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 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, celebrating and showcasing Edmonton’s hottest startups. Since 2010, more than 100 companies have launched products and solutions at the event, including rapidly-growing companies like Jobber and Showbie. This year’s event is no exception. With 10 companies chosen to participate after a competitive…

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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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