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BCIC and the New Ventures B.C. Society invite B.C. entrepreneurs to submit their ideas to the 11th annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition offering over $360,000 in prize money.

Invest $200 in your technology business idea and learn how to develop it into a profitable company. BCIC and the New Ventures B.C. Society invite B.C. entrepreneurs to submit their ideas to the 11th annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition offering over $360,000 in prize money.

The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is one of North America’s largest technology business idea competitions.

The competition attracts applicants from a wide range of industries including clean-tech, digital media, Internet, information technology and life sciences competing for the following prizes:

“We are grateful to our corporate partners who have made it possible for us to deliver this program, now in its 11th year,” said BCIC-New Ventures Competition executive director Bob de Wit.

The 2011 BCIC-New Ventures Competition is accepting applications until April 18, at midnight. The competition is open to any B.C. person, resident or business with a technology-focused idea that has not yet secured significant financing from external investors (i.e. investors other than friends, family and company founders). To register in the competition or for more information regarding rules and eligibility requirements, visit www.newventuresbc.com.