Accelerate Fund II recognized as Tech Investor of the Year among Start Alberta Tech Awards

Posted by Accelerate Fund | November 14, 2018

The Accelerate Fund II was recognized as Tech Investor of the Year among the 2018 Start Alberta Tech Awards announced at Startup Calgary’s annual launch party last night.

The Tech Investor of the Year Award is given annually to an individual or investment firm that has displayed the best investment acumen over the last year.  This year’s award was presented by Alberta Enterprise Corporation.

The Accelerate Fund II supports the growth of early-stage Alberta technology companies by providing an alternative source of financing to startups that are not yet venture capital ready.   

Watch the video to hear about the significance of the Accelerate Fund and the potential of Alberta’s tech entrepreneurs.

“I work with really bright technology entrepreneurs seeking investment. They will tell you about their dreams, how their technology is going to change the world … and in some measure, investment from the Accelerate Fund can help them achieve part of their dream. Alberta is made up of people that cut their own path. My goal is to them do that in the technology space.” – David Edmonds, Accelerate Fund II supporter, A100 Industry Committee Chairman.

See more award news at Startup Calgary.

About The Accelerate Fund II

Accelerate Fund II is an early-stage angel co-investment fund in Alberta. We co-invest alongside angel investors in financing rounds and will typically invest up to $500,000 on the same terms and conditions as private investors. We work with formal angel groups, super-angels, family funds, and individual angel investors. Accelerate Fund II invests in private, early-stage Alberta companies in knowledge-based industries including: information and communications technology, clean and energy technology, as well as life sciences, including agriculture and biotech. Accelerate Fund II is managed by Yaletown Partners with the support of The A100. Alberta Enterprise Corporation is Accelerate Fund II’s Limited Partner. 

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