03 Nov 2011 BCTIA Tech Accelerator Fires Up Job Growth
Growth assistance program helps hundreds of tech companies expand
Vancouver, BC, November 3, 2011 – A program to help technology companies develop has also accelerated job growth in the sector. In its inaugural year, the BC Technology Industry Association’s (BCTIA) Centre4Growth program helped over 200 companies, with job growth increasing overall by nine percent or 76 new jobs.
The program also helped tech companies raise revenue and investment by $17 million, delivering an estimated $6.4 million in regional economic benefit.
Initially launched in Vancouver, Centre4growth expanded services into Victoria and Kamloops and is now poised to extend the program across the province. The BCTIA announced these results as part of the Centre4Growth’s one year anniversary.
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