Why people are taking notice of Calgary tech

Plus, 11 other stories you may have missed.

Welcome to this week's Sunday Briefing. In this issue, read about how business and tech leaders' perceptions of Calgary are changing, and to whom Alberta Enterprise Corporation wrote a $10M cheque. Have a great day. We'll see you again Wednesday.

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Calgary, tech's land of opportunity

An annual survey from Calgary Economic Development indicates more business leaders and employees in tech are seeing the city as one of opportunity.

“People are taking notice of what is happening in Calgary because they can see a future for themselves and their families here,” said Brad Parry, president and chief executive officer of Calgary Economic Development, in a statement. “We've seen the momentum build over the last few years, but we also know we're competing with other cities, and we cannot afford to take our foot off the pedal now."

Read how perceptions of Calgary have changed over the years in Calgary Tech Journal.

🤝 Funding, Deals + Partnerships

  • The Alberta Enterprise Corporation is investing USD$10 million in the Evok Innovation Fund II to continue developing and deploying clean technologies with a focus on carbon capture, electrification, and hydrogen. Mario Toneguzzi / Calgary Tech Journal

  • Edmonton-based Jobber, an operations management platform for small home service businesses, has raised $100 million USD to support its continued growth through investments in R&D, sales and marketing and new customer acquisition. Mario Toneguzzi / Calgary Tech Journal

  • ICYMI: $1.3B, 157 funding rounds: Explore Start Alberta's investment recap

📰 News To Know

📊 By The Numbers

💡 POV: Ideas and Insights

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