Programs & Initiatives


BCIC partners with academia, government and industry organizations to deliver programs, initiatives and events that support technology entrepreneurs and accelerate company growth – resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC.

BCIC is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia and the largest funder of entrepreneurial support programs in the province. BC Acceleration Network partners, located throughout the province, deliver programs and resources that address the needs of technology entrepreneurs in their communities. 

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Programs & Initiatives

Zengar Institute

In March 2009, the founders of the Zengar Institute, Dr. Susan Cheshire Brown and Dr. Valdeane Brown, were evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of expanding their operations. The Drs. Brown were very passionate about their NeurOptimalTM neurofeedback training system and their mission was to see the benefits of their neurofeedback system accessible to everyone. Over more than a decade, the two psychologists had invested many hours perfecting NeurOptimalTM. Now, with a dedicated and enthusiastic training community, they were confident that NeurOptimalTM was the best neurofeedback system on the market. It was time to shift their focus to the business side. How could they grow the business to maximize the reach of NeurOptimalTM while at the same time providing a solid return to support their eventual retirement? Were they the right people to grow this business?

Downloads: Business Case Study (PDF) | Request teaching notes | Zengar Institute website

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