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We inspire and encourage entrepreneurial thinking

Entrepreneurship@UBCO offers UBC Okanagan students, faculty, staff and recent graduates training and mentorship support to explore their startup ideas, build connections within the Okanagan innovation ecosystem, and develop the skill set needed to launch a successful new venture.

This includes venture-building programs, incubation spaces, mentoring, and investment opportunities. Our e@UBCO Accelerator, located at the Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna, provides the UBC community space to interact and transform their ideas into viable ventures.

Campus Connection

Program details for Vancouver-based ventures.

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Meet our Mentors

Our mentors are accomplished business leaders who provide our entrepreneurs with 1:1 advice on how to launch and scale their venture.

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Myles McGovern

President & CEO, Vorsana Environmental; Former Founder & CEO, Immersive Ventures

Rose Bhojani

Valhalla Angel; Business Consultant; Former Technology Sector Specialist/Senior Manager, BDC

Grant Lawrence

President, Valhalla Angels
(Kelowna and Vancouver Chapters)

Program Highlights


 

$ 2.3 M

venture capital raised

105

employees hired

69

ventures coached

*Program statistics are cumulative from the program launch date in 2018.

VODcast Series

Sponsored by:
Lawson Lundell LLP
Okanagan College

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Leadership Forums

Sponsored by:
Lawson Lundell LLP

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Quick Pitch Challenge

Signature Sponsorship by:
MNP LLP
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust

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