Venture Capital Corporation

A venture capital corporation (VCC) is formed for the sole purpose of investing in start-ups and emerging and expanding eligible small businesses.

VCCs are usually managed by venture capitalists or angel investors who provide small businesses with the benefit of their expertise, experience, and business knowledge.

View the Public Register of VCCs (PDF, 52 KB)

VCCs on the register may or may not have a current pre-approved authorization to raise tax credit supported investment. Investors should request a copy of the VCC's pre-approved authorization for confirmation that the VCC is currently permitted to raise tax credit supported investment.

Read the Investment Capital Program Guidelines (PDF, 3.1 MB)

Support Programs and Resources Available for British Columbia's Small Businesses

The document available in the link below contains information on government and non-government support programs and other resources that are available to British Columbia's small businesses.

View Government and Non-Government Business Support Information (PDF, 443 KB)


The Province of British Columbia does not in any way guarantee nor express an opinion as to the value of any shares issued by a venture capital corporation, the financial condition of the corporation or the merits of any investment or business proposal.