NEWS RELEASE Tech startups from across the province can now apply to participate. November 4, 2021 – Founders of startups in early stages of development can now apply to participate in the inaugural cohort of Alberta’s new pre-accelerator program. A collaboration between Platform Calgary, Innovate Edmonton, and Alberta Innovates, the pre-accelerator will provide education, mentorship,…

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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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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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