We build communities to connect with entrepreneurs and provide them with the necessary tools and resources to succeed. Meet the companies in the Venture Connection incubator.

  • AIempower Education offers robust and practical AI training to students, faculty, and staff to integrate AI into work & study.

  • Advisor Flow is committed to empowering advisors with intuitive solutions to help Canadians get ahead financially.

  • Aqua Intelligent Technology protects small cities drinking water plants from climate change to serve safe and clean water to residents. The company has developed a platform for monitoring, analyzing, and controlling drinking water treatment processes to make safe water regardless of any changes in the water source quality.

  • Atop Materials has developed an innovative, eco-friendly, and durable water-repellent coating that repels water from various surfaces.

  • Founded in April 2020, BAK'D is a brother and sister owned company that makes 5 oz gourmet cookies. BAK’D cookies are not like your typical cookies. They are BIG cookies, made locally, with high quality ingredients. Each cookie is freshly baked and handmade to guarantee that each bite is the perfect bite, every time.

  • BryoSphere uses moss and biotechnology methods to develop sustainable, safe, and effective solutions for treating dark spots on the skin.

  • CendMate simplifies cross-border finances for African-Canadian immigrants, through a secure, affordable platform that streamlines remittance.

  • Connect 4 Marketing boosts website traffic through paid advertising and organic strategies. Our custom-built tracking instills confidence in business owners with real-time reports on revenue, leads, and profits.

  • Revolutionizing EV charging in Africa with solar power and smart tech. Zero emissions, limitless possibilities.

  • Edee's mission and commitment is to improve the lives of people with chronic conditions using cost-effective wearable smart technology, health analytics, and artificial intelligence.

  • Fingerprint's product is the world’s first electronic cycle—a next-generation battery powered bicycle for those who would love to leave their car at home, but lack the confidence to cycle regularly.

  • A forward-thinking remote monitoring company leveraging advanced e-textiles technology to power innovative solutions.

  • Glow Within Foundation is a local nonprofit aimed to empower feminine-identifying individuals through interactive workshops exploring women's physical, mental and emotional health.

  • Harmony Pet Naturals offers essential and healthy pet supplements in eco-friendly packaging. A portion of profits support animals in need.

  • Immersio facilitates the active learning of ancient languages through personalized contextual conversations and integrated resources to allow users to expand their reading and speaking fluency.

  • IsoStage is a novel, high-tech fitness device intended for overcoming isometrics - an extremely effective yet vastly under-utilized method of strength training.

  • Lab 915 is a health technology group on a mission to treat plantar fasciitis and achilles tendinopathy more quickly and easily.

  • NATIV Media is a creative agency that specializes in social media marketing, influencer marketing, and business development.

  • NaloxHome Society delivers youth-to-youth, science-backed drug education and naloxone training in BC secondary schools.

  • One Iota Performance helps coaches and athletes get a little better every day by identifying where to focus their efforts to improve their golf performance.

  • PhyCo is developing a home compostable and non-toxic bioplastic alternative derived from seaweed, and grown in partnership with Indigenous Nation.

  • Pondr enables users to easily manage their browsing and schedule by organizing tabs and setting automated reminders to revisit them. With the integration of Google Calendar, users can synchronize their bookmarks and reminders with their calendars, making it easier to keep track of their tasks and deadlines.

  • SISA's collaborative online platform dramatically improves the process of decarbonizing building portfolios for all stakeholders involved.

  • SandyBirds Golf Gear: Elevating your golf experience with unique ball markers and premium accessories. Explore unique golf essentials!

  • Starlide is a media production company with the goal of telling stories through videos. We help create the things you wish existed.

  • Subvision is an innovative startup developing autonomous boat hull cleaning robots that take the hassle out of maintenance. Our vision is to transform boat maintenance into a seamless, eco-conscious process, ensures boat owners and enthusiasts can have peace of mind knowing that their vessel’s hull is protected from the elements.

  • Tech MapleWorks is an innovative startup that is repurposing commonly discarded materials such as fruit and leaf waste and turning them into eco-friendly tech solutions.

  • The Money Date is a series of financial tools that use psychology to help individuals understand their relationship with money so they can unlock their financial potential.

  • VivoLux was founded on the philosophy of developing portable, low-cost vasculature imaging devices based on the principles of photoacoustic imaging.

  • Young Innovators Robotics Lab elevates education with high-quality teaching, hands-on learning, and a holistic approach for a well-rounded student experience.

The Entrepreneurship Experience

We are very thankful for the support we received in the early days through SFU Venture Connection, from office space, the mentorship program, networking events, media exposure and much more. Looking back over the past four years, it is truly humbling to see how far we’ve come and programs like this were a huge contribution to this accomplishment.

Maryam Sadeghi, MetaOptima

SFU Venture Connection is helping Ionomr and many other exciting ventures bridge the ‘valley of death’ from idea to established company with significant support and mentorship. This is helping us make the right decisions and build the relationships we need to succeed in the market.

Ben Britton, CSO, Ionomr