TEC Edmonton News Releases

January 2017

TEC Edmonton announces the opening of TEC Innovation District

Edmonton’s newest mentorship and co-working space for technology entrepreneurs

Edmonton, AB (January 19, 2017) – Edmonton’s technology entrepreneurs have a new community workspace, with the launch of TEC Innovation District. The space, located in the hub […]

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November 2016

TEC Edmonton’s Randy Yatscoff wins Startup Canada National Lifetime Achievement award

Adam Chowaniec Award recognizes outstanding impact and legacy in Canadian Entrepreneurship
Edmonton, AB (November 30, 2016) – TEC Edmonton announced today that Dr. Randy Yatscoff, Executive Vice-President of Business Development, has been awarded the National Startup […]

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TEC Edmonton launches 15th anniversary of VenturePrize business plan competition

Edmonton, AB (November 16, 2016) TEC Edmonton announced today that its annual VenturePrize competition is now open. This year marks the 15th anniversary of VenturePrize, Alberta’s premier business plan competition. TEC Edmonton invites companies province-wide […]

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TEC Edmonton announces Lan Tan as Director of Entrepreneur Development

New director a champion of “entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs” approach to business education

Edmonton, AB (November 1, 2016) – TEC Edmonton announced today the appointment of Lan Tan as its new Director of Entrepreneur Development. Lan has […]

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TEC Edmonton’s T-Squared Accelerator Program accepts Internet of Things game changer and e-Commerce pioneer

Edmonton, AB – October 26, 2016 – TEC Edmonton announced today its acceptance of two additional early-stage information technology companies to its T-Squared Accelerator program.

Sensor Up, founded by Dr. Steve Liang, Associate professor of Geomatics […]

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September 2016

Phyllis Clark, Tim Fell and Chris LaBossiere appointed to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors

Edmonton, AB – September 29, 2016 – TEC Edmonton announced today the appointment of three distinguished Albertans to its Board of Directors. Their leadership covers key areas of post-secondary education, finance, information and communications technology, […]

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Karen Wichuk Joins TEC Edmonton as Vice-President, Public Sector & Government Relations

September 19, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – TEC Edmonton welcomes Karen Wichuk as its new Vice-President of Public Sector and Government Relations. Karen brings over 14 years of experience with senior management roles in both the […]

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Vivametrica first company accepted into T-Squared Accelerator Program

September 19, 2016 – Calgary, AB – Alberta-based health technology startup Vivametrica announced today its acceptance as the first startup into the T-Squared Accelerator, a new collaboration between TEC Edmonton and TELUS. Founded by clinicians […]

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August 2016

University of Alberta researchers license technology to prevent injury in wheelchair users

August 18, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – Wheelchair users facing persistent shoulder strain or injury will soon have assistance thanks to a device recently developed by University of Alberta researchers and partnered with help from […]

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TEC Edmonton and TELUS join forces to support Canadian technology startups

T-Squared Accelerator program delivers new opportunities in mentoring, development and  incubation with up to $100,000 in funding available annually from TELUS

August 2, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – TEC Edmonton and TELUS today announced the launch of the […]

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June 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. Partners with TEC Edmonton in support of the TEC Health Accelerator

June 30, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – The Canadian headquarters of the globally-operated pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim has joined business incubator TEC Edmonton’s group of industry partners to deliver advanced services and resources to Alberta […]

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Coming Soon: TEC Edmonton’s New “Accelerator Space”

A prime downtown Edmonton storefront location, which has lain fallow for many months, will soon burst into life.

On Monday, June 27, 2016, with Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development Deron Bilous in attendance, TEC Edmonton CEO […]

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Edmonton Organ Transplant Company Tevosol Secures Financing

EDMONTON, AB–(Marketwired – June 29, 2016) – Medical device company Tevosol is one step closer to improving the lives of patients awaiting organ transplants after securing $2 million in financing. This TEC Edmonton client and […]

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May 2016

TEC Edmonton Partners with Sanofi to Accelerate Alberta Healthcare Companies

May 2, 2016 – Edmonton, AB – Business incubator TEC Edmonton has announced a strategic partnership with Sanofi Canada, a leading healthcare company, to provide new opportunities for Alberta healthcare professionals and researchers through its […]

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February 2016

Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard Joins TEC Edmonton as Director of Communications & Marketing

February 25, 2016 (Edmonton, Alberta) – TEC Edmonton welcomes Stephanie Gillis-Paulgaard as its new Director of Communications & Marketing. Stephanie has over 17 years of collective experience leading corporate communications and investor relations functions. She […]

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January 2016

TEC Edmonton and DynaLife Dx Partner to Support New Edmonton Health Companies

Edmonton, AB – January 21, 2016 – DynaLIFE Dx and TEC Edmonton are pleased to announce a two-year partnership designed to encourage the growth of new, innovative Edmonton companies, especially in the health sector.DynaLIFE Dx will […]

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December 2015

Press Release: Tom Fath Named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year

Edmonton, AB – December 4, 2015 – TEC Edmonton is pleased to announce that its nominee Tom Fath has been named Startup Canada’s 2015 Senior Entrepreneur of the Year.

As president of The Fath Group – […]

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November 2015

Kirsten Poon of TEC Edmonton named one of WXN 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Kirsten Poon of TEC Edmonton named one of WXN 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner 
TEC Edmonton Business Development Associate joins community of Canada’s most iconic women leaders
Edmonton, Alberta — November 26, 2015 – TEC […]

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Press Release: UBI Awards in North America: Innovate Calgary and TEC Edmonton rank among top five in North America

Global Insights: Celebrating the future of academic incubators
UBI Awards in North America: Innovate Calgary and TEC Edmonton rank among top five in North America.

CALGARY/EDMONTON, AB, CANADA – November 6, 2015 – Alberta’s two leading university […]

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October 2015

Press Release: Edmonton Nominees Win Six of Nine 2015 Startup Canada Prairie Region Innovation Awards

Edmonton, AB — October 13, 2015 — TEC Edmonton congratulates the success of its nominees and associates for the Startup Canada 2015 Awards (Prairie Region).

“That six of the nine Prairie Region awards should go to […]

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July 2015

Press Release: Harper Government Supports High-Tech Exporting Opportunities

July 30, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada

Today, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State for Multiculturalism (pictured above), on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic […]

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Press Release: Research Investment to Give New Hope for Those With Celiac Disease

July 9, 2015 – Edmonton, AB – A natural health product to alleviate the symptoms of gluten intolerance and celiac disease is one step closer, thanks to an agreement between TEC Edmonton, The University of […]

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June 2015

Press Release: Dave Hancock and Kristina Williams Appointed to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors

Edmonton, AB – June 23, 2015 – TEC Edmonton is pleased to announce the appointment of two most distinguished Albertans, Dave Hancock and Kristina Williams, to the TEC Edmonton Board of Directors.

Through his 18 years as […]

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May 2015

2015 VenturePrize Winners Announced

A shared prize package worth over $200,000 in cash and in-kind services was awarded to the top entrepreneurs in the TEC VenturePrize business plan competition
Edmonton, AB – May 1, 2015 – The Alberta business and innovation […]

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April 2015

2015 VenturePrize Student Finalists Announced

TEC Edmonton has announced the top three Alberta student entrepreneurs competing for a combined prize package worth $35,000 to accelerate their businesses
Edmonton, AB – April 27, 2015 – Business incubator TEC Edmonton has announced the three […]

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2015 VenturePrize TELUS ICT Finalists Announced

TELUS has chosen three of Alberta’s most promising technology startup companies to compete in the TEC VenturePrize business plan competition
Edmonton, AB – April 23, 2015 – Telecommunications leader TELUS has chosen three top candidates from […]

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March 2015

TEC Edmonton Announces Partnership to Accelerate Growth of Alberta’s Biotech Sector with Janssen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Medical Products

March 10, 2015 – Edmonton, AB – Business incubator TEC Edmonton has announced a strategic partnership with Janssen Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, along with Johnson & Johnson Medical […]

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