Cleantech Superheroes: A Critical Mission and Huge Market Opportunity – How to Tell Your Story to Investors

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Telling your company’s story – what you are doing, how you are doing it, why it is important, and the value it will bring – not only to investors but to citizens of our planet – is essential for cleantech startup founders to “get right.” Here are some of our top recommendations. By Angela Bourne,… Continue reading Cleantech Superheroes: A Critical Mission and Huge Market Opportunity – How to Tell Your Story to Investors

Cleantech Superheroes: The Funding Journey

By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence Last Friday we launched Altitude Accelerator’s four-part “Cleantech Superheroes” blog series to celebrate Earth Day 2022 with our first article, Meet the Changemakers Building a Brighter Future for All of Us. Being a cleantech startup founder requires passion for leaving the earth a better place for future generations –… Continue reading Cleantech Superheroes: The Funding Journey

Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Kenneth (Jianing) Sun to the Team as our Marketing Communications Associate

We’re excited to welcome Kenneth (Jianing) Sun to the Altitude Accelerator team as our Marketing Communications Associate. Kenneth recently finished his Master of Management of Innovation program at University of Toronto Mississauga. The program covers diverse areas such as: Business strategies, technology and innovation management, marketing, data analytics, and negotiation. Kenneth has a background in mathematics… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Kenneth (Jianing) Sun to the Team as our Marketing Communications Associate

Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Hessie Jones to the Team as our Innovations Manager

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We’re excited to welcome Hessie Jones to the Altitude Accelerator team as our Innovations Manager.  Hessie is a seasoned digital strategist, writer, tech geek and data junkie and has spent the last 20 years on the internet in banking, advertising and at various startups in including Yahoo!, OverlayTV, Cerebri, and Better Ethics and Consumer Outcomes… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Welcomes Hessie Jones to the Team as our Innovations Manager

Cleantech Superheroes: Meet the Changemakers Building a Brighter Future for All of Us

By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence Today is Earth Day: the day the world comes together to celebrate our planet and focus on what we can be doing better. Since 1970, EarthDay.org has mobilized billions of individuals in 192 countries to drive positive action.  This year’s official theme is “invest in our planet.” We couldn’t… Continue reading Cleantech Superheroes: Meet the Changemakers Building a Brighter Future for All of Us

Startup Funding Series IV: Tips on How to Use Business Credit Cards Successfully

The startup funding series was created to help you learn about the different funding options available for your startup and how to successfully apply each of them. There are countless ways to raise capital for your startup! In part IV of the series, we want to discuss tips on how to use business credit cards… Continue reading Startup Funding Series IV: Tips on How to Use Business Credit Cards Successfully

Communities To Connect You with Other Founders in Peel Region

Collaboration and networking within business are integral to the long-term growth of your startup incubator.  Understanding who and where your local community of founders are is always the best place to start.  Here is a list of communities to connect you with other founders in the Peel Region. Create your dreams of a startup accelerator… Continue reading Communities To Connect You with Other Founders in Peel Region

4 Actionable Goals for your Startup to Set and Achieve in 2022

Setting and achieving your goals are benchmarks by which you can measure your success as a founder and entrepreneur. But how can you ensure that you’re looking at the big picture and setting goals that are aligned to your business? It always begins with defining your mission and identifying your underlying needs. The global situation… Continue reading 4 Actionable Goals for your Startup to Set and Achieve in 2022

Starting a Business in a Rural vs Urban Community

The geographical location of your business matters. As an entrepreneur, it is natural that you will be conscious of what can contribute to the success of your startup.  And so, should you start a business in a rural or urban community?  There are important considerations for both options, some of which will be untangled in… Continue reading Starting a Business in a Rural vs Urban Community

Startup Funding Series III: Local Pitch Competitions

As a startup, you will need to raise capital in order to fund your business ideas and creation. The great news is that there are multiple roads you can take in order to get the money, one of them being to pitch local competitions. You can easily identify and find local pitch competitions as a… Continue reading Startup Funding Series III: Local Pitch Competitions