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A mockup of Innovate Edmonton's new office
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Innovate Edmonton to move into new home on Jasper Avenue this fall

The leading voice of Edmonton's innovation community will move into its first home this fall, in a street-level, loft-style office at the heart of downtown.

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Ashif Mawji, Rachel Chalmers, and Doug Holt
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Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator names first cohort

Areto Labs and PALcares from Edmonton are among an international group of tech startups in the first cohort of the Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator.

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A portrait of Kristina Milke
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Sprout Fund II nears $10M target to put into seed-stage tech companies

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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Wyvern raises US$4.5M, enters Y Combinator

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.

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Heather Ratsoy speaks at a news conference
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Downtown daycares in danger of succumbing to pandemic

As Edmontonians weather a fifth wave of the pandemic, the prolonged closure of many downtown offices has left daycares in the heart of the city struggling to stay open.

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Innovate Edmonton CEO Catherine Warren shares highlights of 2021, including "Alberta is home to a new province-led accelerator fund that's attracted four global accelerators to our city."
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New Alberta pre-accelerator announces first cohort

Alberta's new pre-accelerator for tech-focused startups has announced its first cohort and its official name: Alberta Catalyzer.

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Awn Kitchen founder Kaelin Whittaker
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Awn Kitchen survives setbacks with community support

Nothing could have prepared Kaelin Whittaker for the challenges she would encounter while trying to build her business, Awn Kitchen, in the middle of a pandemic. But she's still standing, and her latest shift has been greeted with tremendous support.

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Protein chemist Hector Vega and CSO Arun Raturi in the Entos laboratory
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Entos and Lilly sign agreement to research and develop new brain-disease therapies

Edmonton-based Entos Pharmaceuticals has signed an agreement with Eli Lilly, giving the American pharmaceutical company exclusive rights to Entos's Fusogenix PLV technology for $50 million now and up to $400 million in the future.

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Barto Residence, a bright blue, two-storey building
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Vintage Fork survives pivot, prepares for new home

Restaurant turned online tea shop Vintage Fork is preparing to move into a new brick and mortar location this summer at the Barto Residence.

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