Canadian Technology Accelerator in NYC: Apply by March 23

March 05, 2014

The CTA team at the Consulate General of Canada in New York is looking for six promising Canadian technology companies to join the Canadian Technology Accelerator in New York City for four months.

Since launching in 2012, the Canadian Technology Accelerator in New York City (CTA @ NYC) has worked with over 50 Canadian technology companies, helping them accelerate their business internationally and generating significant results. We are recruiting for our ninth cohort to join us from May 7th to September 9th, 2014.

Apply here by Sunday, March 23, 2014 at midnight.

Why apply?

Selected companies spend four months in NYC and receive:

    A professional introduction to the New York market and players during our Orientation program;
    One-on-one mentoring with private sector experts with more than twenty years of international investment, startup, and sales growth experience;
    Access to a structured program with VC-style governance, which has accelerated companies' revenue growth in cohorts past;
    Access to the CTA rolodex, for those who qualify;
    Four-month membership at Grind, a local co-working facility.

Who should apply?

Digital media companies (Ad Tech, Fintech, Big Data, Software-as-a-Service, e-commerce, and Digital Content Production) that:

  •     are revenue-positive
  •     have fully-built and validated product
  •     are prepared to prospect and close deals in NYC
  •     are in a financial position to sustain 4 months of business development in NYC  

What we expect of your participation:

If selected and in order to maintain the rigour and success of this initiative, we expect you will have at least one senior level executive (preferably CEO, CTO or VP of Business  Development) full-time in NYC during the four months and that you will have developed an execution plan and a clear set of Key Performance Indicators.

CTA @ NYC is an intensive and focused initiative that has helped our alumni companies raise capital, land key clients, and expand their business.

Visit the website to learn more.

Phone Information Session dates:

Friday, March 7th 10:30-11:00 (Eastern Time)

Thursday, March 13th - 11:00-11:30 (Eastern Time)

Thursday, March 29th - 4:00-4:30  (Eastern Time)

Please call this number:

Conference event code: 2982086

Source: Consulate General of Canada in New York