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  • December 10, 2018

    OKGN Angel Summit | Calling All Companies

    One of the biggest challenges facing entrepreneurs is money. Accessing growth capital, securing investments, and generating revenue are issues that plague startup and growth-stage businesses alike. Is your revenue limiting your growth rate? Are you in the process of preparing to raise capital?  We’ve got just the thing for you!

    The OKGN Angel Summit is an investor-le...

  • 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 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 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. ...