Meet Our Supporters
Investing in the future of #OKGNtech
As a not-for-profit, Accelerate Okanagan relies on funding from the provincial and federal government to continue providing impactful programming to our growing tech community. These supporters have gone out of their way to ensure our structured programs are constantly innovating to support the Okanagan’s growing tech sector.
NRC-IRAP helps innovative small and medium-sized Canadian businesses grow through innovation. Delivered by a network of over 210 professionals located in more than 100 communities across Canada, NRC-IRAP supports the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engaged in innovative or technology-driven activities.
Innovate BC helps foster innovation in B.C. so that British Columbians in all regions of the province can benefit from a thriving, sustainable, and inclusive innovation economy. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.
Economic development benefits communities, industries and people in regions across B.C. Find funding, tools, resources, best practices and services to support your community’s economic goals.
Canada’s Regional Development Agencies work closely with businesses and innovators to fuel economic growth that creates more well-paying middle-class jobs for Canadians. Canada’s RDAs are a key part of advancing and diversifying our regional economies and helping communities thrive.
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Partners & Patrons
Our partners and patrons are experts in their fields and highly engaged supporters of the Okanagan tech community. They are giving not only dollars but their time. They participate in the journey of entrepreneurs in our programs, lending their expertise to entrepreneurs and companies as they grow.
Acera Insurance provides personalized insurance and custom risk solutions to give you the confidence and freedom to focus on what matters to you. Acera Insurance is a fiercely independent, employee-owned company with strong roots in Ontario, BC, Alberta, and the Yukon.
The Business Development Bank of Canada is a financial institution devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs. They help create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financing, advisory services, and capital, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises in all industries.
The Canadian Securities Exchange is home to more than 300 uniquely listed issues covering a broad range of industry sectors.The exchange provides trade execution, smart routing, risk management, compliance, and market information services for Canadian listed instruments.
The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission is the Region’s primary business resource. We facilitate economic growth by supporting local businesses, and attracting new people, companies and investment to the Region.
Crowe MacKay is northern and western Canada’s trusted advisors, providing audit, tax, and advisory services for over 50 years. We are a team of innovators, technical professionals, and marketers dedicated to creating lasting value for our clients, people, and communities.
KPMG combines a multi-disciplinary approach with deep practical industry knowledge to help clients meet challenges and respond to opportunities. They provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services and industry insight to help organizations manage risk and performance in the dynamic and challenging environments.
Lawson Lundell has one of the leading business law practices in Canada, with extensive experience in all aspects of Canadian corporate and industrial activity, including disruptive and world class technologies.Our technology group acts extensively for investors, entrepreneurs and technology companies from inception, through financing, growth and exit.
The Mullings Group is a global talent acquisition firm building companies and careers for over 3 decades specializing in the medical & health technology, life sciences and emerging high-tech industries. The Mullings Group serves startups and growth-stage organizations across all industries.
The NoW of Work is a business transformation firm that hyper-focuses on creating naturally innovative and agile teams that can thrive in our exponential times. If you’re looking to accelerate your journey to building a modern, resilient, and future-proofed organizational culture, then the time to contact us is NoW!
Okanagan College is a public post-secondary institution that dates back to 1963 when the BC Vocational School opened its doors in Kelowna. Since then the College has grown and responded to meet the needs of the communities it serves.
Building on more than 70 years as a BC credit union, we are the trusted home for families and local businesses, building their financial dreams and prosperity within our communities. As a values-based financial institution, our number one priority is the financial well-being of our members.
Pushor Mitchell LLP has been Kelowna’s trusted legal advisor of choice for more than forty years. As B.C.’s largest law firm outside of the Lower Mainland, we’ve developed a unique perspective on how businesses and individuals experience legal challenges.
The University of British Columbia Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community where students intermingle with one another and their professors on a daily basis, while becoming global citizens through interaction with their community and the world.
Xen Accounting’s modern approach to accounting combines slick cloud-based systems, fully paperless processes and a knowledgeable, proactive team of professionals who help lift the burden of running a business.