NEWS RELEASE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021 – Alberta’s government applauds a new business accelerator as part of a program that aims to create 20,000 jobs and $5 billion in technology firm revenue by 2030. Plug and Play will connect Alberta’s best startup businesses with international corporations to help bring their technology to market faster. “Plug and Play…

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PARTNER NEWS RELEASE | October 29, 2021 Alberta’s government is continuing to attract and promote tech talent in our province by partnering with Platform Calgary to host a hackathon. Over the past two years, Alberta has seen record investment in its tech sector and a doubling of startups over 2019. Technology and innovation play a…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – Alberta tech entrepreneurs and startups will soon have access to an accelerator with worldwide reach that will help them grow their businesses. Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta – the…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – A first-of-its kind global business accelerator will be based in Edmonton to help grow tech companies and provide artificial intelligence solutions that address community and social challenges.     Alberta Innovates chose the Community Safety & Wellness (CSW) Accelerator powered by Alchemist as one of four proposals…

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NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – Business accelerators with global reach are setting up shop in Alberta to power new growth and opportunities in the province’s burgeoning tech startup sector. The accelerators are experienced in vaulting promising startups through scaleup and growth by providing intensive mentoring, networking, access to capital and other…

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On August 5, the federal government announced Prairies Economic Development Canada, one of two new regional development agencies for the Prairie provinces that replaced the Western Economic Diversification Canada agency. Innovate Edmonton CEO Catherine Warren told Taproot Edmonton she welcomed the news, saying that PrairiesCan will help bolster the city’s tech ecosystem. “It will also support…

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A new company has been accepted into one of our programs to receive business development support. Gaia Grow Corp’s Edmonton-based subsidiary, Canna Stream Solutions Ltd. (CSS) has been entered into the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network (ERIN) Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Business Development Support (BDS) program. Delivered by Innovate Edmonton, the program is only for founders who…

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