The Slow Road To The Electrification Of Everything

By Hessie Jones The move towards electrification is a global mandate. The transition away from fossil fuels is a fundamental shift that will have significant impacts on infrastructure, society, consumer demand and how we change our behaviour. The Paris Agreement that emerged out of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) established long term objectives across 194… Continue reading The Slow Road To The Electrification Of Everything

Mobii System: Ultra-Low Latency Video Delivery

Mobii Systems specializes in scalable live video delivery solutions at ultra-low latency speeds. Their media services solutions let anyone deliver time-synchronized video anywhere around the world in speeds that can reach under 1 second in latency. The specialty is offering backbone video delivery and sport performance analytics for Major League Rugby teams. By simplifying complex… Continue reading Mobii System: Ultra-Low Latency Video Delivery

AIO: Creating the First-in-the-World AI Matchmaking Platform for Gamers

AIO is creating the future of gaming with a social application connecting gamers through effortless and accurate matchmaking. It is a next-generation social network for gamers to connect. The platform is the ultimate hub for gamers to engage and play with anyone in the world. AIO uses advanced machine learning algorithms to analyze player data… Continue reading AIO: Creating the First-in-the-World AI Matchmaking Platform for Gamers

Founders – How To Build The Right Team

Ontario has been mandated to go Carbon Neutral based on 1990 levels by 2040. The primary sources of emissions are homes and buildings (57%) mainly from heating and water by natural gas, transportation (36%), and waste (7%) landfills. We welcomed James Sbrolla, Startup Advisor, President & CEO of Cleantech Capital, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Altitude Accelerator to… Continue reading Founders – How To Build The Right Team

Is Our Healthcare System Broken? Can Tech Start-Ups Disrupt?

“Collapse does not happen suddenly it is a result of an erosion over time until a breaking point arrives.” Andre Picard on the state of our healthcare system – Globe & Mail We were pleased to be joined by Rishad Usmani, MD to discuss the state of the healthcare system in Canada. The lack of available nurses, long wait… Continue reading Is Our Healthcare System Broken? Can Tech Start-Ups Disrupt?

Finding Your Ideal Technical Co-Founder

Entrepreneurs have big ideas. They have a vision for how they want to change the world. They’ve validated their idea and want to get started in bringing this to fruition. They need someone who can, not only build this for them, but someone who is willing to become a significant member of the team to… Continue reading Finding Your Ideal Technical Co-Founder

The Art of Effective Selling

It’s been called the toughest job on earth. For startups who are building their business from the ground up, finding the right customer who is willing to buy your product can be daunting. Imagine the early days – where all companies start out: You have zero customers, but you have something that you think is… Continue reading The Art of Effective Selling

What Does Ontario Need To Do To Be Carbon Net Neutral by 2040?

Ontario has been mandated to go Carbon Neutral based on 1990 levels by 2040. The primary sources of emissions are homes and buildings (57%) mainly from heating and water by natural gas, transportation (36%), and waste (7%) landfills. We welcomed James Sbrolla, Startup Advisor, President & CEO of Cleantech Capital, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Altitude Accelerator to discuss… Continue reading What Does Ontario Need To Do To Be Carbon Net Neutral by 2040?

ConsidraCare: Offering Affordable and Quality Alternatives to Long-Term Care

ConsidraCare offers live-in senior home care and live-out care services that are affordable and dedicated to supporting the elderly. This technological platform was created in order to address the global problem and demand for senior care. “Almost 100% of seniors in Canada and abroad want to age in their homes, where they have built their… Continue reading ConsidraCare: Offering Affordable and Quality Alternatives to Long-Term Care

Founders: Fail Fast and Pivot

We are all familiar with the phrase “Fail Fast”.  The “fail fast” philosophy values extensive testing and incremental development to determine whether the idea has value.  The important goal of the philosophy is to cut losses when testing reveals something is not working and quickly try something else known as pivoting.  The goal is not… Continue reading Founders: Fail Fast and Pivot