Trade and Investment British Columbia Blog (Tag: ICT)
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Showcasing B.C. Innovation in ICT

June 3, 2019
British Columbia has a progressive and thriving information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem, made up of more than 5,300 companies and over 62,700 jobs that focus on software, information technology, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, telecommunications and electronics manufacturing. Working with world-class research facilities and top-ranked universities, B.C. companies are at the forefront of developing innovative solutions and game-changing platforms. With multiple technology clusters in cities like Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna, the province is an attractive destination for major global compa... continue reading
Posted by Amrinder Sandhar
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ICT and Wireless in British Columbia

May 10, 2018
British Columbia has a robust Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry with over 2,650 companies and more than 20,500 jobs spanning the fields of software as a service (SaaS) and enterprise-level solutions, the internet of things (IoT) and mobile technologies, cloud computing, big data and machine learning, e-commerce, and fintech and security clusters.  British Columbia is also home to Innovate BC (BCIC), a Crown agency of the Province, which encourages the development and application of technologies to meet the needs of local industry. It collaborates with business accelerators and partners across Bri... continue reading
Posted by Abby Pollen
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BC Tech Fund Supports Local Start-ups

October 31, 2016
Early stage companies in British Columbia’s technology sector are getting additional support from the B.C. government with the establishment of the BC Tech Fund. The $100-million BC Tech Fund was recently launched with the announcement of a fund manager and an initial investment into a B.C. technology company.Kensington Capital Partners, a venture capital firm with strong experience and connections in B.C., has been selected to manage the BC Tech Fund. Kensington announced its first investment will be into B.C. start-up Mojio, a leading open platform for connected cars, headquartered in Vancouver. Mojio provides elements n... continue reading
Posted by Amrinder Sandhar
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