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This article appeared on betakit.com by Meagan Simpson. To read the original post Click Here. Five Canadian startups are among the 12 chosen to participate in Google for Startup’s first Women Founders accelerator cohort. The announcement of the initial cohort comes less than three months after Google announced its plan to launch a new accelerator program focused […]

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This article appeared on healthinnovation.mcmaster.ca by Charlotte Miller. To read the original post Click Here. Members of the mentor team at The Clinic: Derek Thong, Susan Tandan, Alex Muggah and Prathiba Harsha Several experts from academia and industry have been recruited to mentor residents at The Clinic. Each mentor comes with at least one area […]

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This release appeared on news.communitech.ca. To read the original post Click Here. 10 FIRMS, EACH ELIGIBLE FOR $50K, WELCOMED INTO AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE INTEGRATION NETWORK PROGRAM Ten companies, nine of which are based in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor, have been named to the second cohort of the AVIN Waterloo Ventures at Communitech program. AVIN, or Autonomous Vehicle Integration Network, […]

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This article appeared on betakit.com by Isabelle Kirkwood. To read the original post Click Here. In a recent interview with BetaKit, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry, Navdeep Bains, indicated an openness to extending the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) COVID-19 Innovation Assistance Program (IAP), similar to the proposed bill […]

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This article appeared on venturelab.ca. To read the original post Click Here. ventureLAB and York Region announce recipients of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund  $100,000 annual fund supports innovative businesses in York Region In 2019, ventureLAB and York Region partnered to introduce the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund (EIF), an annual fund awarded to innovative startups and […]

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This press release appeared on community.mcmaster.ca. To read the original post Click Here. The CONNECTION is a new program offered by McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE) designed to facilitate online, mutually beneficial partnerships between campus and local Hamilton community organizations. As communities look for ways to adapt and rebuild in response to COVID-19, The CONNECTION will make […]

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This article appeared on betakit.com by Isabelle Kirkwood. To read the original post Click Here. Founder Institute’s Montréal branch has partnered with MedStack to offer a digital health startup fellowship for organizations that are working on solutions to cure, prevent, and mitigate threats to health. The fellowship is available to companies from around the world that are applying […]

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This article appeared on thegolobeandmail.com . To read the original post Click Here. Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Hamilton-based cancer-treatment company, is seeking to be listed on the Nasdaq exchange, part of a surge of Canadian biotech companies going public in the United States. On fri, Fusion filed its registration statement with the U.S. Securities and […]

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This article appeared on thespec.com by Jon Wells. To view the original post click here. Bartering is the oldest form of commerce, but the time has never seemed more ripe for it with businesses paralyzed by COVID-19. No one is more aware of the situation than John Porter, whose career as a barter commerce entrepreneur goes […]

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Apr 6, 2020 AQ’s Blog & Grill “Innovation Factory Accelerates Success” – who doesn’t want that!? Incubators and accelerators, like Hamilton’s Innovation Factory, are the not so hidden gem that entrepreneurs need to know. In this week’s episode on AQ’s Blog & Grill, David Carter and Alan Quarry discuss the difference between an accelerator and […]

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