Message from the Board – June 2022

June 16, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Every week we feature a voice from the Technology Alberta team! In this week’s Newsbyte, Technology Alberta Board Member and Business and Professional Development Programs Lead Debra Grieg, B.Comp Sci, MBA offers advice on how to have a successful job interview. “We would all like to land our dream job, […]

Note from the President – May 2022

June 16, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Week of May 18 2022 – An Alberta-wide Tech Sandwich This week’s ABTEC4000 companies-feature brings us midway through our month-long listing of growing Alberta tech companies, half from Calgary and half from Edmonton – and of course all are actively hiring. (Note: see Technology Alberta’s New Company Directory for the 400 hiring companies that have been featured this year) On the Event side: During […]

Note from the President – April 2022

June 16, 2022 Julia Mackay 0

Special Edition – Focus on Jobs Due to popular demand – Technology Alberta is VERY PLEASED to present – this FOCUS ON JOBS Special Edition of our Newsletter. Alberta’s tech sector is growing so quickly – almost every tech company is hiring right now! So anyone who is wanting to launch their career – and be part […]

Note from the President – March 2022

March 1, 2022 Diana Feng 0

COVID Learnings on Effective Community-Building  I was in a recent weekly Alberta-wide innovation community session, where the group was asked “What is your most impactful experience from the last 2 years of weekly meetings.” While the group discussed many options – including many outstanding speakers, entrepreneurs, and interesting topics – […]

Note from the President – February 2022

February 19, 2022 Diana Feng 0

Hiring – and How to Attract Young Graduates to your Alberta Tech Company We do live in interesting times. Last year – in the midst of the economic challenges brought on by COVID – one of the greater workforce issues was experienced by young graduates, who weathered a tougher job […]

Note from the President – January 2022

January 18, 2022 Diana Feng 0

What a Difference a Year Makes – and Making a Difference this Year A Year Ago – Technology Alberta, with the support of over 100 entrepreneurial tech companies, stepped up to help keep Alberta Talent in the province by providing over 100 young professionals part-time jobs that inspired them.  At […]

Note from the President – November

November 30, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Planning for 2022 – Attracting Local Talent November has continued to see companies aggressively hiring, with many employers asking what they can do to be even more attractive to local talent. In response, we have heard Job Seekers state that they are looking for: A Great Corporate Culture – Business with […]

Note from the President – October

October 29, 2021 Diana Feng 0

ELECTIONS OVER – FULL SPEED AHEAD After a year of municipal then federal elections behind us, it is great to see that we are united across the major cities, and with provincial and federal support – for Alberta to move FULL SPEED AHEAD in growing Alberta’s Tech Sector!  Over this time, Alberta’s entrepreneurial tech […]

Note from the President – September

September 28, 2021 Diana Feng 0

ACCELERATE, ACCELERATE, ACCELERATE, ACCELERATE!AN EXCITING FUTURE FOR ALBERTA’S TECH SECTOR The big news is clearly on the 4 newly announced accelerators – made possible by Alberta Innovates’ historic rallying of the Alberta’s Tech Community to put forward supported options that would be a great fit to help diversify the economy […]

Note from the President – August

August 18, 2021 Diana Feng 0

ELECTIONS OVER – FULL SPEED AHEAD After a year of municipal then federal elections behind us, it is great to see that we are united across the major cities, and with provincial and federal support – for Alberta to move FULL SPEED AHEAD in growing Alberta’s Tech Sector!  Over this time, Alberta’s entrepreneurial tech […]

Note from the President – July

July 21, 2021 Diana Feng 0

In this newsletter we are very pleased to profile: Companies through their Participation in the FIRST Jobs Program, where these 50 Alberta Companies are providing opportunities that will keep Alberta’s Talented Students in Alberta Companies through our regular ABTEC3000 feature– where again another 30 Alberta SME Tech Companies are actively hiring this month – and […]

Note from the President – June

June 1, 2021 Diana Feng 0

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: THE GROWING INNOVATION ECONOMY – GROWING AND DIVERSIFYING ALBERTA’S ECONOMY In this newsletter – and as a grass-roots organization – we are pleased to share the many announcements of strong Alberta tech company hiring and investment, as well as government programs and overall tech sector growth. In […]

Note from the President – May

May 11, 2021 Diana Feng 0

WHAT A MONTH IT HAS BEEN – AND MORE TO COME! 2021 continues to provide challenges, but also many, many new opportunities for Alberta Tech Companies.  Whether it is additional MiTACS student funding, new Alberta-wide Accelerator  RFP’s, Alberta local RIN AGM’s, or of course Technology Alberta’s own FIRST Jobs program […]

Note from the President – April

April 14, 2021 Diana Feng 0

Happy to feature Alberta April Events – filled with Entrepreneurs, Government, and Academia focused on growing Alberta’s tech sector: Image copyright (c) 2021 Technology Alberta Thank you from the Technology Alberta FIRST Jobs Program Team – and more to comeSo pleased to share this big Thank you to all who have […]

Technology Alberta FIRST Jobs Program Update

March 26, 2021 Fatema 0

The End of March will see the completion of the 10-week journey that 55 Young Professionals have taken with over 50 Alberta entrepreneurial tech companies, through the part-time FIRST Jobs Program. These companies have stepped up to offer opportunities that will help retain talent in Alberta from across Alberta’s post-secondaries […]

Note from the President

October 28, 2020 Administrator 0

October is proving to be one of the busiest months of the year: Nominations are open for the StartAlberta Awards (Nominations Deadline Oct 11; Event Nov 16) Edmonton Regional Innovation Network is accepting submissions for Community Initiatives Startup Week Events: Edmonton Oct 19-23; Calgary Nov 17 Launch Party And it […]

ABTEC 2000 Initiative

January 2, 2020 Administrator 0

Technology Alberta is pleased to feature Alberta Technology Companies that are innovating here in Alberta, and are collectively are hiring an additional 2000 people over the next year.    The Need We Satisfy We have a track record of educating tech talent in Alberta, but having them move elsewhere due […]