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 T-Squared Accelerator, a collaboration that will provide promising early-stage Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies with 12 months of free […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|TEC Company News, TEC Programs|0 Comments


When Chris Lumb arrived at TEC Edmonton in 2010, he brought with him a culture of accountability.

“I came from the private sector,” says the CEO of Startup Canada’s #1 ranked business incubator. “Being accountable to investors, suppliers and customers was critical.

“TEC Edmonton is a not-for-profit joint venture, which is partially funded by all three levels […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Innovation Community, TEC Clients, TEC Programs|0 Comments

“The TEC Edmonton way” explained at the 2015 National Business Incubation Association conference

At the 29th National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) international conference in Denver, Colorado TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb took part in a panel entitled “Best University Business Incubator Practices.”

The panelists represented those university-associated business incubators/accelerators considered by the University Business Incubator (UBI) Index to be among the best the world.

TEC Edmonton, based in Edmonton, Alberta, […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Partnerships, TEC Programs|0 Comments

“Just do it! Enter VenturePrize! If you stumble and fall, get up, and enter again!” VenturePrize winner Meghan Dear of Localize Your Food

The deadline to enter the all-Alberta 2015 VenturePrize Business Plan Competition is just days away! Entries must be submitted by midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, including a business plan for your company.

Up for grabs is over $200,000 in prizes, for any innovation-based start-up or early stage Alberta company – even for companies that are not […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Innovation Community, TEC Clients, TEC Programs, Venture Prize|0 Comments

Bloom Burton has high praise for the TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

It was what you could realistically call a ringing endorsement of TEC Edmonton’s new TEC Health Accelerator, from Canada’s top health care investment banking firm, no less.

“Quite frankly, we first came to Edmonton secretly dreading the pitch we thought we’d hear from TEC,” said Brian Bloom, co-founder and president of Canada’s leading health care investment […]

By |December 4th, 2014|Innovation Community, TEC Programs|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton’s Health Accelerator + Innovate Calgary’s Kinetica Ventures get funding go-ahead

Much celebration was witnessed on Nov. 21, 2014, when the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, came to the TEC Centre in Edmonton’s Enterprise Square to announce funding to TEC Edmonton and Innovate Calgary for two major initiatives that can justly be expected to influence the economic future of Alberta.

The Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program, […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Innovation Community, TEC Programs|0 Comments

TEC Edmonton at the 2014 national Startup Canada Awards: How far we’ve come

There’s always a long way to go. But it’s good to look back and see how far you’ve come.

The Edmonton innovation ecosystem is starting to function as it should, as witnessed by the national Startup Canada 2014 Awards won by organizations and individuals from Edmonton and Northern Alberta.

Technology-based business incubator and accelerator TEC Edmonton was […]

By |June 19th, 2014|Innovation Community, TEC Programs|0 Comments

UA Solve and TEC Edmonton bring university expertise to off-campus inventions like Ron Szepesy’s SureShot pump

Inventor Ron Szepesy keeps learning how much he does not know about his invention: the revolutionary Zoltec SureShot pump.

“Which is a good thing,” he says.

Zoltec is a startup company in Alberta, one of the first to take advantage of TEC Edmonton and the University of Alberta’s UA SolVe program.

“I had developed the pump in a […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Innovation Community, TEC Clients, TEC Programs|0 Comments