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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 startups 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 Palo Alto provides an entry point to qualified firms seeking funding, partnerships and business development services.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we are currently offering our CTA programs virtually. In-market program will resume based on advice from public health agencies once travel restrictions are lifted.

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesApplications status
February 10, 2021March 1 2021 - April 31 2021 with 2 Demo Days in May (TBD).Open

Who should apply

We are seeking early-stage Canadian companies building enterprise software in one of the following areas:

We are seeking Canadian innovators who:

The TCS supports equality and diversity in trade. We strongly encourage companies led by Canadians of all backgrounds and orientations to apply.

What we offer

Upon acceptance to this CTA program, you will access:


This eight-week program will offer virtual support beginning March 1, 2021. Companies will participate in:

What you will gain

You will gain a deeper understanding of the opportunities for your technology in Silicon Valley and will also receive strategic business advice. You will have the opportunity to present your technology to potential clients, partners and investors.

Contact us

Learn more about the CTA in Palo Alto by contacting:

Palo Alto

Thierry Lu
Trade Commissioner, Canadian Technology
Accelerator, Palo Alto

For general inquiries on the CTA program, please contact the CTA Coordination Team.

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