The Platform Innovation Centre would like to introduce you to the five newest additions to our growing community of 50+ MoU signed partners. These partners are joining the collective goal of tripling our city’s existing tech sector in the next ten years, creating 30,000 new jobs at 3,000 new companies. Each and every partner plays an important role in moving towards this goal — creating shared prosperity for all Calgarians.
Welcome to our new partners:
A not-for-profit agency driving Alberta’s economic growth through digital technology. Cybera’s primary role is in overseeing the development and operations of Alberta’s cyberinfrastructure, including the advanced system of networks and computers that keep government, educators, not-for-profit and entrepreneurs at the forefront of technological change. @cybera
A national non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and resources to support aspiring young business owners (18-39 years old) in the launch and growth of their business. Futurpreneur has helped more than 12,000 young entrepreneurs launch over 10,000 businesses across Canada in the past two decades. @Futurpreneur
Helping to bridge the gap between discovery and innovation, Innovate Calgary operates as the technology transfer and business incubation centre for the University of Calgary. For the past 32 years, they’ve been supporting researchers, students, faculty and staff in advancing their innovation-driven research. @InnovateCalgary
NACO mobilizes capital and mentorship for Canadian entrepreneurs, with over $1 billion invested into more than 1500 companies. For over twenty years, NACO has been pioneering the access to capital movement for Canadian entrepreneurs through its growing membership of over 4200 angel investors, 40+ angel groups and 45+ incubators and accelerators. @NACOCanada
A place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to get closer to science, technology, engineering, art and math. As Calgary’s science centre, Telus Spark is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to be a role model and force for innovation that drives positive change. @TELUS_Spark
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