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, in partnership with Platform Calgary, with a new suite of programs for early-stage founders, supporting pathways to success and economic diversification.

Alberta Catalyzer

If you are ready to take your tech-driven business to the next level, the Alberta Catalyzer pre-accelerator supports entrepreneurs to launch and grow their startups in Alberta.

Alberta Accelerator by 500

With the goal of uplifting the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs, the Alberta Accelerator by 500 is 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.

Plug and Play Alberta

Plug and Play connects the world's best startups with international corporations to bring technology to market faster. Alberta entrepreneurs will have access to a network of official corporate partners, venture capitalists, and supports to scale and grow, hire tech talent, and propel digital transformation across the province.

TELUS Community Safety & Wellness Accelerator powered by AlchemistX

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.

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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.

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