Kanin is thrilled to have been accepted into Plug and Play’s Sustainability Cohort, which will commence in an exhibition this spring on May 29-30th.
The addition of the Sustainability Cohort will aim to spur innovation in Calgary.
“Innovation means rethinking and retooling along the way,” says Laura Kilcrease, CEO of Alberta Innovates. “We are pleased to see continued growth in each cohort. Entrepreneurs and startups will benefit from the mentorship, training, and support offered by the Plug and Play Alberta accelerator.”
Read the full press release here.
About Plug and Play Alberta: Plug and Play Alberta is building a world-class innovation platform to attract top technology and investment to the region and support Albertan entrepreneurs to scale, grow, hire tech talent, and propel digital transformation across the province. Plug and Play is part of the Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program that is run by a consortium led by Alberta Innovates. The consortium, which also includes Technology and Innovation, Edmonton Unlimited, the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund, and Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan), allocated $35 million over three years to retain business accelerators. It’s part of the Alberta government’s goal to help create 20,000 jobs and increase technology firm revenue to $5 billion by 2030.
About Plug and Play Tech Center: Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we’re present in 50+ locations across 5 continents. We offer corporate innovation programs and help our corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. We also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where we’ve invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi.