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Eliza Barlow

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Tech trailblazers cast cautious eye on city’s new innovation path
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Tech trailblazers cast cautious eye on city’s new innovation path

In May, Edmonton city council started down a new path toward tech greatness. This time, the first waypoint isn’t a building but another city-funded entity with a mandate to build the innovation ecosystem.

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Alberta budget a setback for diversification, says tech entrepreneur
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Alberta budget a setback for diversification, says tech entrepreneur

A prominent Edmonton tech entrepreneur says the inaugural budget of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's government is short-shrifting startups and scaleups with its “nearsighted” focus on established businesses.

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Finding $500K for TEC Edmonton is ‘easy for us,’ says EEDC
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Finding $500K for TEC Edmonton is ‘easy for us,’ says EEDC

The Edmonton Economic Development Corporation will come up with an extra $500,000 in its operating budget for TEC Edmonton, even if it means taking the money from another program or finding “efficiencies” elsewhere, says the agency’s chief executive officer.

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Digital dreams: Building an AI industry in Alberta
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Digital dreams: Building an AI industry in Alberta

Business plan shows a promising future, but cash is needed to make it real

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EEDC leased it, but will they come?
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EEDC leased it, but will they come?

An older downtown tower could be reborn as a new Innovation Hub to revitalize Edmonton’s tech startup community — if it can get tenants

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