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Welcome to the Midweek Memo.

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

Before we get into this, check out the results from the Weekly Poll: On Sunday, we asked if tech awards/recognition programs matter. 73% of you said yes.

Now, on to your Midweek Memo…

Calgary Tech Events

  • This week’s panel will focus on how small businesses can navigate challenging circumstances and what the future may hold for their growth potential.

  • Speakers include:

    • Mike Cascone, vice-president, government experience, Americas at Xero

    • Connor Curran, co-founder at Local Laundry

    • Jeff Adamson, co-founder and chief merchant officer at Neo Financial

    • Jennifer Resch, partner, private enterprise at MNP

  • After an intense 24-hour agriculture hackathon, join for the resulting Agrithon pitches and networking reception.

  • Network with fellow agrifood tech enthusiasts, industry experts, and potential collaborators following the pitches.


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  • Join this Tech Thursday discussion on product discovery at mid- and late-stage startups.

  • Speakers include:

    • Ekta Sinha, senior product manager at Clio

    • Oliver Hankinson, senior product manager at Neo Financial

    • Christa Hill, co-founder at Tacit Edge

    • Francisco Paniagua, product delivery manager, Citizen Development


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  • 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.

  • Tickets and more information available soon.

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.

  • Apply to be one of Launch Party’s Top 10 Startups!

  • 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.

  • Applications close Sept. 1 @ 4pm (MT).

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