Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) flooded our attention this past week. The Twitter Run on the 18th largest bank in the US was followed by a weekend frenzy… Continue reading Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

Making Financial Modeling More Accessible for Start-Ups

For many start-ups developing a financial model is a daunting task. Why are they necessary? How do I build one? What should it include? Geoff Simonett, Investor, Advisor, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and… Continue reading Making Financial Modeling More Accessible for Start-Ups

Uncovering the Equity Crowdfunding Opportunities

In 2022, the state of global venture capital funding reached $74.5 B in Q3 of 2022, minus 34% quarter over quarter loss and the largest quarterly percentage drop in a… Continue reading Uncovering the Equity Crowdfunding Opportunities

Wefunder & Equivesto: Demystifying Equity Crowdfunding

By Hessie Jones Altitude Accelerator, Innovations Manager The time for startups to rethink venture capital alternatives has been gaining momentum. 2023 and the looming, or some would argue the current,… Continue reading Wefunder & Equivesto: Demystifying Equity Crowdfunding

What VC’s don’t tell you: Things you have always wanted to ask.

Venture capital funding is critical for tech startups. Venture capitalists (VCs) hear hundreds of pitches on an ongoing basis so they need to be selective. Why do VCs reject a… Continue reading What VC’s don’t tell you: Things you have always wanted to ask.

What to Expect From VC Funding in 2021

While this past year has brought with it a lot of uncertainty for small businesses, it also brought with it more venture capital funding. In fact, global funding last quarter… Continue reading What to Expect From VC Funding in 2021

Altitude Accelerator client Mirexus closes investment with GreenSky Accelerator Fund

GreenSky Accelerator Fund makes investment in Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. GreenSky Principal Greg Stewart named Chairman of Mirexus Board Toronto, ON – October 8, 2015 The GreenSky Accelerator Fund I, LP… Continue reading Altitude Accelerator client Mirexus closes investment with GreenSky Accelerator Fund

Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO) Capital Access Advisory Program (Pre-CAAP)

The Pre-CAAP program supports companies that are interested in participation in the Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAPTM) offered by the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®).  CAAP operates downstream from existing… Continue reading Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO) Capital Access Advisory Program (Pre-CAAP)

Technology and Business Challenge Traditional Education

By: Emma Collins As the average price of college enrollment continues to rise, many technology entrepreneurs have set their sights on revitalizing and democratizing education. “Less than one percent of… Continue reading Technology and Business Challenge Traditional Education

Increasing the Value of your Venture

By: Andrew Maxwell   As a follow up to the Altitude Accelerator’s Growing Your Business Series this month on Business Valuation, here are a few tips to determine the value of your… Continue reading Increasing the Value of your Venture