AccelerateAB, the grassroots technology conference that has grown into one of the largest innovation showcases in Western Canada, has revealed the eight Alberta startups
If anyone in Alberta knows anything about pivots, it might be Mark Scantlebury. In 2014, Mark attended the Alberta tech conference, AccelerateAB, as the new
Meaghan Nolan and Kyle Nishiyama had plans to strike out on their own and build a company. They also wanted to come home. But first,
More than 650 of Western Canada’s top founders, funders, startups, and other innovation-minded people gathered for AccelerateAB 2019 and its inaugural Women in Tech Summit in Calgary on April 15-16 to help further the discussion about economic diversity in the province.
The startup and entrepreneurial journey, while always exciting, can sometimes throw unexpected challenges into the path to success. Kevin Franco, Executive Advisor and Entrepreneur in Residence at Platform Calgary, is more than a little familiar with that journey. Prior to acting as this year’s Moderator for the “Entrepreneur Eff-Up Stories” panel at AccelerateAB, we connected with Kevin to get his insight on overcoming challenges and how AccelerateAB helped shape his resilience.
We recently caught up with Rena Tabata, CEO & Co-founder of ShareSmart, to get an update on what she’s been up to since participating in AccelerateAB, and to get some helpful tips for startups attending this year’s conference.
Laura Haynes, the UK Chair Emeritus for UN Women, will give the keynote to The A100, sponsors and the Rountables startups on April 15.