Optimotive Sees the Future of Self-Driving Vehicles
Scott Fairley wants self-driving vehicles to handle harsh weather and The Accelerator will help him do it.
Optimotive Technologies CEO and Founder Scott Fairley has recently made the move into The Accelerator, opening a space to work on making sure autonomous vehicles can drive rain or shine.
Windsor company developing autonomous platform for testing new sensor and vision systems
It looks like a polished version of the go-karts many kids tinkered with in their parents’ garage, but Scott Fairley is hoping this edition will influence the automakers’ products that share that space.
Using the chassis, motor and wheels from an electric ATV, Fairley’s firm has created a small autonomous vehicle that will be the platform for testing sensors and vision systems to develop the new concepts required by AV vehicles to function in poor weather and harsh terrains.
Carousel horses come back to life, with an artistic touch
You can almost hear the whinny of the carousel horses that Windsor artist Glen Donaldson is bringing back to life with his painting skills.
Donaldson has been commissioned to restore the brilliant colours on five full-size carousel horses purchased in New Jersey.
Community Benefits Plan for the Gordie Howe International Bridge
In response to community feedback, and to help Sandwich and west Windsor businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of these opportunities, a new business development program has been created using funding through the Community Benefits Plan for the Gordie Howe International Bridge.
Windsor Business Accelerator hails milestone with donor wall
WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Windsor Business Accelerator is celebrating nine years in the community.
Business leaders, volunteers and many start-up entrepreneurs were on hand today to unveil a new donor wall.
Accelerator thanks supporters with donor wall
The Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator unveiled a wall dedicated to donors, mentors and investors Friday during a ceremony thanking supporters.
“It has been an incredible journey and we would not be here without the support and belief of our members, graduates, investors, mentors, volunteers and organizational partners,” said CEO Arthur Barbut.
Sandwich Business Development Program launches for businesses and entrepreneurs
WINDSOR, ONT. -- A new business development program is now available for Sandwich area businesses and entrepreneurs due to funding through the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan.
Art Incubator Opens in The Accelerator
Painter Asaph Maurer Launches Mentorship Program
Aspiring artists will now have a place to get their professional careers off the ground. Accelerator member Asaph Maurer has seen to that. Together with his partner Kayla Reid, he’s launched The Art Incubator, which opens September 14, 2020.
COOK-UP Inc Receives Social Enterprise Grant
Accelerator members Delna Buhariwalla and Trishauna Linton are recipients of non-repayable funding through the Investment Readiness Program (IRP). Their business, COOK-UP Inc, is one of 10 social purpose organizations to receive the grant on Wednesday, August 19.
Entrepreneurs cited as key to region's economic recovery from COVID-19
Originally posted by The Windsor Star
Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator CEO Arthur Barbut said the societal changes created by the COVID-19 pandemic are creating opportunities for the area to shed its reputation as one of the least entrepreneurial regions in the province.