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March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Earn with NVBC
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Learn about the annual New Ventures BC Competition and how your BC tech company can get up to $10,000 a year to hire a BC student from NVBC.

The New Ventures BC team is coming to Victoria! Learn about how the Annual New Ventures BC Competition and ISI Grant Program can help accelerate your bc tech startup.

New Ventures BC Competition:

Each year New Ventures BC runs the New Ventures BC Competition, the largest and longest-running tech competition in BC, offering education, coaching and awarding $250,000 and prizes to BC startups. Applications for the 20th annual competition open March 2 and close April 7.

ISI Grant Program:

Hiring a BC student for your startup? Find out how you could receive up $10,000 a year in wage subsidies with the ISI Grant program.


12:00 pm -12:20 Brief Presentation

12:20 pm -1:00 – Q&A and networking


Free! Lunch will be provided.



“All three of my mentors were amazing, and it was a great opportunity to work with such talented and well connected people. Not only did they help during the competition but I think we’ll continue to stay in touch and they’ve offered to help moving forward.” – Julie Angus, CEO, Open Ocean Robotics , 2019 BC Resource Prize Winner, Victoria

ISI grant program:

“This program allowed us to hire a student with unique and specialist experience to help advance and work on parts of our platform technology.” — Charles Lavigne, CEO & Co-Founder, LlamaZOO, Victoria

About New Ventures BC

New Ventures BC (NVBC) is a non-profit organization located in Vancouver, BC. We provide programs and services across the province to support, mentor, and connect tech companies to help them to grow. Our most notable program is the New Ventures Competition, offering over $250,000 in cash and prizes to BC’s best new startups. We also offer a Distance Venture Acceleration Program, and a free Online Market Validation Training program.

Lunch and Earn with NVBC


777 Fort Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1H2
Victoria, V8W 1H2 CA
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March 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm