Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Feel free to share it and let us know how we can improve the Blast. Let’s begin! Cohort 1 of the Alberta Accelerator by 500 Global will graduate this month The first batch of companies in Alberta Accelerator by 500 Global, which has been…

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EDMONTON, Alberta – Alberta Innovates and 500 Global, one of the world’s most active venture capital firms, are unveiling today the inaugural batch of the Alberta Accelerator by 500. 500 Global selected 11 startups for Batch 1 of the Alberta Accelerator by 500. They attended a rigorous 12-week program, which included mentorship on segments ranging from customer discovery to…

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Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Feel free to share it and let us know how we can improve the Blast. Let’s begin!Here’s the latest on a wide range of innovation in the Edmonton region. Feel free to share it and let us know how we can improve…

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First cohort of entrepreneurs receive accelerator support from 500 Global NEWS RELEASE EDMONTON, ALBERTA, January 17, 2022 – One of the world’s most active venture capital firms, 500 Global, has officially arrived in Alberta. Beginning January 11th, fourteen seed-stage companies will begin their 10-week training program through the Alberta Accelerator by 500, led by a…

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Hitting the accelerator on Alberta’s tech startups On Wednesday, Nov 24, Innovate Edmonton played host to all the partners involved in bringing four world-class business accelerators to Alberta to help promising startups grow. The four accelerators, including 500 Global, Plug and Play, the Alberta Pre-Accelerator and the Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator powered by Alchemist,…

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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 accelerators provide education, mentorship, a network of large corporations and access to capital to help startups bring their products to market faster. “Business and technology…

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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 government, Innovate Edmonton is funding three world-class accelerators, Alberta Accelerator by 500, Plug and Play Alberta, and Community Safety & Wellness (CSW) Accelerator powered by Alchemist. Concurrently, Innovate Edmonton is also funding and launching Alberta’s pre-accelerator in partnership with Platform Calgary, with a new…

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