• September 1, 2015

    AO Client Spotlight: Angela Nagy of GreenStep

    Accelerate Okanagan shines the spotlight this month on Program client, Angela Nagy, Co-Founder and CEO of GreenStep - making the world a better place by improving the social, environmental and economic performance of small and medium sized enterprises.

    What made you decide to become an entrepreneur? 

    I knew from a young age that I wanted to change the world, but I didn't quite k...

  • August 31, 2015

    There's an app for that

    In an era of smartphones, tablets and mobile computing, applications – apps to most of us - are at the core of making it all happen, but the industry that produces them requires talented and trained developers to turn ideas into on-screen reality.

    In response to the exponential growth in app popularity and sector demand, Okanagan College and Accelerate Okanagan have ...

  • August 19, 2015

    Maker Party 2015: Tech & Creativity in Okanagan Community

    Accelerate Okanagan is all about nurturing a strong community within the BC Southern Interior. Although our mission and vision focuses on the growing businesses within the technology sector, the Okanagan tech community is built on a creative foundation, one that began with innovative ideas and colouring outside the lines.

    Richard Florida launched the movement of the importanc...

  • August 19, 2015

    Answers Beyond Google

    What do you do with a problem that you can't google? If you were a company on the brink of extensive growth but lacked the skills to know the best next step to evolve or fine tune your product where would you turn?   Well I think the majority of us don't know about a small but extremely effective non-profit in Canada called Mitacs.   Their mandate is simply to connect universities with the wor...

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