• January 31, 2017

    Okanagan Based Data Nerds Accepted Into 2017 Techstars Boulder

    What began as a digital marketing optimization company, quickly became a team of developers, data analysts, and real estate professionals aiming to disrupt the real estate industry. How? Sort of like the way CarFax gives you information about your used car, CEO Josh Fraser of Data Nerds built a “CarFax for homes” aimed at helping you make a more informed decision on the biggest purcha...

  • January 30, 2017

    An Open Letter from the Canadian Tech Community: Diversity is our Strength

    On January 29th, the Canadian tech community wrote an open letter to the world, responding to the executive order that bans travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspending all refugee admission for 120 days into the United States. Over 150 leaders in the tech community signed the following letter including senior leaders at Shopify, Google, Facebook and tech incubators li...

  • January 27, 2017

    $100M Tech Fund to boost B.C.’s growing tech sector

    The B.C. government has implemented a Tech Fund to boost job creation in the province’s growing tech sector. The $100 million fund will give early-stage British Columbia tech companies access to venture capital, driving growth and innovation.

    The technology sector employs over 86,000 people in our province and is on pace to grow faster than the province’s overall economy. The Fund will ...

  • January 25, 2017

    You’re Not Alone, Accelerate Okanagan is Here to Help

    You sit at your desk. You stare at your to-do list. You start to feel sick.

    Where do I start? Is this even important? What’s going to fall off my plate today?

    Being an entrepreneur can sometimes feel like the world is resting on your shoulders, and your shoulders alone. But Accelerate Okanagan wants you to know you’re not in this alone. We offer a n...

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