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  • 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...

  • April 13, 2015

    Group Investing in Okanagan Tech Startups

    They’re not your typical angels, but they’re benefiting our community, one investment at a time.

    The VA Angels were in Kelowna on Friday to announce the 100th company they funded.

    Over the past 13 years, the 120 members of VA Angels have invested more than $40 million into 100 early-stage, growth companies primarily in Western Canada.

    “We are excited to officially make t...

  • April 9, 2015

    Ashley Ramsay, CEO of Yeti Farm Talks Cartoons, Career, and Letting Go

    Saturday morning cartoons. A kid’s sanctuary. An institution. Rising at the crack of dawn, grabbing a bowl of Cheerios, and escaping to worlds unknown, all while mom and dad slept the magical morning away.

    This Saturday morning ritual is now extinct.

    The way we watch television has fundamentally changed. With the proliferation of companies like YouTube and Netflix, pr...

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