Incubators/Accelerators | Region 7

Incubators/Accelerators | Region 7

Name of Program
City/Country
Incubator/Accelerator
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Accelerate Okanagan Kelowna, BC, Canada Accelerator "We support entrepreneurs through mentorship, coaching, and community. Join us and let’s build the future of #OKGNtech." https://www.accelerateokanagan.com/
Accelerate Tectoria Victoria, BC, Canada Accelerator "The mission is simple: To increase the number of successful technology companies that start and grow in the Greater Victoria area. With input and funding from its partners, Accelerate Tectoria provides a structured venture development service designed to guide, coach and grow ambitious early-stage technology entrepreneurs." https://www.viatec.ca/cpages/accelerator
Alacrity Victoria, BC, Canada Incubator-Accelerator "Alacrity Canada facilitates success and economic growth in the Western Canadian technology sector by providing support and entrepreneurial mentorship to promising entrepreneurs, in addition to finding and connecting these individuals with the venture capital funding needed to develop thriving local tech companies." https://www.alacritycanada.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjw98rpBRAuEiwALmo-yvupMhVGquWmHyDi4nBYOUjHyzgvNBUoyz5TGsDtGDGh6MCSQmZ65RoCorQQAvD_BwE
Anges Quebec Quebec, Canada Accelerator "Anges Québec’s mission is to help its angel investor members obtain the most profitable return on their angel investments. To this end, Anges Québec identifies the best entrepreneurs in innovation and real estate promoters while supporting its members who invest in businesses meeting their criteria. Thus, we facilitate strategic networking and encourage the improvement of investment-related skills." https://angesquebec.com/en/about/introduction/
B4Change Social Venture Fredericton, NB, Canada Accelerator "B4C Ventures has 3 offerings for impact entrepreneurs, based on their current stage. B4C Start: offers entrepreneurial support for early-stage companies who are likely still earning income from another source and looking to determine whether (or how!) they will launch their business B4C Cohort: targeted at the entrepreneur who has been working on their venture, though is not yet full-time in the business – the entrepreneur is ready to commit to figuring out how to turn this into their main ‘gig’B4C Dive: all entrepreneurs face turning points or challenges. The dive is a multi-hour session allowing entrepreneurs to focus on one aspect of their business and dive deep into it alongside external advisors with relevant skills." https://b4c.ventures/
BC Innovation Council Vancouver, BC, Canada Accelerator "We help innovators in BC access funding, launch their ideas and connect with the experts they need to build great companies. … Support BC entrepreneurs and companies at all stages of growth, offering tools, resources and expert guidance" https://innovatebc.ca/
Brightspark Ventures Montreal, Quebec, Canada Accelerator "Brightspark is one of Canada’s top-performing venture capital firms, actively investing in exceptional entrepreneurs since 1999. We provide growth capital and expertise to market-transforming Canadian tech companies in seed to growth stages." https://brightspark.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/brightspark/about/
Business Link Alberta, Canada Accelerator "Business Link is Alberta’s entrepreneurial hub. We are a nonprofit organization that helps people navigate the steps toward starting their own businesses. We provide one-on-one support and guidance, market research, access to experts, training, networking opportunities, and specialized support for Indigenous entrepreneurs." https://businesslink.ca/
Canadian Innovation Centre Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Accelerator "The Canadian Innovation Centre (CIC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs transform their ideas into market successes. Since its founding over 35 years ago, the Centre has provided its expertise to over 20,000 innovators and their companies." https://innovationcentre.ca/
CEED (Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development) Halifax, NS, Canada Incubator "CEED Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development has been committed to advancing and supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship for more than 20 years.If you need education, financing, guidance or support, at any age or stage, CEED can help!" https://www.ceed.ca/
Centech Montreal, Quebec, Canada Accelerator "The Acceleration Program is a 12 week intensive program destined to help technology startups lift off the ground. The program aims to bring technology entrepreneurs move from the earliest stages of development to a viable business model with real world validation. The Program is completely free: no fees, no deposits, no equity, no intellectual property rights." https://centech.co/en/
Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Incubator-Accelerator "#BUSINESS INCUBATOR | #INNOVATION ACCELERATOR | #CATALYST FOR GROWTH Our customers consist of aspiring entrepreneurs and young startups who are working in the ITC, New Media, Manufacturing & Clean Technologies and Life Sciences sectors and who present innovative projects with strong commercial potential." https://www.ceim.org/en/
Cobalt Connects Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Accelerator "Colbats Spaces connects artists, creative entrepreneurs and businesses to hubs for collaboration and creativity." https://www.cobaltconnects.ca/
Creative Destruction Lab Vancouver, Canada Accelerator "Our mentors share founders’ ambition. They’ve pushed the boundaries of what’s possible in their own businesses." https://www.creativedestructionlab.com/
Badhouse Ventures Vancouver, Canada Incubator "Providing hands-on support and mentorship for up to 12 months and $120k investment to selected early-stage, pre-seed tech startups." https://www.badhouse.ca/
District3 Innovation Montreal, Canada Accelerator "At the heart of a next-generation university, Concordia's District 3 is a strong and diverse innovation hub in Montreal. We bring together key players from corporations, government, research, and academia to ensure every innovator and entrepreneur has access to the resources they need to move from idea to impact with confidence." http://d3center.ca/
DMZ Toronto, Canada Accelerator "Changing entrepreneurs' lives. The DMZ is a world leading accelerator for tech startups in Canada. We help startups build great businesses by connecting them with customers, capital, experts and a community of entrepreneurs and influencers. For us, this means creating an environment where you can focus on scaling your business. We help with the rest." https://dmz.ryerson.ca/
Extreme Accelerator Toronto, Ontario Canada Accelerator "Startups We Work With: International startups relocating or expanding to Canada, Targeting global or North American market, Demonstrated product market fit through revenue, Validations by accelerators or other parties." https://www.extreme.tech/
Founder Institute Toronto, Canada Accelerator "The Founder Institute works with both entrepreneurs and teams at the pre-seed stage: idea stage, prototype stage, early company stage." https://fi.co/s/toronto
Highline Toronto, Canada Accelerator "Led by entrepreneurs, backed by successful investors, and built on the foundations of Extreme Startups and GrowLab, HIGHLINE.vc was formed to attract the best founders. We love writing the first cheque but our goal has always been to have impact beyond the bank account." http://www.highline.vc/
Idea Boost Ontario, Canada Accelerator "IDEABOOST is a Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services, and brands. " https://www.ideaboost.ca/
Invest Ottawa Ottawa, Canada Accelerator "Invest Ottawa is the lead economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s Capital, facilitating economic growth and job creation in the City of Ottawa. Guided by a vision to help realize Ottawa’s full potential as a globally-recognized, innovative and future-ready city, and the best place to learn, work, live, and play, Invest Ottawa delivers venture development and global expansion programs and services that catalyze the growth and success of entrepreneurs and firms.' https://www.investottawa.ca/about-us/ https://www.investottawa.ca/io-accelerator/
Launch Academy Vancouver, Canada Accelerator ""Surround yourself with like minded entrepreneurs everyday.' Offers: 'Launchpad, Mentors, Entrepreneur Training, Startup Visa, Networking, Events'" https://www.launchacademy.ca/
Le Camp Quebec, Canada Incubator-Accelerator "To support the growth of technology product companies, our involvement is divided into 3 ways: a 12-month incubation program , various types of support and activities and events . And by promoting networking between his protégés and his strategic partners , it is the whole entrepreneurial ecosystem of Quebec that he energizes." https://lecampquebec.com/fr/
NEXT CANADA Toronto, Ontario, Canada Accelerator "Accelerating the development of Canada's most promising entrepreneurs. Mentorship. Education. Networks. Funding." https://www.nextcanada.com/
PropelICT Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Accelerator "Propel aims to be a catalyst to establish Atlantic Canada as a nerve centre for technology. We help entrepreneurs build high-value tech companies through our virtual accelerator Incite." https://www.propelict.com/home
Startup Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Incubator "Supporting entrepreneurs as they build and grow tech-enabled products is at the heart of everything we do.
We're here to help you each step of the way with mentorship & programs, coworking space, community events, and lots of support to grow your team. Since 2009, we have brought together entrepreneurs, developers, students, founders, mentors, & investors to transform ideas into some of Canada's most exciting and successful startup & scaling companies. "
https://www.startupedmonton.com/
Techstars Toronto, Canada Accelerator "The Techstars Toronto Accelerator is Techstars’ first Canadian accelerator program. It will have a horizontal focus & will operate similar to our other city programs. The Toronto-Waterloo/Kitchener startup market is full of innovation, mentors & capital – the exact ingredients for a successful accelerator. " https://www.techstars.com/programs/toronto-program/
The Accelerator Center Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Accelerator "In 2018, we were ranked the #4 Accelerator Program in the world due, in part, to our reputation for meaningful, one-to-one mentorship and helping entrepreneurs go from the idea stage to high-growth enterprises. Our globally recognized, four phase program, The Accelerator Program™, gives your company the highest chance of long-term success. The program was developed based on our proven mentorship model and best practices from over a decade of successfully supporting technology startups." https://www.acceleratorcentre.com/
The Canadian Technology Accelerator Seattle, Canada Accelerator "The Canadian Technology Accelerator for CleanTech: An elite program for innovative Canadian tech companies, helping with market growth and investment attraction in New York City, San Francisco, Denver, and Boston.The CTA CleanTech is a joint program between the Consulates General of Canada in New York, San Francisco, Denver, and Boston providing key resources to Canadian entrepreneurs in the sustainable technology space to help them accelerate their growth into the global market — California and New York represent two of the most important markets for CleanTech in the US." https://ctaconnects.com/cleantech/
Toronto Business development Center Toronto, Canada Incubator "TBDC motivates entrepreneurial-minded individuals from diverse communities to develop their business plans and to effectively start up their companies through a variety of tailored programs." https://tbdc.com/about/
UTEST Program Toronto, Canada Incubator "The UTEST Program provides support to University of Toronto entrepreneurs to create research based companies. In partnership with MaRS Innovation and with the financial support of the Connaught Fund, it provides companies with investment capital, mentoring, business strategy and incubation space at the University of Toronto St. George Campus." http://utest.to/
Velocity Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Incubator "Velocity is a leading entrepreneurship program at the University of Waterloo, overseeing Canada's most productive startup incubator. From idea, to product development, to commercialization, Velocity provides the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success. Velocity programs include a startup incubator, science labs, weekly workshops, startup coaching, funding programs, and workspace." http://velocity.uwaterloo.ca/