Alberta Innovates – Grants
Thursday, February 1 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary
Alberta Innovates Direct Industry Funding programs are part of our integrated approach to innovation system supports focusing on coaching, community, and capital. Alberta Innovates invests in high potential, high growth technology/knowledge-based companies bringing new innovations to market with five (5) funding programs. We have a robust due diligence process following the principles of a prudent investor to create an actively managed and balanced investment portfolio to increase revenue, exports, jobs and provide social and/or environmental benefits to the Province of Alberta. David will discuss these funding programs, the application process and some tips on creating a successful application.
David Bocking – Technology Development Advisor – Alberta Innovates
David Bocking has over 30 years’ experience in the technology, energy and health sectors. He has held executive roles in sales, product management and marketing across many sectors. He is an accomplished growth leader and consultant skilled at creating enterprise value from new market entry, product development, technology adoption and business model innovation. He is an exceptional communicator, who quickly develops empathy for customer problems, creates solutions, and distills complex scenarios into a strategic vision coupled with a corresponding business model to create, deliver and capture value. In his current role at Alberta Innovates he has provided coaching to hundreds of startups and delivers workshops on Lean Thinking, Business Models and Customer Development.
***This workshop is suitable for all levels!***