Feb. 22 – Aug. 22, 2015

  • Innovator’s Toolkit Series Winter 2015

    Feb. 18 – Mar. 25, 2015

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    *Learn the Secrets to Launching a Successful Startup

    From uncovering financing options to capturing your market
    this series is focused on providing the most effective best
    practices for company development, and is designed to
    provide innovators with valuable insight from ‘been there,
    done that’ mentors, entrepreneurs and executives.

    *Why choose this program?*

    The Toolkit series is comprised of six half day sessions,
    which provide the most effective best practices… Read more…

  • Basecamp at AcceleratorYYC

    Feb. 21 – 22, 2015 9:00am — 5:00pm

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    Get your startup to be Investor Ready.  Learn how to
    protect your startup, build your idea, value your company
    and how to partner with investors.  

    Randy Thompson, Angel Investor and CEO of VA Angels, will
    provide startup founders with valuable insight and exercises
    to help them ‘become the investor’ and understand the
    process. Read more…

  • Basecamp Pitch Event

    Mon, Feb. 23, 2015 4:00pm — 7:00pm

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    BaseCamp, led by VA Angels and hosted by AcceleratorYYC, is
    an exclusive investment bootcamp for early stage,
    high-growth tech startups. Over the course of one weekend,
    up to 18 local startup founders work directly with Randy
    Thompson, VA Angels and other investor mentors to learn more
    about investment opportunities for their startup and prepare
    their investor pitch deck.
    The goal of the BaseCamp Pitch Event is to… Read more…

  • Photoshop 101

    Sat, Feb. 28, 2015 10:00am — 4:00pm

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    This is a great workshop facilitated by a professional
    photographer (Fela Photography) to learn the basics of
    Photoshop so you can create and edit pictures for your
    website, social media and business.

    What we will learn:

    Quick overview of the Menu Bar, Layers and document setup

    TOOLBOX: Selection and Crop Tools Lunch break (lunch is
    not provided, please bring your own (we have a kitchen)… Read more…

  • MRU Showcase Showdown

    Wed, Mar. 4, 2015 6:00pm — 8:30pm

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    Showcase Showdown is the first ever Mount Royal University
    democamp designed to inspire and support future makers and
    creators. It is a fun way for BCIS and CS students at MRU to
    showcase their work, while becoming a part of an energized
    community of innovators, fellow students, and the YYC tech
    community. Students will be competing for a chance to win a
    robot sponsored by EZ… Read more…

  • 2015 Funding Roadshow

    Mar. 10 – May. 28, 2015

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    *2015 Funding Roadshow Overview*


    At the 2015 Funding Roadshow, entrepreneurs working on
    an innovative solution will get the chance to pitch their
    business to a panel of angels, VCs, banks and government
    organizations. Entrepreneur teams will individually pitch
    in a closed setting to:

     Receive candid feedback on their pitch

     Have experts validate their business model

     Meet funders and in certain cases get funded

     Win a trip to pitch… Read more…

  • Interzone

    Mar. 11 – 13, 2015

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    A world-class technology conference. An unprecedented
    line-up. All set in the stunning Canadian rockies.

    As the internet has become a ubiquitous life form, the term
    cloud computing has become not only redundant, but
    irrelevant.  In this day and age, there simply is no other
    type of effective computing. The new order of information
    technology is upon us.

    Lines between disruptive startup subculture and enterprise
    technology are blurring fast.

    Once… Read more…

  • Welcome to New Tech Meetup!

    Thu, Mar. 12, 2015

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    Bringing the local tech community together to network,
    socialize and showcase new technology. I started this group
    to provide an opportunity for Calgary’s vibrant startup,
    business, academic and investor communities to connect and
    grow the tech ecosystem in our city. I look forward to
    meeting fellow technology enthusiasts.


    • Engage with the Calgary startup community 
    • Learn about the latest tech and tech companies 
    • Support or join… Read more…

  • New Tech Calgary March Meetup March 2015

    Fri, Mar. 13, 2015 6:00pm

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    New Tech Meetup Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 PM • Engage
    with the Calgary startup community • Learn about the
    latest tech and tech companies • Support or join an up and
    coming technology company… Details: Read more…

  • Ladies Learning Code Python Workshop

    Mar. 14 – 15, 2015

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