Startup Guide to Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Raising Funding Through ICOs

By Alex Senson, Altitude Accelerator Senior Business Strategist The rise of Bitcoin, Ether (Ethereum) and other cryptocurrencies present fledgling companies an additional option for financing. While the popularity of these blockchain-enabled currencies is on the rise, it’s important to understand that the cryptocurrency environment is changing and evolving daily. The regulatory environment is uncertain and… Continue reading Startup Guide to Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Raising Funding Through ICOs

Driving Dreams Conference: Using Technology to Do What’s Never been Done Before.

Learn about evolving developments in IoT, AI, and big data. A misconception of the term “innovation” is that it always means the invention of new things. What most people fail to recognize is that it also means pioneering different methods of existing concepts or products. For example, innovation is taking all the existing hardware of… Continue reading Driving Dreams Conference: Using Technology to Do What’s Never been Done Before.

CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition

Canada’s brightest young innovators converge in The Garage over three days  (August 18 – 20) to pitch their cutting edge inventions, as they compete for prize money and in-kind services. The Pitch Competition Categories Agri-Tech and Food-Tech (August 18 @ 1 pm) – This category focuses on advancements in the agriculture field, including everything from… Continue reading CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition

VentureStart Study Validates Positive Impact

February 28, 2014 The Evidence Network Measures the Impact of VentureStart on Entrepreneurial Success Mississauga, Ontario – February 28, 2014 – The VentureStart program is coordinated by the Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre and helps entrepreneurs in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) take their products and processes to market. Since being… Continue reading VentureStart Study Validates Positive Impact

Trillium Health Partners Launch Institute for Better Health

Today, Trillium Health Partners unveiled the launch of a new institute for research and innovation – the Trillium Health Partners Institute for Better Health. The Institute is an important step in the Hospital’s mission to deliver a new kind of health care for a healthier community. As an engine of change, the Research Institute will… Continue reading Trillium Health Partners Launch Institute for Better Health

Altitude Accelerator Introduces New Incubator Services for Innovation Entrepreneurs in Partnership with the Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Mississauga, ON – October 8, 2013 – The Altitude Accelerator announced today a partnership with the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) to help RIC’s entrepreneurial clients gain access to world-class research and support services and fast track innovations to market. The partnership will be in effect November 1, 2013,… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Introduces New Incubator Services for Innovation Entrepreneurs in Partnership with the Xerox Research Centre of Canada