The new chief investment officer for B.C.’s $500-million strategic investment fund is eager to prove that startups that want to make a positive environmental, economic or social impact can also generate a financial return for investors. “I think there’s this notion that folks subscribe to that there has to be a trade-off,” Leah Nguyen told … Read More
Today is International Women’s Day, an initiative started over a century ago in 1911, to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As of today, more than 82% of women aged 25 to 54 participate in Canada’s workforce, yet they are still underrepresented in leadership roles. A 2021 study by the Canadian … Read More
Over the past month, we have been refining our Investment Policy Statement and our Strategic Plan while continuing to connect with multiple stakeholders including potential investees and partners. As we prepare to activate capital, we are building a strong foundation of expertise to set us on the path to success. This month we have confirmed … Read More
Each new year provides a fresh start and an opportunity to evaluate and set intentions. In my new role as CEO of InBC, a $500M strategic investment fund, I am leaning into the possibilities that lie ahead by outlining my intentions for 2022. We are in a time of significant change and uncertainty, with the … Read More
VANCOUVER, December 2, 2021 – We are proud to announce the appointment of Jill Earthy as InBC’s first permanent Chief Executive Officer who will assume her new role effective mid-December. We are excited to welcome Jill to our team who has a diverse background in entrepreneurial leadership and supporting women-led businesses. She is also an … Read More
InBC Investment Corp. now has a full board of directors with backgrounds in finance, economics, impact investing and business to provide strategic guidance and accountability.
InBC Investment Corp. is about doing things differently. It’s new. It’s bold. Most importantly, it will help position our province as an economic leader as we move into the post pandemic economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has been very hard on people and businesses in B.C. and it will continue to be for some time. In … Read More