BCIC presents Innovation in BC

by Rob Lewis

Innovation in BC is a biweekly feature highlighting local startups making waves in BC’s technology environment and exciting events for startups and entrepreneurs.

BCIC develops programs and initiatives that promote entrepreneurial development and the commercialization of technology, making BC a great place to start and grow technology companies. Follow BCIC on Twitter at @bcic or on Facebook.

A message from Danny Robinson, CEO, BCIC

Last week, Greg Aasen, Chair of BCIC, and I shared a paper on “The rationale for BCIC’s support of startups”.  For those that haven’t had a chance to read it, I encourage you to do so. In it, we examine where BCIC can play a major role in strengthening BC’s ecosystem by supporting our local startup community. 

Every big company was once upon a time a startup and as many of us know, the startup period can be the riskiest. We look forward to hearing your comments to the paper and how together, as a community, we can work to make BC the best place to start and grow technology companies.

As BCIC continues our mission of supporting the development of technology entrepreneurs and tech commercialization across our province, we are pleased to launch “Innovation in BC” in partnership with Techvibes. 

Featured Startups

Upcoming Tech Events  

If you’d like your tech event featured in Innovation in BC, please add it to the Techvibes Events Calendar.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

BCIC encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. We accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs. With our partners, BCIC delivers programs and initiatives that promote company growth, resulting in jobs, increased revenue and economic development in BC. BCIC is a Crown... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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