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e@UBC & CIBC Mining Technology & Innovation Forum
On January 21st e@UBC and CIBC hosted the inaugural innovation in Mining forum at the UBC Robson Square theatre. Four ventures from the e@UBC accelerator program HATCH showcased their mining related innovations followed by a discussion panel. The following ventures were present: Cambridge Energy Partners - Reducing energy costs with redeployable solar tracking. Aeriosense Technology - predictive maintenance with automated drone solutions and services. Carbonet - Reusable waste water with nano-technology. ExcelSense - Saving lives and operational monitoring with self cleaning camera technology.
Meet e@UBC Social Ventures
Three of our Social Ventures tell us a bit about themselves and what they got out of E@UBC programming! Social Venture Stream Applications are now open until Nov 30th! For more info: https://www.start.entrepreneurship.ubc.ca/social-venture Go follow our ventures on social media to keep up with what they are doing! 👚 Kanekta 📚 SiMBi: Read For Good 🥢 ChopValue
Meet Alex from SiMBi
Alex Gillis is currently the Chief Marketing Officer for SiMBi one of our Social Ventures. SiMBi is an online reading platform that wants to help communities around the world fall in love with reading! They recently partnered with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide the gift of learning to refugees in Bidibidi & Nakivale, Uganda. These two refugee settlements house 400,000+ people. SiMBi will be implemented at these camps to improve reading and fluency. In this video Alex talks about his experience with Entrepreneurship at UBC and value of the resources we provide. Our 2019 Social Venture Stream applications are open! For more info: https://www.start.entrepreneurship.ubc.ca/social-venture For more on SiMBi's partnership with the UNHCR: http://sim.bi/unhcr