• March 17, 2015

    105.7 SUN FM Partners with Mobile Marketing Platform GetintheLoop

    Bring on the good deals! Vernon's 105.7 SUN FM and start-up mobile marketing company Getintheloop are poised to connect consumers across the region with non-stop deals. The newly minted partnership enables members of the local business community opportunities to take on "Offer Partner" status, connect with consumers across digital touch-points including email and mobile apps, all while having t...

  • March 16, 2015

    Control and WTFast Win at Interzone

    Two of Accelerate Okanagan’s FastTrack Program clients, Control and WTFast finished first and second this past weekend at at the Interzone SubCulture pitching event in Banff, Alberta. Seven of the most disruptive Canadian technology start-ups pitched to a panel of venture capitalists, CEOs and business leaders.

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  • March 16, 2015

    Startup Vernon

    When I arrived in Vernon, BC in 2012, my biggest concern was that there wouldn't be a tech community to connect with.

    I'd been working as a Product Manager for an Edmonton-based software company which was located in the heart of Edmonton's burgeoning startup community. Down the block from our office was Startup Edmonton: a "community hub for hackers, artists + entrepreneurs." There were...

  • March 12, 2015

    Kwantlen First Nation Collaborates with Tech Company and University to Tell Its Story

    Seyem' Qwantlen Business Group (SQBG) has partnered with edutainment tech company QuestUpon, to create a variety of historical 'Quests' to learn about the Kwantlen First Nation and their traditional territory.

    SQBG is also collaborating with Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) on this project. Anthropology students will be responsible for researching and delivering much of the histori...

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