BIV Podcast
BIV Podcast

BIV Today No. 6: Bettering B.C.’s startup machine

May 7, 2018, 10:45am

On BIV Today…

Hosts Tyler Orton and Hayley Woodin discuss some of the biggest business headlines for Monday, May 7 (0:35), including a multi-billion-dollar coffee deal.

Ian Russell (4:46), president and CEO of the Investment Industry Association of Canada, looks at how technology is transforming the country’s wealth management business.

Why does B.C. generate the most technology startups in Canada, but fall behind Ontario when it comes to scaling them? Why does Canada scale companies better than Europe, but worse than the U.S.? A new report from the University of Toronto’s Impact Centre measures Canada’s scaleup potential. Director Charles Plant (18:30) shares a framework for a national high-tech funnel.