Bloom is a weekly podcast all about innovation in Edmonton and how the ecosystem is growing. We bring you commentary and analysis on the latest news plus what we're keeping our eyes on, interviews with innovators, and more.

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Recent episodes

Zero Point Cryogenics drops the temperature to raise computing power

John P. Davis and Christopher Cassin of Zero Point Cryogenics discuss the business they're building around dilution refrigerators, a key component in the development of quantum computing. And guest co-host Mack Male helps Karen Unland dive into some innovation ecosystem news.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

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Umay attracts a Dragon's attention

Sharmin and Ali Habib, the sister-and-brother team behind Umay, reveal what it was like to seek investment in their eye-health and relaxation company on Dragons' Den. And we check in on a couple of other Edmonton companies that have pitched their businesses on TV.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

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Life after Yardly: A post-exit interview

Sheldon Zhang reflects on what it was like to sell Yardly and how he hopes his new project, Zalis Ventures, will help early-stage founders benefit from what he has learned. Plus, a new cohort of social innovators, a couple of award-winners, and a scam-detecting maverick.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

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