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New Ventures BC: Round 3 and Round 2.5 Ventures Announced

Published on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Congratulations to e@UBC ventures that made it to Round 3 and Round 2.5 of the New Ventures BC Competition; we are excited to see 6 ventures in the Top 16 and 4 ventures in the Top 17-43. The New Ventures BC Competition offers education, coaching, and $300,000+ in prizes to BC startups.

Original Post from New Ventures BC. 

The results are in! Our esteemed panel of judges have evaluated the Round 2 submissions. This year we had a few ties, leaving us with 16 ventures moving directly into Round 3, and 27 ventures pitching in Round 2.5. To ensure fairness and accuracy, all scores were analyzed and normalized by Octothorpe software.

Congratulations to all!

Top 16 – advancing directly to Round 3 (in alphabetical order)

Round 2.5 – placing 17-43 (in alphabetical order)

What’s next?

The top 16 companies advance directly to Round 3. The remaining 27 teams will enter Round 2.5, where they will pitch for a chance to advance. The top nine ventures from this pitch day will join Round 3, creating our Top 25!

Round 2.5 pitches happen June 21. Our final Round 3 ventures will be announced on June 22. Good luck to all of the teams!