By Sarah Sutherland on October 31, 2020
Mentor 2 Market Virtual Live Case & Breakout Exercise with Mentors: Orlee Smith, Product Manager, In-Vehicle Experience, Waymo – a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google on Mapping the Customer Experience and Developing a MVP Mentor 2 Market Virtual Live Case and Breakout Exercise with Mentors: Matt Bertulli, CEO, Pela on The […]
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By Sarah Sutherland on October 26, 2020
On October 21, 2020, Entrepreneurship@UBCO premiered the first virtual Leadership Forum of the year and debuted a documentary titled, “Building Okanagan Flood Resiliency”, in partnership with Lawson Lundell, the Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council, City of Kelowna, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance, Okanagan Basin Water Board, City of Gibsons, Regional District Central Okanagan, and Municipal Natural Assets Initiative.
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By Sarah Sutherland on September 27, 2020
Trent & Ria Kitsch, UBCO BBA ‘06, Proprietors, Kitsch Winery – Lessons Learned from founding and selling Saxx Underwear and DOJA to Canopy, to building an award-winning home building company and Kitsch Winery.
The Smart OKGN Leadership Event aims to create a “Sandbox” Accelerator to help develop and incubate new products and systems related to mobility, living, energy, healthcare, planning, and building that improve the quality of life for residents of the Okanagan Valley.
The next generation of young working professionals tackled availability of affordable housing and food/clothing, working integrated learning, entrepreneurial space and career employment opportunities at the first RBC Solve It, Pitch It and Win It! Challenge.