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Becoming a tech city means celebrating its wins and losses

Innovation and tech have become widely talked about subjects among business and cities globally. From California’s Silicon Valley and London’s Silicon Roundabout to innovation ventures across the globe in Asia, tech is a hot topic that every city wants to capitalize on. While becoming a tech city has many advantages, achieving that status is hard work. Edmonton has immense potential to become a tech city, so we should be ready for the journey to be filled with both victories and hardships. Embracing Edmonton’s future as a tech city means preparing for bumps in the road.

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