NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA | October 15, 2021 – The twelfth annual Launch Party, produced by Innovate Edmonton and its program division Startup Edmonton, is the flagship event during Edmonton Startup Week, celebrating and showcasing Edmonton’s hottest startups. Since 2010, more than 100 companies have launched products and solutions at the event, including rapidly-growing companies like Jobber and Showbie. This year’s event is no exception. With 10 companies chosen to participate after a competitive…

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ANNOUNCEMENT, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 – Edmonton’s early and mid-stage innovators can expect elevated support from Innovate Edmonton with the launch of two new divisions, Scaleup Edmonton and Accelerate Edmonton, expanding on our well-established Startup Edmonton group. Head of Scaleup Edmonton Chloe Chalmers, Head of Accelerate Edmonton Dawn Newton, and Head of Startup Edmonton Christian Tokarski have joined Innovate Edmonton as program division leads. Together, they will steward current programs and develop future strategies to support innovation-intensive entrepreneurship at every stage of growth.  “Innovate…

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ANNOUNCEMENT, JULY 21, 2021 – Innovate Edmonton is proud to announce our new Innovation Growth Council – a group of diverse advisors and evangelists from across Edmonton’s innovation spaces. These 14 Council members were selected through an in-depth process conducted over several months and will serve as ambassadors and champions for innovation, representing a broad swath of our community.   “Innovation is a big tent and Edmonton will…

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ANNOUNCEMENT, JULY 12, 2021 – As announced in April, the TEC Edmonton joint venture between the University of Alberta and the City of Edmonton is winding down organizational operations as of June 30th. Following collaborative discussions with the joint venture partners and TEC, Innovate Edmonton will take on the leadership of two flagship programs.   Effective…

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Visit the platform LAUNCH THE PLATFORM ANNOUNCEMENT, JUNE 15, 2021 – Start Alberta Network Platform is a world-class tech database that joins more than 40 other tech startup ecosystem solutions, including ones from the UK, France, Berlin and Amsterdam. As the most comprehensive database on startups and funding in the province, Start Alberta provides insights on…

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ANNOUNCEMENT, MAY 31, 2021 – Innovate Edmonton is the new home of Startup Edmonton, effective June 1, 2021. Startup Edmonton will continue to operate from the Mercer Warehouse helping to grow the businesses of more than 500 members across Edmonton. The Startup Edmonton team will continue to deliver high-value programs for our entrepreneurial community, while…

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This week we will be celebrating the incredible innovators that are, and have, changed the landscape of the Edmonton innovation ecosystem – people, organizations and companies who courageously dream, solution-find, and make change happen. The Rideau Hall Foundation established Canadian Innovation Week to recognize Canadian achievements and inspire the next generation of innovators. The 4th annual…

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