B.C. TECH SECTOR LEADING POSITIVE BUSINESS CHARGE
The explosion of tech startups since the 2010 Winter Olympics could outfit local angel investors with deep pockets – something long missing from B.C.
Published by Tyler Orton | Business in Vancouver
November 4, 2014
Back when email was in its infancy in the mid-1980s, Jim Fletcher was part of an investment team that helped raise about $1 million for Consumers Software Inc.
The Vancouver-based startup had developed the world’s first PC-based email application and was poised to strike it big in electronic communication.
“We had a significant head start but after two or three years, the Silicon Valley guys figured it out and started something called cc:Mail as a competitor,” Fletcher recalled.
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