SDTC invests $2.7 million into Li-Cycle

Recently, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) invested close to $3 million into Li-Cycle to help start up their pilot plant. Li-Cycle is a clean technology that focuses on the problem of the lack of recycling of lithium-ion batteries and their plant will recycle all types of lithium-ion batteries. SDTC’s support of Li-Cycle is step towards… Continue reading SDTC invests $2.7 million into Li-Cycle

Sheridan College Global Business Management Capstone Projects

The Sheridan College Pilon School of Business is recruiting Altitude Accelerator clients to participate in their annual capstone projects. This is a undergraduate student team-based course during January-April 2016 and it is the final course before students graduate and get their degree. The student teams are being paired with startups and SMEs who need help… Continue reading Sheridan College Global Business Management Capstone Projects

New Canadian International Innovation Program to launch this fall

Is your business developing an innovative product or service and open to exploring international opportunities? Then you will be interested in learning about the upcoming Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP), which is expected to launch later this fall. Fund overview Fosters and supports collaborative industrial R&D projects with high potential for commercialization between Canada and… Continue reading New Canadian International Innovation Program to launch this fall

CHAR Technologies Announces Investment in Commercialization

Media Release For Release Sep 18, 2015 CHAR Technologies Brampton, ON– Sept 18, 2015 – Altitude Accelerator client CHAR Technologies Inc. announced the completion of a series of financings. The financing included equity capital from a series of independent angel investors, as well as the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). In addition, CHAR has announced… Continue reading CHAR Technologies Announces Investment in Commercialization

Altitude Accelerator announces Startup Boot Camp

Media Release For Release Sep 18, 2015 Altitude Accelerator announces Startup Boot Camp Brampton, ON– Sept 18, 2015 – Paul Bertin, Altitude Accelerator Chair announced, “Startup Boot Camp”, a new initiative developed in partnership with Bereskin & Parr and Pallett Valo,” at the Convergence Event in Brampton. Bereskin & Parr and Pallett Valo have partnered with Altitude… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator announces Startup Boot Camp

Webinar: Agile marketing in the age of the customer

Date: September 1, 2015 Time: 10:00 am PST Presenters: Scott Brinker, CTO of Ion Interactive and Chiefmartec.com Stewart Rogers, Director, Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Dave Lesué, Creative Director, Workfront Think about your creative, dynamic marketing team. Now, think about your process-driven, planning-centric IT department. What comes to mind? Oil and water? Chalk and cheese? Maybe, but it turns… Continue reading Webinar: Agile marketing in the age of the customer

MakerSpace Creative Hub: Brampton Tech Talks

As part of the MakerSpace Brampton project, the City of Brampton and the Altitude Accelerator jointly present three exciting lectures on the intersection of creativity and technology at the Cyril Clark Library Lecture Hall. Be inspired. Get connected with innovative peers from your community. Get plugged into new ideas and information from progressive thought leaders… Continue reading MakerSpace Creative Hub: Brampton Tech Talks

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Manufacture the Future Canada’s largest display of manufacturing equipment and technology attended by over 8,000 professionals. When: September 28, 2015 to October 1, 2015 Where: 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8 – Halls 1 – 4 Register now Experience more than 3, 000,000 lbs of Manufacturing Equipment in Action Connect with 700+ suppliers of technologies and solutions under one roof… Continue reading Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

GreenSky Accelerator Fund makes first investment in Cyclica Inc.

Toronto, ON — August 11, 2015 The newly launched GreenSky Accelerator Fund I, LP (“the Fund”) is excited to announce that it has closed an investment with Toronto, Ontario based Cyclica Inc.The investment in Cyclica Inc. is the Fund’s first investment. Using Ligand Express™, its proprietary computational analysis technology, Cyclica develops better and safer pharmaceutical… Continue reading GreenSky Accelerator Fund makes first investment in Cyclica Inc.

Building Skills to Encourage Youth Entrepreneurship

By: Leah Jones Did you know that 71% of business owners will retire by 2020? With this impending decline, it is important to develop and support Canada’s young entrepreneurs to propagate innovation. Events like the National Business and Technology Conference include entrepreneurship competitions, providing students and young professionals the opportunity to launch themselves into the… Continue reading Building Skills to Encourage Youth Entrepreneurship