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Accelerate Okanagan Expands Programs, Searches for New Participants

With more companies starting, and existing companies growing in the region, AO has expanded its program offering to further support the community.

Over 130 Okanagan businesses of all sizes have participated in business development and growth programs at Accelerate Okanagan (AO) since it opened its doors in 2011. AO participants have come from various industries including information and communications technology, green technology, agricultural technology, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing.

Since 2011, AO Program clients have raised over $16 million in investment capital and created 356 new local jobs that have contributed to the Okanagan tech sector becoming a $1-billion industry and adding to the region’s growing reputation as an entrepreneurial hotspot.

With more companies starting, and existing companies growing in the region, Accelerate Okanagan (AO) has expanded its program offering to further support the community. AO is actively accepting applications from startups and businesses to join its Venture Acceleration and Traction programs, as well as its new pilot program for growing and established companies that want in-depth coaching and mentorship across a variety of discipline.

To connect with our programs team, complete the brief form here .

Learn more about AO Programs here.

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