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Cleantech access to venture capital in British Columbia

8 Oct 2010

This paper identifies and discusses potential and/or existing barriers to venture capital (VC) access for the cleantech sector in British Columbia (BC). An overview of the government's role, the venture capital environment, investments in the province, and the cleantech industry is presented, along with recommendations. The report is based on two rounds of interviews with experts from the venture capital industry in BC, cleantech CEO's and executives, and key individuals within the provincial government, including BC Hydro employees.
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Germain, Sonia

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