Victoria

  7. NeuraGrasp (CEA Innovations), Vancouver

  8. Pocketed – Vancouver

  9. RightMetric – North Vancouver

  10. SalonMonster Software Ltd – North Saanich

  11. Simply Rooted Media Inc – Victoria

  12. Streamline Athletes – Vancouver

  13. Sucre Interactive Technologies Inc – Fernie

  14. TrafficDriven Technologies Inc – Vancouver

  15. Train Fitness Inc – Vancouver

Round 2.5 ventures:

  1. Asset Market – North Vancouver

  2. Audette – Victoria

  3. Autonopia – Vancouver

  4. Axolotl Biosciences – Victoria

  5. Cyberspline Games Inc – Vancouver

  6. Difinity Solutions, Vancouver

  7. Edooking Technologies Inc – Coquitlam

  8. Eterio Realities Inc – Victoria

  9. Fibrilex – Vancouver

  10. Forensic Guardians International Consulting Inc – West Vancouver

  11. Happipad Technologies Inc – Kelowna

  12. ImmiSearch Technologies Inc – Burnaby

  13. JamBox – Vancouver

  14. Lincoin Technologies – North Vancouver

  15. Locelle Digital Inc – North Saanich

  16. Matidor.com – Vancouver

  17. MAZDIS – Vancouver

  18. Meaningful Technology Inc – Surrey

  19. Moment Energy – Vancouver

  20. Newsly – Vancouver

  21. Peko – Vancouver

  22. PH7 Technologies Inc – Burnaby

  23. Quandri Technologies Inc – Vancouver

  24. Sarcomere Dynamics Inc – Abbotsford

  25. ThyForLife Health Inc – Vancouver

  26. Total Flow Cannula – Vancouver

  27. VOLTA – Vancouver

The New Ventures Competition presented by Innovate BC drives the growth of early-stage technology companies by providing mentorship, business seminars, networking events and recognition.

A total of $250,000 in capital and in-kind business services are awarded to the most promising startups in one of North America’s largest business technology competitions.

Past winners have raised over $807 million in financing, $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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