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Six people smile and laugh in a posed photo at Edmonton Unlimited.
business technology

New meetup brings innovation on sustainability into the professional realm

When Brett Eigner noticed Edmonton's tech founders and innovators held regular meetups but sustainability professionals didn't, he had an idea.

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A smiling person holding a trophy descends from a stage. A partly visible screen in the background displays their company name: UpRow.
technology business

UpRow bags second Inventures win

UpRow, an Edmonton-based app marketplace that assists newcomers, won a pitch competition on May 31 at the Inventures conference by Alberta Innovates in Calgary. It's the second win for UpRow at Inventures in as many years.

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technology business

UpRow launches 2.0 as it eyes Inventures pitch and international expansion

Hot on the heels of investment successes, UpRow has launched the 2.0 version of its app marketplace that assists newcomers in the lead-up to its pitch at Inventures in Calgary and a trade mission to London.

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Seated people watch a speaker at a podium on a stage with signs reading "Upper Bound" and "Amii."
technology business

Amii aims for more "collisions" at Upper Bound

In an effort to increase cross-pollination at the Upper Bound artificial intelligence conference, the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute is encouraging a bit more intermingling of its streams.

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A person in an industrial uniform reading "InnoTech Alberta" and "Chris" operates lab equipment.
technology business

Canada's first hydrogen quality testing centre opens in Edmonton

InnoTech Alberta's new Hydrogen Quality Centre at Edmonton Research Park can test for impurities better than any other lab in Canada, meaning industry can now validate its hydrogen for fuel cells much closer to home.

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A circle of seated people all hold intertwined string.
city council business

Edmonton grants $4.7M to 17 organizations through Edge Fund

Details of $4.7 million in Edmonton Edge Fund grants the city is awarding to 17 innovators and entrepreneurs to create economic or social benefits went live on May 7.

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Two men stand by the paddles of the Edmonton Riverboat.
business technology

Meet the new owners of the Edmonton Riverboat

Rob Davy and Eric Warnke met in the early 2000s as teenagers working at Nexopia. Nearly a quarter-century later, the two serial entrepreneurs are the new owners of the Edmonton Riverboat.

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Two people stand inside a large but empty factory.
technology business

Future Fields wins at YEG Startup Community Awards

The winners of the 2024 YEG Startup Community Awards include Future Fields, a biomanufacturer using an innovative fruit fly facility that received US$11.2 million in funding last year.

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Two people ride e-scooters on an Edmonton sidewalk
business technology

Where are Edmonton's e-scooters?

It feels like spring — temperatures are (mostly) up, the sun is (mostly) out, the snow is (mostly) gone, and the Oilers are in the playoffs. But one spring feature is still missing from the streets of Edmonton's core: E-scooters.

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