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Keep up to date with the latest stories and interviews from the Alacrity ecosystem on our blog.

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24 Nov: Investing in the Cleantech Sector

In season two, episode two of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

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05 Nov: Women in Cleantech: A Day in the Life of Three CEOs

Welcome to season two of Cleantech Talk with Alacrity Canada! In this first episode of the new season, Julie Angus…

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27 Oct: Owen Matthews on the Alacrity Approach to Clean Tech

What does clean tech mean to me? I think the most important thing to recognize about the clean tech industry…

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19 Oct: Vertical Farming, Agriculture for the Future

What Challenges Face Global Food Systems? The global food system faces challenges to feed the rapidly growing world population. According…

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20 Sep: The Governments of Canada and British Columbia Invest Nearly $3M in the Alacrity Cleantech Program

On September 16th, 2020, Alacrity Canada was pleased to host a virtual event with The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of…

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09 Jun: Wesley Clover Portfolio Spotlight: CareerJSM & Thrive

Inception The idea for CareerJSM began almost five years ago, at a time when co-founders Jeffrey Doucet (CEO) and Tristan…

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07 May: Wesley Clover Portfolio Spotlight: Pisano

Interview with Özkan Demir, CEO of Pisano and Mike Soylu Co-founder and General Manager for Asia-Pacific branch of Pisano, a…

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16 Apr: Working From Home: Adapting to the New Normal

Alacrity has a very diverse portfolio of companies under their umbrella, all of which are rapidly adjusting to the new…

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25 Mar: Staying More Than A Step Ahead: Cyber Security Solutions Within Alacrity Canada’s Portfolio

STe As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the types of cyber threats. It’s a perpetual battle of escalation on…

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04 Mar: Nine Valuable Lessons from our Between 2 Term Sheets Podcast – Part 2

The Between 2 Term Sheets (B2TS) podcast brings listeners behind closed doors into conversations between investors that typically stay private….

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19 Feb: Ten Valuable Lessons from our Between 2 Term Sheets Podcast – Part 1

The Between 2 Term Sheets (B2TS) podcast brings listeners behind closed doors into conversations between investors that typically stay private….

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23 Jan: Interview with Dr. Joel Rogers of Progressive Fusion Solutions

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…

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09 Jan: Interview with Sean Bourquin of First Light Technologies

Our latest podcast series is called “Cleantech Talk”, focusing on the growing cleantech sector. We’ll be talking to CEOs of…

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23 Dec: What Made 2019 a Memorable Year for Alacrity Canada

Another year is almost over and a new decade is just on the horizon. Here’s a look back at what…

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12 Dec: Interview with Jason Kryski from Strawhouse

Today’s episode of Between 2 Term Sheets brings us a conversation between host Owen Matthews and Jason Kryski, CEO at…

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05 Dec: Interview with Margaret Wu of Georgian Partners

Today’s episode of Between 2 Term Sheets brings us a conversation between host Owen Matthews and Margaret Wu, Vice President…