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Home > About > News > Alberta Innovates, PrairesCan, and SVG Ventures|THRIVE launch $3-million tech pre-accelerator
August 8, 2022
Small- and medium-sized agrifood businesses receive boost in form of new accelerator program.
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.
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