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Taproot Edmonton Tech Roundup

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The audio version of Taproot Edmonton's Tech Roundup brings you the latest headlines and happenings from the local tech scene each week.

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Aug. 31: TalkMaze CEO to represent Edmonton innovation community internationally

August 31st, 2021

4:53

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Aug. 24: Startups pitch to celebrate and connect the community

August 24th, 2021

5:38

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Aug. 17: Samdesk is helping to make London's transport network safer

August 17th, 2021

6:22

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Aug. 10: Federal government launches new regional economic development agency for Prairies

August 10th, 2021

5:56

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July 27: QuoteToMe raises $2.5M to scale to the next level

July 27th, 2021

5:28

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July 20: AltaML announces new collaboration to help students gain experience with AI projects

July 20th, 2021

7:19

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July 13: Canadian Filaments Inc. secures prize from Futurpreneur ahead of launch

July 13th, 2021

5:00

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July 6: RWI Synthetics named a finalist for sustainable mobility challenge

July 6th, 2021

4:32

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June 29: New virtual reality attraction to launch at West Edmonton Mall this summer

June 29th, 2021

5:03

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June 22: Start Alberta's tech database aims to showcase provincial startup ecosystem

June 22nd, 2021

6:51

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June 15: Amii provides advanced AI expertise to MDA, Canadian Space Agency

June 15th, 2021

5:14

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June 8: Startup TNT names finalists for Investment Summit III

June 8th, 2021

5:44

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May 25: Propel Showcase to highlight 11 up-and-coming startups

May 25th, 2021

5:06

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May 18: Local startup awards to highlight success of tech industry

May 18th, 2021

5:24

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May 11: 2S Water wins cleantech pitch competition

May 11th, 2021

4:56

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May 4: G2V Optics raises $2.6M in growth capital

May 4th, 2021

7:55

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April 27: Building Innovate Edmonton: The first four months

April 27th, 2021

6:24

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April 20: Spontivly and Rainforest Edmonton partner to build more community-led companies

April 20th, 2021

5:41

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April 13: TEC Edmonton to shut down at end of June

April 13th, 2021

4:52

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April 6: Alberta Innovates requests proposals to develop business and tech accelerators

April 6th, 2021

5:02

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March 30: U of A and Telus partner to build 5G 'Living Lab'

March 30th, 2021

4:41

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March 23: Alberta Enterprise invests US$15M into Inovia Capital to help tech startups scale

March 23rd, 2021

5:55

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March 16: EZ Ops secures funds at first Alberta Cleantech Investment Summit

March 16th, 2021

4:57

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March 9: Cleantech ventures to pitch for $140K at upcoming investment summit

March 9th, 2021

5:32

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March 2: Connie Stacey of Growing Greener Innovations wins Pitch for the Purse

March 2nd, 2021

5:11

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February 23: Future Fields selected as finalist for SXSW Pitch event

February 23rd, 2021

5:12

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February 16: Startup Edmonton ushers in third Propel cohort

February 16th, 2021

4:19

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February 9: Showbie raises additional $7.5M, sees Edmonton as hub for future growth

February 9th, 2021

6:41

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January 26: Visionstate brings IoT technology to cannabis sector

January 26th, 2021

5:50

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January 19: Clio CEO joins dealcloser advisory board

January 19th, 2021

5:24

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January 12: New podcast AI4Society Dialogues launches

January 12th, 2021

4:45

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January 5: AltaML and the U of A's AI4Society win AI Global awards

January 5th, 2021

3:45

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December 15: Platform Calgary to take over Startup Calgary in 2021

December 15th, 2020

4:07

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December 8: Tech community welcomes Innovate Edmonton's new CEO

December 8th, 2020

5:46

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December 1: Edmonton startups to be celebrated at Propel Showcase

December 1st, 2020

4:41

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November 24: Investors commit $150K to True Angle Medical at Startup TNT Summit

November 24th, 2020

6:49

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November 17: Tech entrepreneurs recognized for impact across Alberta

November 17th, 2020

5:24

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November 10: Extra Life Edmonton raises $230K for the Stollery

November 10th, 2020

5:08

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October 27: Startup TNT announces finalists for investment summit

October 27th, 2020

5:40

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October 20: Edmonton Startup Week kicks off online

October 20th, 2020

6:36

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October 13: New angel investment group in Western Canada

October 13th, 2020

5:32

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October 6: AltaML launches Applied AI Lab, upgrades its office and rebrands

October 6th, 2020

5:15

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September 29: Startup Edmonton announces companies selected for Launch Party 11

September 29th, 2020

5:47

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September 22: Two Edmonton companies named semifinalists in latest NASA iTech competition

September 22nd, 2020

6:29

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September 15: Revitalized Stanley A. Milner Library features new spaces for innovation

September 15th, 2020

4:59

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September 8: Startup Edmonton's second Propel cohort announced

September 8th, 2020

4:17

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September 1: Doug Schweitzer takes over the innovation file in Alberta

September 1st, 2020

5:14

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August 25: Showbie raises $5 million to scale hybrid learning

August 25th, 2020

5:24

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August 18: Agriolabs reaches funding goal for modular countertop garden in just 20 hours

August 18th, 2020

5:10

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August 11: Amii awarded $5 million to help Alberta businesses reduce emissions

August 11th, 2020

5:55

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August 4: Invest Alberta to pursue investment opportunities in tech

August 4th, 2020

4:21

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July 28: AltaML receives $3.25M to accelerate artificial intelligence skill development

July 28th, 2020

6:15

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July 21: IIS/Drivewyze close US$60M investment to scale connected truck platform

July 21st, 2020

5:06

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July 14: Naseem Bashir endorsed as board chair for new innovation entity

July 14th, 2020

6:31

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July 7: QuoteToMe has raised $1 million to reimagine construction procurement

July 7th, 2020

4:42

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June 30: Alberta's Recovery Plan includes support for the tech sector

June 30th, 2020

5:53

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June 23: Startup Edmonton profiles Propel alumni with the second cohort coming up

June 23rd, 2020

5:13

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June 9: Edmonton Police tech accelerator questioned amid Black Lives Matter protests

June 9th, 2020

6:12

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June 2: Start Alberta and the A100 want to expand the reach of Alberta's innovation ecosystem

June 2nd, 2020

7:19

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May 26: Tech trailblazers cast cautious eye on city’s new innovation path

May 26th, 2020

6:18

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May 19: Edmonton-based Food Search Inc. among CODEVID-19 hackathon winners

May 19th, 2020

6:25

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May 12: City Council unanimously endorses new innovation entity with $5M/year in funding

May 12th, 2020

7:00

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May 5: Concerns raised about Alberta's new contact tracing app

May 5th, 2020

7:30

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April 28: Open letter calls on provincial government to support technology and innovation

April 28th, 2020

6:41

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April 21: Innovate Edmonton cuts raise concerns for local tech community

April 21st, 2020

9:09

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April 14: iSmartWays raises funding to deploy connected vehicle technology

April 14th, 2020

5:37

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April 7: Edmonton Regional Innovation Network receives $2.7 million from Alberta Innovates

April 7th, 2020

8:23

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March 31: Fighting COVID-19 misinformation

March 31st, 2020

6:18

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March 24: #YEGTechCares campaign is raising $175K for Edmonton's Food Bank

March 24th, 2020

5:53

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March 17: Hackathon encourages apps to help survive the COVID-19 pandemic

March 17th, 2020

6:13

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March 10: Student DevCon connects students to Edmonton's tech community

March 10th, 2020

6:04

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March 3: Budget 2020 cuts another $10.7M from Alberta Innovates

March 3rd, 2020

6:33

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February 18: Reducing the carbon footprint of Bitcoin mining

February 18th, 2020

6:10

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February 4: Startup Edmonton launches 12-week pre-accelerator called Propel

February 4th, 2020

6:03

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January 28: First Startup TNT pitch night draws a crowd

January 28th, 2020

5:35

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January 21: Yardstick Assessments and ProctorU merge to form Meazure Learning

January 21st, 2020

6:29

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January 14: Sprout Fund makes seed investment in SmartAccess

January 14th, 2020

5:54

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January 7: Provincial working group is exploring how to attract new investment in tech

January 7th, 2020

5:57

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December 17: Scope AR acquires WakingApp

December 17th, 2019

6:48

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December 10: Edmonton named most open city in Canada for fourth time

December 10th, 2019

6:09

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December 3: Edmonton sees 26% increase in tech jobs over the past five years

December 3rd, 2019

4:45

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November 26: Scotiabank donates $1.25M to support AI research at the U of A

November 26th, 2019

6:21

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November 12: Accelerate Fund II invests in G2V Optics

November 12th, 2019

5:54

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November 5: Provincial budget causes concern for tech community

November 5th, 2019

8:00

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October 29: Tech and innovation celebrated during Edmonton Startup Week

October 29th, 2019

5:52

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October 22: Mover acquired by Microsoft

October 22nd, 2019

5:05

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October 15: Launch Party 10 features ten innovation startups

October 15th, 2019

5:05

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October 8: Dot expands to Edmonton to add machine learning for autonomous farming

October 8th, 2019

4:53

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October 1: Amii and Imperial collaborate on machine learning for oil and gas

October 1st, 2019

5:22

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September 24: Yardly raises $1 million to expand across Canada

September 24th, 2019

4:08

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September 17: Jobber named 2nd fastest growing software company in Canada

September 17th, 2019

6:51

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August 27: New startup incubator opens at the Alberta Aerospace and Technology Centre

August 27th, 2019

4:35

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August 20: Executive Committee accepts TEC Edmonton Task Force recommendations

August 20th, 2019

6:40

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August 13, 2019: TEC Edmonton Task Force releases recommendations for TEC 2.0

August 13th, 2019

5:36

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August 6, 2019: DLRL Summer School wraps up with advice from Rich Sutton

August 6th, 2019

4:48

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July 30, 2019: Intello launches to simplify bookkeeping for sole proprietors

July 30th, 2019

6:08

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July 23, 2019: Yardstick introduces ProTraining.com, Zept partners with Flywire

July 23rd, 2019

4:53

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