Startup News Vol. 7

Blog June 25, 2020

Posted by Brittany Arbutina

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Let’s face it, each stage of the entrepreneurial journey is unique and requires different skills to overcome. We are right there with you to help along the way. As the #OKGNtech community continues to grow, so do our programs. From startup to growth-stage companies, we want you to have all the right tools you need to succeed.

Accelerate Okanagan’s startup stage programs ensure founders remain focused on product and market validation, as well as market penetration and expansion.

We’ve welcomed several new companies to join our startup program this Spring. Here is a look at who they are and what they’re all about.


ResearchTube is the first online website that summarizes research publications into short videos using artificial intelligence. ResearchTube is also a platform for organizing virtual conferences for knowledge dissemination around the world.

Connect with Mahmoud and Motasem.


Simple PrePlan is a digital platform for funeral planning and resources. Our customers can select, plan and pay for funeral arrangements and connect to a funeral provider online.


EmilyEMR is a complete medical aesthetic EMR solution with an attractive, modern user interface that meets the needs of the aesthetic practitioner.

Connect with Craig and Maizal.


Below the Broom is a house cleaning software platform that provides independent cleaners with the ability to have a flexible schedule, free marketing, and easy customer billing.


Relax Scenes aims to make any indoor environment more beautiful, relaxing, and more zen. This is done by creating and streaming videos that provide the beauty of nature to people who may not be able to get outside to enjoy it in person.

Connect with Erin and Carl.


Giv’r is a community-focused online platform that provides a way to share original artwork and gain profit from it. Unlike other creative marketplace platforms, Giv’r allows every creation to be rewarded and monetized by the community even if the community has no money of their own to give.

Connect with Devin.


Forever Faithful Grief Guidance is an e-based gift/educational platform that offers support, direction and education to those suffering from the loss of a pet in their life.


Fastplay is an innovative piece of sports technology that aims to enhance the ‘playcalling’ process. Fastplay is an electronic wearable device that improves in-game communication between the coach and the player.

Connect with Lance.

If you would like to learn more about these new startups or want to chat about our current program stack, let’s connect.

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