News & Blog

  • November 13, 2018

    Re-living OKGNtech LIVE

    Re-living OKGNtech LIVE

    The first ever OKGNtech LIVE event took place on October 4th and 5th at the Innovation Centre in Kelowna. The purpose of this event was to support and grow our entrepreneurial community and innovation ecosystem and we think it’s safe to say—we nailed it!

    During the two days of action-packed events we hosted 45 speakers, 200 s...

  • November 9, 2018

    Cleantech News Vol. 4

    Carbon Tax is on the rise: How businesses can manage risks, reduce costs and become carbon neutral with a made-in-BC software.

    Like it or not, some kicking and screaming, every province in Canada will join British Columbia in putting a price on carbon as a result of a federal carbon tax mandate. So how can businesses manage risks and capitalize on this as an opportunity to cut ineffi...

  • November 8, 2018

    Passing the “Smell Test”

    It’s not often that one invention can solve a host of current political, environmental and health challenges - and it's even more unlikely that odours could be key to unlocking the solution!

    Imagine if you were a diabetic and you could take a simple breath test to measure keytones instead of doing a finger prick blood test multiple times a day to monitor your blood glucose lev...

  • November 4, 2018

    OKGN Angel Summit | Explained

    As the Okanagan tech community and companies within it continue to grow, so does Accelerate Okanagan’s support model. Coined “Continuous Acceleration”, we deliver unique programming for different stages of growth. The reality is, each stage of the entrepreneurial process demands a different set of tools and we are constantly iterating in an effort to meet these needs.

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