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July 23, 2019
Accelerate Okanagan has taken the time to pause, reflect and reimagine the future of OKGNtech and through this work have built a new set of strategic priorities.
September 20, 2018
A new study commissioned by Accelerate Okanagan in conjunction with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) shows that the Okanagan region’s technology sector is booming.
January 11, 2018
Accelerate Okanagan to expand programs to target clean technology, indigenous entrepreneurs and communities in rural British Columbia.
December 12, 2017
On Thursday, December 7th, 2017 Chris Heivly, Executive in Residence at Techstars, returned to the Okanagan to share findings from an assessment of the Okanagan startup ecosystem. Results were revealed to members of the startup community, partners, and the Accelerate Okanagan team.
December 07, 2017
A new partnership among British Columbia, Washington and Oregon boosts innovation by introducing startups to cross-border funding and collaboration opportunities.
November 14, 2017
At its annual general meeting on November 25th, Accelerate Okanagan elected three new members to the board of directors. Sitting board members, Scot Speiser, Blair Forrest and Quinton Pullen remain members of the executive.
August 29, 2017
Okanagan selected as only Canadian region to collaborate with Techstars’ Chris Heivly on community pilot project.