Silicon Valley digital – Canadian Technology Accelerator

Are you looking to scale your technology business? The San Francisco and Silicon Valley region is the leading global hub for technology, venture capital and entrepreneurship.

Canadian tech start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises can achieve their business objectives and capitalize on opportunities by accessing the unique resources of the Silicon Valley.

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program in Silicon Valley provides an entry point to qualified firms seeking funding, partnerships and business development services.

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime commitment
September 28, 2022 (23:59 pm PT)November 1 to December 16, 20223 to 5 hours per week

What are the benefits of joining?

The CTA Digital Silicon Valley Fall 2022 will provide you with the tools to help you:

Who should apply

We are seeking 8 early-stage high-growth Canadian tech start-ups that are looking to expand in the Silicon Valley ecosystem. Companies from all sectors are encouraged to apply.

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.

How the program works

The 8-week program will offer virtual support for about 3 to 5 hours per week. Selected companies will participate in:


“Having been part of several programs, this one is the best by far because of the relevancy of the content and the credibility of the participants. It seems the program has been carefully curated to only include actionable and real-life material, delivered from former entrepreneurs who have been in the trenches.” Jonathan Borduas, CEO Shapeshift 3D (Spring 2020)

“Simply put, the CTA experience gave us access to experts with the know how and expertise to succeed.” Jean Le Bouthillier, CEO & Founder at QoHash (Spring 2020)

(Successfully raised a $8M Series A funding 3-months after participating in the CTA program.)

Most recent successes:

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Palo Alto

Thierry Lu
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator - Silicon Valley

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