Founder and CEO of Happipad, Cailan Libby, has received funding from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to expand the Happipad platform across BC and Alberta. Happipad. in a web-based service, developed to create new ways to connect people to offer affordable housing opportunities, enhance social inclusion, and support healthy aging in place. Happipad was developed by Cailan Libby, a UBC Okanagan graduate, and Dr. Kenneth Chau, UBC Okanagan Professor with the School of Engineering, to help the community. Cailan Libby is an IHLCDP Associate.
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Happipad lands $250,000 grant, Kelowna News, March 22, 2021 https://www.kelownanow.com/watercooler/news/news/Level_Up_Central_Okanagan_Business_Report/Happipad_lands_250_000_grant/
Kelowna roommate-finding app receives $250,000 grant, Kelowna Capital News, March 18, 2021 https://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/kelowna-roommate-finding-app-receives-250000-grant/
Happipad scores big funding, Castanet, March 18, 2021 https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-328397-1-.htm