2019 LWOL #1

January 17, 2019 17:54 By Aaron - Comment(s)

Nearly 60 people packed into the beautiful new Beaver House location of Work Nicer to listen to James Keirstead, Councillor Mike Nichol, and MLA David Sheppard speak.


James shared stories from his entrepreneurial journey, from his time with Arctic Spas to buying the company that would become Levven E...

January Events!

January 17, 2019 17:31 By Aaron - Comment(s)
Welcome to 2019 Rainforest'ers! We are excited to announce that Lunch without Lunch (LWOL) will now be every Wedensday in both Edmonton and Calgary! 


Join us on January 16th for the first LWOL of 2019, or January 24th for the first Connector of 2019 and get your business off on the right foot - ...

Rainforest Pulse - December 2018 / Year in Review

January 17, 2019 17:28 By Aaron - Comment(s)

Rainforest Pulse goes out every month to keep Edmonton's innovators up-to-date on all things innovation. For the December edition, we recap 2018 and give you some indivation of how we will be suporting the growth of innovation in 2019.

November 2018 Scorecard Summary

January 17, 2019 17:22 By Aaron - Comment(s)

The third Rainforest Summit in Edmonton was held in November 2018. This time, we changed things up with the leaders of the Rainforest facilitating the immersion experience. In addition, we worked to imnprove the Scorecard Assessment to make it easier to understand and faster to answer.

Rainforest Pulse - November 2018

January 17, 2019 17:18 By Aaron - Comment(s)

Rainforest Pulse goes out every month to keep Edmonton's innovators up-to-date on all things innovation.

Rainforest Pulse - October 2018

January 17, 2019 17:16 By Aaron - Comment(s)

Rainforest Pulse goes out every month to keep Edmonton's innovators up-to-date on all things innovation. Click here to read the October 2018 Pulse.

Rainforest Pulse - September 2018

January 17, 2019 17:07 By Aaron - Comment(s)
Orignally shared in the Rainforest Pulse in September 2018, the following post discusses how innovation requires teamwork to make the dream work.

Innovation is not a brilliant idea; it is a process. A brilliant idea becomes an innovation when it is monetized into a product or system that produce...

Rainforest Pulse - August 2018

January 17, 2019 17:03 By Aaron - Comment(s)
Orignally shared in the Rainforest Pulse in August 2018, the following post discusses the value of Honesty when challening the norm.


Technology has created a more global, connected world. This has lead to ever shrinking geographical distances, increasing the opportunity for innovation. At the same ti...

Rainforest Pulse - July 2018

January 17, 2019 17:01 By Aaron - Comment(s)
Orignally shared in the Rainforest Pulse in July 2018, the following post discusses the value of Paying it Forward when  building innovation ecosystems.


Listening is a fundamental interpersonal skill; without it, communication is at best superficial. In the context o innovation, listening is a c...

Rainforest Pulse - June 2018

January 17, 2019 16:53 By Aaron - Comment(s)
Orignally shared in the Rainforest Pulse in June 2018, the following post discusses the value of Paying it Forward when  building innovation ecosystems.

Fairness is foundational to the Rainforest. When individuals listen and are open-minded to ideas, experiences, and perspectives of others it br...
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