Sprout Fund is quickly approaching the goal for its second fund, which will eventually provide momentum to a new group of seed-stage tech companies in Western Canada.
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A program to turn an emerging screenwriter's work into a short film has awarded its top prize to David Haas, a retired lawyer who owes his writing career to anger in the courtroom and a penchant for winning competitions.
AltaML has formed a strategic alliance with Amplitude Venture Capital, a top Canadian firm focused on life sciences and building precision medicine companies. The partnership will look to leverage the possibility of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the biotechnology sector.
Edmonton-based space company Wyvern has been accepted into the Y Combinator technology accelerator, and has closed an oversubscribed seed round for US$2.25 million, led by MaC Venture Capital, in addition to US$2.25 million in pre-seed funding and support from the federal government.
Karen Principe, the incumbent-beating councillor for Ward tastawiyiniwak, is keen to ensure her community remains "safe and viable and thriving" so her kids will want to stay.
By Karen Unland
It's time for Edmonton to invest in the equipment and staff needed to clear snow more quickly, Coun. Andrew Knack said on Episode 162 of Speaking Municipally, which he guest-hosted with an assist from Coun. Keren Tang.
By Karen Unland
After 10 years, 450 episodes, and almost 200 guests, The Movie Jerks are wrapping up their long-running Edmonton podcast.
Alberta's new pre-accelerator for tech-focused startups has announced its first cohort and its official name: Alberta Catalyzer.
Public washroom visits were up by 140% in 2021 compared to the previous year, according to an update from the City of Edmonton that will be going to committee next week.