Resources & Competitions

*This resource page is updated every week on Thursdays with new opportunities to check out*

Programs & Accelerators

Check out Founders Beta for resources, jobs, coaches and more.

PR & Marketing

  • Submit Your Innovation Story to UBC! Why You Should Care: Ventures can get the chance to showcase their story on – as simple as filling out this form here.
  • Hardware Founder’s Collective: This Facebook community intends to support hardware founders in finding great advice, mentorship, discounts, and tools specific to hardware founders. Join here.
  • *NEW* The UBC Bookstore partners with student entrepreneurs to promote and sell their products in store! Visit here for more information. 

Prizes & Competitions


  • BC Tech Co-Op Grants Program The BC Tech Co-op Grants Program is delivered through co-op departments at BC post-secondary institutions to encourage students to work in tech. More Info Here.


  • Mitacs - UBC startups can apply for national research funding  Why You Should Care: This new program from Mitacs Canada can allow student-founded companies to receive funding for collaborative projects with university researchers
  • International Doctoral Fellowship: Are you an international student interested in a doctoral program at UBC in Vancouver, Canada? The International Doctoral Fellowship program supports the top 35 doctoral applicants with more than $150,000 over 5 years. Graduate programs nominate their best applicants for this prestigious award based on academic excellence, research ability/potential and leadership skills.