• October 23, 2014

    Open Data Tour stops in Kelowna

    The City of Kelowna is recognized as one of the most open and accessible local governments in Canada. On October 16th, The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, was in Kelowna leading a roundtable discussion on Open Data and the Canadian Government, hosted by Accelerate Okanagan. Clement has been traveling throughout the country and using every medium available, to get commu...

  • October 20, 2014

    StreetText Solves Marketing Needs for Realtors

    StreetText, a past finalist of Accelerate Okanagan’s Jump:Start competition, launches two web based apps Listing Leader and Lead Magnet to make online marketing better for Real Estate Agents. The property marketing tools of Listing Leader combined with the home seller leads from Lead Magnet give Realtors the tools and client introductions they need to be the dominant listing agent in their mark...

  • October 15, 2014

    Harper Government Supports Innovation Technology in Kelowna

    Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification announced funding of $3,801,000 for the University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO) to support the establishment of the Survive and Thrive Applied Research Facility (STAR).

    The STAR facility will focus on human protection and survivability, as well as performance, in extreme or remote cond...

  • October 15, 2014

    MBT Offers Funding Opportunity

    The Micro-Business Training Pilot Program (“MBT Program”) offers eligible, small business owners funded training programs in general business skills such as bookkeeping, marketing, social media, management and other areas with the goal of improving productivity, decreasing costs and generating new revenue.

    Eligible micro-business owners receive up to $1000 of funding support for courses...

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