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! Plug and Play Alberta eager to help Edmonton companies scale The provincial directors of Plug and Play Alberta say they’ll be working to plug into Edmonton by staying closely…

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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 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 CALGARY, ALBERTA, November 9, 2021 – The Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) will support local entrepreneurs and startups through the establishment of Plug and Play Alberta by global business accelerator Plug and Play LLC with its headquarters in Calgary. “We are committed to becoming a central pillar of Alberta’s economy through establishing and…

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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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