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Announcing Magnet SHIELD — A New Solution to Help Frontline Officers and Investigators Capture and Report on Digital Evidence

Magnet SHIELD empowers officers and investigators to collect evidence at the scene of the crime and immediately produce a standardized report for Crown prosecutors.

October 4, 2019

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Talent Data Platform Plum Raises $4.2M to Prepare Organizations for the Future of Work

The Accelerator Program® graduate Plum, a software-as-a-service company that provides enterprise organizations with the data they need to quantify the potential of their workforce, announced that it has raised $4.2M USD in seed funding. In combination with its previous Angel round, Plum has raised a total of $6.1M to date.

September 24, 2019

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Intellijoint Surgical Ranks 13th on the 2019 Startup 50 List of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies by Canadian Business and Maclean’s

Today, Canadian Business and Maclean’s ranked AC grad Intellijoint Surgical® 13th on the 2019 Startup 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. The company made the 2019 Startup 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 1123% and is profiled online at CanadianBusiness.com and in October’s print issue of Maclean’s Magazine.

September 12, 2019

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Why "Trust Your Gut" is Good Advice for Carol Leaman

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Ask a kid and they’ll tell you they want to become an astronaut, a doctor, a police officer or a rock star. Ask a teenager and it’s a more serious question that requires a bit of thought. But for a 17-year-old Carol Leaman, the answer was clear: she wanted to run companies as a CEO.

September 11, 2019

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Sustainable Development Technology Canada Funds Ecopia Tech Corporation to Map All of Sub-Saharan Africa

Today, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) , announces a funding partnership with Ecopia Tech Corporation (Ecopia) to create the first comprehensive digital map of all of Sub-Saharan Africa. This digital map will include an estimated 342 million buildings, 3.8 million linear kilometers of roads and 582 million hectares of forests.

August 22, 2019

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SSIMWAVE Co-founder Selected as Canada Research Chair

Dr. Zhou Wang, the Emmy Award winning expert on viewer experience measurement and co-founder and Chief Science Officer of SSIMWAVE™, has been awarded a prestigious Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Multimedia Quality-of-Experience.

August 8, 2019

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Accelerator Program graduate Mozzaz Corporation recognized as 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year finalist

Accelerator Program alumnus Mozzaz Corporation has been named a finalist in the 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year for Healthcare. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of healthcare solutions based on Microsoft technology.

July 2, 2019

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Nebula Controls on Track for Exponential Growth As They Mark the First Graduation from the Accelerator Centre’s Clean Tech Program

What does it take to build a smart lighting control solution that is flexible enough to be used in greenhouses, commercial spaces, and in industrial lighting solutions? It takes engineering expertise from two University of Waterloo graduates, killer business instincts, and the support of expert, specialized mentors along that way.

May 29, 2019

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ApplyBoard Raises $55 Million in Series B

ApplyBoard, the world’s largest platform for international students to apply to study at the best educational institutions in North America, today announced it has secured C$55 million in Series B funding.

may 28, 2019

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FedDev Ontario Supports Innovative Lifesciences Company and AC Grad Nicoya

Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced a contribution of $2.57 million for Nicoya to scale up operations and accelerate growth into new markets.

May 3, 2019

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AC Grad Bonfire Announced Initial Public Offering with GTY Technology Holdings Inc.

Today Bonfire Interactive Ltd. (Bonfire), a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement software, has formally merged with GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GTYH) (“GTY”)) in a business combination with five other leading software as a service (SaaS) companies specializing in government technology.

February 19, 2019

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Accelerator Centre Announces Graduation of Expeflow and Rapid Novor from The Accelerator Program

The Accelerator Centre (AC) is pleased to announce its newest graduates of The Accelerator Program™. The graduation of Expeflow and Rapid Novor marks the 6oth and 61st successful graduation from the AC’s world-renowned program...

December 6, 2018

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Hospital Authority of Hong Kong Selects Mach7 and Client Outlook for Enterprise Imaging Contract

‍Mach7 Technologies Limited (Mach7) and Client Outlook, Inc. announced today they have been selected by Hospital Authority of Hong Kong (Hospital Authority) to support radiology image sharing among healthcare providers for the entire territory of Hong Kong.

October 31, 2018

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Kik Launches New Ways to Earn and Spend Kin

Kik Interactive, Inc., creator of the popular chat platform Kik, today announced new experiences powered by the cryptocurrency Kin. Chat themes, a new feature for customizing chat screens, are now available to users.

June 27, 2018

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APrivacy Launches First of Its Kind APrivacy Bot on WhatsApp for the Financial Service Industry

APrivacy, a leading provider of digital security solutions for Financial Services, announced today its new solution, APrivacy Bot on WhatsAppTM, which is poised to transform how banks and insurance companies engage with their customers.

June 26, 2018

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Geotab Acquires FleetCarma, Positioning Geotab as Dominant Player for Electric Vehicle Fleet Management

‍Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today announced the acquisition of clean-tech solution provider, FleetCarma. Specializing in Electric Vehicle (EV) telematics, FleetCarma is a forerunner in the electric vehicle industry, providing technology that has been critical to the adoption and operation of EVs for over 10 years.

June 13, 2018

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eleven-x Launches LoRaWAN™ Wireless Connectivity Solutions for Smart City and Enterprise IoT Applications

Innovative Platform Enables Easy Wireless IoT Connectivity for Currently Installed But Unconnected Devices.

June 1, 2018

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Intellijoint Surgical Provides A New View Of Orthopedic Navigation

‍A relative newcomer to the field of surgical navigation systems, Intellijoint is quickly positioning itself as a disruptive technology company. Specializing in orthopedics, the company is rolling out intellijoint HIP, a surgeon-controlled, 3D mini-optical navigation system that provides many unique advantages over similar options on the market.

June 1, 2018

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Urban innovation firm Miovision Technologies raises $15-million to expand smart intersection products

As cities become ever more digitally connected, Miovision Technologies Inc. has raised another $15-million to expand its smart intersection products and lay the groundwork for future urban innovations.

May 25, 2018

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AC Grad eleven-x Partners to Bring Smart Parking to Stratford

Originally published by CTV news Kitchener

March 2, 2018

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Q&A With Emily Jackson, VP of Communications at AC Grad Ecopia Tech Corporation

‍As mapping technology goes - Ecopia is a whole other level of sophistication, from adding detail to 3D building models, to precision detection of specific locations, to identifying changes to the landscape in close to real time. Who are some of your customers and how are they using your mapping capabilities?

February 7, 2018

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Nicoya Lifesciences Raises $2 Million to Make Protein Testing Equipment More Accessible to Researchers

The funding was led by Ripple Ventures and GTAN, with participation from MaRS IAF, BDC, Garage Capital, Angel One, Maple Leaf Angels, Innovation Grade Ventures, the Laurier Startup Fund, the University of Waterloo Student Venture Fund and the Waterloo Alumni Angels.

February 7, 2018

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FindBob Raises 1.6M to Help Insurance Firms Find Their Next Generation of Talent

The round was led by Grinnell Mutual, with participation from the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund and Ames Seed Capital. The Global Insurance Accelerator and Canadian and US-based angels added follow-on investment.

December 22, 2017

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Accelerator Centre Announces 58th and 59th Graduates from the Accelerator Program

The Accelerator Centre (AC) is pleased to announce its newest graduates of the Accelerator Program. The graduation of Alert Labs and eleven-X marks the 58th and 59th successful graduation from the AC’s world renowned Accelerator Program.

December 19, 2017

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Accelerator Centre Announces 56th and 57th Graduates from the Accelerator Program

The Accelerator Centre (AC) is pleased to announce its newest graduates of the Accelerator Program. The graduation of SSIMWAVE and FindBob Ltd. mark the 56th and 57th successful graduation from the AC’s world renowned Accelerator Program.

September 7, 2017

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AC Grad Alaunus Unveils Bloom

Alaunus, an emerging leader in technology-enabled care solutions today launches Bloom, a new technology platform to directly connect Ontario patients and families with caregivers, accelerating access to high quality home-based care.

April 10, 2017

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Fleet Complete acquires BigRoad

Fleet Complete®, a leading global IoT provider of fleet telematics and mobile workforce technology, continues its growth through the acquisition of BigRoad, a leading provider of hours-of-service (HOS) and regulatory compliance solutions.

March 22, 2017

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TrustPoint finds a culture fit with ETAS Embedded Systems

TrustPoint, which develops secure products for the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine communication, needed to grow. And it needed to grow fast. The IoT was booming. Security, smart cities, connected critical infrastructure, all the areas in which TrustPoint was working, were generating unmet demands.“It takes a lot of resources,”

February 17, 2017

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Local Underwater Drone Company Celebrates Expansion with New Head Office

Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, December 05, 2016 - Deep Trekker Inc., Canadian manufacturer of underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and submersible pipe crawlers, is pleased to announce the expansion to their new head office in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario to accommodate for the growing, global popularity the company’s robots.

December 13, 2016

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Clearpath raises $30M to expand indoor self-driving vehicle market

Funding from iNovia Capital, Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures and previous investors will expand AC Grad's new OTTO Motors division.

October 7, 2016

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AC Grad Intellijoint Surgical wins the Shopify Grit Award

At today’s Action Entrepreneurship Canadian Summit in Toronto, Futurpreneur Canada and Shopify announced Intellijoint Surgical Inc. as the winner of the Shopify Grit Award. The award celebrates the kind of business success that comes from having “true grit” – creativity, ingenuity and resilience when faced with challenges.

June 2, 2016

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Waterloo firm charging ahead with electric vehicle stations

The Ontario government is leading the charge, so to speak, to expand facilities for electric vehicles. By next March, a network of nearly 500 charging stations will spring up at more than 250 locations across the province — in cities, along highways and at workplaces and condo buildings.

May 10, 2016

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Clearpath Named 2016 Edison Award Winner

 Clearpath, provider of self-driving vehicle technology and services, was named a Silver Winner for their OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle by the prestigious Edison Awards. The award program celebrates 29 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services.

April 26, 2016

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Clearpath To Provide GE Healthcare Repair Center With Self-Driving Vehicles

A fleet of OTTO self-driving vehicles will automate just-in-time parts delivery within Milwaukee facility.

April 21, 2016

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APrivacy provides ubiquitous, invisible security protection

Fintech startup APrivacy is set to scale its data encryption and tracking technology business from Hong Kong.

April 18, 2016

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TextNow’s prospects soar south of border

Waterloo maker of low-cost smartphones saw revenues almost double in 2015, but Canadian carriers aren’t interested.

April 18, 2016

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Swift Labs and Miovision team up to make smart city magic

Miovision – a company with a history of teaming up in the Waterloo Region sandbox – has just announced its most recent strategic partnership: with hardware design and testing startup Swift Labs.

April 14, 2016

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AC Grad TextNow Wants to Fix Canada's Broken Wireless Industry – But the Big Three Won't Let Them

TextNow is a Canadian company, but its low-cost cellphone plans are only available in the United States. That’s not because TextNow doesn’t want to offer them here, but because it can’t.“We have a team of almost 80 people here in Waterloo, Ontario,” says Derek Ting, TextNow’s CEO.

March 17, 2016

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AC Grad Client Outlook Forms strategic partnership with lifeIMAGE

‍lifeIMAGE, a leading medical image exchange network connecting health care networks, providers and patients, announced today that it has formed a strategic relationship with Client Outlook that will make its renowned visualization platform a core component of the lifeIMAGE offering

February 25, 2016

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Clearpath Robotics Joins John Deere Supply Base

 Clearpath, developer of OTTO – the self-driving vehicle designed exclusively for material transport, has been chosen to supply self-driving vehicles for assembly line conveyance to John Deere’s operation in Horicon, Wisconsin.

Febraury 24, 2016

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Clearpath CEO Joins Robotic Industries Association (RIA) As A New Board Director

Clearpath Robotics' Chief Executive Officer, Matt Rendall, has been selected to join the Board of Directors for Robotic Industries Association (RIA) as one of four at-Large Directors.“I am honored to take on the position of Director at-Large within RIA,” said Matt Rendall, Chief Executive Officer at Clearpath Robotics.

Febraury 9, 2016

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AC Grad BigRoad headed for big bucks

The trucking industry produces more paper reports than any other sector of the economy except tax collectors, so it was more than ripe for digital innovation. "There is more than a billion pieces of paper produced annually by drivers of trucks," Terry Frey, the founder and chief executive officer at BigRoad, said.

January 25, 2016

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Boosting online ad revenue means growth for Sortable in Kitchener

During the past seven months, a local startup that helps publishers maximize ad revenues from websites has grown by 40 per cent — month over month — and wants to hire 20 engineers as it prepares to more than double in size in the coming year.

January 20, 2016

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Aultman Hospital Goes Live with Client Outlook's eUnity

AC Grad's Universal Image Viewer Provides All Users With Anywhere, Anytime Access to Diagnostic Quality Images Regardless of Underlying System.

January 14, 2016

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Six Reasons Why 'Grownup Startups' have a Better Chance at Success

‍When you hear the word “startup,” you likely think of a twenty-something tech wiz working with two or three buddies in the basement to build the next Facebook.But achieving success is a lot harder than it appears. In fact, 90% of startups fail.That’s where a “grown-up startup” has an advantage.

January 14, 2016

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Massive Growth, Employee Satisfaction at Axonify Starts with Good Leadership

‍Waterloo-based Axonify, an e-learning platform that uses games and incentives to make corporate learning fun, ended 2015 with a staggering $10 millin in annual recurring revenue, doubling that number from the beginning of the year and growing from a team of around 30 to 60.

January 14, 2016

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AC Graduates Nominated for Startup Awards

Two of the Accelerator Centre's Graduates have been nominated for Startup Awards, while Axonify received a nod for Employer of the Year!‍

January 14, 2016

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Intellijoint Surgical Wins 2015 Frost & Sullivan Award for Enabling Technology Leadership

Frost & Sullivan Commends Intellijoint Surgical for the Success of intellijoint HIP™.

January 12, 2016

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Intellijoint Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for the Next Generation of intellijoint HIP™

A Miniature Surgical Smart Tool for Cup Position, Leg Length, and Offset in Hip Replacement Surgery.

January 8, 2016

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Magnet Forensics Announces Strategic Partnership with U.S. Intelligence Community’s Strategic Investor

Co-development of digital forensic tools will support law enforcement and national security agencies’ recovery and analysis of digital evidence.

December 8, 2015

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Axonify Wins Gold Award from Brandon Hall

AC Graduate wins coveted award for Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology. The Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry. Axonify’s win was announced on December 3, 2015. The winners are listed on the Brandon Hall website.

December 7, 2015

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AC Grad Sober Steering aims to 'sniff' out drunk driving

Inside a few Canadian school buses a new sensor technology is helping keep drunk drivers off the roads.It’s part of a test project underway at Sober Steering, a Waterloo, Ont.-based startup that aspires to make the breathalyzer obsolete with a different way to monitor blood-alcohol levels that’s both faster and cheaper.

December 1, 2015

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Miovision Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation and Success

Looking back at the success of the AC's first Graduate It’s been almost 7 years since Miovision became the Accelerator Centre’s first graduate and started down the path of defining what the next generation of tech companies looked like in Waterloo Region.

November 24, 2015

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Two AC Grads Named to Deloitte’s Fast 50 list

Six firms in Waterloo Region are on this year's list of Canada's fastest growing technology companies.Magnet Forensics, Miovision Technologies, Aeryon Labs, Dejero Labs, eSentire, and Igloo Software are on Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 list, which is based on revenue growth over the previous four years.

November 18, 2015

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AC Grad Intellijoint granted new patents in the US

AC Graduate Intellijoint Surgical Inc., a medical technology company committed to developing and commercializing low-cost miniaturized surgical smart tools, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a key patent related to its core technology in miniature 3D surgical measurement.

November 5, 2015

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Plum wins Buffalo startup prize, sets sights on U.S. market

Waterloo Region’s Plum won a $250,000 prize from Buffalo-based business competition 43North, a prize the company plans to leverage as it builds a sales force in the United States.

November 2, 2015

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Plum announced as 2015 43North Finalist

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the 11 finalists for 43North, the world's largest business idea competition, which included AC Graduate Plum. The finalists will now compete in front of a panel of expert judges on October 29 at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo to win 43North's top cash prizes.

October 23, 2015

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AC Grad Nicoya takes top honour at Communitech Rev Centre Stage

With Silicon Valley ‘godfather’ Steve Blank looking on as a judge, Nicoya Lifesciences pitched its way to a $50,000 prize on Friday night, as the new Communitech Rev sales accelerator graduated its first cohort.

September 28, 2015

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Kik adds executives: plans to double workforce

Jae Kim, former head of strategy and operations at the U.S. headquarters of Line, the Japanese messaging, will manage Kik’s growing U.S. operations and the roll-out of services on its popular mobile messaging platform. He will be based in Los Angeles.

September 23, 2015

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Clearpath Announces Shift Into Self-Driving Vehicles For Industry

Canadian robotics manufacturer releases new warehouse robot with GE Ventures as strategic investor and GE as first customer.

September 23, 2015

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Magnet Fornensics Welcomes New Vice President and General Manager

“I’m thrilled to have Neil on the executive team to help us accomplish our mission of impacting people’s lives by uncovering the truth and empowering others to make a difference”, said Adam Belsher, CEO at Magnet Forensics.

September 17, 2015

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Sober Steering named as Top Ten Startup of the New Automotive Industry

AC Client, and soon to be Graduate, Sober Steering was named one of the Top Ten Startups of the New Automotive Industry today by the LA Auto Show's Connected Car Expo Advisory Board.

September 14, 2015

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Kik’s new QR codes can do more than just add friends

Messaging apps like Snapchat have made them ‘cool’ again and Kik wants a piece of the action.Today it’s announcing Kik codes, which are a new way to add friends, get straight into group conversations and talk to brands.

September 9, 2015

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AC Grad Clearpath Robotics expands into Silicon Valley

The Kitchener, Ont.-based company says it plans to open a product design facility in the San Francisco Bay Area before the end of the year.It would be Clearpath’s first office outside the Kitchener-Waterloo community where the startup launched about six years ago.

August 4, 2015

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Miovision a Canadian tech exporting success story

“Congestion, traffic, it’s a global problem. It’s not specific to North America or Europe or any particular country or city,” says Kitchener, Ont.-based Miovision Technologies Inc.’s chief operating officer Tony Brijpaul

July 20, 2015

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How Will Humans Work with Robots?

Clearpath Robotics co-founder Ryan Gariepy was recently featured on Bloomberg Business to discuss how robot makers are designing machines to interact with humans.

July 20, 2015

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The intellijoint HIP is now available across Canada

Intellijoint Surgical Inc., a privately held Canadian medical technology company committed to developing low-cost, miniaturized surgical smart tools, announced today the commercial launch of its flagship product, intellijoint HIP™, for use by orthopedic surgeons across Canada.

July 15, 2015

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Magnet Forensics wins two forensic 4Cast Awards

Magnet IEF was named Computer Forensic Software of the Year, and Phone Forensic Software of the Year at the 2015 Forensic 4cast Awards. The awards were presented last night at the SANS DFIR Summit in Austin, TX.

July 10, 2015

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Magnet Forensics Officially Opens New Waterloo Headquarters

AC Graduates Magnet Forensics officially opened their new headquarters at an open house event that brought together community, business and educational leaders from Waterloo and the surrounding areas.

June 30, 2015

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I Think Security Ltd. is now APrivacy Ltd.

AC Graduate I Think Security Ltd. has announced that it is changing its corporate name to APrivacy Ltd. This change better reflects what the company is doing today.

June 17, 2015

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Why Kik's Users Have Swapped 350 Million Texts - With Bots

When you’re one of the most popular messaging apps among teens in the United States, you can’t resort to traditional banner ads.

June 17, 2015

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Miovision featured on BNN

AC Grad Miovision were featured on BNN's The Disruptors, presenting their plan to help people get around their cities more easily.

May 6, 2015

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Six Career Lessons from AC Grad Axonify

Carol Leaman, president and CEO of Axonify, recently shared some of the key lessons she’s learned throughout her career as a serial entrepreneur as part of Entrepreneurship 101’s Lived It Lecture series.

April 21, 2015

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AC Grad Kik introduces in-chat browser

Facebook has developed an app platform for Messenger, but underdog rival Kik has continued its focus on putting the entire web in chat after upgrading its in-app sidebar browser into a full-blown browser for its messaging app.

April 15, 2015

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AC Grad Magnet Forensics nominated for the 2015 4cast Awards

Magnet Forensics recently announced that Internet Evidence Finder (IEF) has been nominated again, in two categories, for the 2015 Forensic Forecast Awards: Phone Forensic Software of the Year, and Computer Forensic Software of the Year.

April 14, 2015

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AC Grad TitanFile announces extended partnership with Hitachi Solutions America

TitanFile Inc., today announced that the company will be showcasing its new integration with Credeon Cloud Data Protection browser technology, a product of Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., at ABA TECHSHOW 2015 at booth #714, making it the first, and only, offering of its kind to the legal market.

April 8, 2015

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AC Grad Perspecsys announces expansion into Germany

Perspecsys, the leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions, today announced it has extended its presence in Europe to Germany. The move will enable it to meet the rapid growth it is experiencing in the region.

March 31, 2015

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AC Grad Clearpath Robotics and Christie Digital make 3D video game with robots

Check out the video!

March 31, 2015

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NBC News Partners with AC Grad Kik

NBC News has launched an official account on Kik, a mobile-first chat network with more than 200 million users.The news division’s account will allow Kik users to find and share real-time news content tailored to topics of their choice.

March 31, 2015

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Eventastic Launches Cutting-Edge Event Management Platform

Eventastic, an AC Graduate specializing in online ticketing, launched their new event management platform today. The innovative site offers features that tailor to user-experience and functionality.

March 26, 2015

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Check out the Journey of AC Grad Clearpath Robotics

With the recent announcement of Clearpath’s Series A Funding, we thought that we’d take a look at Clearpath’s humble beginnings to see just how far our company has grown and what our robots have been up to over the years.

March 25, 2015

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AC Grad Plum hopes to replace Resume with something more scientific

Caitlin MacGregor was launching a new company to sell a Canadian software product in the United States when she discovered that if she hired someone who didn’t work out, it would cost the company around $300,000.

March 25, 2015

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AC Grad Clearpath Robotics named one of Canada's most innovative companies

How it Innovates: Most industrial robots are riveted to a factory floor, performing one basic task over and over again. The unmanned vehicles made by Clearpath Robotics are more likely to be found navigating an oilsands tailings pond.

March 25, 2015

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RENOMii inks exclusive Canadian agreement with Home Hardware

Easy-To-Use Web Software available through Home Hardware Building Centres.

March 20, 2015

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AC Grads Mozzaz and Plum are filling needs in our community

One of the newest graduates from the world-renowned Accelerator Centre program is Mozzaz, which in a short time has grown from the three, including former RIM employees, to more than 20 people coordinating care for children with special needs through technology.

March 19, 2015

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AC Grad ClevrU teams up with TVO

TVO is pleased to announce a new partnership with ClevrU, a Waterloo-based mobile education company, to bring existing TVOKids content to smartphone users in China. ClevrU operates a web site and provides mobile apps in China which allows smartphone users easy access to a high-quality mobile learning experience.

March 18, 2015

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Clearpath Robotics Raises $14 Million Series A Investment

Accelerator Centre Graduate Clearpath Robotics announced today that it has raised a $14 million CAD Series A round from RRE Ventures, with participation from iNovia Capital.

March 18, 2015

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AC Grad Kik strives to become the third great network

Kik's pursuit of the youth market has kept the Waterloo, Ont.-based company largely off the mainstream radar. "I think we're the most under-the-radar company of our size in Canada, certainly. If you were to go to the average Canadian and say, 'Have you heard of Kik?' probably everybody would say, 'No,' "

March 10, 2015

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AC Grad Kik adds video option for its 200 million registered users

Mobile messaging app Kik has added native video capture to its service as it lays the groundwork to offer more interactive content options for its 200 million registered users. An update to Kik for iOS and Android today now lets users record videos of up to 15 seconds from inside their chat windows.

March 5, 2015

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AC Grad Axonify announces multi-million dollar deal with Bi-Lo Holdings

Axonify announced that Bi-Lo Holdings has adopted its award-winning eLearning platform, in a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal. Bi-Lo needed a solution that was fresh, engaging, personalized and proven to drive knowledge, values and expectations to its more than 70,000 associates.

February 27, 2015

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AC Grad Clearpath Robotics sets sights on a robotic workforce

Inside the headquarters of Clearpath Robotics, a robot revolution is underway. Where a receptionist would have once welcomed your arrival, there's now a little robot named "Glados" hanging from the ceiling above a vacant table. It scans the waiting room to detect movement and offer its greeting.

February 25, 2015

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Feature on AC Grad Miovision in Wired Magazine

Miovision is, in many ways, answering a call from cities worldwide that are seeking ways of unclogging congested roadways without building more of them. Technology like Miovision is developing could help make travel less painful while addressing broader societal problems like pollution and driver fatalities.

February 23, 2015

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Robotics Business Review names AC Grad Clearpath Robotics to their list of top 50 companies to watch in 2015

Robotics Business Review (RBR) has unveiled its fourth annual RBR50 list, naming Clearpath Robotics as one of the most noteworthy companies in the global robotics industry for 2015.

February 18, 2015

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AC Grad Miovision on Greenbiz.com: Fighting urban gridlock

Traffic. Everyone would like less of it, and there are dozens of apps and services dedicated to helping city planners with everything from rerouting transit services to adjusting tolls during rush hours.

February 16, 2015

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AC Grad Miovision raises $30 Million to accelerate smart cities vision

Miovision Technologies, a fast-growing Kitchener company that develops technology for monitoring and controlling traffic signals, has secured $30 million in financing."We are pretty happy with the outcome," chief executive officer Kurtis McBride said in an interview.

February 11, 2015

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AC Grad Clearpath Robotics de-mining robots are helping detect land mines in Portugal

Researchers from the University of Coimbra in Portugal are developing technology to detect mines and other explosive devices as part of a European Union (EU) project involving 26 partners, the university said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

February 11, 2015

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AC Grad NetSuite TribeHR launches new service

NetSuite’s 2013 acquisition of Waterloo, Ont.-based TribeHR provided an established human capital management (HCM) solution to add to NetSuite's existing platform. It is no surprise that NetSuite has further developed its HCM product offering with its recent launch of NetSuite Premier Payroll Service, fully integrated with TribeHR.

February 11, 2015

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AC Grad Deep Trekker unveils DTX2 at Underwater Intervention

Deep Trekker has presented it’s new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), the Deep Trekker DTX2, at the Underwater Intervention conference and exhibition in New Orleans. This new ROV represents the first in a new line of subsea vehicles to complement the companies existing portable ROV line, the DTG2.

February 11, 2015

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AC Grads Cross Chasm and Miovision Land $1.8 Million in Clean Technology Funding

AC graduates Miovision and Cross Chasm have landed $1.8 million in clean technology funding. The announcement of the funding made today onsite at Cross Chasm by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources.

February 11, 2015

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AC Grad TribeHR discusses life after acquisition

Joseph Fung was a founder and CEO of TribeHR, a human resources software company in Kitchener, which was acquired by NetSuite in October 2013. From the launch of TribeHR, with seven founders, to acquisition took only 2 ½ years. The experience was a good one for TribeHR, said Fung, now vice-president of Netsuite's human capital management products.

February 5, 2015

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