Edvisor, Ziva Dynamics & Change Heroes Top BCIC-New Ventures Competition
Jessica Galang | BetaKit
New Ventures BC and the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) awarded over $300,000 to tech startups at their 15th annual awards ceremony, the BCIC-New Ventures Competition. The competition helped kick off Vancouver Startup Week.
Edvisor, an online management system for education agencies to coordinate studying abroad programs, took top prize at the BCIC-New Ventures Competition, with Ziva Dynamics, a virtual character development tool, taking second place, and Change Heroes, a video-driven platform that focuses on fundraising for millenials, taking third.
The annual competition offers mentorship, business development opportunities, and cash prizes. It’s especially known for attracting top ventures from information and communication technology, health, and clean tech sectors.
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