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  • January 31, 2012

    No Talk, All Action: Launch a Startup in 54 Hours

     

    For those of you who already know what a Startup Weekend event is, this will be very exciting news! For those of you who need to be brought up to speed, Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!

    Startup Weekend is a global gr...

  • October 5, 2011

    Ducharme Charms in Jump:Start Challenge!

    Ducharme Service Management, an Accelerate Okanagan Venture Acceleration Program client company based in West Kelowna in the Okanagan, is one of the Top 10 Finalists in the Jump:Start Challenge.

    According to Robert Ducharme, “Our idea is validated because it works, but this validates even more the uniqueness and the potential of what we  offer”.

    The landscaping company has been ...

  • January 23, 2009

    Accelerate Okanagan 2018 Board Members Announced

    In September of 2018 Accelerate Okanagan elected their Board of Directors for the upcoming year. Sitting board members Scott Speiser, Quinton Pullen, Blair Forrest, Corie Griffiths, Karen Hawes, Mike Macaulay, Jason Kryski, Josh Fraser, Phil Ashman and Phil Barker welcomed three new members and saw one step down. Quinton Pullen was elected to be incoming Chair. 

     W...