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

Compute Canada Town Hall Meeting at Sheridan College, Jan 23rd

On behalf of our partners at Compute Canada (CC), Sheridan invites you to a Town Hall Meeting as part of CC’s National Consultation Initiative on advanced computing for Canadian research. These meetings are a critical component of CC’s strategic planning process for better support across Canada, as they will give a voice to the national… Continue reading Compute Canada Town Hall Meeting at Sheridan College, Jan 23rd

Undergraduate Research Opportunities at Sheridan College

By: Rhea Puri In October 2013, Research Infosource ranked Sheridan College as the number one college in Ontario and sixth in all of Canada for applied research. Sheridan Undergraduate Research provides a unique opportunity for any sized business looking to address technical and business challenges that are preventing growth. Based on a record of supporting… Continue reading Undergraduate Research Opportunities at Sheridan College

Business Un-covered Program launching this fall

Calling students from all disciplines! Want to gain industry exposure, make contacts and jumpstart your career? Apply today to BUSINESS UN-COVERED for a chance to work with up-and-coming start-ups and interdisciplinary student teams to solve a real business problem. This program is open to students from all disciplines. The Altitude Accelerator, in partnership with NRC-IRAP, is rolling out… Continue reading Business Un-covered Program launching this fall

Innovate Forward: 3D Printing Seminar & Tour

Connect to experts for a demonstration of how 3D printing is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry and experience the process first hand in a state of the art laboratory at Sheridan’s Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Design Technologies. Join industry leaders for access to student talent and practical resources to enhance your business with these innovative… Continue reading Innovate Forward: 3D Printing Seminar & Tour

Startup Weekend Peel ReConnection and Silicon Peel unofficial launch

By: Rick Stomphorst November saw a Startup Weekend Peel ReConnection and Silicon Peel unofficial launch event take place at Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Mississauga.  The event sparked conversation, introductions, and an ever growing awareness of the local tech community. With over 40 people in attendance, we listened to the successes, challenges, and new questions… Continue reading Startup Weekend Peel ReConnection and Silicon Peel unofficial launch

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

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

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