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Best practice programs to support early-phase startups from idea to revenue.

  • Programs
    • 321 Sales Academy

      321 Sales Academy

      Supercharge your sales with 321 Sales Academy. Using a lean approach, this series will help you align your entire organization - including sales, marketing and product - to drive more revenue, faster.

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    • Startup Primer

      Startup Primer

      Don't know where to start with your business idea? This workshop will prime you with the basics to help you move in the right direction. By the end of this workshop, you will walk away with a first draft of your business model, with input from an experienced startup advisor, which you can use to launch your venture. 

       

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    • Discover

      Discover

      Understanding customer behaviour is essential to your startup success. This applied program teaches how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. 

       

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    • Validate

      Validate

      This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business. 

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    • Go-To-Market

      Go-To-Market

      Maximize successful execution in market entry, product launch and revenue growth by addressing marketplace challenges and focusing on strategy and implementation.

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  • Accelerator Programs
    • Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica Ventures

      Kinetica bridges the gap between the energy industry and energy technology developers/companies. We help to validate and curate energy startups making it easier for industry adoption or acquisition.

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    • TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

      TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator

      TEC Edmonton's Health accelerator is a bridge builder between the commercial medical world looking for new and improved health products.

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    • TELUS Accelerator Program

      TELUS Accelerator Program

      Applications are now closed  

      A six-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize in the following areas: industrial internet of things, big data, digital health & wellness, seamless communication & entertainment experiences, last 100 metres, smart fleet & transportation, and smart cities. 

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    • RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      RBC Social Enterprise Accelerator Program

      Applications are closed

      The RBC SEA #2 is a six-month program designed to accelerate startups whose mission is to create social impact while ensuring that profitability is core to their business model. This is a competitive program for startups, specifically those with a focus on health and nutrition, persons with disabilities, youth, education, new arrivals, the environment and affordable housing.

    Accelerator Programs

  • Services
    • CEO Roundtable

      CEO Roundtable

      A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The goal of the roundtables are to provide "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhance accountability and accelerate actions/decisions. 

      "This roundtable has transformed our company, period. There are not enough good things I can say about this group. Even banks recognize its significance toward the foundation for a strong company." - Jeremy Bridge

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    • Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      The Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) puts entrepreneurs first. This program focuses on individual entrepreneurs who are building businesses in our community. Our mentors don't give the answers, they ask a lot of questions, sometimes digging deep to help coach you through your startup experiences.

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    • Intellectual Property Management

      Intellectual Property Management

      Professional patent management services for preparation, filing and prosecution. We guide all aspects of obtaining issued patents through our Canadian and U.S. patent firms.

       

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    • Funding Support

      Funding Support

      Prepare your approach to venture financing through performing a "12 Point Business Assessment".

      Having a plan to fund your business from many sources, which may include equity investors, is just as important as your business plan.

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    Services

  • Space
    • Corporate ID | Virtual Space

      Corporate ID | Virtual Space

      The Corporate ID Service allows you to move your business beyond your home address or local coffee shop. Corporate ID clients are provided with a professional address, access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services for a monthly rate.

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    • The Inc.

      The Inc.

      The Inc. is a startup incubator program that combines one-on-one mentoring and co-working space to provide support and guidance for your unique startup. From open desk space to dedicated offices, this monthly membership offers you the flexibility you need to move your business forward.

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    • Tenancy

      Tenancy

      Be part of the Alastair Ross Technology Centre community. We offer flexible leasing terms of office space from 250-square-foot to 3,000-square-foot.

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    • KICS Prototyping Lab at SAIT

      KICS Prototyping Lab at SAIT

      A facility and program that helps Alberta innovators and researchers design, prototype and test their proprietary technologies.

      KICS helps innovators move their idea from testing and experimentation to prototype development.

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    Space

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Welcome TECHSTOCK Exhibitor Visilink Media

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

1. What is your innovation story?

Visilink connects leaders to their mobile teams worldwide. We started by helping the CEO of the world's largest financial service company guide and share best practices with 100,000 associates throughout North America. Since then, we've grown to provide live private broadcast capabilities to anyone with a smart phone, a message to share and a global team to lead.

We differentiate from public social media-based services (like Facebook Live) in that our broadcasts are private, the audiences sign in and the membership engages with the speaker in a controlled, moderated and safe process, free from advertisements and other distractions.

Visilink transforms the way businesses publish content and use live streaming online. Thousands of people every month train through our platform. We work with organizations that wish to create private communities to better engage and retain their membership. Our hosted service helps our Clients to intelligently manage, publish and distribute their content (any digital media, and especially video-based content) for secure access by their membership-based organizations.

2. Do you follow a sustainable development agenda (for people, planet and prosperity) in your company / business?

Visilink helps organizations connect with their membership. Travel is expensive, time consuming, and fails to be inclusive to all. Leadership must remain accessible. Visilink solves this problem by creating an environment where leadership continuously engages their community, where audiences have flexible access to their leaders in a safe and private setting.

Visilink provides a private ecosystem of services through which leaders maintain connectivity and retain control, while driving engagement with their audiences and answering their questions and reacting to their suggestions. Participants save time and energy by not needing to travel great distances to stay connected, and feel much more connected and more appreciated.

A good example of this is when Visilink helped a large cosmetic company certify over 22,000 representatives worldwide to use their new software in under 10 days. Not only was everyone engaged, but the feedback from the field back to the head office was invaluable in improving their own software in real time!


3. If your enterprise could have a global application, what is your vision for transforming the planet?

Visilink's vision is to transform the way companies engage with their teams and membership worldwide. Our enterprise-tier solutions and our growth-focused business outcomes are proven. Now we need to find partners through which to grow together.

Enterprises everywhere will find ways to continuously engage their members, yet at the same time they need help navigating the technical mine-fields constantly evolving before them. Many "Free" solutions will fail to protect their corporate data, content and intellectual property. The lure of free services is enticing, but sadly will quickly expose companies to vulnerabilities such as having their data stolen, their membership attention distracted and their usage behavior harvested and sold to competing interests and third-party advertisers.
Visilink's mission is to protect our Clients through our proprietary systems, our “Done-With-You” (DWF) services and our proven strategies that empower forward-thinking organizations to quickly deploy best-fit engaging platforms tailored to their business goals.

In order to do this, Visilink seeks to grow by creating a system that is scalable and to identify partners through which together we will deliver our solutions to companies world-wide.

 

Learn more about how Visilink Media is creating an impact!  Come visit them September 14 at TECHSTOCK 2017

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