• May 5, 2014

    metabridge "Top 15 Startups" Announced

    metabridge, one of Canada’s premier technology events, is a 2 day executive retreat designed to help Canada’s foremost startup technology companies build connections and develop relationships with top industry executives that will lead to investment, partnerships, business advisors and international market development.

    The Top 15 Startups, selected from 83 applications from Victoria, Br...

  • April 30, 2014

    Media Tips for Startups

    First up.. make sure your news is news..

    The media will not report on non news. They want real stories. Think about what people want to read and understand what type of stories the media like to report on. Think of an angle that will grab their attention whether it is the bizarre, a community angle, a local success story, a human-interest story or just BIG news. Get creative and think about ho...

  • March 13, 2014

    How I Discovered that a Tech Entrepreneur Thrives in a Community

    As I approached my first anniversary as an Entrepreneur-in Residence at Accelerate Okanagan, I was reflecting on the previous year and realizing how lucky technology entrepreneurs in the Okanagan are to have access to such a great resource. I am an entrepreneur and have been fascinated with technology from the moment my parents bought me, at the young age of seven, a computer (a Vic20) instead ...

  • January 7, 2014

    Study by Invest Kelowna and OYP Refutes Misconceptions About Job Market and Salaries

    The title of a recent study released by Invest Kelowna and the Okanagan Young Professionals Collective challenges a prevalant line of thinking here in the Okanagan. I experienced this mentality first hand: I graduated from Mount Boucherie Secondary in 2000, and saw well over half of my graduating class leave the city for work and school, with Vancouver and Calgary as the most popular destinatio...

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