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  • February 26, 2015

    2015 Canadian Global Impact Competition – Deadline Extended

    Canada has a celebrated history of world changing contributions, including medicine, technology and food. Canada is also recognized as a global leader in education, international development and engineering. In 2014, Innovation Guelph hosted the first Canadian Global Impact Competition, with more than 60 submissions from across Canada.

    Answer the question: “How can we improve the standa...

  • February 24, 2015

    UBC Okanagan’s Connie Crompton is Creating a Social Network for the Past

    With a passion for history and technology, Connie Crompton, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at UBC Okanagan, is marrying the two to create a social network for the past.

    Digital Humanities (or DH) is a relatively new field of study that combines the present day technical elements of computing with the study of human culture in areas su...

  • February 20, 2015

    Hyper Hippo Games Brings Capitalism To Mobile

    Kelowna-based Game Studio, Hyper Hippo announces the launch of AdVenture Capitalist on iOS and Android. It’s “unusually addicting” and the studio’s biggest hit to date. This deceptively simple and quirky app is currently a huge hit on the web, racking up 75 million plays across multiple platforms in just a few short months, and earning player­choice accolades including 2014 Game Of The Year on ...

  • February 16, 2015

    Young Entrepreneurs New Driving Force Behind Kelowna's Economy

    Young entrepreneurs are the way of the future and the driving force behind Kelowna's economy, but the problem is, people have no idea where to begin, said Evan Dizak from Community Futures Central Okanagan in a conversation with KelownaNow.

    As a young entrepreneur himself, Dizak helped to kick start an informal information and networking session by the name of Aspiring Entrepreneurial S...

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