News & Blog

  • November 9, 2018

    Cleantech News Vol. 4

    Carbon Tax is on the rise: How businesses can manage risks, reduce costs and become carbon neutral with a made-in-BC software.

    Like it or not, some kicking and screaming, every province in Canada will join British Columbia in putting a price on carbon as a result of a federal carbon tax mandate. So how can businesses manage risks and capitalize on this as an opportunity to cut ineffi...

  • November 8, 2018

    Passing the “Smell Test”

    It’s not often that one invention can solve a host of current political, environmental and health challenges - and it's even more unlikely that odours could be key to unlocking the solution!

    Imagine if you were a diabetic and you could take a simple breath test to measure keytones instead of doing a finger prick blood test multiple times a day to monitor your blood glucose lev...

  • November 4, 2018

    OKGN Angel Summit | Explained

    As the Okanagan tech community and companies within it continue to grow, so does Accelerate Okanagan’s support model. Coined “Continuous Acceleration”, we deliver unique programming for different stages of growth. The reality is, each stage of the entrepreneurial process demands a different set of tools and we are constantly iterating in an effort to meet these needs.

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  • October 26, 2018

    Startup Basics is Coming to Vernon

    This fall, Accelerate Okanagan is joining forces with Valley First and MNP to launch a Route 97 Edition of Startup Basics. On November 5th our team will hit the road and visit four Okanagan cities in four days. The purpose of the Route 97 Edition of Startup Basics is to engage in a meaningful way with entrepreneurs and community organizations and to support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem...