Alberta Catalyzer is a merit-based pre-accelerator that offers company support, resources, and coaching to entrepreneurs aiming to launch and grow their tech-enabled companies, preparing them for advancement to the scale-up and acceleration stages.
Apply to join the next cohort in one of three programs: Engage, Traction, and Velocity.
Note: Companies must be registered in Alberta to be eligible. Completion of previous Platform Calgary or Alberta Catalyzer programming is not required. Cohorts for each program continue year round.
Access diverse perspectives and advice from professional service firms, investors, and business mentors with deep experience in areas like investment readiness, growth strategy, board recruitment, Tax Planning, and SR&D.
1:1 Time with dedicated experts. Fast-track your business by gaining insights from experienced entrepreneurs who’ve been there, done that.
Access a supportive network and never feel alone on your entrepreneurial journey. Connect with potential collaborators and forge strategic partnerships.
Alberta Catalyzer is a part of the Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup GAP), led by Alberta Innovates. The consortium, which also includes Technology and Innovation, Edmonton Unlimited, the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund and Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan), allocated $35 million over three years to retain business accelerators. It’s part of an overall government goal to help create 20,000 jobs and increase technology firm revenue to $5 billion by 2030.
Alberta Catalyzer is open to ALL entrepreneurs launching and growing a tech-enabled company in Alberta – which includes the development of a new solution, product or process that has the potential to improve or advance the industry with commercial viability.
Explore the ins and outs of our programs and dive into the inspiring success stories of our program graduates at www.albertacatalyzer.com.
Kate Popiel, CEO & Co-Founder of What’s The Deal