Posts in Tech Scene
Startup Canada Community Builder's Summit

Are you a community builder? Support the success of your region by attending #StartupDay to…

  • Learn best practices in growing grassroots entrepreneur communities

  • Hack a policy impacting entrepreneurs in your region

  • Network with community partners 

  • Have a voice to government on behalf of entrepreneurs in your community

  • Champion stories of entrepreneurs in your region with media

 

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Pitchfest

Pitchfest Edmonton is an event where startup company founders pitch their businesses and specific needs to an audience of public and private investors, service providers, business leaders, and community members. An expert panel will ask questions of the startup founders and then the audience will offer ideas and proposals to the startup founders. In addition, the $1 million Sprout Fund will invest in selected companies that pitch at Pitchfest.

The goal of this event is to enhance the Edmonton entrepreneurial community by helping startup founders find the key resources that meet their specific startup business needs.

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Energy New Venture Competition

The Energy New Venture Competition is Canada’s leading early-stage pitch competition dedicated to the advancement of emerging innovations for the energy sector. The single-day competition, hosted by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking, is designed to introduce promising start-ups to an incredible network of investors and industry leaders, and offers a pitch training program led by Platform Calgary (formerly known as Calgary Technologies Inc).

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District Ventures and IBM Innovation Space

The District Ventures and IBM Innovation Space is an innovation accelerator founded by Arlene Dickinson’s District Ventures and IBM Canada. Our unique programming and demand-driven innovation with large enterprise clients sets us apart and creates an environment where entrepreneurs and large enterprise build relationships, collaborate on real world challenges, grow, and excel.

The District Ventures and IBM Innovation Space is not simply an accelerator – it is a platform for a smarter, more efficient and more entrepreneurial business environment in Canada.

 

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Top 7 Coworking Spaces in Calgary With Pricing & Location Details

Calgary in Alberta province of Western Canada has got some cool coworking spaces. The concept of coworking seems to be going great with the people of Calgary and hence the city has seen a rise in the number of coworking spaces to meet the demand in recent past. With fully serviced offices, freelancers, startups and entrepreneurs are moving into coworking spaces to build a community and grow. Most of Calgary coworking spaces are full of activity and welcome newcomers on a daily basis. Let’s dig into what’s on offer at the best coworking spaces of Calgary.

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C100

C100 aspires to be the pre-eminent global community of Canadians in tech, a mission-driven network committed to supporting, inspiring, and connecting the most promising Canadian entrepreneurial leaders. C100 and its members - individual and institutional - support Canadian-led technology businesses and their leaders through mentorship, investment, partnership, and talent.

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Banff Venture Forum

Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest high-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community.

Since its inception in 1997, Banff Venture Forum has realized an order of magnitude scale of growth in all respects, with last year’s Forum hosting in excess of 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates.

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AccelerateAB

AccelerateAB, the province’s flagship technology conference, celebrates the best of Alberta’s technology scene. The annual conference brings together leaders, investors, influencers and supporters of Alberta’s technology ecosystem, with the goal of leveraging the success of the next generation of technology entrepreneurs across the province. The event is backed by high-profile and successful leaders in the industry and is powered by The A100, a member-driven group of Alberta’s most noteworthy technology entrepreneurs.

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DemoCamp Alberta

DemoCamp is a collaborative event that brings together developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and investors to showcase the best up-and-coming tech products in our province.

The rules for DemoCamp are simple: Ten companies will be given 7 minutes to demo their real, working products, followed by 5 minutes for questions. No slides are allowed.

This is a free community event hosted by Startup Calgary and Startup Edmonton to celebrate Alberta’s technology ecosystem before the AccelerateAB conference on Tues, Apr 16.

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TECTERRA AWARDS

TECTERRA has a unique privilege to see innovative technologies in their infancy, and disruptive waves of change before they begin to occur. To recognize and celebrate the brightest and best in technology development, TECTERRA presents six awards for outstanding achievement in the Canadian geospatial community every June.

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ASTech Awards

The ASTech Awards are Alberta’s most prestigious science and technology honours. The premiere event of its kind in Alberta, the ASTech Awards bring together 500 leaders from industry, government, media and educational institutions to honour and celebrate outstanding achievement in 10 categories covering the innovation ecosystem and sector-specific categories.

The ASTech Awards recognize and celebrate our brightest minds and the greatest achievements of outstanding individuals and organizations in the Alberta science and technology community.

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Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI)

A team of experts helping small businesses and entrepreneurs grow

With more than 30 years of experience in Western Canada, Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI) is a successful business incubator that helps existing small businesses and entrepreneurs with their growth strategy. Through their business programsWaypoint Services and co-working space headquartered in St. Albert, Alberta, NABI is an indispensable scale-up facilitator for small businesses on the brink of major growth.

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