What do startups get out of the program?

On conversion to full program status, your startup will be offered services by Bereskin & Parr in the technology focused and/or branding focused streams including intellectual property strategy and budgeting, patentability search and analysis, ownership and intellectual property policy agreements, identifying brands and intellectual property budgeting, full registrability search and analysis and one trademark application filing.

*Initiation Seed Funding of $60K.
Campaigning & Pitch to Canadian & International Family Offices, Institutional Investors, VCs, PEs, Corporate Ventures, Government Grants & Lenders.

Introductions to pedigreed Business Function Experts on Product Development, Market Validation, Revenue Growth, Market Access & Subject Matter Experts internationally.

Introductions to potential Channels & Corporate Ecosystems internationally.

Preparing and staging the company for attractive multiples for investors.

Personalized guidance to help Founders maintain momentum.

A minimum commitment of 12 months support.




*The funding is not limited to $60K AND is subject to due diligence and acceptance of terms & conditions by all parties involved.

Eligibility

  • It is preferred that your startup is focused in one or more industries relating to Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automotive, Cannabis, Chemical, Cleantech, Copyright & Digital Media, ICT, FinTech & InsurTech, Industrial Designs, Life Sciences, Mechanical & Industrial Processes, Medical Devices, Nanotechnology, Oil & Gas, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Protection amongst others.
  • For-profit, incorporated for no more than five years as of the application submission date, with a valid business registration number.
  • The angel/VC investment in the company is less than $3M.
  • Should be able to demonstrate market and investor validation.

Pitch Schedule

Friday, February 21 2020 at
6750 Century Avenue, Suite 101, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 2V8 Canada

Friday, March 20 2020 at
Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West 40th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3Y2 Canada

Friday, April 17 2020 at
Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West 40th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3Y2 Canada

Acceleration Partner