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TechPong 2019 highlights the imagination and generosity of Vancouver’s thriving technology sector

[2019.11.08, Fri 14:03] Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 08, 2019 - With a 50 percent jump in attendance, Techpong 2019 put an exclamation point on a memorable year for Charitable Impact. As in previous years, the event attracted influential players from across the tech sector, with this year's special guests including the Honourable Bruce Ralston, British Columbia's Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology; Jay DeMerit, Former Vancouver Whitecaps Player; Riaz Meghji, Host, Producer, and Keynote Speaker at Every Conversation Counts; and Bill Tam, Co-Founder and COO of the Digital Technology Supercluster. "TechPong is a great example of how B.C.'s tech sector gives back to the community year after year," said Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Government of British Columbia. "In addition to raising funds for worthy causes, the event also provides a forum for the provinces' growing number of start-ups and tech companies to build valuable connections that help keep the sector thriving." "TechPong is very much becoming a Vancouver tradition that reflects the growth, enthusiasm and imagination of B.C.'s tech sector," said Dan Brodie, Chief Operating Officer at Charitable Impact. Charitable Impact's mission is to nurture the generosity within each person and to bring the resources for creating change in the world to everyone, no matter which causes they choose to support. Just like online bank accounts for charitable giving, its Impact Accounts help people find and give to their favourite charities from one place.
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