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UBC Companies Take Top Spots at BCIC New Ventures Competition

Published on Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Out of 128 applications, four UBC affiliated ventures took home prizes from the New Ventures BC award ceremony on September 22nd, including first and second  prize!

  • $100,000  BCIC First Prize: DarkVision Technologies Inc.
  • $55,000 BCIC Second Prize: Aspect Biosystems
  • $20,000 BC Bioenergy Network Prize: MetaMixis
  • $15,000 Vancity Social Venture Prize and $10,000 City Innovation Prize: Nanozen Environmental

Going into the ceremony, five of the top ten ventures were UBC-affiliated.  Congratulations to these ventures!

e@UBC is a proud supporter of all UBC related ventures and celebrates their many successes. Metamixis, Aspect Biosystems, and Nanozen Environmental have completed our Lean Launch Pad Accelerator program. Ecoation, Metamixis, Aspect, and Nanozen receive continued support from e@UBC’s Mentor Network, Open Office, and Seed Fund.

Check out some more articles on this story from Betakit and TechVibes.