Posts tagged Alberta
Alberta Clean Technologies (VCC) Ltd. (“ABCT”)

(ABCT) was founded in June 2018 as a venture capital corporation (VCC) under the Investing in a Diversified Alberta Act. ABCT provides capital to Alberta small businesses doing research, development or commercialization of proprietary clean energy technologies, products or processes. ABCT is not a reporting issuer in any jurisdiction. Investors may not be able to transfer their shares until 4 months after ABCT becomes a reporting issuer, or pursuant to a further exemption under applicable securities laws.

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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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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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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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Rainforest Alberta - Connector

Rainforest Alberta - Connector is an informal get-together for Edmonton entrepreneurs, small business owners, and service providers looking to encourage and promote collisions between people and create connections that will help drive the success of entrepreneurs in Alberta's innovation system.

Join us to meet new like-minded people, celebrate successes and learn from failures, and build community that supports and promotes entrepreneurship across the Province. Our Connector events run the evenings of the 3rd Thursday of each month.

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TECTERRA

TECTERRA is a geospatial technology innovation support centre that supports the Canadian development and commercialization of geomatics technologies. The first centre of its kind, TECTERRA works with industry, entrepreneurs, researchers, and government affiliates to enable the use of geospatial technologies in addressing local, national and global challenges.

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The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is home to some of the world’s top talent in machine intelligence. We’re an Alberta-based research institute that pushes the bounds of academic knowledge and guides business understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Over our 15 year history, we have built a team of world-renowned researchers and advisors, giving Alberta-based companies first access to the brightest minds and the latest advancements.

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DeepMind

DeepMind has always been a unique hybrid of startup culture and academia, and we’ve been lucky to collaborate with many of the best researchers from around the world. Today we’re thrilled to announce our next phase: the opening of DeepMind’s first ever international AI research office in Edmonton, Canada, in close collaboration with the University of Alberta (UAlberta).

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Alberta Blockchain Consortium

The Alberta Blockchain Consortium (ABC) was founded to unite our province’s diverse community of blockchain business owners, developers, adopters and those interested in exploring the technology’s transformative potential. Seeking to educate and raise awareness of blockchain’s incredible economic and social value, the ABC supports ecosystem development and hosts monthly gatherings with expert speakers, along with other high-profile events with international reach.

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