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CEO Of Red Hat and CEO of VMware To Open The Cloud Factory in Banff

Jul 31 2013
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The Cloud FactoryThe Canadian Cloud Council and Boast Capital have just announced Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat and Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware as opening speakers for The Cloud Factory next April 7 and 8 in Banff. This two day conference will bring together senior enterprise executives, corporate M&A teams, venture capitalists, enterprise startups, industry disruptors, technology thought leaders and global media to discuss best practices and innovations in Big Data, Enterprise and the Cloud.

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Get Ready for Alberta Tech Week

Jul 01 2013
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Alberta Tech WeekIf you haven’t heard, one of the biggest startup conferences in Canada, AccelerateAB, will be held in Calgary on July 11th coinciding with Stampede. To capitalize on the momentum, Alberta Tech Week has been created as a banner to capture and celebrate all things innovation and technology around AccelerateAB.

Below are some events next week you simply cannot miss:

-Monday, July 8th – Alberta Tech Week Launch by Canadian Cloud Council and Boast Capital
-Tuesday, July 9th – Pixel and Pints Osprey Stampede Party
-Wednesday, July 10th – AccelerateAB Kick-off Party by AcceleratorYYC
-Thursday, July 11th – AccelerateAB
-Thursday, July 11th – AccelerateAB After Party by VA Angels
-Friday, July 12th – Sunday, July 14th – Startup Weekend

For a complete listing of events, visit AlbertaTechWeek.com. Profits from the Alberta Tech Week Launch on July 8th and Startup Weekend on July 12-14th will be donated to Place2Give’s Flood Relief Fund. Additionally, AccelerateAB has setup a booth for Place2Give to collect donations on July 11th.

Whether you’re in tech or not, you have to check out Alberta Tech Week. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Apply for Summer Cohort of Plug and Play Accelerator in Silicon Valley

May 01 2013
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Plug and Play Tech CenterLast year Boast Capital partnered with Plug and Play Tech Center to launch Plug and Play Canada. We would like to invite you to apply to the 2013 summer cohort of Plug and Play Accelerator in Silicon Valley.  Selected startups will get the following upon acceptance into program:

  • An investment of U.S. $25,000.
  • 3-months of office space in Silicon Valley.
  • Weekly mentorship sessions with experienced Silicon Valley investors, entrepreneurs and executives.
  • Access to a network of over 150 investors.
  • Opportunity to pitch at demo day in front of over 500 people comprised of VCs, angel investors, enterprises and media.
If you would like to take your startup to the next level, apply before Friday, May 10th: http://plugandplaystartupcamp.com/apply

*select the “Canada” radio button in the application form

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World’s First Enterprise Focused Startup Weekend To Be Held in Calgary

Apr 10 2013
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Startup Weekend Calgary SWYYC“This next edition of Startup Weekend Calgary will have a bigger focus on enterprise and B2B applications,” explains Lloyed Lobo, Partner at Boast Capital and one of the organizers of the event. “I think Calgarian startups are loosing sight of the opportunities that lay in our backyard. There are many business problems to solve here for companies who have the potential to write big checks.”

This article was originally featured on Techvibes.  Read the full story here.

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