Businesses in British Columbia’s rapidly growing tech industry have several dedicated supports to call on:
BC Tech Association
The BC Tech Association has launched a dedicated Knowledge Centre for COVID-19 news and updates. It contains information on the following:
- BC Tech Programs
- BC Tech C-Councils
- Weekly Q&A with CEO Jill Tipping
- BC Tech Guide to Getting Back to the Office
Updated regularly by the Government of Canada, Innovation Canada lists resources for businesses across Canada, with information on how to apply and eligibility criteria.
Vancouver-based tech firm Unbounce has also gathered an invaluable list of initiatives, credits, and funding opportunities from tools and platforms to help businesses expand their digital footprint.
Foresight, a clean-tech innovation centre, has compiled a list of resources for tech businesses impacted by COVID-19.
As long as they meet the eligibility criteria, businesses in the tech industry can also tap into existing government supports such as: