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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Fuelling with endurance chocolate

We're joined by Kristyn Carriere, co-founder of Seven Summits Snacks. The company's endurance and superfood chocolate has helped it land a spot in the semi-finals of the 2022 Startup Global Pitch Competition. Plus, the Indigenous Friends Association has started its four-week INDIGital program and the province announced a $6-million business support program for women entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Applying AI to craft beer

We're joined by Kirk Zembal, co-founder of Blindman Brewing, and David Chan, product lead for industry at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, to discuss how Blindman is using AI. Plus, Startup TNT announced the top 20 for its next investment summit, EZ Ops has acquired two companies, and the YEG Startup Community Awards are next week.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

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Redefining innovation through everyday essentials

We're joined by two women founders to talk about reinventing everyday essentials, and how they've navigated building their companies in an innovation ecosystem that's increasingly dominated by tech startups. Plus, The51 is expanding to Edmonton and Sprout Fund announced its first close.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

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