Nanozen, a UBC-affiliated startup developing accurate, lightweight sensors to monitor harmful airborne particles in industrial settings, has received early stage funding from the e@UBC Seed Fund. With the Seed Fund investment, along with other investments, allows Nanozen to move into new laboratory and office space in Vancouver and continue to develop their technology.
The e@UBC Seed Fund is a key source of early stage risk capital for high potential businesses in the e@UBC ecosystem. The Seed Fund invests risk capital in new and innovative startups founded by UBC students, alumni, faculty and staff. These early investments are key in helping our startups build momentum in their businesses and serves as a bridge to additional outside investment. The Seed Fund has been created through the generous charitable contributions of UBC alumni and others.