New B.C. Technology Fund – Countdown to the Launch Begins

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In December 2015, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark unveiled the first part of the BC government’s plan to accelerate the province’s high tech sector, announcing the creation the $100-million BC Tech Fund created for investing in startup companies.

The provincial government boasts that the technology sector supports the BC economy at its very foundation and is a key driver of growth for our economy, creating 86,000 jobs that pay 60% higher wages than the average. The sector is outpacing the overall economy, adding $13.9 billion to BC’s GDP and growing 4.7% higher than the overall provincial economy. Continue reading