New Venture Acceleration Program in Smithers for tech startups

New Venture Acceleration Program in Smithers for tech start-ups

SMITHERS – While in Smithers, the Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson visited with local technology company Hy-Tech Drilling and welcomed Bulkley Valley Economic Development Association as the newest partner to offer the BC Venture Acceleration Program in the Northwest.

As a BC Innovation Council initiative, budding tech start-ups in the region now have the opportunity to apply for the venture growth program and benefit from mentorship, and skills and business development training.

Learn more:
BC Venture Acceleration Program rolls into Northwest B.C.: http://ow.ly/Bmfmp 
To learn more about government’s technology strategy: www.bcjobsplan.ca/technology
To learn more about the BC Jobs Plan: www.bcjobsplan.ca

Media Contacts:
Melody Wey
Communications Manager
Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services
250 508-5030

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