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Platform Incubator

Next Cohort: March 2023

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Focus on your startup's growth, supported by a community of entrepreneurs-in-residence and other founders like you.

The Platform Incubator helps founders move their startup from experimentation to a process-driven business. Founders work closely with an Entrepreneur-in-Residence, a community of mentors and other startup founders to scale their business over 18 months. 

The Platform Incubator provides structure and processes to enable continuous, rapid learning and scalability. It's tailored and unique to each founder to allow them to focus their time and energy where it makes the biggest difference for their startup.



  • Have a business dedicated to solving a compelling problem using innovative technology
  • Have early customer traction and revenue
  • Are building your company for growth beyond Alberta
  • Are focused on execution and accountability
  • Are looking for less programming, and more coaching and guidance
  • Would like real-time access to resources and support
  • Have a driven, coachable and collaborative team


  • Building confidence to move from the founding team to the leadership team
  • Identifying what experiments are working and begin to scale
  • Strengthening your network and community of support to grow and scale in Alberta and beyond



On average, founders in the Incubator will engage in 2 to 4 hours of biweekly tailored activities over 18 months. 

Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiRs) have first-hand experience with launching and growing startups. Startups receive 1:1 support and mentorships through the program to help them prioritize and focus on what's most important for their business!

Meet the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence



Access to diverse perspectives from professional service firms, investors and business mentors with deep experience in areas like B2B sales, financial modelling and HR.



Tap into a thriving local and global community. We help founders build relationships, grow their professional network and connect with like-minded peers. Founders will participate in bi-weekly standups and founder roundtable discussions.


Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) Meetings

Bi-weekly 1:1 sessions with dedicated experts. The EiRs ask questions, make connections, and hold the founder accountable to progress. They are focused on helping the startup leaders achieve their highest potential



Each founder has access to a workshop budget. Participants will also gain access to workshops hosted by Platform Calgary including Masters Classes, 101s, and panels. Founders from underrepresented communities gain access to


Get Startup Perks 

Gain access to exclusive offers and savings on software tools like AWS, Hubspot Premium and more.



Not sure if you qualify for this program or want to learn more? Book a virtual meeting with an Advisor!

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