April 18, 2024

See who’s pitching at the 2024 Investor Showcase

See who’s pitching at the 2024 Investor Showcase

Each spring, entrepreneurship@UBC and ICICS, the collaborators of HATCH Venture Builder, bring together our venture and investor community to create connections and build networks at the Investor Showcase. 

This year, we are excited to announce 17 ventures that have been selected to take the stage on May 7 at UBC Robson Square. Designed to feature UBC’s investor-ready companies, the Investor Showcase highlights ventures leading their industries, demonstrating the progress being made through research and innovation. 

As part of the Investor Showcase applications, ventures went through a rigorous application process. Semi-finalists were invited to pitch in front of our external Evaluation Committee comprised of:

  • Thealzel Lee, President and Director, e-Fund
  • Nikita Telkar, Investment Associate, Front Row Ventures
  • Jenny Yang, Senior Advisor at MaRS, and Managing Director, Panda Angel Partners
  • Geoff Pedlow, Partner, Fasken


Check out the 17 ventures who will be taking the stage on May 7!

  • Avenue Intelligence: Anonymously mapping foot-traffic to help cities and businesses grow.
  • Bioform Technologies: We use the world’s most regenerative materials to create products that SUSTAINABLY eliminate plastic waste.
  • Broadsight: We sell a  customized CRM for media relations and issues teams. 
  • CereCura Nanotherapeutics: CereCura Nanotherapeutics is developing nanomedicines to treat brain diseases.
  • CNANO: Advancing drug delivery through the skin for enhanced efficacy and sustainability
  • DECAP Research & Development: Providing smart sharps solutions to employees accelerating safety and productivity
  • DISC Alloys: Providing the new space economy with the “picks and shovels”
  • Flying Wolf: Use AI to empower security management and reveal business insights
  • Insporos: Removing diseased and defective seeds for improved yield and efficiency. 
  • Memree AI Inc.: Developing the next generation digital behavioural therapy for older adults
  • Minpraxis: Transforming orebody characterization to improve productivity in mining and milling.
  • Orca Water Solutions: Transforming how the world measures and values water.
  • SmartParent Mobile Health: Providing accurate information to ensure a safe parenting journey.
  • SnapCyte Solutions Inc.: Democratizing life science research through accessible, precise cell growth apps
  • VitaLink: Providing state-of-the-art portable health monitoring solutions to improve patients' wellbeing
  • VulcanX Energy Corp.: Providing low-cost and low-emission hydrogen and solid carbon.
  • Wicked Rose: Technical, Canadian-made activewear for women in martial arts

Hear more from these exciting ventures at our 2024 Investor Showcase! Register today: https://entrepreneurship.ubc.ca/2024-investor-showcase

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