• 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...

  • December 16, 2013

    QHR Enters Agreement to Sell EMS Division

    QHR Corporation announced that it has executed a definitive and binding agreement for the sale of substantially all assets and operations of its Enterprise Management Solutions division to Logibec Groupe Informatique Ltée for the amount of $20 million in cash less working capital adjustments and customary expenses.

    Logibec is one of Canada’s largest healthcare technology companies speci...

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