Keeping Up with 21st Century Innovation

Over the last two decades, relationship marketing has taken center stage, purporting to solidify relationships with consumers and generate increased revenue in the long run. A fundamental component of relationship marketing is the ability to communicate with the customer via a central contact center. Hosting a premises-based contact center can be costly, so the smart… Continue reading Keeping Up with 21st Century Innovation

7th Annual Canadian Water Summit

Every year, hundreds of water leaders from government, industry, non-profit organizations, and academia gather for the Canadian Water Summit. The 2016 event will draw business leaders from major sectors of the Canadian economy with an interest in best practices in water innovation and the latest trends is assessment water-related risks. Attendees come from across Canada and internationally to network with their peers and establish… Continue reading 7th Annual Canadian Water Summit

Applications Open for Studio [Y] Fellowship

Applications open today for the Studio Y Fellowship’s 2016 / 2017 cohort. This pioneering experimental program equips talented young professionals with the tools and resources to continue to build their leadership skills. From using robotics to clean the environment, to making legal advice more accessible with an innovative app, to revolutionizing healthcare by creating artificial… Continue reading Applications Open for Studio [Y] Fellowship

Embedded Executive Funding Program Accepting Applications

The Embedded Executive Funding helps place a C-level or other senior-level executive with an Ontario-based technology venture to support achieving their next growth milestone. Ventures can receive up to $50,000 toward the cost of the Embedded Executive’s salary. Each recipient will also be required to contribute $15,000 cash (or 30% of amount requested) over the program’s… Continue reading Embedded Executive Funding Program Accepting Applications

Spin Master Innovation Fund Applications Now Open for 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, Futurpreneur Canada and Spin Master Corp., Canada’s most innovative toy company, are teaming up to support young entrepreneurs through the Spin Master Innovation Fund.  The Fund provides an exclusive opportunity for young entrepreneurs to disrupt the game in their chosen industry by launching businesses that are innovative in the product… Continue reading Spin Master Innovation Fund Applications Now Open for 2016

Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition Awards $60,000 at Live Pitch Finale

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) Partners in Peel collaborates to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. Mississauga, Ontario – The Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition winners were revealed at the Live Pitch Finale on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The University of Toronto’s Mississauga Campus hosted the finale where fourteen finalists, chosen from over 160 applications, pitched their… Continue reading Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition Awards $60,000 at Live Pitch Finale

Altitude Accelerator Client CHAR Technologies Merges with CleanTech Capital

By Anne Servidad, Altitude Accelerator Communications Intern Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are on the rise and according to Canada’s Second Biennial Report on Climate Change, it will reach 768 megatonnes in 2020 and 815 megatonnes in 2030. These projections could mean failing the carbon gas emissions reduction target previously set by Harper government. With Canada’s fervent commitment… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Client CHAR Technologies Merges with CleanTech Capital

Altitude Accelerator client Pyrowave receives financial support from Quebec Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

Montréal, April 25th 2016 — The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible of the “Plan Nord” and Cote-Nord region, Mr. Pierre Arcand, today announced in Montreal, QC, their commitment to $1,089,909 in funding to Pyrowave Inc.,a Montreal-based company, qualified for the Technoclimat Program. “The Pyrowave technology is the first cost effective solution… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator client Pyrowave receives financial support from Quebec Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) Program

Looking for young talent to take your company to the next level? Ryerson University’s Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) is an innovative youth development program that provides companies with university graduates from across Ontario. ADaPT works with recent graduates from Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Design and Business, building upon their critical thinking, communications, and… Continue reading Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) Program

Cybersecurity R&D Challenge

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), PROMPT and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are partnering to support industry-academic collaborative research and development projects through OCE’s Voucher for Industry Association R&D Challenge Program.  The program will support joint industry-academic partnerships in Ontario and Quebec, which address cybersecurity technology challenges leading to economic benefit for… Continue reading Cybersecurity R&D Challenge