Innovation in BC: An update on BCIC

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

Over the past five-plus months at BCIC we’ve been learning a lot about what needs to be done to make BC the best place in the world to start and grow technology companies. I’ve spent a lot of time meeting with and listening to entrepreneurs, governments and partners in BC’s tech community and now more than ever, I am convinced that BC is poised to be THE technology hub of North America. That’s why I am so excited to be able to now share with you BCIC’s mission, strategies and guiding principles to fortify BC’s technology ecosystem and support the creation of thousands of new technology jobs in BC.

Click here for more detailed information on BCIC’s Guiding Principles and join us at Town Hall on May 5th.

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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  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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