entrepreneurship@Alacrity

Program targets students in and recent graduates of engineering and business programs. Participants receive grants to cover their basic costs, living expenses and are provided office space at Wavefront in Vancouver. Graduating companies

Published on: May 10th, 2013

Accelerator bringing international connections to Calgary

When Michael Gilbert first arrived in Chile to promote his startup, he was floored to find the Chilean representatives of major telcos had already heard of him – and they were even familiar

Published on: May 10th, 2013 Candice So

New ventures are cultivated everywhere

By Francis Moran  Those of you who are regular readers of our posts will know that I am passionate about entrepreneurship and a huge fan and supporter of startups. So it’s not unusual

Published on: September 20th, 2012 Francis Moran

New accelerator for wireless SMBs coming to Ontario

A new accelerator for small and medium sized wireless sector firms is being launched in Ontario. The new initiative will be part of Wavefront, an existing NationalCentre of Excellence accelerator program for innovation

Published on: September 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Vancouver tech firms with best money-making potential listed

A Vancouver-based technology startup accelerator is celebrating the success of some of its past and current business tenants this week for being named to B.C.’s “Ready to Rocket List.”The list, compiled annually to

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Accelerated: Waterloo’s culture of collaboration

By Francis Moran and Leo Valiquette Throughout this series, we have often referenced startup accelerators and the important role they play in the commercialization ecosystem, as well as where government support fits into the

Published on: July 14th, 2011 Francis Moran