The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) recently expanded its Acceleration Program into Northwest B.C. and today the good news keeps on coming. BC Innovation Council (BCIC) and New Ventures BC announced the 2014 winners of its start-up competition.
This is the 14th year of the competition and saw a total of 128 entries battle for $300,000 in prizes. “The BCIC-New Ventures Competition finalists this year are an impressive group of new companies,” said Minister Wilkinson. “These B.C. companies are doing remarkable work with technology. Our government is proud to support and celebrate this event showcasing local talent and opening doors for jobs and development in our tech sector.”
Taking the top spot and $100,000 from BCIC and another $20,000 from BC Resource Industry Prize is DarkVision, who has created imaging technology that deliver high resolution images inside oil and gas wells. Aspect Biosystems was honoured second prize and scored $50,000. Third prize went to AppBridge Software who secured $37,000.