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Connecting the BC Tech Community

BC Tech is here to help the larger community by providing special offers during this difficult time. This exclusive platform enables member companies to share their products and services with the community at large.

Featured Offers

BDO Canada is offering resources to support companies in workforce and economic impact strategies, crisis and risk management, regulatory impairments and deadlines, tax implications, and financial recover.

Want security that’s both effective and easy to use? Cisco is offering free two-factor authentication licenses for businesses with 10 or fewer employees for one year. Get your free Duo license today.

Colliers International is providing free assistance to BC Tech members to help them navigate rental relief conversations with their landlords, at no cost.

Please contact either
Colin.Scarlett@colliers.com,
Matt.Carlson@colliers.com,
or Peter.Muench@colliers.com
for more information.

FileHold is offering 4 months of free licensing and 4 hours of free training of our document management software to help remote workers have secure centralized access to documents. Customers to provide an on premise or cloud server for installation.

Complimentary Go-To-Market Session! With COVID-19, our world is going through a seismic shift, where more than 2.1 Billion people are captivated at home in front of their computers and TVs. They are not able to walk into your store, meet you in person or physically experience your product or service before buying. If you’re online, you’re challenged with scaling to meet this new demand. If you’re not online, you are missing the opportunity to connect with your customers digitally. Our GetFresh Ventures team is offering businesses challenged with this prospect to meet with our team for an hour long session to discuss the strategies you can apply immediately. Our team is here to help you not just stay afloat, but thrive – from available grants and credit to maintain cash-flow and cost-effective digital solutions you can implement today to meet your customers where they are.

Hibou is providing is seniors, automated daily wellness check services at no cost for 60 days.

Lyft is working with local organizations to facilitate rides to those with essential transportation needs, including getting individuals to hospitals and volunteers to much-needed food banks.

PressReader, an all-you-can-read digital newsstand with thousands of the world’s most popular newspapers and magazines, created a global source for COVID-19 news. It’s a daily collection of stories that matter from major publishing houses to keep readers around the world informed.

Riipen’s platform enables organizations to collaborate with post-secondary students in real-time, real-world challenges embedded directly into coursework, and is now being offered for free to post-secondary institutions for the spring and summer semesters.  Riipen’s platform has provided over 45,000 student experiences in the past 3 years working with 150+ post-secondary institutions and over 5,000 companies. At the same time, Riipen is offering the opportunity for students to engage in paid project-based virtual internships provided by its employer-partner network.

Inspired by all of the essential workers risking their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, SafetyLine Lone Worker is offering its safety check-in monitoring and notification solution, free of charge, to new subscribers working in healthcare or essential public services.

Switchboard is all about community, and we’ve built our reputation on being connectors and problem solvers. As small business owners ourselves, we know the difficulty uncertainty can bring. Times like these are tough, but we know our friends running small and medium-sized businesses are even tougher. In difficult times, we do the best with what we have. That’s why we’re providing an hour of free counsel on issues management, internal & external communications, and digitizing events to small & medium-sized businesses in need. If you need support during #COVID19 drop us a note below and our team will reach out. Clean hands, open hearts – we’re happy to help.

For government and non-profit organizations working in public health on COVID-19, we offer free use of our platform and advanced support. For closed schools and canceled events that need to move online, we offer advanced support and expedited setup.