Congratulations to all New Venture BC competitors advancing to the next round of the competition.
This year, Round 3 is different for NVBC. The top 16 companies are automatically advancing to Round 3 of the competition. The next 27 companies move on to Round 2.5 and will be assigned a temporary mentor to help hone their business pitch. These 27 companies will pitch to a jury on June 16 and nine companies will be selected to move on to Round 3.
Webnames.ca is a long time sponsor of the New Ventures BC Competition and also acts as mentor and part of the judging committee.
The 16 companies advancing to Round 3, listed in alphabetical order by company name:
Locarna Systems, Inc.
Novel Resonant Cavity Sensors
Purpose Wireless Ltd.
Quadrogen Power Systems, Inc.
Snoget.com, Social Networking Discovery Engine
Sole Gear BioMaterials Inc.
StressMarq Biosciences Inc.
The next set of 27 companies are into Round 2.5 and will be assigned temporary mentors (nine companies will be selected to proceed to Round 3):
A GPU Software Company
Bet Smart Media Inc.
Crowdsource Networks Inc.
Cubee: A Cubic 3D Gaming Platform
Cutting Edge Industrial Design
Dynamic Smoke simulations for Computer Games
EcoMeter by EnviroSpeak Media
Elvisonics Diagnostic Imaging,
First Light Technologies Ltd.
GreenScene AgriTek Inc.
Grin Technologies Ltd.
Reconfigurable Technology for Signal Processing
Replicate – Pure Mocap
Ronin Fuel Cell
VP Process Inc.
Winsor Global Financial Inc.
Worlds first 2-stroke supercharger system
XacPac – The Virtual Packer
Zenterra Energy Inc.
Learn more about the New Ventures Competition.
View the New Ventures seminar series schedule. Seminars are open to anyone!
The next seminar is:
Perfecting your Pitch
June 1, 2010
Speakers: David Shore, Stirling Mercantile & Jonathan Bixby, Strangeloop Networks
Networking & Registration: 6:30pm, Seminar: 7:00pm
Location: SFU Segal School of Business, 500 Granville St (@ Pender)
Cost: $20 (How can you not afford to go!)