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Silicon Valley digital – Canadian Technology Accelerator

We are here to help you expand your operations in international markets and will continue doing so during these challenging times. Due to travel restrictions, we are currently offering our CTA programs virtually.

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 24,  2021 at 11:59 PM PDTOctober 15 – December 10, 20213 to 5 hours per week

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 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 we offer

This program will offer selected companies with access to:

Program

This eight-week  program will offer virtual supports for about 3 to 5 hours per week starting October 15, 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 Silicon Valley by contacting:

Palo Alto

Thierry Lu
Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology
Accelerator - Silicon Valley
Thierry.Lu@international.gc.ca

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

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