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CTA EVENTS

CTA MENTORS

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Application Criteria

1

$1M in revenue and/or investment

2

Fully built product

3

Proven business model in Canada

4

Strong & experienced executive management team

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Resources to support expansion

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Client acquisition strategy for US

FEATURED ALUMNI

ALUMNI STORY

CTA LOCATIONS

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MENTOR TESTIMONIALS

  • My experience with CTA has been an extraordinary professional experience. The participating Canadian firms are collaborative, inquisitive and prepared to engage in spirited exchanges of information as we work to find the best avenue to success.

    Lucy Mancini Newell, MBA Managing PartnerThe Kiran Consortium
  • Over the past five years, it has been a great honor to work with Canadian Innovators. They are mature, listen well, and are very appreciative. Information conveyed will likely save them enormous amounts of time & money. 

    Thompson H. Boyd, III, M.D. Physician LiaisonHahnemann University Hospital
  • I would highly recommend the CTA experience. The Trade Commissioner Service has helped Terramera open many doors that have led to key relationships that have benefited our company and our success.

    Terramera
  • I continue to be impressed by the originality of Canadian innovation and the high quality of entrepreneurs that come through this program. I look forward to watching CTA companies expand globally and successfully grow in years to come.

    Anna Garcia - General PartnerRunway Ventures
May16
Global Innovation Showcase to Unveil Seven Startups from Canadian Tech Accelerator
Global Innovation Showcase to Unveil Seven Startups from Canadian Tech Accelerator
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Members of Canadian government-funded accelerator to present their milestones; keynote address by NYSE Head of International Markets

Apr11
US Venture Capital Dollars Chasing Canadian Health Tech Start-Ups
US Venture Capital Dollars Chasing Canadian Health Tech Start-Ups
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Canada has more than a popular Prime Minister turning heads these days. Canadian health tech startups are getting lots of coveted attention from US venture investors who are finding themselves attracted to smart business models paired with best-in-class technology and favorable economics.

Apr10
Retail and Tech Stacking Up to Make it Big
Retail and Tech Stacking Up to Make it Big
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Canada has been making waves in NYC retail. In January 2016, the Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) – that has its origins in the fur trade in the 17th century, well before Canada was a country – acquired NYC’s Gilt Groupe for a cool $250 million.