VANCOUVER — A group of entrepreneurs, investors and other tech-industry insiders frustrated with a lack of government support for the emerging metaverse sector has formed a collective to fill the void. Their plan—backed by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Vancouver-based incubator Launch Academy and the law firm McMillan LLP, among others—includes creating a roughly 100,000-square-foot innovation hub in Vancouver to help startups in the nascent field.
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