Edmonton is home to three global accelerators for startup and scale-up businesses. As part of a funding partnership with the three levels of government, Edmonton Unlimited is funding three world-class accelerators, Plug and Play Alberta, Alberta Accelerator by 500, and the TELUS Community Safety & Wellness (CSW) Accelerator powered by AlchemistX.
Edmonton Unlimited is also funding and has launched the Alberta Catalyzer pre-accelerator program, in partnership with Platform Calgary, with learning streams Engage, Traction, and Velocity for early-stage founders to better grow their business in the province.
Designed for startups with the shared vision of strengthening Alberta as a global hub for tech innovation. Both local and international startups with a tech-enabled solution from any industry or sector can apply.
In partnership with AlchemistX, the Edmonton Police Foundation, and Alberta Innovates, the CSW Accelerator is bringing proven Silicon Valley acceleration programming to support solutions aimed at positive social impact in Edmonton.
Unsure what accelerator is right for you? Reach out today for a free, 30-minute meeting to learn how we can help grow your business.
Indigenous innovation has taken place on these lands, ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ/amiskwaciwâskahikan, or Edmonton, since time immemorial. At Edmonton Unlimited, we recognize, appreciate, and celebrate the Indigenous innovators whose footsteps have marked these lands for generations. We respectfully acknowledge that we are situated on Treaty 6 territory and the Métis Homeland, ancestral lands of the nêhiyawak, Dene, Niitsitapi, Nahkawininiwak, Nakota Sioux, and Métis, and the contemporary territory of many other Indigenous peoples. We also encourage, support, and promote the resurgence of Indigenous knowledge and practices and are committed to empowering Indigenous innovation in the spirit of Reconciliation.
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Our programs for students, along with faculty, and recent alumni provide you the tools and connections to help grow your idea while navigating student life.
Our programs to start include helping to develop your idea, place it in front of potential customers, and craft the ideal pitch.
Our programs to grow will help you expand your network and get investment-ready. These include three global accelerators.