Altitude Accelerator Client PaymentEvolution Meets with MPP Amrit Mangat

One of the challenges of every small business is managing growth. Sam Vassa, CEO and founder of PaymentEvolution met with MPP Amrit Mangat as part of a Community Building initiative to share his perspective of the Altitude Accelerator and the ONE Network. PaymentEvolution is a cloud-based payroll and payment service that has been working with… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator Client PaymentEvolution Meets with MPP Amrit Mangat

Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are partnering to support collaborative research and development projects by Ontario industry companies and academic research partners through OCE’s Voucher for Industry Association R&D Challenge… Continue reading Ontario Aerospace R&D Challenge

Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges

Date: September 24, 2015 BRAMPTON, ON: Some of Brampton’s most forward-thinking professionals and entrepreneurs met in City Hall recently for the Innovation Roundtable hosted by Mayor Jeffrey and the Altitude Accelerator. The group discussed the challenges and opportunities in Brampton with respect to fostering investment in innovation, building partnerships, and creating the right conditions for… Continue reading Mayor’s Innovation Roundtable highlights opportunities and challenges

How Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law Affects Your Business

By: Leah Jones Canada’s impending Anti-Spam Law is being called the toughest of its kind, cracking down on “commercial electronic messages” (CEMs) in the interest of public privacy and the prevention of electronic threats. The legislation comes into effect in 2013, and will regulate everything from emails and text messages to social media updates, so… Continue reading How Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law Affects Your Business

When Private and Public Forces Align to Support Innovation

By: Saadia Muzaffar Ontario is often quoted as one of the best places in the world for technology and innovation. We are recognized for a host of programs, funds and services geared towards supporting research and development, innovation and startups and we are seeing this reputation bear fruit as Ontario attracts top talent and fosters… Continue reading When Private and Public Forces Align to Support Innovation

What’s your government funding pathway?

By: Matthew Kert This Wednesday, the Altitude Accelerator will be hosting their monthly Growing Your Business seminar which helps local technology entrepreneurs get more information about how to commercialize their business. The event, which happens every month with varying topics, includes 3 speakers (an academic, an industry specialist and an entrepreneur). This month’s topic is… Continue reading What’s your government funding pathway?

Ready for your next government funding round?

By: Fatema Fatakdawala Are you an entrepreneur interested in government funding to commercialize your idea? Are you an SME looking for government support to grow your company? Would you like to gain insight on how to apply for federal and provincial funding for business growth? All you have to do is have your morning cup of coffee with us… Continue reading Ready for your next government funding round?

IBM Invests $175 Million into Ontario R&D Centre

By: Rob Lewis The Governments of Canada and Ontario, with IBM and a consortium of seven universities led by the University of Toronto and Western University, today announced they are collaborating to establish a new, Ontario-based $210 million dollar research and development initiative. The initiative is expected to create 145 new highly skilled jobs in Ontario. IBM will… Continue reading IBM Invests $175 Million into Ontario R&D Centre

VentureStart: A Rocket Booster for Small Businesses

By: Neil Menezes “Wow! VentureStart helped me double my company’s seed capital and gave me the tools to make my business a success!” Last month, our Executive Director came to us with fabulous news. We were just approved to coordinate a program on behalf of the RIC’s in the ONE Network that would provide up… Continue reading VentureStart: A Rocket Booster for Small Businesses

Enterprises Adopting Tablets Eagerly with Education and Government Leading the Way

By Knowlton Thomas Shove over, smartphones. Tablets are quickly crowding the enterprise. A new report by Infinite Research suggests that, over the next 5 years, global growth for tablets in enterprises is pegged at an astonishing compound annual rate of 48%. This will see 2011’s 13 million units shipped rise to an impressive 96 million units… Continue reading Enterprises Adopting Tablets Eagerly with Education and Government Leading the Way