• January 29, 2020

    OKGN Angel Summit 2020 | Meet The Top 24

    On March 12 at the Innovation Centre in Kelowna, the final 6 participating companies will pitch to 35 investors for a chance at a $150K investment. It’s Dragons’ Den meets American Idol. 

    Accelerate Okanagan’s Summit Finale is the culmination of a 10-week program that seeks to train entrepreneurs and new angel investors in the Okanagan and improve access to capital f...

  • January 28, 2020

    Kelowna Women in Business Launches First Annual Rise Awards

    Kelowna Women in Business (KWIB) is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Rise Awards. This new award initiative was designed to be a beautiful celebration of all local women of influence and individuals impacting change in our community. 

    Set to be a prestigious and inspiring event for all, Keynote Speaker Allison Grafton – Founder and CEO of Rockwood Custom Homes and recipien...
  • January 28, 2020

    Pushor Mitchell invests in mental health

    Pushor Mitchell is donating $30,000 to aid Okanagan College students who in their careers will support people facing mental health issues, homelessness and community isolation.

    The law firm that has been serving the Okanagan for more than 45 years is creating two annual awards valued at $2,000 each for students taking the College’s Human Service Work program.

    Human Service Work ...

  • January 23, 2020

    Simply Benefits Raises Over $1 Million in Initial Funding

    Kelowna, BC: Simply Benefits announced an initial round of funding totalling over $1 million.

    “We’re looking forward to watching Simply Benefits grow as they take on the challenge of modernizing employee benefits and group retirement savings,” says Tony Fairfield, Founder at Fairfield Watson.

    “At Simply Benefits we’re striving to simplify insurance through innovative technology ...

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