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The Okanagan Grows as Tech Sector Hub

October 25, 2018
The Okanagan technology sector has been growing over the past few years and a recent study puts the extent of this growth into perspective. A new study commissioned by Accelerate Okanagan in conjunction with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) shows that the Okanagan region's technology sector is booming. The Okanagan tech sector has witnessed a year-over-year economic growth of 15% since 2013 and is now estimated to contribute $1.67 billion to the region's economy.   This is Accelerate Okanagan’s third survey to gauge economic impact, highlight growth and celebrate success since 201... continue reading
Posted by Noor Subeh
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Fruitful Tech Hub in B.C.’s Okanagan Region

May 16, 2018
British Columbia’s Okanagan region is best known for delicious fruit, world-class wines and eco-adventure tourism. Those qualities are now contributing to employee attraction and retention for tech industry giants like Disney Interactive and numerous startups. People from across the province have been flocking to the area for affordable infrastructure, attractive quality of life and now, for opportunities in the tech sector. Kelowna in particular is rapidly becoming a high-tech hub. From local startups to new offices of established companies, the Okanagan Lake city is growing a significant tech community. Since 2016, the t... continue reading
Posted by Abby Pollen
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