Meet Altitude’s Inspiring Founders: Catherine Winckler, Founder & CEO, MindfulGarden

Catherine Winckler of Mindful Garden

“Starting a company and running a company are two different things, and the second is the toughest. Having mentors who challenge, support, call out the crazy, and celebrate the wins is key.” Welcome to Altitude Accelerator’s Inspiring Founder series. This series will spotlight our founders, sharing their experiences, inspirations, and advice for succeeding as an… Continue reading Meet Altitude’s Inspiring Founders: Catherine Winckler, Founder & CEO, MindfulGarden

Receive up to $15,000 in Reimbursement for Digital Adoption in your Organization

“Eligible SMEs receive up to $15,000 in reimbursement funds to develop a digital adoption plan”- DMAP Program guidelines ​   In this ever-changing era of technological revolution, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to implement digitalization and modernize. Digitalization is playing a key role in the growth of companies by allowing them to release… Continue reading Receive up to $15,000 in Reimbursement for Digital Adoption in your Organization

Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Tasdid Sarker to the Team as our Marketing Communications Associate

We’re excited to welcome Tasdid Sarker to the Altitude Accelerator team as our Marketing Communications Associate. Tasdid is currently finishing his Master of Management of Innovation program at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The program exposes students to a wide array of topics to help them succeed in the world of innovation. Examples include marketing,… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Tasdid Sarker to the Team as our Marketing Communications Associate

Conference Recap: Metaverse and 5G by DecodingTechZone

Altitude Accelerator Metaverse Conference

Conference Recap: Metaverse and 5G by DecodingTechZone By Kenneth Sun, Marketing Communications Associate at Altitude Accelerator Last Friday, October 28th, the Altitude Accelerator team attended the Metaverse and 5G Conference in Canada 2022 by DecodingTechZone and met some of the best and brightest Canadian innovators and learned about many of the latest technologies in this… Continue reading Conference Recap: Metaverse and 5G by DecodingTechZone

Partner Profile Series: Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group

Meet Wahaj Ahmed, Founder and CEO, Scan Consulting Group Altitude Program Partner Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group on how he helps founders tackle funding challenges, build strong financial foundations, and keep focused on the big picture. By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence In February 2020, Ontario-based entrepreneur Wahaj Ahmed left his senior executive role… Continue reading Partner Profile Series: Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group

Altitude’s Partner Sheridan Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) Fosters Collaboration and Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can access Sheridan Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT)‘s applied research expertise, cutting-edge equipment, and advanced manufacturing facilities. CAMDT also offers diverse programs to provide outstanding SMEs with funding.   Transforming Vision into Reality A recent article by Sheridan College profiles George Balyasin, a Guelph-based entrepreneur and co-founder of… Continue reading Altitude’s Partner Sheridan Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) Fosters Collaboration and Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

A Down Economy Means Tightening Belts and Being Strategic About How Resources are Allocated

Many startup founders have asked us, as investors and accelerators, the path to weathering this economic downturn. We curated a list of US and Canadian seasoned investors to convey their perspectives on the state of the market and what this means for valuations, resource allocation and raising money during this precarious period. By Taylor McAuliffe and Hessie… Continue reading A Down Economy Means Tightening Belts and Being Strategic About How Resources are Allocated

Protecting Your Startup During an Economic Slowdown: Leading US & Canadian Investors Share How to Navigate Changing Valuations

Many startup founders have asked us, as investors and accelerators, the path to weathering this economic downturn. We curated a list of US and Canadian seasoned investors to convey their perspectives on the state of the market and what this means for valuations, resource allocation and raising money during this precarious period.   By Taylor McAuliffe and… Continue reading Protecting Your Startup During an Economic Slowdown: Leading US & Canadian Investors Share How to Navigate Changing Valuations

Altitude Accelerator: Collision 2022 Highlights

Despite economic headwinds and investment unease in the global tech community, Collision 2022 was a whirlwind of inspiration, big client wins, and reconnection. By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence When I first heard the news (during a virtual team meeting, of course!) that Altitude Accelerator would be attending Collision in-person with our Brampton Innovation District… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator: Collision 2022 Highlights

Cleantech Superheroes: How to Find a Go-To-Market Partner

By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence Three weeks ago, we launched Altitude Accelerator’s four-part “Cleantech Superheroes” blog series in celebration of Earth Day 2022, exploring this year’s theme, “Invest in Our Planet.” ™ Our goal for this blog series is to showcase the incredible work our startup founders are doing in this space, and to… Continue reading Cleantech Superheroes: How to Find a Go-To-Market Partner