How can a startup help 90 million people in six years? Tiffany Kaminsky shows it’s about clarity of purpose

Tiffany Kaminsky co-founded Symend in 2016. Headquartered in Calgary, the company now has operations across Canada, the US and Latin America and has helped nearly 90 million people to date—and growing—with its Behavioral Engagement Technology™ that makes difficult conversations a more positive experience. The founders have successfully raised $187 million in capital and lead a […]

Building Calgary’s applied AI talent pool

The AltaML Applied AI Lab is off to a roaring start, bolstering Alberta’s AI advantage.  Alberta is growing into a global AI powerhouse, building on talent developed here that is scarce in most other geographies. Alberta’s two major cities, Edmonton and Calgary, are developing strong ecosystems around applied AI, creating new opportunities for forward thinking […]

Provision Analytics is A100 One to Watch at Start Alberta Tech Awards

Provision Analytics

On November 16, Calgary-based Provision Analytics received the A100 One to Watch Award at this year’s virtual Start Alberta Tech Awards. Selected from a group of 17 nominated startups, the A100 One to Watch Award is presented to an Alberta up-and-coming tech company that is considered most likely to succeed as voted by A100 members. […]

Canada’s tech startups drew over $3 billion in the first half of 2019

Story by Veronica Sheppard, MaRS Canada has a different way of doing business, and it’s paying off. Local and international investors, including some NBA stars, are setting their sights on increasingly popular tech hot spots across the country, cities that are producing more “narwhals” — the Canadian counterpart to unicorns, which are companies valued over $1 billion — […]