Posts tagged Community
World Angel Investment Summit - NACO Canada

NACO’s World Angel Investment Summit attracts investors, partners and industry leaders from around the world and is the flagship event for the Canadian Angel Investor community. This year, the team at NACO partnered with the Inventure$ Conference to host three days of premium content in Calgary, Alberta. From June 5th to the 7th, attendees experienced great talks and networking opportunities with views of the rugged peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Special thanks to our Elite Sponsor, Alberta Innovates.

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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 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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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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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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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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BSides Edmonton

Security BSides is a community-driven Cyber Security Conference by cybersecurity community members. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening.

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Assembly Coworking Space

Assembly occupies the top three floors of a building in Kensington — the retail, dining, and entertainment district just northwest of the downtown core. You’ll find restaurants, coffee shops, and of grab-and-go lunch options in every direction. The riverside pedestrian and cycling pathways are a few blocks away, the Sunnyside and Sunalta C-Train stations are a 15-minute walk, and there are plenty of parking options to choose from.

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The A100 is a non-profit, member-driven organization of “been there, done that” tech entrepreneurs, dedicated to helping Alberta’s next- gen entrepreneurs and innovative start-ups be globally successful. It was formed by a group of industry pioneers who have been tied to many of Alberta’s technology success stories. Our members have a common goal of seeing Alberta’s technology industry flourish.

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Rainforest Alberta

Rainforest Alberta is an informal organization of people working together to improve Alberta’s innovation ecosystem.

We want Albertans to know that they don’t have to move away to invent, prosper, and move their ideas forward. To that end, our goal is to grow the same invisible infrastructure that underlies successful tech communities like Silicon Valley, right here in Alberta.

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Startup Edmonton

Since 2009, Startup Edmonton has brought together entrepreneurs, developers, students, mentors and investors to transform ideas into some of Canada’s most exciting and successful startup and scaling companies.

Through mentorship and practical advice, workshops and workspaces, and a vibrant community of member and alumni companies, Startup Edmonton supports entrepreneurs build and grow tech‑enabled products and companies.

Startup Edmonton hosts more than 280 community-driven events, workshops, meetups, conferences, forums and parties each year.

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