This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business.
Marketing 101 is a full-day crash course in B2B marketing for business and technical founders. You’ll learn how to create an effective marketing capacity in your company, assess where you’re at, and develop an action plan to get you from here to there.
An eight-week course for Startup Founders, Executives and Marketing Leaders to take a “learning by doing” approach to marketing impact. It’s all about assessing your market and current marketing, learning new marketing ideas and approaches and putting them into action by working on real-world marketing challenges facing your company. The outcome? A more focused and impactful return on your marketing investment and marketing that drives revenue for your business.
An eight-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize.
The RBC SEA #2 is a six-month program designed to accelerate startups whose mission is to create social impact while ensuring that profitability is core to their business model. This is a competitive program open to six startups, specifically those with a focus on health and nutrition, persons with disabilities, youth, education, new arrivals, the environment and affordable housing.
A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The goal of the roundtables are to provide "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhance accountability and accelerate actions/decisions.
"This roundtable has transformed our company, period. There are not enough good things I can say about this group. Even banks recognize its significance toward the foundation for a strong company." - Jeremy Bridge
The Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) is a volunteer organization that provides objective, conflict-free guidance to entrepreneurs in southern Alberta. Each entrepreneur is matched with a team of mentors, which gives a more in-depth experience than traditional one-on-one relationships.
Thank you for your interest in Canada's Startup Visa (SUV) Program! This is the last step in submitting your application to Calgary Technologies Inc. (CTI). Before completing this form, be sure that you have submitted the following required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Resumes (work experience and education) of applicants, as well as short descriptions of each applicant's role in the proposed venture
Pitch deck - 10-minute presentation (slides only) that describe you and your venture, focused on what an investor would want to see
A 3-4 page business case - rather than a full business plan and projected financials, we prefer to see a shorter document that describes the business case
The SUV program is highly competitive and incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete application must include the three documents above, as well as a completed application form, below. Learn more about the program's criteria and eligibility here.
Only successful applicants will be contacted. Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis. Applications received by the last day of the month will be reviewed and will be advised on next steps within the following month.