• AccelerateAB

COVID-19 and AccelerateAB 2020

2020-03-12T14:54:03+00:00March 12th, 2020|

Due to rapidly escalating health concerns relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the AccelerateAB 2020 conference has been postponed until September 14-15, 2020. The decision to postpone is based on current available data and the fact that [...]

  • AccelerateAB Startup Advising

AccelerateAB 2020 Startup Advising Sessions Companies Announced

2020-03-02T16:23:06+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

  AccelerateAB, the grassroots technology conference that has grown into one of the largest innovation showcases in Western Canada, has revealed the eight Alberta startups selected to participate in the prestigious Startup Advising Sessions for 2020. “The Startup Advising Sessions [...]

  • Goodpin

Why social impact startups thrive in Alberta

2020-02-13T18:58:09+00:00February 13th, 2020|

Jay Baydala is a firm believer in community, social good, and social impact. After founding Goodpin in 2012, he discovered like-minded individuals when he participated in the AccelerateAB startup advising sessions in 2014. “It was the first time I experienced [...]

CBC’s Andrew Phung returns to host AccelerateAB

2020-01-31T17:05:22+00:00January 8th, 2020|

We're thrilled to announce that Andrew Phung of CBC's "Kim's Convenience" is returning to host AccelerateAB 2020! Actor, comedian and all-around tech fan, this Alberta boy is guaranteed to bring the good times to our 10-year celebration. Early Bird tickets [...]

Bouncing back from an entrepreneurial eff-up

2019-11-28T00:23:13+00:00April 12th, 2019|

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.

AccelerateAB Highlights Alberta’s Top 15 Tech Startups at Roundtables

2017-01-16T13:00:00+00:00January 16th, 2017|

AccelerateAB Roundtables is a half-day mentorship program that provides startups with the opportunity to receive validation and support from some of Alberta’s most influential entrepreneurs who have been there, done that. AccelerateAB Roundtables is a half-day mentorship program that provides startups with the opportunity to receive validation and support from some of Alberta’s most influential entrepreneurs who have been there, done that.