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Silicon Valley mixed reality - Canadian Technology Accelerator

The Silicon Valley (SV) Mixed Reality Canadian Technolgy Accelerator (CTA) 2024 is designed to prepare 10 Canadian Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality (AR/VR) and voice-related startups for expansion into the U.S. market.

The 6-week hybrid program will help participants begin market validation in the U.S by providing them with access to:

Important dates

Application deadlineProgram datesTime commitment
ClosedJune 3, 2024 to July 26, 20243-4 hours per week

The benefits of joining

The Canadian Technology Accelerator will provide qualified companies with:

Who should apply

We are seeking participation from 8 Canadian startups that are building immersive technologies including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), 360 Video, and Interactive 3D.

Your company must have:

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

How the program works

The selected cohort of 8 companies will start with participation:

  1. In a virtual program that covers the following topics (this list may be adjusted depending on the needs of companies):
    1. Week 1: Identify your ICP and targeted profiles/sector
    2. Week 2: How to pitch and demo your product
    3. Week 3: Create your outreach strategy
    4. Week 4: Develop use cases for AR
    5. Week 5: Best practice for successful ROI analysis
    6. Week 6: Roundtables on curated topics related to market entry
  2. In-person attendance at:
    1. AR/VR Meetup in San Francisco: June 17
    2. AWE USA 2024 Conference in Long Beach: June 18-20
    3. Curated business-to-business (B2B) with relevant stakeholders

Contact us

Learn more about this program by contacting:

Thierry Lu

Thierry Lu
Senior Trade Commissioner
Canadian Technology Accelerator: Silicon Valley

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