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Innovator Stories

In Conversation with IGC Member, Jacquelyn Cardinal

By Shamelle Pless | 29 September 2021

This week, we spoke to Jacquelyn Cardinal, a woman of many accolades and professional titles, including technologist, entrepreneur, Innovation Growth Council (IGC) member, Edmonton’s Top…

In The News

Alberta tech startups will plug into global innovation system through new business accelerator

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

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…

Unique business accelerator to grow tech-based ventures that improve community safety and wellness

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

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…

500 Global establishes presence in Alberta to strengthen the Alberta Innovation Corridor

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

NEWS RELEASE The firm will set up the Alberta Accelerator by 500 to foster high-potential technology companies EDMONTON, ALBERTA – September 23, 2021 – 500 Global (formerly 500 Startups), one…

Innovate Edmonton News

Edmonton Startup Week Launch Party Returns for 12th Year, Positioning Ten Edmonton Startup Companies for Success

By Erin Gobolos | 15 October 2021

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,…

Everything you need to know about Edmonton Startup Week 2021

By Cory Sellar | 11 October 2021

Edmonton Startup Week 2021 will take place from October 18-22 with over 50 virtual events from members of the amazing local innovation community, including the Innovate Edmonton and Startup Edmonton…

A Reflection on Truth and Reconciliation

By Shamelle Pless | 27 September 2021

Thursday, September 30th, marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and Innovate Edmonton acknowledges the Survivors, their families, Indigenous communities, and others affected by the unjust and harmful…

Startup Edmonton News

Edmonton Startup Week Launch Party Returns for 12th Year, Positioning Ten Edmonton Startup Companies for Success

By Erin Gobolos | 15 October 2021

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,…

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Everything you need to know about Edmonton Startup Week 2021

By Cory Sellar | 11 October 2021

Edmonton Startup Week 2021 will take place from October 18-22 with over 50 virtual events from members of the amazing local innovation community, including the Innovate Edmonton and Startup Edmonton…

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Startup Edmonton welcomes the fourth Propel cohort

By Cory Sellar | 13 September 2021

Propel is Startup Edmonton’s 12-week pre-accelerator program, powered by a grant from Alberta Innovates, designed to support tech entrepreneurs as they solidify their business foundations and prepare to apply for accelerators,…

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Innovate Edmonton Welcomes Division Heads to Support Early and Mid-Stage Edmonton Innovators

By Erin Gobolos | 10 September 2021

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…

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Canna Stream Solutions receives business development support

By Cory Sellar | 30 August 2021

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…

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Scaleup Edmonton News

Innovate Edmonton Welcomes Division Heads to Support Early and Mid-Stage Edmonton Innovators

By Erin Gobolos | 10 September 2021

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…

Accelerate Edmonton News

Strengthened Alberta collaboration to advance Alberta as a tech powerhouse

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, September 23, 2021 – Platform Calgary and Innovate Edmonton are joining forces to boost promising tech startups in the early stages…

Innovate Edmonton Funds, Launches and Lands Accelerators, Benefiting Edmonton Tech Companies

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, September 23, 2021 – Edmonton is soon to be home to global accelerators for startup and scaleup businesses. As part of a funding partnership with the three levels of…

Innovate Edmonton Welcomes Division Heads to Support Early and Mid-Stage Edmonton Innovators

By Erin Gobolos | 10 September 2021

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…

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