BC’s Best – January 7
BC’s Best is a newsletter provided by Virtus Groups profiling the best of BC’s emerging startups. Most companies profiled are early-stage technology companies that are currently raising. Should you want to reach out to any of the companies featured in the newsletter please let us know and Virtus Groups will be happy to make the introduction!
Intelligent Haptronic Solutions
Intelligent Haptronic Solutions (IHS) is an emerging robotics technology startup, focused on developing best-in-class virtual reality (VR)-based simulation platforms with integrated touch feedback for realistic and anatomically accurate medical applications. IHS has developed strong collaborative partnerships with 8 high profile hospitals and medical institutions in China and are currently working to develop partnerships in the Lower Mainland. They are about to release their second working prototype as they progress towards commercial launch.
Propel is a marketplace platform that connects service providers with clients through required facilities. Starting with swim instruction, they provide qualified instructors with access to pools, insurance, and tools to start, grow, and manage their own private swimming lessons. To date, Propel has bootstrapped their way to delivering over 10,000 lessons.
Pick My Brain
Pick My Brain is an early stage software as a service technology start-up in Vancouver that helps professionals, teams, and organizations package, price, share and sell their time, knowledge, and experience in new and creative ways on their own independent terms. Currently they are transitioning from beta after successfully validating the product by gaining almost 1,000 Brains on their platform.