We’re Excited About Smart Products – Here’s Why You Should Be Too

When it comes to designing and developing smart products, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators alike will encounter a complex environment trying to deliver on the promise of connectivity. Bringing any product to market isn’t easy, but a smart product? That takes an in-depth knowledge of the IoT ecosystem as well as a keen awareness of the… Continue reading We’re Excited About Smart Products – Here’s Why You Should Be Too

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

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

Why Not Every Startup Can or Should be a “Lean Startup”

By: Leah Jones “Don’t be in a rush to get big, be in a rush to have a great product.” – Eric Ries Entrepreneurs often adapt startup methodologies down to the last detail without any validation of specifics to determine individual fit. The concept of the “Lean Startup” began with a book of the same… Continue reading Why Not Every Startup Can or Should be a “Lean Startup”

Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

By: Shanza Anwaar Is your business prepared for the third industrial revolution? Can you keep up with the changing landscape of manufacturing? The digitization of manufacturing is in the throes of changing how manufacturers do business in today’s high-speed, hyper-connected world. The rapid dissemination of information through online social media is bringing change to traditional… Continue reading Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

3 Proven Product development strategies for any industry

By Aaron Schwartz I started Modify Watches with a friend, Gary Coover, after graduation. Together, we design and manufacture interchangeable faces and straps that can be mixed and matched for the ultimate personalized watch. Our products sold in Google Store and have been customized for HP, AOL and others. We will soon be launched a… Continue reading 3 Proven Product development strategies for any industry