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Collision 2019 | Startup Companies

Next Month, we’re part of an Edmonton delegation going to Collision - North America’s fastest growing tech conference. When it was announced last year that the conference was relocating to Canada, we knew it was a fantastic opportunity for our city’s tech companies to find early customers, build relationships with investors, and even recruit for talent.

January Update: Harness the energy of a new year with Startup Edmonton

January Update: Harness the energy of a new year with Startup Edmonton

hope you had a wonderful holiday break and found time to relax, reflect, and reenergize. I'm grateful for the time spent with family over the past few weeks and feel more ready than ever to tackle the potential of 2019! 

Our team was hard at work before the break to get you a full roster of events, workshops, and programs confirmed for the first quarter of the year. There is no better time than the start of a new year to learn a skill, meet more people from the start and tech community, or get to work on your idea. 

Here are my top picks for January! 

Does your startup need a COO?

Does your startup need a COO?

With new startups, team members often wear many different hats—that is, various team members taking on several roles that might not fit their exact job description. But as the business grows, having people in specific roles becomes increasingly important—like operations. Operations can be tricky to define, but it involves the managing of functions within the organization to ensure everything is running as efficiently as possible. Someone in operations could have their hand in anything from legal, to accounting, to HR.