Scale-Up & Growth Accelerators

Alberta Accelerator by 500

500 Global will nurture seed-stage tech companies in Alberta through the Alberta Accelerator by 500 program.

500 Global is a venture capital firm that invests early in founders building fast-growing technology companies. It focuses on markets where technology, innovation and capital can unlock long-term value and drive economic growth. 500 Global works closely with key stakeholders and advises governments and corporations on how best to support entrepreneurial ecosystems so startups can thrive.

To attend Demo Day, please visit: Alberta Accelerator by 500 Batch 1 In-Person Demo Day

If you are interested in applying for the Batch 2 Accelerator Program, please sign-up here.

Alberta Catalyzer delivers business support, resources and advice to founders, entrepreneurs, and startups in the early stages of development, preparing them to advance to the scaleup and acceleration stages.  You’ve explored a new business idea and conducted the preliminary discovery work, we’re here to help you develop key business model components to get you investment ready.

The next cohort runs from February 28 – April 11 2022, Tuesday 6-8 PM.

TELUS Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator powered by Alchemist (CSW) is a first-of-a-kind global accelerator to grow ventures in the community safety and wellness space, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. These groundbreaking programs delivered by Alchemist Accelerator will offer business development, mentorship, data, funding, pilot customers and other opportunities to selected applicants.

We’re accepting applications for our next cohort (starting in Fall 2022).

Plug and Play Alberta are building a world-class innovation platform in Alberta to attract top technology and investment to the region and support Albertan entrepreneurs to scale and grow, hire tech talent, and propel digital transformation across the province.

Participating Alberta startups will have access to a network of more than 40,000 startups, 500+ official corporate partners and 200+ venture capitalists. They will work with top global mentors and investors, access corporate customers, and develop strategies needed to grow and scale their businesses.

The THRIVE Canada Accelerator supports early-stage startups from across the value chain whose technologies drive us towards a more efficient, sustainable, and secure agriculture future. The selected companies benefit from a three-month virtual and in-person accelerator program that provides investment, unparalleled access to the largest agriculture companies and farmers located in North America, and mentorship from top industry leaders.

Watch this January 27, 2022 recording of the THRIVE Canada Accelerator team shining a spotlight on their inaugural cohort.