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Crunchbase

A place to discover industry trends, investments, and news about hundreds of thousands of companies globally. From startups to Fortune 500s, Crunchbase is recognized as the primary source of company intelligence by millions of users globally.

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Canada, United States, International
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Early, Growth

Gust

Gust connects startups with the largest collection of investors across the world.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

Healthtech Innovation Foundation

HTI’s mission is to work collaboratively and collectively in support of Health related Companies and Organizations in developing Technology to solve specific Health related issues that will improve overall health outcomes for patients.

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Canada
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E-fund

E-Fund invests via teams to achieve higher returns from angel investments in BC techonology companies by leveraging the expertise of our investors.

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Canada, United States
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Early, Growth

Alliance of Angels

The Alliance of Angels is an angel network that focuses on seed and early stage investments in a variety of market sectors within the Pacific Northwest.

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Early, Growth

WEB Alliance

A consortium of women’s business networks in BC that serves as a resource for professional women’s groups and women in business and the trades to connect, elevate and educate the business community. Member organizations work together to utilize existing resources and services and collaborate rather than compete to serve the women of BC.

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Canada, United States, International
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Early, Growth

CoFounders Lab

CoFounders Lab provides services to entrepreneurs and startups through its online platform. The company is currently one of the largest matchmaking service platforms for entrepreneurs in the world.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

BCIC

BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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Canada
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Early

Hubcap

B.C.’s online social innovation community, a place to find tools and resources, learn about new and ongoing social innovation projects, and connect with innovators, entrepreneurs, educators, funders, and public policy makers.

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Canada
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Early

Small Scale Food Processors Association

A support organization for small and medium enterprises in the food processing industry by providing leadership, education, marketing, networking and advocacy to foster success in a competitive global market.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

Acetech

BC’s only not for profit organization formed by CEOs for CEOs of companies innovating with technology. ACETECH helps CEO’s lead better, grow faster and feel empowered by offering a growth strategy program; transformative event experiences; and a trusted peer group for ongoing support.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

theDock Victoria

theDock Victoria is a home for community builders, social entrepreneurs, creatives and engaged people.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

BC Tech Association

Provides opportunities for the tech industry to collaborate, learn, and grow together and serves as a platform to grow the tech ecosystem, building programs and initiatives that uphold the core values: Be of Service, Succeed Together, Pay it Forward.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

LOCO BC

LOCO BC is a non-profit local business alliance working to strengthen communities, grow the local economy and build strong, sustainable businesses by encouraging a shift in local purchasing by consumers, businesses and institutions/government.

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Canada, United States, International
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Early, Growth

Rocket Hub

A social networking and technology company offering networking, funding and business growth opportunities.

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Canada
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For Profit
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Early, Growth

Trade Commissioner’s Office

Government of Canada Trade Commissioners Office.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

Centre4Growth

Centre4Growth operates with the main goal of helping your company grow revenue faster with the help of mentorship and global connections.

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Canada
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For Profit
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Growth

Foresight

With a focus on cleantech, Foresight’s VAP helps early-stage entrepreneurs in BC grow their companies through ongoing coaching, mentors, and networking opportunities.

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Canada
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Growth

Venture Acceleration Program: The Venture Labs

The VentureLabs BC Venture Acceleration Program‚ a structured venture growth program led by leading technology entrepreneurs‚ is based on a defined methodology and set of best practices for growing technology companies.

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GoFundMe

The world’s largest social fundraising platform for personal causes and life-events.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

New Ventures BC

The BCIC New Ventures Competition is a four-round business venture competition for early-stage BC entrepreneurs with a tech-focused idea. It features business education seminars, networking, mentoring, and a chance at $300,000 in cash and prizes.

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Canada
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Early

Young Professionals of Nanaimo

A not-for-profit organization for young professionals in the Nanaimo area who wish to network, socialize and continue to develop professionally.

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Canada
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For Profit
Business Stage
Early, Growth

Pacific Impact Investors Network

The Pacific Impact Investors Network provides members with support through each stage of the impact investment process

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