A newly formed non-profit hopes to accelerate the growth of Vancouver-based startups
Published by Tyler Orton
Business in Vancouver
Boris Mann figures there's a rather mundane reason why entrepreneurs stick around Vancouver to launch high-growth startups in this relatively small corner of the world.
“One of the indicators of talent is they're smart people who like living in nice places,” said the founder of Full Stack, an angel investment firm that guides and funds startups in their infancy.
But lack of access to capital up north can push entrepreneurs to the Silicon Valley, where B.C. talent often agrees to set up shop so investors can keep an eye on them.
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