Patience and the people factor: tips from A100 member John Pinsent

John Pinsent

Having seen a wide range of Alberta tech success, angel investor and A100 member, John Pinsent, shares what he looks for in tech companies and his biggest lessons learned We’ll start in the beginning. What can you tell me about your entrepreneurial journey? Mine is probably a bit of a different story than most of […]

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 […]

Startup words of wisdom from the 2018 AccelerateAB Pitch Competition winner

Each year, the AccelerateAB Startup Advising Sessions provide Alberta startups with high-quality advice from people who have built, scaled, and exited technology startups themselves, in addition to storytelling and pitch coaching workshops. In 2018, the winner of the Startup Advising Sessions Pitch Competition was Rena Tabata, CEO & Co-Founder of ShareSmart, who was awarded the […]

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 […]