Altitude Accelerator alum, Neptune Nanotechnologies secures $1.8 million CAD investment!

Here at Altitude, are passionate about supporting founders who are pioneering change in key industries that have the capacity to revolutionize the way we live as people. Cleantech is one of those industries. It intends to create innovative products, services, and processes with the goal of achieving superior performance at reduced costs, while minimizing or… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator alum, Neptune Nanotechnologies secures $1.8 million CAD investment!

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

Single-mode Circuit quantum electrodynamics device for quantum sensing

Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) is seeking a solution relying on a single bosonic mode to explore and demonstrate new quantum sensing protocols close to or beyond the Heisenberg limit. Circuit quantum electrodynamics (CQED) with superconducting qubits is the preferred platform for this challenge where controlled-displacement operations enable NRC researchers to test and search… Continue reading Single-mode Circuit quantum electrodynamics device for quantum sensing

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

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

Defying Investment Odds and VC Bias for Underestimated Female Founders

The problem: For women entrepreneurs, the #1 structural barrier is attracting investment. If you’ve been paying attention, the recent $350Million investment to Adam Neumann, a white male founder, well networked in the VC community, and former founder of failed IPO, WeWork, sent ripples across a startup community that has long been accustomed to disproportionate investment… Continue reading Defying Investment Odds and VC Bias for Underestimated Female Founders

Bioreactor for 3D bioprinted vessels

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is seeking an aseptic bioreactor chamber that provides a controlled environment with a perfusion-enabling system to achieve optimal growth of 3D bioprinted hollow tube (blood vessel-like) structures while providing biomechanical stimuli (perfusion shear stress) that mimics vascular hemodynamic forces. Do you have what it takes to tackle this… Continue reading Bioreactor for 3D bioprinted vessels