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Silicon Valley FinTech

Are you looking to scale and grow your start-up in the world’s largest financial technology hub?

Silicon Valley has been at the epicenter of innovation for many decades and is home to the world’s most successful tech companies, venture capital and entrepreneurs. This provides entrepreneurs with access to excellent talent and resources like mentors & venture capitalists to take your start-up to the next level.

The Silicon Valley FinTech CTA program will aim to help Canadian FinTech start-ups seeking partnership opportunities, customer acquisition, and insights into the funding landscape. The program will also cover various aspects of Go-To-Market strategies and put plans into action at the Fintech Meetup tradeshow in Las Vegas.

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Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime commitment
ClosedJanuary 29 to March 22, 20242 to 4 hours per week

What are the benefits of joining?

The CTA Fintech Silicon Valley 2024 is designed to provide you with the tools to help you grow during and beyond the program including:

Who should apply

We are seeking 8 early-stage, high-growth Canadian FinTech start-ups that are currently selling solutions in one the following segments:

Your company must have:

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) supports diversity, equity and inclusion in trade. We strongly encourage companies led by Canadians of all backgrounds and orientations to apply.

What you need to apply

How the program works

The Silicon Valley FinTech CTA is an 8-week program, which will include two weeks in-market. We will have our kickoff week in San Francisco and a tradeshow at the FINTECH Meetup in Las Vegas. The remainder of the programming will be fully virtual (requiring a commitment of 2 to 4 hours per week) and all sessions are mandatory. We ask you to commit your time from January 29, 2024 until March 22nd, 2024.

Selected companies will have access to:


“A conversation with a mentor prompted us to identify an entirely new use-case for Intuitive Shipping. We expect this feature alone will make us hundreds of millions of dollars in the next 10 years and more importantly, will also save billions of tons of carbon emissions from being produced and released. Without the CTA, it’s entirely possible we never would have considered this direction.” CEO, Intuitive Shipping

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Simon Belair

Simon Belair
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator – Silicon Valley

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