Big Winners At VenturePrize 2015

What goes in, must come out.

By some bodily fluid twist of fate, all winners of the three TEC VenturePrize business plan competition prizes  had to do something to do with liquid intake into the human body, and liquid discharge.

What goes in: The winner of the TEC VenturePrize Student award was Alberta Craft Malting – a project […]

By |April 30th, 2015|Venture Prize|0 Comments

TEC VenturePrize 2015 is at the starting gate! Nine finalists, three big prizes!

Nine new Alberta companies are in the 2015 TEC VenturePrize Award finals, happening Wed. April 29, 2015 in Edmonton.

All will walk out of the Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre with something – a cash prize, mentoring, sponsorship, business services publicity, new investors.

But what does Alberta itself walk out with? Where do we start …

Nine new companies, […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Innovation Community, Venture Prize|0 Comments

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 finalists in the 2015 TEC VenturePrize Student business plan competition: Alberta Craft Malting (Olds College), NoLemon Automotive Inc. (University of […]

By |April 27th, 2015|TEC Company News, Venture Prize|0 Comments

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 Alberta to compete for a grand prize of $30,000 cash in the annual TEC VenturePrize business plan competition.

Now in its […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|TEC Company News, Venture Prize|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton and VenturePrize are in the news!!!

As TEC’s 2015 VenturePrize business plan competition comes to its finale April 29 in Edmonton’s  Shaw Conference Centre, TEC Edmonton and, more importantly, its clients, have been much in the news.

Global Edmonton has been celebrating entrepreneurism in our city with its Game Changers series, a monthly show hosted and produced by Early Morning News co-host […]

By |April 15th, 2015|Partnerships, Venture Prize|0 Comments

Technology Management Highlights (April)

TEC Edmonton’s Technology Management team offers expert advice on intellectual property matters which often lead to new patents, licensing agreements and company spin-offs.

New Patents

Particle Classifier
Researcher: Dr. Jason Olfert

On March 3, 2015, Dr. Jason Olfert of the University of Alberta’s Department of Mechanical Engineering received a United States patent titled “Particle Classifier”(patent no. 8,966,958).

The invention classifies particles by […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Technology Management, University of Alberta|0 Comments

Partnering with the Pharmaceutical Industry – the TEC Edmonton TEC Health Accelerator

When TEC Edmonton set up its TEC Health Accelerator program seven months ago, one of its goals (besides accelerating 50 new health-related companies in Alberta in five years) was to “fill in the gaps” in the Alberta’s health-related innovation system.

On March 25 and 26, 2015, a good start was made on bridging a major gap.

Representatives […]