8 Ridiculous Challenges - 1 Amazing Cause. This 8 week challenge brings together Okanagan tech companies for some friendly competition and a common cause...KICK START YOUNG TECH TALENT. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to CODEanagan, a non-profit program that connects disadvantaged youth to future tech opportunities. STEP UP AND GET INVOLVED. Think your company has what it takes? Join us for 8 weekly challenges and a whole schwack of prizes.
Techathlon starts March 7th with the Opening Ceremonies and Retro Gaming Night at the Innovation Centre; then 6 weeks of fun, virtual tech challenges to get your team thinking and creating (this is what you do!). The Techathlon culminates with the Closing Ceremonies and a hilarious Rock Paper Scissors contest April 25, 2019.
KICK SOME SERIOUS BACK END! Participating companies can put in teams of up to 10; Sponsorship opportunities also available.
Innovation Centre Theatre and AO lounge/lab Kelowna
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity