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  • July 19, 2016

    AO Client Spotlight: Rob Bartlett of WTFast

    Internet latency is a gamers worst nightmare. In 2009, Rob Bartlett co-founded WTFast, a global data network "express lane" for multiplayer online gamers. The WTFast Gamers Private Network is now used by gamers in every major city around the world increasing game connection speed and crushing lag time.

    Here's what Rob had to say about becoming an entrepreneur, the value of being involve...

  • July 15, 2016

    BC Tech Labour Market Employer Survey

    A driving force of BC’s provincial economic development, technology has become BC’s fastest growing industry in recent years, totaling $23 billion in annual GDP.Addressing the need for suitable talent, both local, extra-provincial and internationally-sourced, the BC government announced on July 12th that they are spending $600,000 to study the labour market needs of the tech sector.

    The...

  • July 15, 2016

    Two New Student Hiring Grants Available

    BCIC Tech Works unites students with valuable training opportunities in BC’s technology sector through the BCIC Innovator Skills Initiative and BC Tech Co-op Grants Program with the ultimate goal of fueling the growth of BC’s vibrant technology sector and furthering the momentum of the BC Jobs Plan.

    Up to $7,500 Now Available for Hiring Students from Septembe...

  • July 12, 2016

    The Province & B.C.'s Tech Industry Join Forces to Meet Labour Needs

    The B.C. government announced today nearly $600,000 towards a partnership with key technology industry partners to study the labour market needs in the tech sector.

    Led by the BC Technology Association (BCTA) and the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), this technology Sector Labour Market Partnership project, worth nearly $600,000 to date, will help the government and project partners ...

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