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


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