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April 6th 2017 at 08:52 AM
Post-secondary students get coding skills
 Post-secondary students get coding skills BC Government News April 5, 2017 Ten public post-secondary institutions will receive targeted funding to create short-term coding programs that give students the coding skills in demand by tech employers. The $500,000 investment this year is the...
April 5th 2017 at 03:16 PM
Playing For Keeps
Playing for Keeps Douglas Magazine April 2, 2017 A Victoria tech firm is setting out to transform the multi-billion-dollar video-game industry with its superpowered programming language, SkookumScript - and it's catching the attention of some pretty big players. CONAN REIS HAS A BIG IDEA: from...
April 5th 2017 at 09:41 AM
Startup in Residence Program
Startup in Residence Program Partnerships for a 21st Century Government. The BC Startup in Residence (STIR) pilot is an experiment to bring the ideas and expertise of, startup tech companies together with government business areas to rapidly solve public sector challenges. Government and participating...
March 30th 2017 at 11:30 AM
Have the best new startup in BC?
Have the best new startup in BC? The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is back! For the 17th year, New Ventures BC is giving away over $300,000 in cash and prizes to the most promising new tech ventures in the province. Why should you enter?The competition is about more than...
March 29th 2017 at 02:28 PM
BC Startup in Residence Pilot Project
BC STARTUP IN RESIDENCE PILOT PROJECT You're invited to the Info Session on March 31st! The BC Government recent launched the BC Startup in Residence (STIR) pilot project; a new innovative program to bring tech startups and small innovative companies into government. The Proponents Meetings...
March 28th 2017 at 03:46 PM
VENTURE CONNECT UPGRADES WILL HELP KEEP BUSINESSES OPERATING LOCALLY
VENTURE CONNECT UPGRADES WILL HELP KEEP BUSINESSES OPERATING LOCALLY BC Government News March 28, 2017 COURTENAY – Small and medium-sized enterprises are key economic drivers in rural communities, but they face unique challenges around things like succession planning, mergers and acquisitions,...
March 22nd 2017 at 09:30 AM
Metabridge's Top Start-up Cohort
Apply toMetabridge’s Top Start-up Cohort | April 3 Deadline   The 9th annual Metabridge program connects the Top 15 Technology Start-ups with top tech executives, mentors and investors to help take their organization to the next level. Best suited for growth stage (late seed/early...
March 21st 2017 at 09:05 AM
BCIC New Ventures Competition
JUST IN!  Apply to BCIC New Ventures Competition | April 12 Deadline The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is more than a contest. We provide the education, mentorship, and recognition you need to move your tech venture forward. Over $300,000 in cash and prizes will be given to the...
March 17th 2017 at 09:29 AM
Tech startups to benefit from new pilot program
Tech startups to benefit from new pilot program BC Government News - Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training March 15, 2017 Today the Province of British Columbia announced the B.C. Startup in Residence Pilot Program, that will enable companies to work within government to deliver innovative solutions...
March 16th 2017 at 01:47 PM
Updated #BCTECH strategy includes focus on stem grads and encouraging US trade
Updated #BCTECH strategy includes focus on stem grads and encouraging US trade BC Government News March 14, 2017 At the second annual #BCTech Summit in Vancouver, BC Premier Christy Clark announced updates to its #BCTech Strategy. First announced in January 2016, the #BCTech Strategy includes...