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Nathan Waters

A story we hear often, one of our best is looking to come back. Nathan grew up in the Okanagan as a child, moved to get his degree in Computer Science from UBC and worked in Vancouver (less a short time in South Korea teaching...

Finding work and finding employees just got easier.

The Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) is launching a new component of its Workforce Development Programming. Magnet is a skills-based, employment matching platform that will serve as a key tool for employers and job seekers throughout the Central Okanagan. A regional adoption of Magnet...

Heart & Stroke Big Red Bike

Remember the feeling of riding the Heart & Stroke Big Bike? In May 2015 - 72 Big Bike teams in the Okanagan/Kootenays raised over $171, 000 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation!  We have the Big Bike in Kelowna from May 4th – 7th 2016. It's the...

OYP Winter Social

http://oypcollective.com/event/oyp-symphony-experience/     Back by popular demand, the OYP is hosting a young professional mixer before the rockets game. After enormous demand for another OYP Hockey night we have partnered with the Delta Grand and the Kelowna Rockets to put on a great event. Tickets are $35 and include a...

Free Agent spotlight – Jeff Tassone

An established Okanagan Alumni, Jeff is coming back to the Okanagan in search of that sense of community. Born in Castlegar BC, Jeff grew up in an entrepreneurial environment through his family business. From the age of 12, his parents had him working the front line and...

The 2016 Okanagan Technology New Year Kick Off!

Powered by Accelerate Okanagan, NYKO2016 brings together entrepreneurs, business people, and supporters of the Southern Interior’s technology community. Guests will establish valuable business connections with the Okanagan’s brightest entrepreneurs who make tech here. Get your tickets here! Please note that since we have booked a smaller, exclusive venue there will...

Lighthouse Labs is looking for a local community manager.

The job of a Community Manager is to act as an ambassador who engages and connects developers, employers, media, and students during and leading up to the launch of The Satellite Bootcamp.  Lighthouse Labs i​s a modern, immersive teaching facility for web and mobile software development....

Venture Okanagans 10th Angel Investment Forum

On February 18th, 2016 Venture Okanagan will be hosting the 10th Investors Forum at the Okanagan College Kelowna campus. This event is the only program of its kind in the Okanagan region and is one of the largest student-run investor forums in Canada, run by...

Canadian Tech Giant Looking for Awesome Okanagan Staff

  If you are looking for a career change to something fun and exciting? Accelerate Okanagan And the OYP are working with Shopify to help them hire some of our great local talent and meet our community as they look to expand out West. Come out...

OYP Winter Social – December 17th *Sold Out*

SOLD OUT! Come down to the mission Tap House for the OYP Winter Social and meet other young professionals. It wouldn't be the holidays without good friends, new friends laughter and the occasional poorly timed joke. The OYP will be hosting a Winter Social December 17 at...

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