PTC and Investment Capital

Since its inception, the Premier’s Technology Council has emphasized the need for a healthy investment capital ecosystem to grow the high tech sector in BC. Previous recommendations have largely focused on the role of venture capital and angel investors as well as how BC can support these areas. Recommendations have addressed a variety of topics...

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PTC and Cleantech

The Premier’s Technology Council has been a champion for BC’s cleantech sector for many years. In the PTC’s fourth report (2003), there was a recommendation to develop and implement an aggressive BC fuel cell strategy through support of R&D, demonstration projects, government standards, infrastructure, and encouraging government early adoption.  In subsequent reports, the PTC would...

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PTC Participation in the Technology Labour Market Partnership Program

The PTC is currently participating in the Technology Sector Labour Market Partnership (LMP) that is led by the Vancouver Economic Commission, with support from the province of British Columbia and other partners including BCTECH and the BC Innovation Council. The LMP has an excellent model for bringing industry and government together to find solutions to...

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$100M Tech Fund to Boost BC’s Tech Sector

The PTC is pleased to see the launch of the $100-million tech fund with both the announcement of a fund manager and an initial investment in a BC tech company. Kensington Capital has been selected as the manager of the BC Tech Fund.  The first investment is in Mojio, the leading open platform for connected...

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