startups

Bouncing back from an entrepreneurial eff-up

Bouncing back from an entrepreneurial eff-up

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.

Startup words of wisdom from the 2018 AccelerateAB Pitch Competition winner

Startup words of wisdom from the 2018 AccelerateAB Pitch Competition winner

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.

Alberta’s World-Class Data and Analytics Experts Take Centre Stage at AccelerateAB

AccelerateAB 2019’s Speaker Lineup to Showcase Data’s Extensive Reach Across Industries

Calgary, Canada – AccelerateAB, Alberta’s flagship technology conference, is pleased to announce the 2019 program focused on Data: Alberta’s New Energy. On April 15 - 16, 2019, at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary, world-class data and analytics experts from a variety of industries will share their views and experiences on the impact of data.

“With the recent announcement of a $100M investment to help grow artificial intelligence-focused companies in Alberta, the theme of this year’s AccelerateAB conference is a timely showcase for the vast depth of data — particularly AI — expertise in the province,” says Cynthia van Sundert, Executive Director of The A100, the organization that powers AccelerateAB.