Announcing Call for Applications for Plug and Play Accelerator Canada

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On Tuesday, October 9, the Plug and Play Tech Center, the Consulate General of Canada, and Boast Capital will jointly launch the Plug and Play Accelerator Canada in Calgary.

Plug and Play Accelerator Canada is a six-month hybrid accelerator program, with three months in Calgary and three months in Silicon Valley, designed to connect new tech startups with the resources they need to build a successful company, through a combination of structured workshops, speaker series, mentorship sessions and active coaching.

Startups will get the following upon acceptance into program:

  • An investment of U.S. $25,000.
  • A network of over 180+ investors including Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital.
  • Weekly mentorship sessions with the opportunity to hear from experienced Canadian and Silicon Valley investors, entrepreneurs and executives.  
  • Free office space at the Assembly Coworking Space in Calgary and at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley.
  • An additional three months of office space and mentorship in Silicon Valley through the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program run by the Consulate General of Canada.

DON'T MISS: There are now more than 100 accelerators in Canada.

Plug and Play Accelerator Canada will conclude with a demo day where VCs, angel investors, media partners and other stakeholders will be invited to review the final pitches and progress of the startups.

Apply here for a spot in the program before Friday, September 28. Apply here to pitch at the Launch Event in Calgary on October 9.

Company:
Plug and Play Accelerator Canada
Website:
http://canada.plugandplaytechcenter.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Plug and Play Accelerator Canada is a subsidiary of Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley, a global accelerator that specializes in growing tech startups. Plug and Play’s network includes over 300 tech startups, 180 investors like Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Sequoia Capital, Menlo Ventures, Battery Ventures, and Accel Partners, and a community of leading Universities and Corporate partners. Plug and Play also... more


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