Meet the next generation of ventures shaping our world at the 2022 Investor Showcase

Presented by entrepreneurship@UBC and ICICS, collaborators of the HATCH Venture Builder

Happening Tuesday, May 10, 5-9 pm in person and online via live stream at UBC Robson Square 

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The University of British Columbia is a bedrock of transformational research and innovation that is changing the world. From human health discoveries and technological advancements to climate solutions and social impact, UBC entrepreneurs are putting BC and Canada on the global stage, leading ventures who are solving the most pressing challenges we face today

entrepreneurship@UBC in collaboration with the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) have leveraged this innovation and entrepreneurial drive, transforming discoveries to impact through venture acceleration in the HATCH Venture Builder. Together, both organizations have created a place where entrepreneurs with the drive to shape a better world receive the guidance and resources to achieve their greatest potential.     

Join us Tuesday May 10 at UBC Robson Square to meet the HATCH ventures who are Ready-to-Raise at the 2022 Investor Showcase, presented by entrepreneurship@UBC and ICICS! RSVP today.


Meet the Ventures


  • 4:15 - 5:00 pm Registration opens & In-person networking 
  • 5:00 - 5:15 pm Opening Remarks (livestream begins)
  • 5:15 - 6:20 pm Ready-to-Raise presentations Group 1 and 2, followed by panel Q&As using Slido
  • 6:20 - 6:35 pm Break
  • 6:35 - 7:30 pm Ready-to-Raise presentations Group 3 and 4, followed by panel Q&As using Slido
  • 7:30 -7:35 pm Final Remarks & People's Choice Award 
  • 7:35 - 9:00 pm In-person networking 


What is it 

The Investor Showcase spotlights high-potential, investible ventures across a range of industries currently supported through the HATCH Venture Builder (HATCH) to our investor community. 

Come out and meet our incredible community of ventures poised to become the next generation of anchor tenants in BC and Canada.


How it works

The Investor Showcase will feature a selection of ventures Ready-to-Raise Seed to Series A rounds, chosen by an external panel based on funding and readiness criteria established through HATCH Venture Builder. 

14 teams will pitch during the showcase, sharing their stories and solutions. Interested investors can learn more about the ventures by registering for the event as an ‘Investor/Funder’ to receive detailed information on who is pitching in advance as well as the opportunity to book meetings with the teams following the event. 

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About HATCH Venture Builder

The HATCH Venture Builder is a collaborative initiative between entrepreneurship@UBC and the Institute for Computing Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) supporting UBC’s thriving community of interdisciplinary innovators who are building ventures driving social, environmental and economic impact to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. 


About entrepreneurship@UBC

entrepreneurship@UBC provides UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed. As one of the world’s top 40 research universities with 80,000 students, faculty and staff and over $700 million in annual research funding, UBC has long been a catalyst for innovation. Part of the Innovation UBC network, entrepreneurship@UBC supports UBC ventures and entrepreneurs to generate social and economic impacts in B.C. and around the world.



The Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) promotes multidisciplinary research in advanced technologies among over 150 members across 10 different faculties and schools at UBC. ICICS’ translational activities support licensing by industry, uptake by the general user, and/or incorporation into policy, standards, and educational programs. ICICS provides an environment where early-stage companies can technically de-risk their innovation in a world class Makerspace, build their first teams with collaborative office spaces, access technical interns and an alumni network. 


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entrepreneurship@UBC propels UBC innovations out into the world through venture creation, providing UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed.

We are a part of Innovation UBC in the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) portfolio

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