CTA now accepting Fall 2018 cohort applications


Applications now OPEN

Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA<http://www.international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc/index.aspx?lang=eng>) in Boston, New York and Silicon Valley are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 cohort.

Programs will run simultaneously from August to December 2018, with the in-market portion beginning in September.

Who can apply?

CTAs are open to innovative Canadian tech companies that can demonstrate:

·         Traction in the Marketplace: You have at least a minimum viable product(MVP), along with quantifiable evidence of maturity (revenue, investment, or number of users).

·         Product Market Fit: You can define your target audience, articulate the problem you solve, and demonstrate differentiation of your product/service.

·         Strong & Experienced Executive Management Team: You can commit to send at least one senior member (C-level or Founder) to take part in the program and have the financial resources to cover in-market costs.

·         Potential to Scale: You have a well thought out go-to-market plan for the CTA location along with KPIs to match

The deadline to apply for all programs is June 28, 2018 you may find the application at this link or by clicking the button below: questionnaire.simplesondage.com/s/CTA-Application<https://questionnaire.simplesondage.com/f/s.aspx?s=64806218-7DB2-45FB-81B8-82B4ED2DE72E&idlang=FR>

Apply Now<questionnaire.simplesondage.com/s/CTA-Application>

Learn More<nternational.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc>

Help spread the message

You can find social media posts, individual CTA flyers, infographics and accompanying images to share with your network below:

English Media Kit<https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qMKpBuXfXtDSmSV1n1C1PyZ3hpWgtFhcQg7cmC63wE8/edit?usp=sharing>

How are the programs different?
Each CTA covers specific industry sectors reflecting the largest opportunities in the market.

Boston Program:

ICT: IoT,  SaaS, AI, CleanTech,  Big Data

Life Sciences: Biotech, Medtech, Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Research Tools
Coordinator: Susan.Ahern@international.gc.ca<mailto:Susan.Ahern@international.gc.ca>

New York Digital Tech Program:
ICT: SaaS, AdTech, FinTech, Cybersecurity, IoT, e-commerce, Artificial Intelligence
Coordinator: Joshua.Kleyman@international.gc.ca<mailto:Joshua.Kleyman@international.gc.ca>

Silicon Valley Tech Program:

General ICT
Coordinator: Bryan.Bowman@international.gc.ca<mailto:Bryan.Bowman@international.gc.ca>

About the CTA
Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) accelerate the growth of high-potential Canadian technology SMEs by providing intensive Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) support and programming, mentorship from industry experts, and connections to potential clients, venture capitalists and strategic partners in key global technology hubs.

For more information: international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc<http://international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc/index.aspx?lang=eng>.

We encourage all eligible companies to apply. Contact us for more information: cta-atc@international.gc.ca<mailto::%20cta-atc@international.gc.ca>