Introducing OKGNtech

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. Nobody panic, we’ve got a plan.

We are OKGNtech is a showcase of Okanagan tech entrepreneurs, partners, supporters, and cheerleaders designed to fuel more connection, more growth, and more excitement. Follow along here, on the Accelerate Okanagan blog and on Instagram @OKGNtech to learn more about our growing community and what makes them awesome.

Chloe Popove

Chloe Popove

Another Room

James Schlosser

James Schlosser

BC Cancer Agency / Niche Wine Co

Marissa Young

Marissa Young

Wildflower Healing Arts

Jamil Karim

Jamil Karim

Innovate BC

Erica Pretorius

Erica Pretorius

Deloitte

You’re constantly improving your swing as a leader, and I think that’s very important.

– Larry Smith

Jason Lotoski

Jason Lotoski

Tonit

John Sechrest

John Sechrest

Seattle Angel Conference

Monika Brenner

Monika Brenner

Graphic Designer

Rocky Ozaki

Rocky Ozaki

NoW of Work Inc

Gina Cherkowski

Gina Cherkowski

STEM Learning Labs

Let me put it this way, if I were an investor, I would not invest in an entrepreneur if they didn’t have a mentor.

– Jason Lotoski

Larry Smith

Larry Smith

Accelerate Okanagan

Kathleen McKinnon

Kathleen McKinnon

Nine Rising

For me, sucess is simplification. 

– Josh Fraser

Scott McMillan

Scott McMillan

XCO

Colin Basran

Colin Basran

City of Kelowna

Carrie Mayhew

Carrie Mayhew

Twirling Umbrellas

Dan Rondeau

Dan Rondeau

925 Freelancing

Jamie Wood

Jamie Wood

Sanga Living

Josh Fraser

Josh Fraser

Estated

Rob Dawson

Rob Dawson

Top Search Result

Jackie Goode

Jackie Goode

Data Nerds

Angela Nagy

Angela Nagy

Green Step Solutions

Tyler Krenz

Tyler Krenz

Grant Thornton

Nicole Rustad

Nicole Rustad

Vortovia

Jason Kryski

Jason Kryski

Strawhouse

Raghwa Gopal

Raghwa Gopal

Innovate BC

Stephan Grynwajc

Stephan Grynwajc

Transatlantic Legal Services

Sara Scott

Sara Scott

Accelerate Okanagan

Scott Bauer

Scott Bauer

Navigator Multimedia

Kelly Hooey

Kelly Hooey

Build Your Dream Network

Steven Morrison

Steven Morrison

Farris, Vaughan, Will & Muprhy LLP

Sarah Bauer

Sarah Bauer

Navigator Multimedia

Kevin Lavigne

Kevin Lavigne

Reid and Associates Financial Solutions

Paris Gaudet

Paris Gaudet

CDTS

Amanda Loewen

Amanda Loewen

Purppl

Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

UBC / Dwell In / Freelancer

Ideas without follow through will always just be ideas.

-Max Colls

Thuy Tran

Thuy Tran

Accelerate Okanagan

Austin Walper

Austin Walper

Playr

David St Jean

David St Jean

Graphic Designer

Alex Reid

Alex Reid

Accelerate Okanagan

Kandy Schroder

Kandy Schroder

KAST

Lisa Hewitt

Lisa Hewitt

Aptean

Lexi Keen

Lexi Keen

Light House Labs

The art of networking is really the art of interrupting.

-Austin Walper

Pete Macleod

Pete Macleod

Change Gamers

David Kemp

David Kemp

BlockCAT

Brad Dahl

Brad Dahl

Bardel Entertainment

Matt Gomez

Matt Gomez

Mazu / Soil Mate

Andrew Greer

Andrew Greer

Accelerate Okangan / Purppl

Sonja Lee

Sonja Lee

Bananatag

If an opportunity scares you a little, it’s probably the best one for you.

-Krista Mallory

Kathleen Reid

Kathleen Reid

Switchboard PR

Susan Johal

Susan Johal

Kimmit Wrzesniewski Law

Take your job seriously, don’t take yourself seriously.

-Leslie Thomson

Taiya Ahola

Taiya Ahola

Strawhouse

Erin van den Brink

Erin van den Brink

Data Nerds

Jay Bell

Jay Bell

Trellis

Phil Ashman

Phil Ashman

Okanagan College

Michael Ratch

Michael Ratch

Hyper Hippo

Max Colls

Max Colls

Data Nerds

Joanna Wrzesniewski

Joanna Wrzesniewski

Kimmitt Wrzesniewski Law

Jenna Stasuk

Jenna Stasuk

Accelerate Okanagan

Leslie Thompson

Leslie Thompson

Innvation Centre

Dan Rink

Dan Rink

iTel Networks

Bri Spoule & Kristian Depoint

Bri Spoule & Kristian Depoint

Teacher / Entrepreneur

Krista Mallory

Krista Mallory

CODEC

Justin Veenema

Justin Veenema

BlokCAT

There’s lots of space for talking, but not enough space for listening.

-Andrew Greer

Carly Malchuk

Carly Malchuk

Bananatag

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Photos produced by The Collective You    –    Editorial produced by Accelerate Okanagan