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Innovator Stories

Abby Aiyeleye wins Start Alberta’s Most Promising Startup Entrepreneur of the Year

By Shamelle Pless | 9 November 2021

The provincial tech database and community gathering space for our province’s companies and founders, Start Alberta, has launched the 4th annual Start Alberta Tech Awards,…

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…

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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…

Global business accelerators to power growth, opportunities in Alberta tech startup sector

By Cory Sellar | 23 September 2021

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…

Innovate Edmonton News

Accelerating the development of tech startups

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 24 November 2021

NEWS RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 – Alberta’s drive to diversify the economy is getting a boost as four world-class business accelerators will help promising startups grow. Business and technology…

Innovate Edmonton Welcomes Plug and Play Accelerator to Edmonton

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 10 November 2021

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, November 10, 2021 – Innovate Edmonton is pleased to welcome Plug and Play CEO, Saeed Amidi and team to Edmonton. This visit is to prepare for an early…

Abby Aiyeleye wins Start Alberta’s Most Promising Startup Entrepreneur of the Year

By Shamelle Pless | 9 November 2021

The provincial tech database and community gathering space for our province’s companies and founders, Start Alberta, has launched the 4th annual Start Alberta Tech Awards, to recognize both individuals and…

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

Accelerating the development of tech startups

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 24 November 2021

NEWS RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 – Alberta’s drive to diversify the economy is getting a boost as four world-class business accelerators will help promising…

Innovate Edmonton Welcomes Plug and Play Accelerator to Edmonton

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 10 November 2021

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, November 10, 2021 – Innovate Edmonton is pleased to welcome Plug and Play CEO, Saeed Amidi and team to Edmonton. This visit is…

Accelerating Alberta’s tech sector

By Innovate Edmonton Team | 9 November 2021

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…

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