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New Ventures BC hosting ISI Grant Program Lunch and Learn at VIATEC

New Ventures BC hosting ISI Grant Program Lunch and Learn at VIATEC

Hiring a student for your tech company or startup? Or hired students in the past? Get up to $10,000 a year to help pay your student’s salary with the help of the ISI Grant Program. Join the New Ventures BC team for a lunch and learn at VIATEC on December 2, to find out how you could receive up $10,000 a year in wage subsidies with the ISI Grant program. Watch our quick video about the program. Register here.


12:00 - 12:15pm: Presentation 

12:15 - 1:00pm: Q&A

Cost: Free! Lunch will be provided. 


Eligibility Check

You are: 

  • A BC based tech company or tech startup

Your student: 

  • Is not a co-op student for the semester they would be receiving grant funding

  • Is taking on a business or tech role 

  • Is enrolled at an accredited BC post-secondary school or is taking one semester off (ie. summer) 

  • Can work part-time or full-time at your company 

International students and students working on contract (rather than as employees) are eligible, so long as they meet the above requirements. 



Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We also take retroactive applications up to 12 months in the past. Approvals are quick: you can expect 2-4 weeks processing time. Learn more and apply >>  Have questions? Email New Ventures BC at


Testimonial for the ISI grant program 

'This program allowed us to hire a student with unique and specialist experience to help advance and work on parts of our platform technology.' -- Charles Lavigne, CEO & Co-Founder, LlamaZOO, Victoria


About New Ventures BC 

New Ventures BC (NVBC) is a non-profit organization located in Vancouver, BC. We provide programs and services across the province to support, mentor, and connect tech companies to help them to grow. Our most notable program is the New Ventures Competition, offering over $250,000 in cash and prizes to BC's best new startups. We also offer a Distance Venture Acceleration Program, and a free Online Market Validation Training program. We are Innovate BC delivery partner for the ISI Grant Program.

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