Last night I discovered a secret. There are investors in Kelowna. For the last 8 weeks, my co-founder and I participated in Accelerate Okanagan’s investor-ready pitch contest, Jump:Start:Challenge. If you’re not familiar with Jump:Start, it’s an 8 week training program that helps startups craft their pitch to be presented in front of real-life, cheque-signing Angels.
I love being Canadian! Let’s celebrate some Kelowna entrepreneurs and their technology startups! At the end of March this year, The Globe and Mail did a piece on the people behind top Canadian Startups. Within this list, there were the likes of Ryan Holmes from Hootsuite, Christian Strat from Summify (acquired by Twitter in January 2012), […]
metabridge happened last weekend in my home town, Kelowna. It’s a small city in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada, and relatively new to the Canadian tech scene. This premier event aimed to connect top Canadian start-ups with Silicon Valley (www.metabridge.ca). I eagerly signed up for the complementary talk sponsored by Accelerate Okanagan. It was […]