• July 22, 2019

    An Update from the Chairman

    Only two short weeks after taking on the position of Chairman for Accelerate Okanagan, I received the news that Raghwa Gopal was stepping down as CEO and taking on a new role as President and CEO of Innovate BC. Raghwa gave us almost three years of outstanding leadership and accomplishments and we will always be grateful for that. Although the community was sad to see him go, we know this is an...

  • July 22, 2019

    Big Plans for OKGNtech

    There is no question that big things are happening in the Okanagan tech community. An economic impact of close to $1.7 Billion, almost 13,000 jobs, and a year-over-year growth of 15% for the past 5 years are all indicators of a thriving industry. In fact, according to our economic impact study, the Okanagan is the fastest growing tech and innovation hub in the country!  

    In th...

  • July 18, 2019

    New technology training program at OC set to expand

    A new program at Okanagan College is helping high school students understand how current technology will shape their careers.

    Funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, the Gateway to Technology program provided 13 School District 67 students in Grades 10 – 12 with an enhanced understanding of how various technologies function.

    The pilot program, which in...

  • July 12, 2019

    Faces of OKGNtech | Meet Rocky

    A strong community can promote new ideas and ensure accountability. It can also act as motivation, support, and even provide a little friendly competition. The power of community is undeniable and the Okanagan tech community is no exception.

    Our community is strong and growing with record speed and maintaining connection through a period of growth like this can be a challenge. ...

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