The Government of Alberta has selected Connection Silicon Valley and JPC Corp as an independent contractor to provide Alberta businesses with access to Silicon Valley customers, capital and other resources to help them scale. The partnership is meant to help Alberta startups access the billions of venture capital funding floating around the Bay area.
In Edmonton, the innovation ecosystem is a collective of people, organizations and places deeply connected and networked in the pursuit of ideas that create economic opportunities. The Edmonton Innovation Ecosystem Community is committed to actively working together to create the best possible environment for technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Edmonton succeeds through a combination of a strong entrepreneurial culture and the backing of top-five-in-world research institutions. Individual action is alloyed through strong community teamwork and a bottom-up approach to problem solving.
When Noorudin and Anis Jiwani were in their mid-40s and living in Toronto in the early 1990s, they knew they wanted to slow the pace of their hectic lives and spend more time with their young children.