Innovation

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases Career Pathways Whitepaper

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:45pm

University of Phoenix has released a whitepaper with insights from its College of Doctoral Studies team titled Career Pathways: Engineering Your Career to Last Decades.

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  • University of Phoenix has released a whitepaper with insights from its College of Doctoral Studies team titled Career Pathways: Engineering Your Career to Last Decades.
  • The whitepaper explores the genesis of the career pathway concept, creating a blueprint for building a lifelong career by incorporating personal passion with the pursuit of academic credentials and on-the-job professional development.
  • It also provides insight into how American workers can empower themselves to take the needed steps to advance their career.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

FinTech Startup EvoShare Reaches The Finalist Round of The MoneyPitch Competition at the Money 20/20 Global Conference in Las Vegas, NV

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:35pm

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --FinTech Startup EvoShare Reaches The Finalist Round of The MoneyPitch Competition at the Money 20/20 Global Conference in Las Vegas, NV

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  • BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --FinTech Startup EvoShare Reaches The Finalist Round of The MoneyPitch Competition at the Money 20/20 Global Conference in Las Vegas, NV
    EvoShare, a FinTech startup based in Berkeley, CA was named a finalist in this year's MoneyPitch: Money 20/20 Competition.
  • MoneyPitch is a famed startup pitch competition, connecting the most ambitious startups with leading VCs and senior executives.
  • EvoShare and Chief Revenue Officer Chris Miller head to Vegas next month for one epic finale live at the Money 20/20 Global Conference.
  • The semi-finals consisted of 3 rounds of 5 FinTech companies, battling it out in front of 12 VCs and senior executive judges.

Innovate Edmonton Funds, Launches and Lands Accelerators, Benefiting Edmonton Tech Companies  

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:58pm

Quotes “Innovation is a team game and accelerators bring people together to create global opportunities, open international sales channels, boost significant investment and position Edmonton’s entrepreneurs on the world stage. Together we are ensuring that our high-potential companies have the end-to-end supports that they need for growth -- from concept to commercialization and from pitching to closing -- as they prepare to collaborate and compete in today’s impact economy.”  

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  • They will also contribute to Edmontonsdowntown vibrancy,with workspaces andcollaborationhubsdrawinginnovators and businesses back to the downtown core.Acceleratorswill augment existing business training delivered by Startup Edmonton and Scaleup Edmonton, program divisions of Innovate Edmonton.
  • The quality andcalibreof the companies being developed will attract companies from around the world who recognize the excellent opportunities that are emerging in Alberta.
  • Headquartered in Alberta's capital city, Innovate Edmonton leverages,unitesand promotes home-grown innovation as a gateway to solving the worlds most pressing problems.
  • We harness the power of the public and private sectors, ground-breaking academicresearchand purpose-driven investment to build a shared prosperity and open international markets.From sustainable climate solutionsto public health and digital education, Edmonton is a leading globalcentrefor inspiration, ingenuity and inclusion.Learn moreabout Innovate Edmonton and Startup Edmonton , a division of Innovate Edmonton.

CIO Leadership: Mapping Leadership Competencies to Win the Global War for Talent Will Drive the Discussion at the In-Person 2021 HMG Live! Dallas CIO Summit on October 7

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:27pm

Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Akamai, Auth0, BetterCloud, Citrix, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, NPower, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Productiv, RingCentral, Rubrik, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Dallas/Fort Worth, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

Key Points: 
  • Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Akamai, Auth0, BetterCloud, Citrix, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, NPower, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, Productiv, RingCentral, Rubrik, SafeGuard Cyber, SIM Dallas/Fort Worth, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.
  • Dallas CIO Executive Leadership Summit and to register for the event, click here .
  • The HMG Strategy 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards honor exemplary technology leaders and leadership teams who are delivering exceptional value to their organizations.
  • To learn more about HMG Strategys 2021 Global Leadership Institute Awards and to nominate a deserving executive, click here .

500 Global Establishes Presence in Alberta to Strengthen the Alberta Innovation Corridor

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:31pm

The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening the Alberta Innovation Corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.

Key Points: 
  • The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening the Alberta Innovation Corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.
  • We look forward to building a long-term partnership with 500 Global to position Alberta as a tech and innovation hub.
  • We are so pleased that 500 Global is bringing its talents and resources to our province, said Laura Kilcrease, CEO, Alberta Innovates.
  • Alberta Accelerator by 500 is intended to fill a gap in the provinces innovation ecosystem by helping local tech companies grow.

Alberta tech startups will plug into global innovation system through new business accelerator

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:40pm

Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta the Alberta Innovates Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP) .

Key Points: 
  • Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta the Alberta Innovates Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP) .
  • Plug and Play Alberta will deliver programs in Calgary and Edmonton and bring ventures from around the world to Alberta.
  • In total, the four chosen accelerators, including Plug and Play, will provide services in Alberta with the support of a funding consortium led by Alberta Innovates.
  • This includes funding from the Alberta Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation to Alberta Innovates to lead and manage the overall Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program.

Alberta tech startups will plug into global innovation system through new business accelerator

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta the Alberta Innovates Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP) .

Key Points: 
  • Alberta Innovates chose Plug and Play Alberta as one of four proposals to receive funding under an unprecedented entrepreneurial initiative for Alberta the Alberta Innovates Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP) .
  • Plug and Play Alberta will deliver programs in Calgary and Edmonton and bring ventures from around the world to Alberta.
  • In total, the four chosen accelerators, including Plug and Play, will provide services in Alberta with the support of a funding consortium led by Alberta Innovates.
  • This includes funding from the Alberta Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation to Alberta Innovates to lead and manage the overall Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program.

500 Global establishes presence in Alberta to strengthen the Alberta Innovation Corridor

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening an Alberta innovation corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.

Key Points: 
  • The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening an Alberta innovation corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.
  • Alberta Accelerator by 500 is intended to fill a gap in the provinces innovation ecosystem by helping local tech companies grow.
  • To attract and recruit startups from untapped corners of Alberta, 500 Global will mount a virtual roadshow throughout the province.
  • We look forward to building a long-term partnership with 500 Global to position Alberta as a tech and innovation hub.

Calgary and Edmonton innovation groups join forces to boost Alberta as a tech powerhouse

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:55pm

Albertas pre-accelerator is a collaboration between Innovate Edmonton and Platform Calgary with support from organizations within all eight regional innovation networks across the Alberta Innovation Network.

Key Points: 
  • Albertas pre-accelerator is a collaboration between Innovate Edmonton and Platform Calgary with support from organizations within all eight regional innovation networks across the Alberta Innovation Network.
  • Alberta Innovates received funding from the Alberta Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation to lead and manage the overall Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program.
  • Through the Alberta pre-accelerator, we can extend the startup-focused resources and programming of Platform Calgary and our partners to the whole of southern Alberta.
  • Headquartered in Albertas capital city, Innovate Edmonton leverages,unites,and promotes home-grown innovation as a gateway to solving the worlds most pressing problems.

Global business accelerators to power growth, opportunities in Alberta tech startup sector

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:55pm

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business accelerators with global reach are setting up shop in Alberta to power new growth and opportunities in the provinces burgeoning tech startup sector.

Key Points: 
  • EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business accelerators with global reach are setting up shop in Alberta to power new growth and opportunities in the provinces burgeoning tech startup sector.
  • The accelerators are experienced in vaulting promising startups through scaleup and growth by providing intensive mentoring, networking, access to capital and other opportunities.
  • Alberta Accelerator by 500 500 Global, one of the worlds most active venture capital firms, is launching a one-of-a-kind accelerator to nurture seed-stage tech companies in Alberta.
  • The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening an Alberta innovation corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.