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January 10, 2022 News

Cheers to three years of cultivating #SKtech

We’re celebrating our 3RD birthday by doing what we do best… cultivating the #SKtech ecosystem.  Join us on Feb. 4 + 5 as we host a 24 Hour Startup and a 3RD Birthday Bash. Learn more here.

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January 10, 2022 Events

24 Hour Startup

Our 24 Hour Startup event connects the best and brightest entrepreneurs, developers, designers, makers and more to build a minimum viable product and see what being part of a startup is like, all within 24 hours.

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January 10, 2022 Events

3RD Birthday Bash

We're turning 3! Join us for one night as we check out the latest in #SKtech and celebrate how far it's come in just the past few years.

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Kirk Morrison, Co-Founder of Krugo

December 21, 2021 News

Wrapping up 2021 with some big tech wins

From pitch competitions to capital raises to product launches and agtech growth, we had a ton of reasons to celebrate this past quarter which included several of our founders going ‘Gong Wild’. Learn more here.

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December 16, 2021 News

Partnerships lifting the Agtech Accelerator to global heights

By partnering with local, national and international partners, the Agtech Accelerator will have access to other ecosystems around the world. Each of our partners brings their own unique assets that will contribute to accelerating the innovation and commercialization of game-changing technologies on a global scale, and help us to build globally competitive leaders within the agtech space. Learn more here.

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December 10, 2021 News

Founder feature: MeatMeatGo

Cultivator GROW company, MeatMeatGo, is a new online, local meat sales platform allowing carnivores and BBQ enthusiasts to choose from a wide range of local meat products and offerings and have them delivered right to their door. Learn more about MeatMeatGo and meet its founders here.

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Prairie Robotics Co-Founder, Sam Dietrich, speaking at Cultivator's 2021 Sask Startup Summit

December 9, 2021 News

SDTC invests in Cultivator GROW company Prairie Robotics – a Saskatchewan first

Prairie Robotics has made history by being the first Saskatchewan company to receive SDTC funding. Learn more here.

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December 9, 2021 News

Agtech Accelerator announces partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has signed a partnership with the Agtech Accelerator, helping advance Saskatchewan’s collective capacity to become a global leader in agriculture technology. Learn more here.

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Hyon's Kristy Ehman pitching her company in front of a crowd

December 6, 2021 News

Get your START here!

Have a tech startup and looking to take it to the next level? Here’s your chance - applications for our START Cohort 6 are now open. Learn more here.

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December 1, 2021 News

USask signs MOU with Agtech Accelerator

USask has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agtech Accelerator — accentuating the university’s role in the innovation ecosystem. Learn more here.

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November 29, 2021 Events

START Growing Your Idea info session

Do you have a tech startup idea but unsure how to take it to the next level? Are you interested in being a Cultivator company, but unsure how to get involved? Join us virtually on Dec. 9 to learn more about Cultivator's START program and how to apply.

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November 26, 2021 News

Agtech Accelerator wins a 2021 Saskatchewan Economic Development Award of Excellence

The Agtech Accelerator has won a 2021 Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance Award of Excellence. Learn more here.

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Dr. Kerri Finlay, associate professor in biology, with her students testing water in a farmer's dugout in Saskatchewan. Photo by Trevor Hopkin.

November 24, 2021 News

University of Regina signs on with Agtech Accelerator as research and academic partner

The University of Regina has announced a new partnership with the Agtech Accelerator to help find solutions for global agricultural challenges while providing academic and research opportunities for students. Learn more here.

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November 9, 2021 News

Agtech Accelerator and Innovate UK announce global agtech partnership

The Agtech Accelerator and Innovate UK are partnering to accelerate the cultivation of agtech innovation on a global scale. Discover more here.

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November 8, 2021 News

Agtech Accelerator Cohort 1 applications now open

We're on the search for our Agtech Accelerator's first cohort! If you are a Canadian agtech or foodtech company looking to scale, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss! Learn more here.

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November 2, 2021 News

Supporting the growth of Saskatchewan’s agricultural economy

The Agtech Accelerator has partnered with Innovation Saskatchewan to accelerate the growth of agtech in Saskatchewan and beyond. The Agtech Accelerator will contribute To Saskatchewan's Growth Plan in the areas of supporting early-stage agtech startups, creating a pipeline for future investments into the venture capital fund, helping stimulate the provincial economy, and tripling the technology sector. Click to read more!

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September 29, 2021 News

Sask Startup Social: A celebration of Saskatchewan tech

Part of our mission is to connect the local and global innovation and startup ecosystems. On Sept. 9, we did just that by bringing together Saskatchewan's tech ecosystem for a night of networking and celebration at our Sask Startup Summit Startup Social. Read more here!

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September 23, 2021 News

Recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On Sept. 30, Cultivator will be closing its office for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Learn more here.

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September 22, 2021 News

An event to remember: Sask Startup Summit wraps up for another year

#SaskStartupSummit officially wrapped up a couple of weeks ago. This was our first large-scale hybrid event, and what an amazing event it was. Our founders, teams, investors, mentors and supporters are truly making SK a special place for startups 🌾🚀. Check out the event recap here!

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September 17, 2021 News

A win for Saskatchewan innovation

The Canadian Credit Union Association recently recognized Conexus Credit Union with the 2021 CCUA Innovation Award its innovation in building and launching Cultivator. Learn more here!

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Tanner Goetz, founder of HomeTeam Live, smiling with $10,000 cheque

September 14, 2021 News

And the START Cohort 5 Demo Day winner is…

On Sept. 9 at Sask Startup Summit, our 10 START Cohort 5 founders pitched their startups to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $11K in prizes. Who took home the grand prize? Click here to find out!

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HomeTeam Live pitching at START cohort 5 demo day

September 14, 2021 Events

START Cohort 5 Demo Day

At the Sask Startup Summit, our 10 START Cohort 5 founders pitched their startups to a panel of expert judges for a chance to take home up to $11K in prizes.

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August 12, 2021 Events

Sask Startup Summit

Sask Startup Summit connects founders, mentors + investors through curated 1:1 sessions, keynote speakers, and panel discussions, providing founders with tactical takeaways they can use to grow and scale their startups.

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Meet our START Cohort 5

August 10, 2021 News

Meet our START Cohort 5

We just welcomed 10 new companies into START Cohort 5 – and we’re so excited! See who they are here.

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Sam Dietrich, Co-founder of Prairie Robotics Standing in front of a living wall

July 19, 2021 News

Cultivator CleanTech GROW company, Prairie Robotics, closes $690K seed round

Prairie Robotics recently announced the close of a $690,000 seed round, We sat down with co-founder Sam Dietrich to chat more about Prairie Robotics, it’s recent seed round close, and his experiences and advice on navigating through the startup world. Check out what he had to say here.

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June 30, 2021 News

And We Just Keep GROWing!

We recently welcomed three of our START program graduates to our GROW program.

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June 23, 2021 News

Another one for the books: 24 Hour Startup Agtech

We teamed up with Canada’s Farm Show to deliver a virtual 24 Hour Startup AgTech bringing together Canada’s best + brightest in ag, tech, and design to build innovative solutions to real ag problems! Here's what happened.

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June 17, 2021 News

Accelerating the cultivation of Canadian agtech

We've teamed up with Economic Development Regina (EDR) and venture capital fund, Emmertech, to launch an Agtech Accelerator right here in Saskatchewan.

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May 28, 2021 News

Welcoming Strategy Lab as Cultivator’s Marketing In-Residence

We're excited to welcome Strategy Lab to Cultivator as our Marketing in Residence partner. Through this partnership, Strategy Lab will help our startups standout through branding and website support. Learn more here.

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