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January 11, 2018

Entrepreneurs and Tech Companies to Benefit from Enhanced Acceleration
Programs

Accelerate Okanagan to expand programs to target clean technology, indigenous entrepreneurs and communities in rural British Columbia.

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December 12, 2017

Techstars Reveals Results of Community Pilot in the Okanagan and Highlights Next Steps

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.

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December 07, 2017

Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network Signs MOU

A new partnership among British Columbia, Washington and Oregon boosts innovation by introducing startups to cross-border funding and collaboration opportunities.

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November 14, 2017

Accelerate Okanagan 2017 Board of Directors Announced

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.

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August 29, 2017

Top Accelerator, Techstars, to Launch Community Pilot in Okanagan

Okanagan selected as only Canadian region to collaborate with Techstars’ Chris Heivly on community pilot project.

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