Startup Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, and Export Development Canada (EDC): Global Accelerator and Pitch Competition

This is a showcase competition for Canadian businesses. Successful applicants will: receive free access to a 1-Day Global Accelerator taking place in September and October in either Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, or Vancouver to meet the key players in one place who can help you to go global and scale further, faster; have the chance to pitch to win $1,000 during the 1-Day Global Accelerator and the opportunity to gain a VIP Experience and Main Stage Pitch Opportunity at Startup Canada Day on the Hill on October 18th in Ottawa, pitching to former and current Dragons’ Den Judges for $10,000 and an additional $100,000 in support; be the first to know about and get access to upcoming trade missions, CTA cohorts, and the latest insights on new programs, trade agreements, and initiatives to grow global; have the opportunity to share feedback and input on how EDC, the Government of Canada and other stakeholders can improve products, services, opportunities and support for entrepreneurs to go global