• April 28, 2015

    Funding Announced by Premier Clark to Support Home-Grown Tech Talent

    Targeted funding of $250,000 was announced today by Premier Christy Clark to help students at five public post-secondary institutions in Kelowna, Victoria and Vancouver develop coding-related skills for occupations that are in demand by the tech sector. 

    “British Columbia is home to a growing tech sector that generates about $23 billion in annual revenue and employs around 84,000 peop...

  • April 24, 2015

    Recap: Women in Tech in Kelowna

    On Monday, April 20th, approximately 40 women (and a couple of men) gathered at the Streaming Cafe in Kelowna, BC to listen to five female panelists deliver honest insights on being career women in science and technology.

    From left to right, the panel consisted of:

    Marina Garrison, Project Manager, IMIT Services at Interior Health AuthorityPatricia L...

  • April 21, 2015

    Hot Demand for Tech Jobs in the Okanagan

    The growth of the tech industry in the Okanagan is creating thousands of jobs for the many highly skilled people who live in the Okanagan, or relocate to the area to enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle.

    The tech community in the Okanagan is red hot right now, and plenty of companies are looking to hire.

    Accelerate Okanagan has over 60 jobs posted on our Job Board. We have hig...

  • April 20, 2015

    RackForce Goes Dark Fibre

    Canada’s largest cloud service provider is the first to sign on to the City of Kelowna’s dark fibre network. RackForce (recently acquired by Terago Networks) was started in Kelowna in 2001 and now offers its services to many customers nationally and internationally.

    “We’re so pleased to have this extremely successful, leading-edge company as the first to join the City’s dark fibre net...

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