TEC Edmonton breaks ground on newest technology accelerator with Merck Canada

TEC Edmonton broke ground on a new business accelerator for technology companies on Tuesday. The accelerator, a partnership with pharmaceutical company Merck Canada Inc., will connect emerging Alberta-based health-focused companies with the health research expertise of Merck to bring innovative health technologies to the market. “Working in partnership with TEC Edmonton to provide both scientific […]

Microsoft launches new startup accelerator program in Berlin

Microsoft has announced its newest European startup accelerator program, in a move that helps tie software startups to its Azure services. The Microsoft Accelerator program looks to equip startups with tools to help them develop their product and grow their organisation. Microsoft gives the companies networking opportunities, funding, access to equipment, training and management in order to achieve […]

Airtree and Blackbird Ventures back Sydney University AI mining exploration platform 

Two of Australia’s largest technology venture capital funds have backed a seed round for EARTH AI, a start-up that uses artificial intelligence to help mining firms find resources. Airtree and Blackbird Ventures are both looking to get in at the ground floor of the mineral exploration platform in a $500,000 round, which is smaller than the […]