Agility’s vision is clean air everywhere! They are the leading global provider of highly engineered and cost-effective clean fuel solutions for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.
Blenz is widely known for their individually crafted coffees, proprietary teas, chocolate and fruit-based beverages. Each café is carefully designed to incorporate a welcoming and relaxed social setting to complete every customer visit.
Glow is a proudly Canadian company with convenient Glow Juicery locations across the country. They aim to be leaders in making healthy, plant-based nutrition accessible everywhere. Visit today and get the glow you’ve been searching for!
Gather opened in September 2018 and is located at the base of the Innovation Centre. A neighbourhood Korean-Italian restaurant that draws on the heritage of co-owners Chef Sung Ji Park and Luigi Coccaro, Gather serves food inspired by the traditional and not-quite-traditional dishes Park grew up eating with his family while also paying tribute to his decade of culinary experience in fine Italian dining.
Spaces offers creative working environments with a unique entrepreneurial spirit.
Originating in Amsterdam, Spaces was built on the idea that success breeds more success. They want to redefine the way work is done. That’s why they have cultivated a community of thinkers, achievers and imagineers. Plug into their energy and watch your world accelerate.
Bananatag solves communication problems for some of the biggest companies in the world. Their employee email platform allows internal communicators to build and send beautiful, responsive emails and surveys right from Outlook (or another mail client)!
The Okanagan College Animation Diploma Program focuses on drawing, design and the principles and techniques of traditional and digital character animation. Classes are taught by industry professionals to help students develop artistic skills, technical dexterity and creative thinking. Students have the opportunity to complete a professional quality, industry-focused demo reel showcasing their design and digital animation skills. Come visit their classrooms featuring the latest technology in the field of digital animation!
Trellis is an online tool that helps charities & champions like you to create and promote modern, fun events. Save time, amplify your impact, and let your fundraising events flourish!
Interior Savings is a member-owned, community-based credit union serving the BC Interior. They are a financial institution offering a wide range of products and services but, as a cooperative, their values drive them to look for opportunities to make a difference in their communities. They believe in people before profits and rolling up their sleeves where it matters most: here at home.
Hatch Interior Design Inc. is a full-service interior design firm specializing in commercial projects and multi-family developments. They have worked hard to become the Okanagan’s go-to firm for workplace design with a focus on developing intelligent designs for businesses that are first and foremost functional, but also unique and allow them to stand out from the competition.
Lawson Lundell LLP is a leading business law firm in Western and Northern Canada known for their practical, strategic approach to legal and business problems. With a focus on the technology and innovation sector, their experienced team of lawyers in Kelowna bring a wide range of expertise in areas including technology commercialization, venture capital and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate commercial law, intellectual property, cross-border transactions, commercial litigation and corporate tax. They draw on lawyers in their Vancouver, Calgary or Yellowknife offices for expertise in other specialized practice areas or jurisdictions.
Solstice is a yoga and meditation studio in the heart of downtown Kelowna. They want you to feel cared for from the moment you walk in the door until the moment you leave. Solstice provides everything you need for before, during, and after class. Their yoga rooms are fully appointed, mats included. They set up and clean up each class to give you back those important minutes in your day. You can also enjoy a cup of tea on them. See you on the mat!
Pela is on a mission to keep plastics out of our oceans! They create everyday products without the everyday waste, starting with a compostable phone case.
Valley First is a premier provider of banking, investment and insurance services for residents and businesses in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys. As a division of First West Credit Union, BC’s third-largest credit union with 52 branches and 38 insurance offices throughout the province, Valley First brings innovative products, an extensive branch network and local decision-making to the banking experience.
Twirling Umbrellas specializes in web design, search engine optimization, and digital marketing for brands with ambition. They are an agile team of energized creative specialists delivering powerful websites and brands designed to grow along with your business.
For over a decade, Crew has worked with hundreds of organizations to help deliver targeted, effective marketing campaigns. Together they build a strategic game plan, set realistic goals, lay out an action plan and then execute it. Their goal: to help organizations win with marketing.
FreshGrade is a portfolio and assessment platform that helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning. Using just one tool, evidence is captured, feedback given, and progression tracked through standards and custom objectives. FreshGrade encourages students to own their learning while engaging parents at every turn.
The atmosphere at Perch Café & Lounge is deliberately sophisticated yet unapologetically edgy. Its team is a carefully assembled team of hospitable innovators, passionate about creating a unique dining experience. This vision is executed by curating iconic cocktails and dishes, hand-crafted with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, and delivered with personalized, avant-garde service. The patio offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city, while the indoor space is a warm and charming oasis. Perch’s timeless ambience provides an intimate setting for your most memorable moments.
BDC is the Business Development Bank of Canada: a financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. They help create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financing, advisory services and capital with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. The location in the Innovation Centre is one of 123 business centres across Canada!
Starbuds is a recreational cannabis retailer with locations opening across Canada. Their goal is to educate guests and help redefine cannabis, making it as acceptable as a glass of wine.
Partnered with Starbuds, Compass Cannabis Clinic is an international clinic providing access to medical cannabis in Canada and Australia. It’s mission is to simplify a complicated process by helping patients understand and navigate medical cannabis.
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Accelerate Okanagan (AO) is a not-for-profit organization that gives new and growing technology-driven businesses the mentorship, connections, and community they need to thrive.
Tonit is not just a motorcycle app for riders to connect on, but a company that lives for the thrill of the ride. They are riders helping riders, building a community to make the most out of their motorcycle lifestyle. Tonit helps riders connect with other riders, share bike-related content, map and track riding experiences, and stay safer on the road. Its quickly-growing community is a dynamic group of engaged, active motorcycle enthusiasts.