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Rainforest Connector “Bringing Value for Entrepreneurs through Collaborations”

February 15 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The February Rainforest Connector will feature collaborations and centres that are providing value as innovation system catalysts and growth agents for technology entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneur success stories, upcoming opportunities, network introductions, and ample advice will be provided in this panel session.


Andrew MacIsaac, MSc – CEO, Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (API)
API serves as a catalyst to support the development of life science products and companies.
Reg Joseph, B.Sc, MBA – CEO, Health Cities
Health Cities works with clinicians, innovators, philanthropic organizations, and companies to develop new models of care to drive better health outcomes and economic growth in the health sector.
Rajesh Jaiswal, PhD, MBA – Executive Director, Northern Alberta Business Incubator (NABI)
NABI fosters an entrepreneurial culture, providing space and related services that build businesses.


Gail Powley, P. Eng – President, Technology Alberta
FIRST Jobs and NExT Level Companies programs have connected over 100 tech companies to Alberta Talent of all ages.

What is the Rainforest Connector?
Rainforest Connector is an informal monthly virtual get-together for Alberta entrepreneurs at all stages (from ideation to exiting), small business owners, and ecosystem helpers looking to encourage and promote collisions between people and create connections that will help drive the success of entrepreneurs in Alberta’s innovation system.

Join us to meet like-minded people, celebrate successes and learn from failures, and build a community that supports and promotes entrepreneurship across the province.

What is Rainforest Alberta?

Rainforest Alberta is a movement – building community in the innovation ecosystem through opening conversations around culture, leadership, and other focus areas. We believe Alberta is
primed to be a global destination for growing tech ventures. Come to a meeting from Calgary or Edmonton to find out why, or for more information, visit www.rainforestab.ca

Who should attend?

  •  Anyone interested in starting, growing or scaling an innovation-based business
  • Former entrepreneurs looking to share their experience and give back
  • Individuals or companies who provide services to entrepreneurs at any stage
  • Researchers or inventors who are looking to help, or take their idea to market
  • Anyone interested in improving the culture of innovation and trust in Alberta, making a meaningful impact on the growth of the emerging innovation economy, or individuals who want to be part of the solution

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