Past Winners

2020 - MALA THE BRAND

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize

Mala the Brand

Idea Prize award: GameSeta
Idea Prize first runner-up: Elemeno
Idea Prize second runner-up: The Kelp Collective
Top Local Impact award: Luv The Grub
Top Digital Platform award: LumenWire
Top Research and Development award: Optican Systems
Female Founder award: Viridiana Perez, NANOSentinel
Social Impact award: SPARK Foundation
SFU Alumni Founder award: Labora
SFU Work Integrated Learning award: Rochelle Prasad, SPARK Foundation

2019 - SPEXI GEOSPATIAL

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize

Spexi GeoSpatial

Small Business: Employ to Empower
Science & Technology: Spexi GeoSpatial
Digital Internet: Anonymous Chat
Female-Founder Award: Aplica!
Social Impact Award: Davos
SFU Alumni Award: Streamline Athletes & CareCrew
Idea Prize: Labora

2018 - ZENNEA TECHNOLOGIES

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize

Zennea Technologies

Small Business: Mr. Arancino
Scalable Patentable: Daily Delivery
Female-Founded Award: Zennea Technologies
Social Impact Award: CareCrew
SFU Alumni Award: BioInteractive
Idea Prize: Employ to Empower

2017 - ORELLO HEARING TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize

Orello Hearing Technologies Inc.

Scalable Non-Patentable: HockeyData
Small Business: Frontrvnners
Scalable Patentable: Opthalight
Female-Founded Award: MyCosmos
Social Impact Award: Refood, Bridge for Health
SFU Alumni Award: Cliff Mander
Idea Prize: NaviMe, Smart Parks Canada

2016 - IONOMR

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
1st: Ionomr
2nd: Ophthalight Digital Solutions

Idea Prize
1st: Heilu

2015 - EMPOWER OPERATIONS

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
1st: Empower Operations
2nd: TerraTap Technologies

Venture Idea Prize
1st: Mr. Arancino

2014 - METAOPTIMA

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
1st: MetaOptima/Molescope
2nd: Enhanced Scientific

Idea Prize
1st: Str8 A Tutors
2nd: Transcription Ninjas

2013 - WITTY COOKIE

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
1st: WittyCookie Digital Agency
2nd: CKM Sports (formerly known as CKM Sports Management) 
3rd: MLT Media

2012 - TEXTS4HEALTH

Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
1st: Texts4Health
2nd: VenueWize
3rd: AdsonNaps (New Heights Creative)