Trade and Investment British Columbia Blog (Tag: ICT)
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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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#BCTECH aims to shine at Mobile World Congress

March 1, 2017
British Columbia’s thriving tech sector will be in the spotlight at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, with  a large contingent of companies from across B.C.’s tech sector participating in the annual event.The British Columbia delegation will be a part of the prominent Canada Pavilion, where companies will be able to network and connect with mobile and tech leaders from around the world. B.C.’s Trade and Invest team is working with representatives from ICT West, a collaborative project funded through Western Economic Diversification Canada, to ensure the B.C. delegation are able to... continue reading
Posted by Amrinder Sandhar
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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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