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Stephen King - Executive in Residence

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As the Executive in Residence at AcceleratorYYC, Stephen King, CEO of TCELab, President of, and Host Educator of provides guidance and support for our members. 

Stephen is an influential tech entrepreneur who is passionate about making the “local tech scene hyper-successful on a global basis.”

As a founding member of the A100, he regularly hosts Office Hours and happily provides entrepreneurs with marketing-related feedback.

Randy Thompson - Angel Liasion

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As the Angel Liaison at AcceleratorYYC, CEO of VA Angels, CEO of coupons4giving and 75+ funded companies, Randy provides support and guidance to early stage startups.

He is a builder of companies, angel investor and angel group leader at Canada’s most active angel group. He is currently invested in seven companies and has been working in the startup venture space since 1992 when he started the first ISP in Alberta. In 1999, he started working on developing angel groups in Alberta, beginning with an organization that matched deals for Western Canada investors on the Internet.

In 2001, Randy began to work as a venture capital advisor to the Province of Alberta and started the Alberta California Venture Channel, bringing together investors and companies in both regions. He is founder and CEO of VA Angels. In addition to this work, Randy is an Entrepreneur in Residence at NAIT and a member of the A100.

Innovate Calgary's Entrepreneur-in-residence

We are pleased to have Innovate Calgary as a Community Sponsor.  Each month an Entrepreneur-in-residence from Innovate Calgary is available to meet for 1 hour with a startup or entrepreneur at AcceleratorYYC.