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Patrons

Accelerate Okanagan is supported through public funding, client and membership fees, and corporate partnerships. We gratefully acknowledge the support we receive from our partners, sponsors, and patrons. With their help, we continue to deliver on our mission to help increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan.

Learn more about the benefits of becoming a partner, sponsor or patron. Contact us at 250-870-9028 or contact@accelerateokanagan.com to arrange a personal meeting.

Canadian Securities Exchange

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) provides trade execution, smart routing, risk management, compliance and market inform…

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Canadian Securities Exchange

The Canadian Securities Exchange is home to more than 300 uniquely listed issues covering a broad range of industry sectors.

The exchange provides trade execution, smart routing, risk management, compliance and market information services for Canadian listed instruments.

Recognized as an exchange by the Ontario Securities Commission in 2004, the CSE is designed to facilitate the capital formation process for public companies through a streamlined approach to company regulation that emphasizes disclosure and the provision of efficient secondary market trading services for investors.

For more information please visit www.thecse.com and our blog at blog.thecse.com.

Crowe Mackay

Since our first office opened in 1969, Crowe MacKay has striven to provide a range of financial services to a diverse array o…

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Crowe Mackay

Since our first office opened in 1969, Crowe MacKay has striven to provide a range of financial services to a diverse array of businesses. Our business has grown to eight offices in Northern and Western Canada not only because we deliver consistently exceptional service, but because we attract employees at all levels who are passionate about their work. The April 2016 issue of Bottom Line Magazine ranked Crowe MacKay the 12th largest professional accounting firm in Canada. At Crowe MacKay, we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and take pride in knowing that our clients are helping to shape the future of the world and we are committed to ensuring your continued growth and success. From small business start-ups to well established companies, our professionals will help to move your company forward. We understand the need to stay on top of innovation and change, which means frequently reassessing products, services and goals. Our professionals work closely with clients to optimize corporate structure and financial performance by providing innovative and practical advice to manage risk and make sound strategic decisions.

We can help with:

  • Audit services
  • Tax planning and preparation, including SR&ED credits
  • Business advisory services
  • Budgeting, forecasting and modeling
  • Valuation 
  • Startup assistance 

Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP

The Kelowna office of Farris is comprised of 12 lawyers and 19 staff who provide full-service legal advice to the technology …

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Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP

The Kelowna office of Farris is comprised of 12 lawyers and 19 staff who provide full-service legal advice to the technology sector and businesses throughout the Okanagan and the Interior. Farris is one of Western Canada’s largest and most respected firms, built on a century-long tradition of excellence. It offers legal services to entrepreneurs and organizations, from early stage tech start-ups through to BC’s largest publicly-traded companies. Whether clients need help locally or globally, our lawyers can assist them in advancing their business interests. The firm has long been a supporter of the technology and innovation sector; with its partners being among the founders of the high technology, science and innovation movements in the Okanagan.

Kimmitt Wrzesniewski

Kimmitt Wrzesniewski, in collaboration with the Law Office of Stephan Grynwajc (New York), is now able to assist technology c…

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Kimmitt Wrzesniewski

Thinking of expanding your technology business into to the US or European market? 

Kimmitt Wrzesniewski, in collaboration with the Law Office of Stephan Grynwajc (New York), is now able to assist technology clients who wish to expand their business into the US and Europe. With lawyers based in Kelowna and New York, Kelowna companies can now benefit from the expertise of international technology lawyers practicing in Canada, the US and Europe. We assist entrepreneurs, startups and small to mid-size companies from the technology sector in their installation and operations in Canada, the US and Europe. We advise clients on all aspects of corporate law, technology law, software law, cyberlaw, internet law, e-commerce, IP and IT law as well as social media law, privacy law and security law. We look forward to speaking with you about your business!

For more information, visit http://www.kimmitt.ca/

Ronin HR Inc.

If you are an Okanagan tech company looking to build your team, Ronin HR can help you by developing and presenting a comprehe…

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Ronin HR Inc.

Ronin HR is dedicated to providing recruitment and HR advisory services for the Okanagan tech community. The Okanagan has grown quickly into one of the leading technology regions in Canada, and is home to some of the most innovative companies in the country. We are committed to supporting the continued growth of the sector by providing bespoke services specifically geared toward the challenges faced by technology companies. If you are an Okanagan tech company looking to build your team, we can help you by but developing and presenting a comprehensive package to identify and convince top talent to move and succeed here. We have developed the network and the resources, and continue to work with community stakeholders to ensure that the Okanagan tech community has the talent we need.

Pela

Building an eco-friendly company is no easy task, but at Pela we've made our goals clear and simple: Reduce the amount of …

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Pela

Building an eco-friendly company is no easy task, but at Pela we've made our goals clear and simple:

  • Reduce the amount of plastic waste created by consumer products
  • Alleviate our dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels and oil-based plastics Educate people about plant-based, sustainable alternatives that are both functional and beautiful
  • Build the kind of company our customers would be proud to rally behind

In the end, we're just human like everyone else and trying our best to preserve the planet for our children and beyond. We don't claim to be perfect in our efforts but we are always pushing ourselves to believe in better, to be better and to do better every single day. To us, that is when things begin to shift and where change is possible. Our Pela case is only the beginning. We know it's not perfect, but it is better.

Spence Valuation Group

Since 2003, Spence Valuation Group and SVG Capital Group have been serving clients across Canada with valuation, mergers & ac…

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Spence Valuation Group

Since 2003, Spence Valuation Group and SVG Capital Group have been serving clients across Canada with valuation, mergers & acquisitions and other financial consulting needs. At Spence Valuation Group Inc. we have over 50 years combined experience in preparing business valuations across a wide range of industries. We know there are many factors beyond ratios, multiples, and arithmetic that contribute to the value of a business. For this reason, we dig deep and analyze many facets of your company that may influence business value including the quality of the management team, market share, competition, dependency issues, potential contracts, etc. Our team engages in focused research about your industry to understand the current market and potential future trends. When our investigation is complete, we provide you with an independent, comprehensive business valuation. At SVG Capital Group we can help you by providing meaningful, relevant advice for the purchase or sale of your business, and the raising of debt and equity capital. Our results oriented process has been proven to provide significant incremental value to business owners. Our clients appreciate the confidential and professional manner of our transaction and capital raising processes that we’ve used since inception.

 

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