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.Read More
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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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Supporting Albertans Working in Digital Media and Technology
Digital Alberta is a not-for-profit organization that aims to support, promote and connect Albertans who study or work in digital media and technology.Read More
The nanoFAB is a national, open-access training, service, and collaboration centre, focused on academic and industrial applications in micro- and nanoscale fabrication and characterization.Read More
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 programs, Waypoint 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.Read More
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.Read More
The Edmonton New Technology Society is a non-profit, member-driven society of makers, technology enthusiasts, hobbyists and friends. ENTS is a makerspace a place to create, build, repair, and work on projects around like minded people.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Technology Alberta exists to nurture a dedicated community of people and organizations whose coordinated and collaborative efforts help to make Alberta’s advanced technology companies the global vendors of choiceRead More
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.Read More
HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch, yo), and brimming with UltraSmart people.
Startup stories, events and news from the communityRead More