Hicks’ Weekly Dish: The craft-beer pub craze

Today’s Weekly Dish checks out the food at two of the better-publicized, bigger, new brewpubs, Campio downtown and Polar Park in Old Strathcona. Polar Park Brewing is the brainchild of Robert Oeming, grandson of the late, great Al Oeming, the colourful owner of the long-defunct  Alberta Game Farm/Polar Park private zoo. Polar Park is finally …

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Winnipeg-Based Callia Flowers Lands Deal on Dragons’ Den

A Winnipeg-based online flower delivery start-up that stepped inside the “Dragons’ Den” has walked away with a fresh-smelling deal. Callia Flowers and its 29-year-old tech entrepreneur, Catherine Metrycki, appeared on the CBC reality show Thursday night. Metrycki pitched her company to the venture capitalists and landed a $500,000 investment from Manjit Minhas for a 12.5 percent stake. “I’m thrilled my pitch connected with …

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Radar Endeavour Group Inc. We closed our raise || G2V Optics

EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radar Endeavour Group Inc. is pleased to announce an exciting milestone: the success of our Venture Capital Corporation funding for G2V Optics Inc’s seed round. We have raised $800K CDN from experienced angels and first-time tech investors who all came together to support the vision expressed by the G2V Optics …

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G2V Optics Opens Door to New Horticulture Partnerships After Raising $1.875 million in Recent Seed Round

‘Clean Tech’ Firm Building Revolutionary Indoor Farming Lighting, Plant Monitoring, and Data Science Platform Edmonton, AB, November 20, 2019 — G2V Optics, a fast-growing Edmonton-based firm revolutionizing smart lighting technology around the world, is embarking on several new commercial agricultural partnerships after closing a round of seed financing that raised CA$1.875 million (US$1.4 million). “Our technologies optimize …

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Welcome to my lightweight, fire-resistant, insect-repellent… hemp house

Alberta company has created hempcrete blocks from industrial hemp that it claims are built to last for more than 100 years Humans have utilized many materials for their homes throughout the ages, from wood to metal to concrete. But what about hemp? Just BioFiber Structural Solutions, an Airdrie, Alberta-based company, has been utilizing hempcrete blocks …

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Global News| Made-in-Edmonton technology helps doctors treat uterine fibroids |

A Valhalla Angels Portfolio Company Global News Su-Ling Goh recently did a story on local Edmonton #PortfolioCompany iMbiotechnologies and their Ekobi Embolization Microspheres. Many women suffer silently from uterinefibroids and are unaware of non-surgical treatment options like embolization. Hear from one women that was successfully treated with Ekobi Embolization Microspheres, a new biodegradable embolic agent …

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