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20 Tech Startups Taking Their Next Steps in Platform Calgary’s Junction Program

Platform Calgary is pleased to announce the 20 companies participating in the Junction program. Junction is a nine-week full-time residency that helps entrepreneurs establish a strong foundation and clear path forward to grow their technology-driven businesses. Going on its fifth cohort, the program has helped grow 46 innovative companies either based in or working out of Calgary. As part of Platform Calgary’s mission, Junction builds Calgary’s entrepreneurial capacity, creating an engine for new economic growth, job creation and shared prosperity.

Junction provides workshops, one-on-one advisory sessions, special events and peer-learning to tech startup founders. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has shifted its focus to emphasize business adaptability.

“COVID-19 was a big eye opener for every business. The pandemic made us put greater emphasis on flexibility and resiliency as part of the Junction program and we were able to expand our Advisor network with successful startup founders and leaders from

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SAIT’s new School for Advanced Digital Technology to boost Calgary’s tech-talent pipeline

New World. New Thinking, SADT will embed digital literacy and technology training into existing curriculum, programs and courses including Continuing Education, Professional Studies and Corporate Training. SADT will fast-track digital learning through newly created programs that are in-demand and responsive to industry and to local and global needs.” data-reactid=”13″Calgary, AB, Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, SAIT announced the opening of its new School for Advanced Digital Technology (SADT) in the historic Odd Fellows building in downtown Calgary. As a flagship initiative in the institution’s 2020-2025 strategic plan, New World. New Thinking, SADT will embed digital literacy and technology training into existing curriculum, programs and courses including Continuing Education, Professional Studies and Corporate Training. SADT will fast-track digital learning through

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