Join Innovation Factory at Innovation Night on April 24!

Join Innovation Factory at Innovation Night on April 24! Innovation Night is Hamilton’s key event for innovators and entrepreneurs to practice and perfect their pitch, and present their ideas to their peers and Hamilton’s innovation community. Innovation Night is open to the public, and attendees will have the opportunity to observe up to 15 1-minute presentations,… Continue reading Join Innovation Factory at Innovation Night on April 24!

4 Things You Should Do Before Demoing Your Product to Investors

By: Leah Jones Events like Halton/Peel Demo Night present great opportunities to demonstrate your product to potential investors. However, investors can often receive dozens of pitches. Serial entrepreneur Michael Arrington claims individual demos get “lost in a sea of pitches that all begin to blur together.” In this heap of demonstrations, how can you ensure… Continue reading 4 Things You Should Do Before Demoing Your Product to Investors

Innovation Competition Showcases Ontario Recycling Technologies

Mississauga, ON – Recycling Idol, a first of its kind innovation event, is being held 8:30am to 11:30am on December 6th at the Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Library, in Mississauga, Ontario. Recycling Idol will see 4 emerging recycling technology companies compete against each other to showcase cutting edge technologies that aim to improve environmental and… Continue reading Innovation Competition Showcases Ontario Recycling Technologies

Peel’s First Startup Weekend!

By: Matthew Kert What a great weekend! Startup Weekend Peel was a huge success with over 80+ attendees. We had about 30 participants pitch their ideas and work together to make the chosen few a reality. The entrepreneurial spirit was strong over the three days as participants learned from industry experts on how to create an… Continue reading Peel’s First Startup Weekend!

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

Getting Started at Startup Weekend

By: Matthew Kert Do you have an idea but don’t know how to take that next step? Having an idea is great, but starting a business is hard, especially for young and inexperienced entrepreneurs. Just getting noticed in an already idea saturated market is key to developing and ultimately getting your project to the masses. … Continue reading Getting Started at Startup Weekend

Innovator Idol Highlights

 By Mobolade Ekujumi It’s 7.00AM in Mississauga on Wednesday June 13th. All the members of the Altitude Accelerator staff are setting up to host the Province of Ontario’s greatest Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, News Personalities and leading industry companies as they stroll into the Noel Ryan Auditorium. From the atmosphere and facial expressions, you can tell… Continue reading Innovator Idol Highlights

Which of 4 Canadian Innovators’ pitches deserves the Grand Prize? This week, you decide

By: Mobolade Ekujumi In 2 days, you will have a chance to shape the history of Canadian innovation. If you like TV shows like American Idol and Dragon’s Den, you will love Innovator Idol. Come take part in propelling innovation in the Peel region this Wednesday, June 13th at Innovator Idol where 4 different companies… Continue reading Which of 4 Canadian Innovators’ pitches deserves the Grand Prize? This week, you decide

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Entrepreneur finalists to pitch new business ideas at Innovator Idol 4 Mississauga, Ontario – Four entrepreneur finalists from the Altitude Accelerator, Peel Region, will pitch their new business ideas to a panel of four well-known Toronto media and business personalities on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the fourth annual “Innovator Idol” competition. At stake is a… Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, June 13, 2012