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e@UBC Key Milestones

Published on Tuesday, December 02, 2014

entrepreneurship@UBC inspires entrepreneurial thinking to create innovative commercial and social ventures

Key milestones include:

  • More than 240 new ventures have registered with e@UBC since its inception; 150 students have participated in the Accelerator program.
  • Venture teams have come from the UBC faculties of Applied Science, Science, Arts, Medicine, Land and Food Systems, Sauder School of Business, and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The teams cover a range of industries, including biotechnology, clean technology, consumer goods, healthcare and gaming/digital media.
  • The e@UBC seed fund has made nine investments, ranging from $25,000 to $200,000. Funded companies have raised $11 million in additional funding.
  • More than 40 mentors and three Entrepreneurs-in-Residence have donated their time to support new ventures during the past year.

Check out our e@UBC Infographic for more information.