The Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) connect and immerse innovative fast-growing tech companies in booming global tech hubs. Each CTA tailors its programming to the opportunities available in their ecosystem. All programs are virtual due to COVID-19; however, if travel restrictions ease, some programs will offer in-person opportunities.

Silicon Valley Digital

Early-stage Canadian companies building enterprise software in areas such as cybersecurity education and finance can capitalize on opportunities by accessing the unique resources of the Silicon Valley. Accepted companies will access activities such as weekly one-on-ones with a dedicated advisor from our selected partner, virtual “Demo Days” with over 100 attendees comprised of venture capitalists and corporate partners, and virtual networking with other Canadian founders. This eight-week program will offer virtual support beginning March 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2021

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Japan Digital Technologies

As digital transformation and open innovation take hold, Japan’s appetite for outside technologies, new ideas and foreign start-ups has never been greater. The program offers in-depth workshops on market dynamics, business culture, and market-entry strategy to better prepare you for doing business in Japan. Companies will receive mentorship and advice on engaging with and pitching to key investors and partners in Japan.

Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2021

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Boston Tech and Life Sciences

The Boston Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) is an award-winning program in a key innovation market. Boston provides tremendous opportunities for Canadian companies with its established ecosystem and high concentration of strategic partners, investors and clients. The CTA global business development program for tech and life sciences can give you the knowledge and connections you need to enter and succeed in this market. This 6-8 month program will offer virtual support beginning April 1, 2021.

Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2021

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Hong Kong PropTech and FinTech

Hong Kong is a leading financial hub is Asia and leaders in Fintech and Proptech innovations, making it a prime ecosystem for up-and-coming for Canadian companies to grow their technologies. Companies will have the opportunity to receive mentorship and guidance on company-specific challenges for entering the market such as, validation of product-market fit, financial regulations, setting up offices, tax advisory services, and building sales teams. Networking and pitch events for financial investment will also be key to the program.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

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Taipei Digital Health and Digital Technologies

Taiwan is a leader in many critical technologies and is a strategic entry-point to Asia. When accepted, Canadian companies specializing in digital heath tech and ICT will access market insight webinars and targeted business-to-business meetings with potential clients, strategic partners and investors,

CTA virtual pitch events and access to regional investors start up databases will give you exclusive access to a targeted audience of partners and local stakeholders.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

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