Alumni

Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection has worked with many different early-stage ventures from the SFU community since it began in 2008. Here is a selection of successful program alumni:

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

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

  • HYTHRIVE is a boutique strategy and training firm focused solely on supporting impact-driven leaders to excel.

  • BioInteractive Technologies (BIT) is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered gesture recognition software engine to detect users' hand and arm movement in real-time.

  • 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.

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

  • CareCrew provides a platform for family members and home-care workers to stay connected when looking after their aging loved ones.

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

  • CKM is a consulting firm focused on hockey. They increase clients’ competitive advantage while attaining their goals and aspirations for success.

  • Daily Delivery is a B2B e-commerce and logistics platform empowering SMB's to offer on-demand deliveries in less than an hour.

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

  • FootyStats is a sports analytics tool that delivers comprehensive football statistics from over 120 competitions around the world - including Barclays Premier League, Liga BBVA, and Bundesliga.

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

  • HockeyData is a leading provider of hockey specific analytics and information to teams, players, agents, and scouts. Through big data and machine learning we turn hockey data and analytics into business intelligence.

  • Human in Motion Robotics is a company that has designed the most advanced wearable lower limb exoskeleton system, called Exomotion.

  • 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.

  • Iconic State Digital Agency will give your online presence a face lift. We focus on creating a visually stunning online presence for our customers through hand-crafted interaction design and development. We specialize in websites, online marketing campaigns, social media, and mobile solutions.

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

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

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

  • MetroLeap Media's flagship product, MetroLyrics.com, 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 develops foambag technology for power-assisted mobility devices, to protect the upper body of user in case of fall and tips.

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

  • OpenSpot Parking Inc, founded in 2017, uses new technologies to upgrade the parking management and parking experience in urban areas.

  • Orello Hearing Technologies Inc. offers the only custom fit hearing aid with built in tuning technology, giving people with mild to moderately severe hearing loss an easier and better user experience.

  • Plain Solutions is developing an analytical visualisation software with built-in full Monte Carlo simulation that allows to predict the future outcomes and developments.

  • Rmoney is a cross-border money transfer and payment processing platform built for needs of international students.

  • Spexigeo's multi-sided platform brings together pilots and aerial data customers to capture more insights about our world at a lower cost than was possible before.

  • Tochtech improves the care/quality of independent senior living by providing non-intrusive activity and health monitoring solutions that enables remote caring for designated families and/or senior care service providers.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Formerly known as Perkuna Engineering, they are a boutique design engineering company specializing in custom electrical and mechanical engineering projects.

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

  • 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.

  • Zennea Technologies is a sleep wearable company that reduces snoring, tracks quality of sleep, and helps make decisions to improve overall health for chronic snorers.