Launch Academy CEO, Ray Walia, nominated for TIA Person of the Year

The BC Tech Association has announced their finalists for the 2018 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs), highlighting some of the best startups and enterprises in BC.

We are proud to have our CEO & Co-Founder, Ray Walia, on the nomination list for the 2018 Person of the Year award. Ray founded Launch Academy in 2012, which has since hosted more than 500 startups that have raised over $150 Million in funding and created an excess of 1000 jobs. As a serial entrepreneur he is constantly evolving and developing businesses to expand and grow the Vancouver startup ecosystem.  Ray and the rest of Launch Academy team constantly experiment with emerging technologies to stay on the leading edge of the tech market.

Over the past decade, Ray has been an integral part of making Vancouver one of Canada’s leading hotspots for technology innovation and we are proud to see him being recognized for all his hard work.