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Venture Showcase 2021 UBC Entrepreneurship

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST

Free
Join us for our second annual Venture Showcase to celebrate our thriving community of ventures and see who’s coming down the pipeline.

About this event

Across industries, landscapes and continents, UBC innovators are leading the charge creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. From climate solutions and human health transformations to technological advancements and social impact, UBC is a rich bedrock of innovation home to entrepreneurs generating impacts through research and discoveries. Meet some of them at our 2021 Venture Showcase!

Last year’s showcase welcomed 400 attendees including funders, industry partners, academic collaborators and community members to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation. This year, we look forward to welcoming you once again to meet our thriving community of early-stage ventures leading the future of industries at our 2021 Venture Showcase.

Join us in person or tune-in via live stream to find out who is coming down the pipeline from entrepreneurship@UBC.

>>>Learn more on our website>>>

Who is it for?

entrepreneurship@UBC’s Venture Showcase event will give our UBC ecosystem (students, staff, faculty and alumni), investorsgovernment and other industry organizations the ability to keep their thumb on the pulse of the next big thing, while providing our ventures with the exposure and opportunity to learn more about the funding landscape. Everyone from our community is welcome to attend.

How it works

The 2021 Venture Showcase will feature ventures in three different categories: Ones-to-Watch and Sneak-a-Peek from the incubation phase of entrepreneurship@UBC and those who are later-stage in the HATCH Ready-to-Raise group seeking investment.

Agenda

  • 2:00 – 2:45 pm – In-person networking & venture exhibition
  • 2:45 – 3:00 pm – Opening Remarks
  • 3:00 – 3:15 pm – Ones-to-Watch presentations
  • 3:15 – 3:45 pm – Fireside Chat
  • 3:45 – 4:20 pm – Sneak-a-Peek presentations
  • 4:20 – 4:50 pm – HATCH Ready-to-Raise presentations
  • 4:50 – 5:00 pm – Closing Remarks

>>>Visit our website to learn more>>>

Location and Registration

The 2021 Venture Showcase will be hosted in person at UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver as well as available via live stream on Zoom.

Upon registration, kindly confirm if you will be attending in person or via live stream. The live stream link will be sent to attendees in advance of the Showcase. In person capacity is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.

Registrants can find a copy of their registration form in their confirmation email under “order summary” then clicking “view and manage your order online”.

COVID-19 Protocols

Per BC’s provincial health guidelines, we require all in person attendees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination status and identification upon entry. Attendees unable to do so will be turned away at the door. Masks are required while indoors.

About entrepreneurship@UBC

entrepreneurship@UBC propels UBC innovations out into the world through venture creation, providing UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed.

As one of the world’s top 40 research universities with 80,000 students, faculty and staff and over $650M annual research funding, UBC has long been a catalyst for innovation. Part of the Innovation UBC network, entrepreneurship@UBC supports UBC ventures and entrepreneurs to generate social and economic impacts in B.C. and around the world. To date, entrepreneurship@UBC has worked with over 561 ventures who have raised more than $1.39 billion in funding, generated more than $116 million in revenue and hired more than 989 employees, stimulating the economic and social landscape of B.C. while building anchor companies that have a global impact.

Venue

Virtual Online
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