Peel Halton Virtual Job Fair

The Peel Halton Workforce Development Group, a community based, not-for-profit Corporation that serves the Peel and Halton regions will be hosting its first Virtual Job Fair in partnership with Employment Ontario service providers on October 21stand 22nd 2015. This Online Job Fair is a great opportunity to discover local talent while exploring new recruitment technologies.… Continue reading Peel Halton Virtual Job Fair

Startup Weekend Peel, Build a Company in 54 Hours

Startup Weekend Peel was a 54 hour event held on June 6-8 at Microsoft Canada. The weekend focused on “tech for good” with 15 entrepreneurial ideas pitched to an energetic crowd of startup enthusiasts. Teams organically formed around 8 of these ideas, and with the help of mentors – 8 companies with business models, market… Continue reading Startup Weekend Peel, Build a Company in 54 Hours

Startup Weekend promotes innovation in Peel Region

MISSISSAUGA, ON – October 31st 2012 – The Peel Region’s first Startup Weekend (Oct. 19-21, 2012) was a huge success! The winning team that received the grand prize was CardDrop (carddrop.me).   Organized by the Altitude Accelerator and Sheridan College, the event brought together people from various backgrounds and skillsets to share ideas; develop them and create… Continue reading Startup Weekend promotes innovation in Peel Region

54 hours heads-down

By: Rick Stomphorst Startup Weekend takes concepts to product and/or business in 54 hrs. Starting Friday night October 19, 2012, a group of some 100 entrepreneurs came together to conceive, vet, build, and pitch their preliminary results (product) to a panel of judges at the Peel Startup Weekend, put on by the Altitude Accelerator in… Continue reading 54 hours heads-down

Team ‘CardDrop’ Wins the Grand Prize at Startup Weekend Peel

Team Carddrop is the winner of the Peel Region’s first Startup Weekend. Hosted at Sheridan College, this was a great event full of enthusiastic entrepreneurs working away to build businesses out of thier ideas. On the evening of Sunday, Oct 21st, 11 teams presented their business pitch to a panel of 4 judges. In the end, judge and sponsor Grand… Continue reading Team ‘CardDrop’ Wins the Grand Prize at Startup Weekend Peel

Starting Up Is Just the Beginning

By: Matthew Kert Going from nothing, to a full iPhone application (sold in the apple app store) in just 102 days is not normal. But for the creators of Task Ave., their journey was nothing but normal. Winning the 2010 Toronto edition of Start-up Weekend propelled them into something that three days beforehand, had no… Continue reading Starting Up Is Just the Beginning

PRESS RELEASE: Peel Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend comes to Peel Region to Inspire Entrepreneurs and creates a platform for the successful launch of new Business ideas. MISSISSAUGA, ON – September 12th 2012. Altitude Accelerator is proud to host the Peel region’s first Startup Weekend on October 19-21. Startup Weekends bring together developers, designers, marketers and entrepreneurs to share ideas, form… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Peel Startup Weekend

Press Release: Building the IT Community in Peel Region

Mississauga, ON – Aug 29, 2012 – The Altitude Accelerator is proud to introduce our ICT community building initiative. This initiative will help build community connections to assist entrepreneurs with beta customers, integrators and potential investors. To execute this project, RIC welcomes our new Entrepreneur-in-Residence, John Macdonald. John’s expertise lies in software development. His specific… Continue reading Press Release: Building the IT Community in Peel Region