Rove: A Thriving Data Infrastructure Company

By Tasdid Sarker  Altitude Accelerator, MarCom Associate   “Many startups fail because they run out of time. Altitude Accelerator helps propel a company’s progression and get through the challenging years faster, essentially increasing the odds of success.”- James Sauter During this time of rapid digitalization, data is becoming increasingly critical for businesses to gain market… Continue reading Rove: A Thriving Data Infrastructure Company

19 – Sanjay Khanna: How to Build an Interoperable System of Trust?

About the episode: Sanjay Khanna founded ValidCert, a blockchain credential and data room platform during the pandemic. With many years of experience as an advisor, manager, and instructor, he brings a platform that connects entrepreneurs, investors, education institutions, and students to enable all parties to get transparent and authentic information. Key values of the Episode:… Continue reading 19 – Sanjay Khanna: How to Build an Interoperable System of Trust?

Innovation for a Connected, Electric and Autonomous World

As we approach the end of a decade, we’ve all become aware of some interconnected technology categories that are beginning to transform virtually every industry. As the internet and smartphones were to the last decade the internet of things (Iot), big data and artificial intelligence (AI) will be to the next decade. Society has solved… Continue reading Innovation for a Connected, Electric and Autonomous World

We’re Excited About Smart Products – Here’s Why You Should Be Too

When it comes to designing and developing smart products, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators alike will encounter a complex environment trying to deliver on the promise of connectivity. Bringing any product to market isn’t easy, but a smart product? That takes an in-depth knowledge of the IoT ecosystem as well as a keen awareness of the… Continue reading We’re Excited About Smart Products – Here’s Why You Should Be Too

Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

With the announcement of the $950 million Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), Canada’s dedication to technology and innovation was clear for all to see. Last fall, over 50 applicants were narrowed down to nine bids spanning across the country. In February, the following five final superclusters were announced by the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic… Continue reading Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster Comes to Ontario

Top 5 Unexpected Startup Opportunities Using Big Data and Open Data

By Wladimir Hinz, Altitude Accelerator Tech Blogger Startups own the future of Big Data and Open Data. Open Data and Big Data are all about analytics and connectivity. Often, critical relationships in data remain unnoticed because it’s too difficult to analyze such complex information. Capturing all these interactions and connections is vital for businesses to… Continue reading Top 5 Unexpected Startup Opportunities Using Big Data and Open Data

Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Sessions: IT in the Health Sector

HOST: Will Falk, Managing Partner & National Lead, Healthcare Services Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers SESSION SPONSOR: Centre for Health Sector Strategy @ Rotman In the first session, the present state of healthcare data management in Ontario will be discussed by looking at the current state, the challenges, and the route ahead. Event Details Date: Wednesday September 30, 2015 |… Continue reading Rotman Life Sciences Link and Learn Sessions: IT in the Health Sector

IBM’s Allen Lalonde Speaks Big Data

On October 8th, Senior Exective at IBM Canada – Allen Lalonde, spoke at a Growing Your Business Seminar on Big Data. One of the most interesting facts was the introduction of a petabyte, which is 1000 terabytes, or 1,000,000 gigabytes. In other terms, 1 petabyte is quivalent to 800 people’s memories. He spoke about how the incorporation… Continue reading IBM’s Allen Lalonde Speaks Big Data

Cyclica Inc: Big Data, Better Medicine

By: Dana Bibi Wouldn’t it be great to eliminate costly trial and error experiments by having access to accurate trends and predictions? In the world of medicine, expensive pharmaceutical clinical trials impede the development of better and safer drugs. By compiling biological and chemical databases, Cyclica aims to streamline the research and development of medicines… Continue reading Cyclica Inc: Big Data, Better Medicine

Get a Grip on Big Data: Learn How to Use Big Data to Advance Your Startup!

There has been a lot of talk in recent years about what big data is and how this concept is going to change the world and the way we do business. It is astounding how much data we generate every day. It has been calculated that we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day,… Continue reading Get a Grip on Big Data: Learn How to Use Big Data to Advance Your Startup!