Buyatab is an industry-leader in developing fully administered, risk-free digital gift card solutions for mid-to-large foodservice, retail, travel, hospitality, and entertainment brands. Co-Founder and COO Matias Marquez was the 2011 SFU Student Entrepreneur of the Year, represented Western Canada at the ACE National Awards in Spring 2012 and was named one of BC Business’ Top 30 under 30 in 2016.
MetaOptima is health-technology startup with connections to both Venture Connection® and the Innovation Boulevard ecosystem. The startup empowers high-risk patients with mobile health technologies and provides tools for regular skin screening and the early detection of skin cancer.
Saltworks was launched out of Beedie School of Business’ Management of Technology (MOT) MBA. The company makes freshwater from the world’s toughest salt waters and delivers solutions for desalination and wastewater treatment, brine management, zero liquid discharge (ZLD), as well as chemical and acid recycling.
The company won both the overall prize and the sustainability prize New Ventures BC in 2008, and both founders have been name in Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40.
Basic Design is a local design firm redefining the value of waste by giving a second life to landfill-bound materials and creating unique products, furniture and spaces. In addition to its upcycled product lines, the company works collaboratively with clients to co-create their vision using reclaimed, local and sustainable materials.
Heilu develops sustainable protein sources derived from insects. The product comes in the form of a highly mixable food powder that is designed to provide a strong source of protein while also being extremely efficient and eco-friendly to produce.
A RADIUS Slingshot Venture, Naked Snacks is an e-commerce company that provides healthy snacks and food deliveries. The company was founded in 2014 by SFU MBA graduate Neil Thompson and currently delivers products across the country.
Riipen is a project-based learning platform that connects students to work experience opportunities sponsored by strong industry brands. Through these opportunities, students gain real work experience and organizations build brand awareness and top student talent.
Fusion Genomics is a local company advancing medical diagnostics by developing tests for disease using proprietary technologies in combination with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). The company provides products for medical testing as well as a data analysis platform for labs to identify the signatures of human pathogens and cancers.
VeloMetro’s mission is to provide people with human-powered vehicles that parallel automobile functionality for urban use. They build modern, lightweight and thoughtfully-designed electric-assist VeloCars that take the best features from both bicycles and automobiles.
Shield-X Technology Inc. are the creators of Brainshield™, which is the result of five years of R&D at SFU. The company is inspired by nature and determined to revolutionize the world of helmet technology by developing an easy-to-use product that can significantly enhance the performance offered by a helmet against the sharp twisting of the brain in the event of an oblique (angled) impact.