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TED Conference Moving To Vancouver, Whistler In 2014

This is huge news for the BC and Canadian tech scenes:

The influential TED Conference is coming to Vancouver starting in 2014, conference organizers and the City of Vancouver announced on Monday morning.

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Can B.C.’s tech sector join the best in the world?

“Attracting entrepreneurs to this city is a very tough job,” said Wertz.

The process has to start very early in schools, with role models and a recognition of entrepreneurial endeavours as worthwhile and a career choice worthy of respect.

“In the end, it’s all about the entrepreneur,” said Wertz. “If you have a mediocre entrepreneur, it doesn’t matter how much money you give him, he’s never going to build the next Amazon, the next HootSuite.”

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