Feb. 2 – Aug. 2, 2014
Sat, Feb. 15, 2014 10:00am — 5:00pm
February 15, 2014
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
This television show gives aspiring entrepreneurs the
opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of wealthy
Canadian business moguls — the Dragons.
The Dragons’ Den continues to seek entrepreneurs who think
they have what it takes to seal a deal with the country’s
most renowned business tycoons.
Do you have a hot new invention or the next million-dollar
idea? Does your… Read more…
Wed, Feb. 26, 2014 11:45am — 1:30pm
Whether you’re a technology-based business considering
your exit plan, or a business that is growing through
technology acquisitions, intellectual property (IP) is an
important asset to consider. How do you make sure you’re
protecting your crucial innovations and know how? What part
does intellectual property play in business transactions?
How do you know you’re not leaving crucial IP assets or
money on the table?
In today’s technology-driven, highly… Read more…
Thu, Feb. 27, 2014 5:00pm — 8:00pm
Startup Grind – powered by Google for Entrepreneurs
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to
educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly
events in more than 40 cities and 20 countries featuring
successful local founders, innovators, educators and
investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on
the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside
chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences
provide ample… Read more…
Sat, Mar. 1, 2014 7:00pm — 10:30pm
Imagine a world where your clothes regulate your body
temperature, monitor your vital signs, and your necklace
begins to glow when the sun goes down.
Today, this is achievable. Modern fashion designers are no
stranger to the potential of merging clothing with
Make Fashion is an initiative that introduces talented local
designers to cutting edge new technologies, subject matter
experts, and wearable technology. We are collaboration of
great… Read more…
Wed, Mar. 5, 2014 6:30pm — 8:30pm
After a long wait, we’re back with another DemoCamp!
We’re changing things up this time around: Startup Calgary
and AcceleratorYYC have partnered together to host DemoCamp
Calgary 27 on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the
AcceleratorYYC space. Don’t worry, beer is still available
As you know, DemoCamp Calgary is a free event, but ideally
we’d like everyone to register. Please do so here.
Don’t forget to… Read more…
Tue, Mar. 11, 2014 11:30am — 1:30pm
Session #1: Accelerating Knowledge Translation in the Social
& Clinical Sciences
Join us for a case study of LivingWorks and dive into the
topics of building a company from university research,
copyright & trademark protection, branding and their
implications for researchers today.
Carissa Connelly, BA: Manager, Outreach, Sparkup Inc.
Patti Derbyshire, MACAM: Chair, Associate Professor,
Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Mount Royal University
Martin P.J. Kratz, Q.C.: Head of Intellectual Property
Practice… Read more…
Thu, Mar. 20, 2014 11:00am — 12:30pm
A light lunch will be provided to attendees.
TEC Edmonton invites you to attend the TEC Venture Angels
Forum to observe investable companies present to investors.
Join us at this special event to network with top-quality
prospects and representatives from Canada’s largest
network of angel and venture capital investors.
About TEC Venture Angels
TEC Venture Angels combines two of Canada’s largest angel
investor networks: Edmonton’s TEC… Read more…
Thu, Mar. 20, 2014 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Topic of the March meeting
The next meeting will default to talking about OpenStack
Swift object storage as there are a couple of organizations
in Edmonton rolling out Swift.
However, I would love it if other members had different
topic ideas or something they specifically wanted to discuss
or demo. I go to a lot of meetups and do find it slightly
awkward when the person organizing… Read more…
Tue, Mar. 25, 2014 7:30am — 9:30am
Session #3 Innovation and the Energy Industry: Can Research
Turn into a Competitive Advantage?
Hear from industry, academic and business leaders on
leveraging research to create a competitive advantage. Learn
what is needed to facilitate cooperative efforts between
industry, Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and academia that
result in bringing energy tech to market.
Panelists: Eric Schmadtke, MBA: Vice President, EnerTech
Capital Duncan McInnis, PhD: Senior Water Supply Engineer,
Golder… Read more…
Tue, Mar. 25, 2014 12:30pm — 1:30am
The Coast to Coast (C2C) Seminar is an hour-long
presentation given on a scientific topic and is made
accessible to audiences at a number of remote sites across
Canada through collaboration technology. C2C Seminars are
held every two weeks throughout the academic year.
*Sensor Technologies for Managing Disease and Disability*
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — 11:30 to 12:30 PST
Dr. Rafik A. Goubran, Professor and… Read more…