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[Infographic] Online Anatomy of the 2016 #accelerateAB Conference

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Last week’s #accelerateAB conference in Edmonton was exceptional. The feeling of excitement and optimism in our tech community was palpable (albeit subdued by the overarching difficult economic times in Alberta). #diversifyalberta has become a battle cry. It feels like the Alberta tech community has turned a corner after several years of pulling together […]

A100 Annual Report Points to Vibrant Alberta Tech Ecosystem

At the A100 AGM last week, we had a chance to take stock in the progress made in the local Alberta tech community. The A100 (www.theA100.org) is “a collective of Alberta’s successful tech executives and entrepreneurs.” Everyone in the association has been involved in some type of business exit and […]

Back to back weekend hackathons shows off Calgary’s brightest aspiring entrepreneurs

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Over the last two weekends, while most were at home enjoying the Superbowl and the Grammys, the tech community in Calgary came together for what is known as a “hackathon” in pursuit of having some digital fun, doing some serious networking and kickstarting the next big thing. A hackathon is […]

Calgary’s Simmering High-Tech Community Set to Explode

I recently attended a Material Insight event, hosted by VC and author Guy Kawasaki with a panel from noted success stories in Calgary. It’s premise: Calgary-based tech companies including VoodooPC, iStockphoto, StumbleUpon, Veer and NovAtel have all been acquired by international technology mega-players. We ask Calgary’s tech elite if our city is becoming a hotbed of sought-after technology? I experienced […]