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Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection has worked with many different student-led business-phase ventures since it began. Here is a selection of the successful program alumni:

  •  artsALLY artsALLY
    Launching in Vancouver, artsALLY online is a local art portal that enables communities to discover local art they love and support local artists.

  • Addictive AdsAddictive Ads
    Addictive Ads is a mobile ad agency that delivers innovative performance-based advertising.

  • Brazilian Vibe MagazineBrazilian Vibe Magazine
    A bilingual (Portuguese/English) quarterly Brazilian cultural magazine focused on the Brazilian community in the Lower Mainland as well as locals who are interested in Brazilian culture.

  • Buyatab Media Inc.Buyatab Media Inc.
    An industry-leader in developing fully administered, risk-free digital gift card solutions for mid-to-large foodservice, retail, travel, hospitality, and entertainment brands.

  • CKM Sports (formerly known as CKM Sports Management)CKM Sports (formerly known as CKM Sports Management)
    CKM is a consulting firm focused on hockey. They increase clients’ competitive advantage while attaining their goals and aspirations for success.

  • Catstatic InteractiveCatstatic Interactive
    Catstatic Interactive specializes in creating user-friendly interactive 3D applications for mobile, web and kiosk.

  • Empower Operations Corp.Empower Operations Corp.
    Empower Operations provide leading edge software that enables engineers to efficiently explore and optimize product design based on complex engineering simulations.

  • Hire the WorldHire the World
    The HiretheWorld design competitions allow to quickly, easily and affordably get professional quality designs for their websites and logos.

  • Iconic State Digital AgencyIconic State Digital Agency
    Iconic State provide hand-crafted interaction design and development solutions to create a visually stunning online presence for customers.

  • Ionomr
    Ionomr manufactures aemion, the most pH-durable, mechanically strong anion-exchange membrane and ionomer – one polymer customizable to any anion-exchange application, primarily clean-tech energy and purification systems.

  • Layerboom Systems, Inc.Layerboom Systems, Inc.
    Layerboom’s “BoomBox” appliance enables companies & hosting providers to turn their existing server hardware into a virtual private cloud.

  • Libreria LeoLibreria Leo
    Latin America’s biggest online medical bookstore, which sells medical books online to doctors in Mexico.

  • MAPT Media Inc.MAPT Media Inc.
    Mapt Media has integrated digital advertising and way‚Äźfinding technologies to create advertising within kiosks in large public spaces such as malls and campuses.

  • MetaOptima Technology Inc. MetaOptima Technology Inc.
    MetaOptima Technology Inc. is dedicated to provide digital health solutions for skin cancer prevention and diagnosis.

  • MetroLeap Media Inc.MetroLeap Media Inc.
    MetroLeap Media's flagship product,, is the first lyrics-dedicated site to provide users with the largest database of licensed, complete and accurate song lyrics through its partnership with Gracenote.

  • MobiSafe SystemsMobiSafe Systems
    MobiSafe develops foambag technology for power-assisted mobility devices, to protect the upper body of user in case of fall and tips.

  • Mr. ArancinoMr. Arancino
    Mr. Arancino presents a new and innovative take on a traditional Sicilian recipe. Mr. Arancino’s deliciously gooey risotto balls are all made gluten-free and available in meat, vegetarian and vegan options.

  • Nu Experience Design Inc.Nu Experience Design Inc.
    Nu Experience Design (NuXD) is a creative firm committed to the design and delivery of exceptional consumer experiences.

  • TT Distribution Inc.TT Distribution Inc.
    TT Distribution Inc is a manufacturer and wholesaler specializing in the development and distribution of some of the most innovative fetal doppler products available on the market today.

  • Transcription NinjasTranscription Ninjas
    Transcription Ninjas is a Canadian-based professional transcription service offering accurate, timely, and ethical service to ensure transcripts are completed on time and on budget!

  • V7 EntertainmentV7 Entertainment
    V7 Entertainment is an end-to-end high quality video game development company founded by industry professionals in Vancouver, BC.

  • VeloMetro (formerly known as Perkuna Engineering)VeloMetro (formerly known as Perkuna Engineering)
    Perkuna Engineering is a boutique design engineering company specializing in custom electrical and mechanical engineering projects.

  • Witty Cookie Digital AgencyWitty Cookie Digital Agency
    Witty Cookie offers free web design, free web hosting, and unlimited updates to allow small businesses to get a world class website starting at only $20/month.


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