NanoTess receives 2022 The A100 One to Watch

On November 17, 2022, NanoTess was recognized with The A100 One to Watch Award as part of the 2022 Start Alberta Tech Awards. The A100 One to Watch is awarded to an early-stage company that is voted by A100 members as “most likely to succeed.”     NanoTess is an early-stage Calgary-based health tech company […]

New AccelerateAB event goes behind the scenes with Alberta tech

CALGARY and EDMONTON, August 11, 2021 — The A100 today announced the new format for its annual tech event, AccelerateAB.  “A silver lining of the last 18-months has been that we’ve had time to take a close look at our event and the role it plays in Alberta’s growing and evolving tech ecosystem,” says Tamara […]

AccelerateAB 2020 postponed to 2021

As large group restrictions remain in place for the foreseeable future, the AccelerateAB 2020 conference has been postponed until September 29-30, 2021. But don’t worry, your tickets are still valid! The decision to postpone until 2021 is based on current available data and the fact that COVID-19 remains a top health concern around the world. […]

A100 members Patrick Lor and Mark Blackwell to receive Haskayne Alumni Awards

There are as many ways to make an impact as there are Haskayne alumni. This year, Haskayne is recognizing three bold personalities and the impact they are making in Calgary, Alberta and beyond. The 2019 Haskayne Alumni Award recipients are: Mark Blackwell, Rising Star Award; Dawn Farrell, Management Alumni Excellence Award; and Patrick Lor, Big […]

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 […]

AccelerateAB VIP Reception Features UN Women National Committee UK Chair Emeritus

Laura Haynes, the UK Chair Emeritus for UN Women, will  give the keynote to The A100, sponsors and the Roundtables startups on April 15 Calgary, Canada – AccelerateAB, Alberta’s flagship technology conference powered by The A100, today announced that Laura Haynes, Chair Emeritus, UN Women National Committee UK, will be the keynote speaker at AccelerateAB’s […]

2019 AccelerateAB Startup Advising Sessions Companies Announced

9 Alberta companies to learn from Alberta’s top entrepreneurs Calgary, Canada – AccelerateAB, the grassroots technology conference that has grown into one of the largest innovation showcases in Western Canada, has revealed the nine Alberta startups selected to participate in the prestigious Startup Advising Sessions for 2019. “Our Startup Advising Sessions are really what AccelerateAB […]

AccelerateAB, Alberta’s Flagship Technology Conference, Continues to Innovate with the Times

CALGARY, Alberta — AccelerateAB, Alberta’s most sought-after technology conference to brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators from all over Canada, is excited to announce the theme “Data: Alberta’s New Energy” for 2019, and its inaugural call for speakers. The latter is particularly of note as it is the first time AccelerateAB is doing a public […]

AccelerateAB 2018: Sold Out Success

Alberta’s flagship tech conference showcased the active sector that has been thriving in the province Edmonton, Canada – Over 450 Alberta technologists and innovators learned about the leading edge of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) at the sold out AccelerateAB 2018. AccelerateAB is Alberta’s flagship technology conference, which took place in Edmonton April 23-24, 2018. Kicking off […]

The Wayne Gretzky of Canada’s A.I. industry to speak at AccelerateAB 2018

Edmonton, Canada – AccelerateAB, Alberta’s flagship technology conference, is ecstatic to announce Dr. Richard Sutton, a global pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) as the closing keynote speaker. Presented by BDC, Dr. Sutton will talk about some of the significant advancements and recent innovations happening in the sector. Dr. Sutton has been instrumental in […]

Sold-out AccelerateAB 2017 Resounding Success

Alberta’s annual technology celebration creates collisions between local startups, key mentors, investors, and partners across the province Calgary, Canada – AccelerateAB 2017, which took place April 19 in Calgary to a sold-out crowd, was a resounding success. The speakers, sponsors, roundtables sessions companies, and participants enjoyed the day-long gathering of learning, startup pitch competition, and networking. […]