News & Blog

  • January 30, 2019

    New Year Kick Off 2019 | Portrait Studio

    Accelerate Okanagan’s New Year Kick Off is a celebration of everything OKGNtech has accomplished and of all the exciting developments yet to come.

    This year’s theme was 70s’ Disco, so instead of a photo booth, we set up our very own portrait studio, with the help of our fantastic photographers Deon Nel and Daniel Jones. 

    What do you get when you mix our incredible tech community...

  • January 28, 2019

    The Beginning of a New Chapter

    I have had the honour of serving the OKGNtech community as the Chief Executive Officer of Accelerate Okanagan (AO) for over three years. Effective February 15th, 2019, I will be resigning from AO and taking on a new position as President and CEO with lnnovateBC.

    I am thrilled to be taking on the leadership of Innovate BC at this exciting time for our province’s innovation economy, where...

  • January 28, 2019

    Innovate BC announces Raghwa Gopal as new President and CEO

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Jan. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Innovate BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Raghwa Gopal as the organization’s new President and CEO, effective February 15, 2019. Mr. Gopal will draw on more than three decades of business and technology experience as he accepts the opportunity to lead the provincial Crown Agency dedicated to ens...

  • January 24, 2019

    Startup Basics Route 97 | Behind the Scenes Kelowna

    Last November we launched the Route 97 Edition of Startup Basics. On November 5th our team hit the road and spent time in four different Okanagan cities over four days. The purpose of the Route 97 Edition of Startup Basics was to engage in a meaningful way with entrepreneurs and community organizations and to support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem across the Okanagan.