News & Blog

  • December 6, 2018

    Strawhouse Inc. Ranked #112 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500

    Strawhouse announced in November that it has ranked 112th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Strawhouse’s revenues grew 1125% during this period.   Strawhouse’s Co-Founder, Jason Kryski, credits the company’s growth to a culture of data-driven iteration, ruthless...
  • December 6, 2018

    Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results

    Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with the University of Calgary, have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.

    The tool is able to provide accurate and reliable results in real-time rather than the two-to-five days required for existing processes that test infe...

  • December 5, 2018

    Faces of OKGNtech | Meet Colin

    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. ...

  • December 2, 2018

    John Sechrest — Sparking the Flame of Angel Investing in The Northwest

    The OKGN Angel Summit is an investor-led program designed to expose accredited investors to the world of angel investing through a guided, hands-on process where a small venture capital fund is raised, deals are screened, and an actual investment in a startup is made.  Participants will go through an 11-week series of structured investor meetings including company reviews, founder pit...