Recent stories about investment

Chowdary Meenavilli holds a microphone while he presents in a black sweater and black-framed glasses.
technology business

NTWIST claims top prize at Startup TNT's Investment Summit VII

A company that uses AI to help mining operations save money and decrease greenhouse-gas emissions, won the Edmonton portion of Startup TNT's Investment Summit VII.

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Six men in suits stand smiling around an architectural rendering of a new drug manufacturing facility
health region

Drug-manufacturing facility seen as catalyst for pharma development

The $80.5 million in federal money going into the Edmonton-based Canadian Critical Drug Initiative will do more than secure a domestic supply of crucial medications and support the commercialization of new drug discoveries, says the head of Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (API).

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A view of the Life Sciences Investment Summit stage from the back of the crowd
technology investment

Startup TNT makes it rain on the Prairies

Three Western Canadian startups will get tens of thousands of dollars in investment, and at least six more will get smaller cheques, after pitching at Startup TNT's three sector-specific summits on March 23.

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A large group of entrepreneurs poses on a dirt-floor patio underneath a wooden roof
technology business

Tech delegation to SXSW a success, say participants

Tech entrepreneurs who attended SXSW with Alberta Innovates say they made important new connections to customers, investors, and partners.

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bloom podcast

Bloom reflects on awards and previews investment summit

Episode 37 of Taproot's podcast on innovation in Edmonton looks back at the ASTech Awards and looks ahead to Startup TNT's next investment summit.

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Eight people seated on high chairs in front of a crowd
business technology

Founders and funders seek common understanding in maturing investment scene

The startup investing scene in Edmonton has evolved over the past three years, but venture capital's purpose is still not as well understood as it could be, says the co-organizer of an event that brought entrepreneurs and investors together during Edmonton Startup Week.

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Kevin Dahl and Lindsay Smylie holding microphones at an event
technology business

Bigger Edmonton contingent joins Plug and Play Alberta's second batch

Six Edmonton-area companies and another with Edmonton roots have been accepted into the second cohort of Plug and Play Alberta's accelerator.

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Tim Lynn and Zack Storms smiling in their company's new coworking space
business investment

Startup TNT creates shared space for investors downtown

Startup TNT has moved into a new space on 104 Street with a vision to get more investors together in one place and get more deals flowing in the city.

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health technology invests in telehealth startup Care2Talk

Edmonton-based venture capital firm has invested in a health-tech communications company called Care2Talk, bringing the Victoria startup's fundraise to $1 million.

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