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  • March 10, 2021

    The Final 6 | Beyond Aerospace’s Mike Ball

    The battle is on. Things are heating up. And our final 6 have been chosen.

    We met one-on-one with the 2021 OKGN Angel Summit’s finalists to hear their insights into the Summit and their pitch for the top spot.

    Meet Mike Ball, founder of Beyond Aerospace in Kelowna. He’s developed software that enables users to securely communicate and control autonomous assets (like drones) from...

  • March 9, 2021

    The Final 6 | Live It’s Melissa Welsh and Mike Irvine

    The battle is on. Things are heating up. And our final 6 have been chosen.

    We met one-on-one with the 2021 OKGN Angel Summit’s finalists to hear their insights into the Summit and their pitch for the top spot.

    Meet Melissa Welsh and Mike Irvine, co-founders of Live It in Nelson, BC. They’ve created a platform that delivers innovative online programs to schools and homes featurin...

  • March 9, 2021

    New Okanagan Women’s Investor Fund to Aid Women Owned Businesses in Economy Recovery

    Twenty-five women have formed a new Okanagan angel investment fund that will focus on correcting the gender imbalance faced by women owned businesses when seeking investment and increase the number of women who are active start-up company investors.

    “To mark International Women’s Day, the new Okanagan Women’s Mentoring and Angel Network (WMAN) will begin accepting applications from wome...

  • March 5, 2021

    Okanagan students to benefit from greener, more affordable housing

    Generations of students will now be able to study in their communities, thanks to new, environmentally friendly mass timber housing being constructed at Okanagan College’s Vernon, Salmon Arm and Kelowna campuses.

    “Affordable housing is key to building strong, healthy communities. This new student housing will help students focus on their studies, and its mass timber construction will cr...

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