Landing our moonshot: How Elevate took Acorn to the next level

Drew Taylor on stage at the elevate wellness conference

This fall, Toronto became the center of the universe for all things tech and innovation. Elevate Tech Festival, now the fastest-growing conference of its kind in the world, kicked off across the city. It brought together entrepreneurs, scientists, disruptors — and even a former First Lady and astronaut — to talk big ideas.  For Acorn, […]

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Why young families should consider banking their child’s stem cells

Parents with child smiling in a couch

The other week, the Acorn team attended the National Women’s Show in downtown Toronto.  A health tech company like ours that’s revolutionizing the way we collect stem cells through non-invasive means may not seem like the type of organization you’d expect to see at a show like this. But it was a no-brainer decision for […]

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Here is everything you ever wanted to know about cells

illustration of cells floating

What is a cell and why are they important? Trillions of cells make up our bodies, all working together to keep us alive.   Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things. Each cell eventually becomes a cell with a particular function in our body.  Once they have fully developed their role, we […]

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