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The Idea Stream recognizes innovative ideas that are ready for a kick-start.

In 2014, the Idea Prize was created to recognize the achievements of earlier-stage companies who are not yet ready for progression to the final round of the Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize competition. This award emphasizes the potential of ventures based on their vision and execution plan for developing their idea.

Meet the finalists with bright ideas and a potential for a real venture.

  • ARCtag

    ARCtag is looking to creating a safer experience for seniors who enjoy hiking and outdoor recreation. The ARCtag - Automated Rapid Communication tag, is a portable device offering real-time incident communication within a group. read more

  • Cube Home

    Cube Home aims to invent the first 3D drone-printer for large-scale projects such as statues, fountains, and homes. Cube Home will cut the cost of construction, improve set-up and printing time, and increase printing surface area.  read more

  • Decode Workshop Series

    The Decode Workshop Series are a series of robotics workshops taught by engineering students, using a refined university-level curriculum. These workshops are created with the goal of filling in technology gaps in current high school curriculums, especially in grades 11 and 12. read more

  • InfiniStyle

    InfiniStyle is a platform to allow users to rent designer and high-end clothing, either from independent stores, boutiques, or consignment stores, or from individuals renting out their personal luxury goods. read more

  • Labora

    Labora is a social enterprise aiming to provide successful cross-border labour experiences for Seasonal Agricultural Foreign Workers through a digital platform offering consultation and connection to Canadian farmers.  read more

  • Limited by AW

    Limited by AW's mission is to further propogate bee sustainability through delicious and socially-concsious honey-based ice cream.  read more

  • Ruby Remote

    Ruby Remote aims to provide automated entertainment and aromatherapy solutions for seniors, aimed specifically at those with cognitive impairments. read more

  • Team Guardian

    Team Guardian is an organization that specializes in the UAV industry with the idea to create a user-friendly drone for industry uses. Team Guardian hopes to catapult this idea into a product so that those fighting forest fires can get additional tools and services to fight dangerous forest fires. read more

The Idea Prize Finals are on Friday, April 5th at the SFU Surrey Mezzanine and is open to a public audience. The competition will come to a close with a celebration and the announcement of all the winners on the evening of April 11th.

Cheer on these competitors at the Final Pitch-off:

You can also follow along on social media to join the #VenturePrize2019 March Madness and attend the Finals to cheer on the competitors! 


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