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Plug and Play Alberta announces 73 startups for Fall cohort accelerator programs startups

Plug and Play Alberta announces 73 startups for Fall cohort accelerator programs

Plug and Play Alberta has announced 73 startups for the Fall cohort of its industry-specific Digital Health, Sustainability, Food & Beverage, and Sector Agnostic startup accelerator programs.

Of the 73 startups selected, 27% of companies are from Alberta, 68% are from Canada, and 32% are joining the program internationally from countries such as the United StatesPortugalArgentina, and Australia. The full list of startups is available here: Digital HealthSustainabilitySector AgnosticFood & Beverage.

Lindsay Smylie, Director, Plug and Play Alberta: "In the past year, the collaborations between our cohort startups and the Plug and Play network have yielded substantial progress and advancements. We're thrilled to continue this success with the Fall 2023 cohort and foster the expansion of the tech community right here in Alberta."

Laura Kilcrease, CEO, Alberta Innovates: "We're excited to watch these promising entrepreneurs participate in the fourth batch of Plug and Play Alberta. We know that startup companies who receive support and mentorship experience faster growth, greater longevity, and higher ceilings. In the coming weeks, this cohort will gain knowledge and skills that will lead to healthier, stronger, more vibrant companies to the benefit of their businesses and our province."

Throughout the next 12 weeks, the cohort will have the opportunity to participate in networking events, workshops, mentor sessions, and more to increase their chances of securing exclusive pilots, proof of concepts, new customers, and investments. They will be fully immersed in Plug and Play's global network of over 50,000 startups, 500+ industry-leading corporate partners, and hundreds of venture capital firms and investors. There is no equity requirement for startups to participate in the programs.

Graduation for this batch of startups will commence at the end of November at Plug and Play Alberta's Fall EXPOs on November 28th and 30th, 2023. The Sustainability and Food & Beverage EXPO will be held on November 28th in Calgary, Alberta. The Digital Health and Sector Agnostic EXPO will be held on November 30th in Edmonton, Alberta.