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  • October 15, 2014

    Making Fun Stuff

    Hapless monkeynauts and primate brothers Gus and Wally think they are on important space missions, but are really just causing intergalactic calamity.

    “I told you this would sound weird and be the craziest interview,” said Ashley Ramsay, the co-owner of Kelowna-based animation studio Yeti Farm Creative.

    “But the bottom line is we make fun stuff.”

    Gus and Wally are the ca...

  • September 25, 2014

    Kelowna Startup Raises the Bar in Health App Space

    UBC Study shows 200% increase in commitment to health goals using new motivation-based fitness and nutrition app

    UpwardHealth, a startup from Kelowna, BC, has recently launched MotivationEngine; a health app and online service that goes above and beyond what other health related apps have been able to deliver. By connecting customers to a real-live health and motivation expert (called l...

  • September 24, 2014

    YLW Links to San Francisco

    Kelowna International Airport (YLW) became San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO), seventh Canadian destination and 84th North American destination when United Airlines commenced its daily year-round, non-stop United Express service on Saturday, Sept. 20.

    SFO, the “gate-way to the Pacific,” served 45 million domestic and international passengers in 2013, is the seventh largest airp...

  • September 16, 2014

    The best part of being a tech company in Canada? Medical care, hockey, or… SR&ED?

    This is a guest post by Eric Kaas, an Advisor at National Research Council Canada  for the Concierge Service.

    Canada, and in particular beautiful British Columbia, may be the best place in the world to start up your technology company and conduct R&D. Not only is Canada the home of great medical care, maple syrup, mounted police, poutine, Tim Horton’s and hockey, but if you are runn...

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