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Trio of Island Firms Make Venture Cut
September 5th 2012 at 05:00 PM
TIMES COLONIST - August 3, 2012 

Three Vancouver Island companies have made it through to the third round of the 12th annual BC Innovation Council New Ventures Competition. 

Victoria firms Mediacore and BackyardBC, and Parksville-based Pixton Comics have all made it to the next round of the competition, which each year scours the province for the best new technology ideas. 

Pixton, which has created software and tools to allow anyone to create comics online, was first in the regional competition and took home the $30,000 grand prize. 

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