Canadian Technology Accelerator in NYC: Apply by October 19, 2014

September 03, 2014

From the Canadian Technology Accelerator in NYC (CTA @ NYC): 

We are 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 CTA @ NYC for Digital Media has worked with over 60 Canadian technology companies, helping them accelerate their business internationally and generating significant results. We are recruiting for our eleventh cohort to join us from January 7th 2015 to May 5th, 2015.

Apply HERE by Sunday, October 19th at midnight  (Eastern Time). 

Why apply?

Selected companies spend four months in NYC and receive:

  • Overview of the New York market during our three-day orientation program.
  • One-on-one mentoring with private sector partners 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 analytics, software-as-a-service, e-commerce and online 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 four 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.

Want to learn more?

On October 1, 2014 from 10 am to 11 am, we will be organizing an information session at Grind to discuss the CTA@NYC program with potential candidates in more details.

Please email us at CTANYC@international.gc.ca if you plan to be in the New York area. We hope to see you there!

Another option is a 30 min telephone info-session:

Thursday, September 18 - 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Thursday, September 25 - 11:00 am (Eastern Time)
Thursday, October 2 - 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Thursday, October 9 - 11:00 am (Eastern Time)
Thursday, October 16 - 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Please call this number:  1-877-413-4792
Conference event code: 2982086

Still more?

Visit our website for details on the CTA@NYC Digital Media program.

Source: CTA@NYC