New Ventures BC has announced the Top 10 companies of this year’s startup competition.
The New Ventures BC Competition started in 2000 under the direction of Wal van Lierop, to encourage innovation in BC’s tech sector.
Since then, the organization has supported 2,360 startups, who have created 3,720+ jobs and have raised $302 million in financing.
Who made the final cut? Just 10 companies are still in the running for over $250,000 in cash and prizes in this year’s New Ventures BC Competition, presented by Innovate BC.
Winners will be announced at this year’s award ceremony on September 19th at The Imperial. Voting for the People’s Choice Award has begun online.
In alphabetical order, the Top 10 are:
Beatapp provides a real-time audited play count for song usage across streaming platforms, allowing music labels to accurately collect music royalties due.
BioInteractive Technologies is developing a wearable digital health solution called TENZR to help facilitate recovery from hand, wrist and forearm injuries including wrist fractures, Tennis Elbow, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Cuboh consolidates all third-party ordering platforms into one integrated hub, giving restaurants the power to automate how their orders are accepted and how order information is sent to their POS system.
Kranked Bikes turns your expensive, well-loved mountain bike into a new ride by simply attaching a powerful electric motor.
Lumen5 empowers brands to share their stories through videos without experience or training.
NiceJob is a reputation marketing platform that helps companies doing great work get the recognition they deserve by automating the collection of online customer reviews and referrals.
Open Ocean Robotics collects ocean data by using their proprietary wind and solar-powered autonomous boats, rather than fuel-dependent vessels.
Plugzio is an electric charger that automatically bills the user when they activate the charger through their online account. This charger works for cars, e-bikes and more.
Singular Software has created a smartphone app that substantially improves the utility of hearing aids and other hearing assistive devices in noisy social situations.
Spectrum is a mobile app that uses local treatment guidelines to help doctors make appropriate decisions when prescribing antibiotics.