Exporting Albertan energy
Plus, jobs on hold.
Welcome to this week's Sunday Briefing. In this issue, read about data science education in Alberta, plus 8 other stories you've probably missed. Have a great day. We'll see you again on Wednesday.
Data science insights from Alberta's educational institutions
In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, data has become the new currency that drives businesses and shapes our daily lives.
A recent Tech Thursday panel discussion brought together experts from diverse backgrounds to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the data revolution. The discussion touched upon the increasing need for data-driven solutions, the delicate balance between profits and privacy, and the ethical concerns surrounding data collection and usage.
🗳️ Question of the Week
Are you concerned about the ethics of AI and data usage?
🤝 Funding, Deals + Partnerships
Digital medical-billing platform ResolvMD secures $2 million loan from Pacezero to pursue strategic acquisitions. The doctor-backed Calgary startup sees opportunities across Alberta. Betakit
Alberta pumps $13.6 million into health technology startups. Technology Minister Nate Glubish said the dollars will transform research projects into commercial ventures by fostering collaboration between tech providers and venture capital entrepreneurs looking to invest. Western Standard
The Rise of SR&ED Financing
The CVCA H1 2023 report revealed a notable rise in the significance of SR&ED financing within the Canadian market.
Easly is spearheading this adoption of SR&ED financing. While other capital sources are becoming increasingly burdensome, Easly Advances remain a cost-effective, simple and strategic way to optimize cash flow.
📰 Need To Know
Calgary startup a sweet opportunity for some Ukrainian evacuees. Freeze N Dried was started by 24-year-old Ukrainian immigrant entrepreneur. CBC News
Alberta innovation will help power Germany. Alberta’s emerging geothermal and geoenergy sector is creating jobs in Alberta and helping other nations enhance energy security. Government of Alberta
Renewables pause in Alberta affecting 118 projects worth $33B, think tank says. Pembina Institute says projects represent “a significant source of investment, jobs, and local revenues.” CBC News
Logel Homes revolutionizes buying experience as the first multi-family homebuilder in Alberta to enable customers to reserve homes online. The platform addresses the common struggle faced by potential buyers in gaining a comprehensive 360-degree view of their affordability. Logel Homes
58 verified AgriTech companies in Alberta helping agriculture industry improve crop yields and increase profitability. Alberta's innovative AgriTech companies are using automation, biotechnology, remote monitoring and data analysis. Start Alberta
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