Plug and Play Alberta arrives in Edmonton

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Welcome to the Midweek Memo: a weekly digest of the city’s top tech events, personnel moves, job openings, and industry opportunities.

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Calgary Tech Events

  • Join the Tech Thursday crew for a panel with UX Calgary on advancing design in your organization.

  • Speakers include:

  • Join Plug and Play founder and CEO, Saeed Amidi, and the Plug and Play Alberta team, to celebrate the opening of their dedicated YEG workspace.

  • The event is an opportunity to meet with local community members (startups, corporates, investors, mentors, and Plug and Play team members) and enjoy an after-work beverage with good food and great conversations.

  • The Tech Thursday will discuss how tech and energy could come together to achieve carbon neutral oil sands by 2050.

  • Panelists include:

  • Five days of workshops, socials, and events building momentum and opportunity around the city's unique entrepreneurial identity, startup community, and culture of innovation.

  • Celebrating and showcasing 20 of Calgary's best pre-seed and seed-stage startups, as chosen by local investors.

  • StartupTNT investors have over $150K to invest in at least one local startup, with winners to be announced in November.

Launch Party 14 | Edmonton, Oct. 14

  • At Launch Party you’ll meet the city's brightest entrepreneurs, try their products, and celebrate everything Edmonton’s innovation community has to offer. This isn't your typical networking event or trade show.

  • Since 2010, over 120 innovative companies have launched products at the event, including rapidly growing teams like Jobber, Drivewyze, Beamdog, and DrugBank.


Calgary - Innovate Healthcare Through Impact Investing

From idea to impact: join the journey in healthcare innovation. Spring's program empowers startups, connects investors, and transforms healthcare.

Long Calgary | Oct. 16

  • Bringing together the people who have chosen Calgary as a home base to create, invest, and innovate.

  • Expect raw talks, facilitated discussion, and good drinks and eats.

  • The five remaining Startup TNT Summit finalists hit the stage one last time before the Startup TNT angels announce the winner of over $150K in capital.

  • Innovation Week 2023 will wrap by highlighting some of Calgary’s most promising startups at Launch Party — the largest startup-focused showcase of the year.

  • 2,000+ people will come together to celebrate Calgary’s tech community and put a spotlight on 10 startups that made their mark this last year. Hundreds of companies have been showcased at Launch Party over the years, including big names like SkipTheDishes, StellarAlgo, Orpyx, Virtual Gurus, Red Iron Labs, and more.

Calgary Tech Jobs

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