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  • March 3, 2021

    Opportunity Knocks Vol. 16 | UBCO Co-Op

    Let’s face it, it’s not easy to take an idea and turn it into a reality. The truth is that being an entrepreneur will test you in ways you didn't think possible, but we want you to pursue it anyway. We also want you to know that you’re not alone. There are a ton of resources, funding opportunities and support organizations to help entrepreneurs in the Okanagan who are ready to take the plunge. ...

  • March 2, 2021

    The Final 6 | TechBrew Robotics’ Mike Boudreau

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

    We met one-on-one with the 2021 OKGN Angel Summit’s top 6 to hear their insights into the Summit and their final pitch for the top spot.

    Meet Mike Boudreau, founder of TechBrew Robotics in Salmon Arm. Mike has developed an automated vision-guided robotics system that is able to locate and harvest mushrooms....

  • March 1, 2021

    Accelerating into the Digital Future with Good Sorts’ Kristian de Pont

    The future of work has arrived ahead of schedule. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have accelerated the adoption of technology and the need for all business owners to reimagine how they operate and connect with their customers. The truth is, this digital transformation is nothing new, it has been happening slowly for years. Now, as businesses and consumers are spending more time and more do...

  • February 26, 2021

    CFUW Kelowna celebrates 60 years of empowering women

    Before there was Okanagan College or the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), a small group of women met to discuss how they could contribute to their community and promote higher education for women.

    Today, that group, known as the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Kelowna chapter, are celebrating 60 years of community impact and support for female students.

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