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KAST Your Business Launch Pad

The Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the continued growth of science and technology as key economic drivers in the West Kootenay-Boundary region of BC. KAST works with business and communities to support and showcase the opportunity provided by science, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation in our region.

News & Events

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New Ventures BC Round 2 Announcement:...

New Ventures BC received over 165 entries for their annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition and they are gradually whittling it down.  Round two sees 151 early-stage...







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Adopt a Startup. Promote your...

It takes more than a village (or miniature city, in the Kootenay case) to grow a technology company, especially if that village is situated in a beautiful but somewhat...

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Me Inc. Workshop

Me Inc. Workshops Have you ever wondered about becoming an entrepreneur? Taking your training or skills to a new level and running your own show? Launching a start-up? Maybe...







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Creston Business Plan 101

A business plan is an essential tool for you as a business owner. It organizes your ideas and helps analyze the viability of your business before you start it. This interactive...