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Chata selected for Plug and Play Alberta, Batch 2 Accelerator Program

By October 4, 2022November 25th, 2022Company Journey

Calgary, AB – October 4, 2022 – Chata proudly announces that they’ve been selected to participate in the Plug and Play Alberta, Sector Agnostic Batch 2 Accelerator Program, commencing this fall.Plug and Play - Chata

Touted as the world’s leading innovation platform, Plug and Play strategically aligns solution-seeking corporations with AI and ML-oriented startups to meet their tech interests and solve real-world problems at the forefront of today’s industry trends.

We’re excited to share and prove the value of our tech in revolutionizing data access and propelling data-driven decision-making across modern enterprises.
Kelly Cherniwchan, CEO and Co-Founder of Chata

Over the next three months, Chata will participate in networking events, workshops, and mentorship sessions, concluding their involvement at an Expo event in November 2022.

“Plug and Play has earned an impressive reputation for catalyzing technological advancement and bringing cutting-edge innovation to modern corporations by connecting them with companies like ours,” shares Kelly Cherniwchan, CEO and Co-Founder of Chata. “Being invited to join the Plug and Play ecosystem and participate in this Accelerator Program is a huge opportunity for Chata. We’re excited to share and prove the value of our tech in revolutionizing data access and propelling data-driven decision-making across modern enterprises.”

Plug and Play Alberta is part of the Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP), run by a consortium led by Alberta Innovates. The consortium also includes the Ministry of Jobs, Economy, and Innovation, Innovate Edmonton, and the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) who have collectively allocated $35 million over three years to retain business accelerators.

About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, they present in 40+ locations across five continents. They offer corporate innovation programs and help corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. They also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where they’ve invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi. For more information, visit

About Chata
Based in Calgary, Alberta, Chata was founded in 2017 with the mission to empower individuals to easily get answers and uncover insights from their database.

Chata’s powerful API-first AI technologies enable all business users to explore their data warehouse(s) and/or data lakehouse(s). With intuitive, real-time access to data, users can easily understand the details underlying KPIs and gain critical insights that drive informed decisions and help propel the business forward.  More information about Chata is available at

Plug and Play Alberta contact:
Brady Bailey, Program Manager, Sector Agnostic

Media queries can be directed to:
Erica Lister, Senior Marketing Specialist at Chata
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