KAST is Hiring! Apply Today for One of Four New Contract Positions!

  KAST is growing our team of seasoned business professionals to support the new Digital Economy: Rapid Response + Resiliency (DER3) Program, in partnership with Innovate BC. We have four new contract positions available and are…

Announcing Our New Executive Director

The KAST board and staff are pleased to welcome Sean Smillie to the role of Executive Director of our organization, effective September 1, 2020.   Sean comes to KAST with a history in the technology field, including leadership roles…
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THRIVE Business Resource Expo

We all share the same goal to help business grow, strengthen our local economy and help our communities Thrive! Help celebrate Small Business Week by participating in THRIVE, the 1st ever South Kootenay Business Resource Expo. This event…

BC Startup In Residence – STIR – Program Extended for a Second Year

The BC Startup in Residence – STIR – program brings the ideas and expertise of startup tech companies together with government business areas to co-develop technology solutions, improving services delivered to British Columbians. Modeled…

2018 Technology Impact Awards Winners Announced

The BC Tech Association (BC Tech) announced the winners for the 2018 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) on the evening of Friday, June 1, 2018. The longest-running and largest technology awards program in the province, this year the TIAs…

BC Gov't "Startup in Residence" Challenges

The BC Startup in Residence (STIR) pilot is an experiment to bring the ideas and expertise of startup tech companies together with government business areas to rapidly solve public sector BC STIR 2017 Challenge Statements. Key dates for…