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Platform Calgary Welcomes New Partners to the Innovation Centre

Published: Friday, December 18th, 2020

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Platform Calgary joins forces with a new set of program partners that will come together under the Innovation Centre’s roof, all with the collective goal of accelerating the growth of Calgary’s innovation economy. Eleven new partners have signed agreements, bringing the total number of partners to 37, with more on the way. These partners join what will be a one-stop innovation hub, that will meet startups where they’re at — giving them all the tools and resources they’ll need to grow and scale. 

With this momentum, Platform Calgary is closer to tripling Calgary’s tech startup sector over the next ten years — a goal that will lead to thousands of jobs and shared prosperity for Calgarians. 

The most recent group of partners include:





Acceleprise: A B2B SaaS accelerator that allows entrepreneurs to tap into an extensive network of enterprise companies, mentors and investors. @Accelerprise


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Alberta Ecotrust: With a vision of healthy ecosystems for Albertans, Alberta Ecotrust is a non-profit that invests in the people and projects that protect the natural systems that give us life and prosperity. @AlbertaEcotrust

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Business Link: A non-profit helping Alberta small business owners and entrepreneurs start, run and grow their business. @BusinessLinkAB

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Calgary UX: A community of user experience professionals across all disciplines and industries in Calgary, including designers, developers, content writers, product managers and UX specialists. @calgaryux


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Decentralised Energy Canada: An industry association that supports energy innovation and technology commercialization in the decentralised energy sector. @DEassociation




Fuse 42 Accelerator: An accelerator program that helps entrepreneurs who are working to solve big problems in the world, specifically, working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. @Fuse42Accel


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Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking: Working to enrich the student experience and power innovation across the school and in the community, the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking develops and nurtures a culture of entrepreneurial thinking at the University of Calgary and beyond. @HunterHubYYC

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KPMG: A leader in delivering audit, tax and advisory services, KPMG provides crucial services to many of the top business, not for profit and government organizations in Canada. @KPMG_Canada


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Volition: A startup advisory firm providing one-on-one coaching and events for the startup community in Canada and beyond, all through a community building approach. @thisisvolition

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W21C: With a goal of building new paradigms of health care delivery, W21C is a research and innovation initiative based in the University of Calgary and the Calgary zone of Alberta Health Services. @W21C


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Zone Startups Calgary: A founder-first accelerator program for the industrial internet, IoT and energy sectors. @zonecalgary




Are you dedicated to Calgary’s future of innovation? Get in touch and join a group of forward-thinking changemakers. Benefits include access to advice, investment and the connections needed to make Calgary a global hub for startups and innovation. 

If you’re interested in learning about becoming a program partner, please contact us

Learn more about the rest of our partners:

Platform Calgary Welcomes First Wave of Innovation Centre Community

Platform Innovation Centre Will Open With Familiar Faces in the Tech Startup Community 

New Partners Join our Platform Innovation Centre Community