San Francisco, Calif. (March 22, 2021) Eight Canadian startups have been selected to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Digital Silicon Valley 2021. The eight-week CTA Digital program, managed by the Consulate General of Canada San Francisco/Silicon Valley, provides high-potential Canadian companies with access to the unique resources of Silicon Valley so that they can grow at scale and thrive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The participating Canada-based, early-stage tech companies are building disruptive tech products across five sectors: Education, Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain, Property Management, and Retail.As part of the program, the participating startups will have access to CTA Demo Day in May 2021, a yearly opportunity for Canadians startups to showcase their digital solutions to clients, partners and investors in the Silicon Valley tech scene.
“The 2021 CTA Digital cohort reflects the strength and diversity of the Canadian tech ecosystem,” said Rana Sarkar, Consul General of Canada in San Francisco/Silicon Valley. “As we build back from the COVID-19 pandemic, these startups will have the network, skills, and resources to access capital, grow their businesses, and support economic recovery on both sides of the border.”
The CTA Digital program, which is a service of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, includes access to virtual workshops; business development and venture support from partners and industry leaders; matchmaking B2B meetings with clients, partners and venture capitalists; and networking opportunities with like-minded Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. San Francisco-based firm Enjoy the Work supports the CTA Digital program with advisory services and trainings.
The full list of participating companies is:
About the Trade Commissioner Service:
As part of Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps Canadian companies and organizations succeed globally. With trade offices across Canada and in 161 offices around the world, including the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco/Silicon Valley, the TCS can provide Canadian businesses with on-the-ground intelligence, qualified contacts, partnership opportunities, and practical advice on foreign markets to help them make better, more timely and cost-effective decisions in order to achieve their goals abroad.
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Consulate General of Canada San Francisco/Silicon Valley