Feb. 20 – Aug. 23, 2015
Fri, May. 29, 2015 7:00pm
Are you someone who loves to explore data and wants to do
good for the community? Then join this exciting DataThon
hosted by Data for Good – Calgary.
Bring your data skills and get ready to dive into the
valuable operational datasets that will be made available
for analytics and visualization.
Below is an outline of the schedule for the weekend with
specific details included for each day.
Please read it over… Read more…
Tue, Jun. 2, 2015
ACAMP is proud to present the ACAMP Seminar Series, a series
of quarterly technology commercialization events aimed at
bringing together Alberta’s innovation community.
Designed, hosted, and launched in 2009 by ACAMP, this
innovative seminar series covers the following market
sectors: Cleantech, Health and Medical, Conventional Energy
and Unmanned Vehicles.
Seminar Focus: Applications of Robotics & Intelligent
The Unmanned Vehicles and Robotics Industries are seeing
significant growth in Alberta, Canada and… Read more…
Wed, Jun. 3, 2015
Always remember – a dollar saved from costs goes directly
towards the bottom line.
Using your dollar wisely can go a long way, especially for a
startup, and the first step is planning ahead! You want to
be proactive, not reactive, because it forces you to act
under pressure, potentially paying more for something than
you should. Monitoring your inventory (and personnel!)
levels, allow you to effectively cut… Read more…
Fri, Jun. 5, 2015
“You are only as good as the people you hire” ~ Ray
When first starting out, culture & vision are beginning to
take shape and the initial hiring process, whether it be
contract workers, part timers, will can have a huge impact
on both. Finances are tight, and ensuring you can attract
the right people, at an affordable rate, can be difficult.
How can you attract… Read more…
Thu, Jun. 18, 2015
Sharpen your financial management skills with a Startup
Finance Bootcamp. The Startup Finance Program is presented
by Startup Canada[http://www.startupcan.ca/] and Intuit
is hosted by Startup Edmonton.
Startup Finance Bootcamps are intensive workshops held
in-person bringing together between 50 and 150 entrepreneurs
with expert facilitators and the local startup finance
providers and mentors.
here: http://www.startupcan.ca/ourwork/startup-finance-bootcamp-edmonton-june-18-2015-2/[http://www.startupcan.ca/ourwork/startup-finance-bootcamp-edmonton-june-18-2015-2/] Read more…
Thu, Jun. 18, 2015 8:00am — 5:00pm
Event title: Traction Conference
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Harbour Event Centre, 750 Pacific Boulevard,
Traction is a one-day conference that will teach startups
distribution strategies and tactics for acquiring explosive
growth. Listen to 30 of the most influential names from the
fastest growing companies of the last decade, including:
Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite; Phil Fernandez, CEO of
Marketo;… Read more…
Wed, Jun. 24, 2015
Join us at the TECTERRA Geomatics Showcase 2015!
TECTERRA’s Fifth Annual Geomatics Showcase will mark our
biggest event to date. As the premier industry event, we
will showcase leading Geomatics technologies developed by
our portfolio companies across Canada!
This year, we will feature over 60 companies demonstrating
the latest developments in Geomatics and geospatial
technologies. You will also have the opportunity to network
and build alliances with top… Read more…
Wed, Jun. 24, 2015
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: 555 Legget Drive Tower A, Suite 600, Ottawa, ON,
Opportunities to meet with our members; Alcatel-Lucent,
Allstream, BTI Systems, Cisco, EWA Canada, EXFO, Invest
Ottawa, JDSU, Juniper, Mistral Ventures, Rogers and TELUS!
In order to strengthen Canada’s ecosystem, CENGN is holding
a “MNE-SME Partnership event”. This is an open
invitation event. Pre-arranged 1:1 meetings, however, are by
invitation only…. Read more…
Tue, Jul. 7, 2015
As part of the 2015 Startup Canada Webinar Learning Series,
Startup Canada is pleased to feature Brad Feld, Managing
Director at Foundry Group[http://www.foundrygroup.com/],
on *Tuesday, July 7* from 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT.
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since
1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded
Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity
Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars.
In addition to his… Read more…
Tue, Aug. 18, 2015
As part of the 2015 *Startup Canada Webinar Learning
Series*, Startup Canada is pleased to feature prominent
investor Boris Wertz, Founder and General Partner
at Version One
Ventures[http://versionone.vc/] on *Tuesday, August 18,
2015 at 4:00pm EDT*.
Mr. Wertz is an entrepreneur turned investor. He co-founded
AbeBooks which sold to Amazon, is an early-stage investor
through Version One Ventures, and a board partner at tech VC
firm a16z[http://a16z.com/] (Andreessen Horowitz). His
current portfolio includes 50+ investments, including… Read more…