Copperleaf Selected as a Finalist for the 2017 Technology Impact Award

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Vancouver, BC, May 5, 2017—Copperleaf Technologies has been chosen as a finalist for the BC Tech Association’s 2017 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs). The TIAs celebrate the successes of the tech industry and the companies, people and innovation that continue to put British Columbia on the map. There are ten award categories, divided amongst four distinct groups: Technology, Company, Personal Recognition, and People’s Choice.

Copperleaf and the BC Government submitted a joint application in the Adoption of Technology category. This award acknowledges a solution that has significantly improved the productivity, competitiveness, or profitability of the customer’s company.

The government invests more than $430 million annually in IT to bring the best-quality services to British Columbians. Their Information Management / Information Technology (IM/IT) Capital Investment Branch selected the Copperleaf C55 decision analytics solution to help them plan, manage and optimize their investments more strategically.

“We’re honored to be named a finalist at this year’s TIAs. Our work with the BC Government has been particularly exciting because the investment decisions being made in C55 have an impact on us personally as BC citizens,” said Judi Hess, CEO of Copperleaf. “This is the only award category that requires tech companies to jointly submit with a client, and we’re thrilled to have a partner that has been so collaborative and look forward to sharing this recognition with the BC Government.”

“This has been an outstanding year for our industry and our 2017 TIAs finalists are a reflection of the incredible calibre and diversity of tech companies in BC,” said Bill Tam, BC Tech President and CEO. “These companies are a clear demonstration of the strength of the tech sector and the incredible innovation that is taking place across the province.”

Winners will be announced June 22nd at the 24th annual Technology Impact Awards Gala. The complete list of finalists is available here.

About the Technology Impact Awards

Founded in 1994 by the BC Tech Association, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate cutting-edge technology, and the companies, people and innovation that continue to put British Columbia on the map. Every year, submissions are received from companies of all sizes and sectors from across the province.

About the BC Tech Association

The BC Tech Association is guided by its mission to make BC the best place to grow a tech company. For more than 20 years, BC Tech (formerly the BCTIA) has been providing opportunities for the tech industry to collaborate, learn, and grow together. BC Tech is dedicated to connecting companies, developing talent, sharing stories, and advocating on behalf of tech companies to keep the industry thriving.

Since its founding in 1993, the tech industry has quintupled to nearly $25 billion in revenue. In that time, BC Tech has played a privileged role in supporting the growth of the tech community that now includes over 9,000 companies, employing more than 90,000 people, and that has been one of the strongest contributors to BC’s economic growth over the past decade. BC Tech serves as a platform to grow the tech ecosystem, building programs and initiatives that uphold its core values: Be of Service, Succeed Together, Pay it Forward. www.wearebctech.com

About Copperleaf
Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing critical infrastructure. Our enterprise software solutions leverage operational and financial data to help our clients make investment decisions that deliver the highest business value. In 2016, Canadian Business magazine named Copperleaf one of Canada’s top 20 Fastest-Growing Software Companies. Copperleaf is a member of The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and actively participates in shaping the future of asset management standards, including ISO 55000. Headquartered in Vancouver, our solutions are distributed and supported by regional staff and partners worldwide. We are committed to building a better world, one decision at a time.

For further information, please contact:

Copperleaf Technologies Inc.
Office: +1.604.639.9700
Email: Media Relations
www.copperleaf.com

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