August 8, 2022

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator

MEDIA ADVISORY

Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator

OLDS, ALBERTA – August 8, 2022, Reporters are invited to an announcement at AgSmart, in Olds, introducing $3 million for new accelerator programming to help small and medium-sized agri-food businesses in Alberta.  The announcement will be led by Nathan Cooper, MLA and George Chahal, MP, in addition to key personnel from SVG Ventures|THRIVE, Olds College and Alberta Innovates.

WHAT:  Announcement for the start of THRIVE Academy and Venture Studio

WHO: – George Chahal, MP, Calgary Skyview
– Nathan Cooper, MLA, Olds, Didsbury, Three Hills
– Rollie Dykstra, Executive Vice President, Impact, Alberta Innovates
– John Cassidy, Managing Director Canada, SVG Ventures|THRIVE
– Patrick Machacek, Vice President Development, Olds College

WHEN:  Wednesday, August 10, 2022

TIME:  10:30 a.m.

WHERE:  The Alumni Tent at AgSmart – south of the Olds’ College Campus.
See map for a detailed location.

PHOTO OP: A photo opportunity with the presenters, at AgSmart, will be available.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Dwayne Brunner, Senior Manager, Media and Strategic Community Relations
Alberta Innovates
Dwayne.Brunner@albertainnovates.ca | 587.572.4091