e@UBC News

Meet Entrepreneur – Cindy Gu of VITALI

Meet Entrepreneur – Cindy Gu of VITALI

We first met Cindy at the e@UBC Lean Launch Pad in May 2016 – an entrepreneur hungry to develop her technology, a tenacious founder with an unwavering mindset to bring her idea to life. Now one year out, Cindy has already showcased her technology at the #BCTECH Summit just last month, and her invention has […]

University startup incubators take studies out of classroom

University startup incubators take studies out of classroom

Original Story from MetroNews Everyone told Matthew Watkinson that his business idea was crazy. What sort of money would there be in selling tiny wheels for miniature skateboards you operate with your fingers? But the then-28-year-old Brantford, Ont. native was at the end of his rope: Without a high school diploma, his options were limited. […]

Meet Entrepreneur – Daniela Roeper of Borealis Wind

Meet Entrepreneur – Daniela Roeper of Borealis Wind

Daniela Roeper was on the lookout for ideas. As a UBC Mechanical Engineering graduate in 2016, Daniela merged her love for clean energy and solving problems to enter into the world of entrepreneurship by starting a venture that aligns with her own values – Borealis Wind. Having engaged with e@UBC earlier in her journey, she eventually found […]

BDO Canada LLP Joins entrepreneurship@UBC’s Open Office Program

BDO Canada LLP Joins entrepreneurship@UBC’s Open Office Program

Complimentary R&D Advisory, Tax and Accounting expert consultations for e@UBC new venture teams entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) is pleased to welcome the BDO Canada LLP team to support the growth of new and current e@UBC ventures at all stages of their development.  In 2016, the BDO Team provided Open Office support for participants on campus, and will […]

Startup Competition Brings Out Latest Life Sciences Ventures from Lab to Market

Startup Competition Brings Out Latest Life Sciences Ventures from Lab to Market

 February 20, 17 (Vancouver, B.C.) – The Life Sciences Institute and entrepreneurship@UBC at the University of British Columbia are hosting the second annual Life Sciences Startup Competition – creating an avenue where researchers and students can strategize on translating a research idea to market. Seven teams participated in the inaugural competition in 2016. To date, three […]

Applications for the Life Science ventures cohort – NOW OPEN

Applications for the Life Science ventures cohort – NOW OPEN

The Life Sciences cohort will equip ambitious entrepreneurs with tools to grow the initial stages of their ventures, with the ultimate goal that ventures will emerge with a solid foundation, ready to achieve sustained growth. Deadline Extended!  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017, 11:59PM There are 3 programs designed to help you build that solid foundation: Competitive Intelligence Workshop (March 2, 2017) […]

e@UBC Managing Director Announced Keynote at Canadian Financing Forum

e@UBC Managing Director Announced Keynote at Canadian Financing Forum

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (January 13, 2016) – e@UBC Managing Director, Barry Yates, has been invited to be a keynote speaker at the 20th Canadian Financing Forum – Canada’s Premier Access-to-Capital Program. The forum takes place February 8-9, 2017. Barry will be speaking as the keynote speaker at the first day of the conference on Feb […]

e@UBC Seed Fund Invests In Microdermics – Hollow Microneedle Technology

e@UBC Seed Fund Invests In Microdermics – Hollow Microneedle Technology

e@UBC Seed Fund is pleased to announce that it has made an investment in Microdermics Inc. – a Vancouver-based hollow microneedle technology company. Microdermics is developing a microneedle that is only one-tenth as wide as a syringe needle and practically painless. Using microfluidics and optics, the new device is designed to monitor levels of the antibiotic […]