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.

A first-of-its-kind, Edmonton-based accelerator that supports ventures that leverage AI / ML with a specific solution aimed at positive social impact. In partnership with AlchemistX, the Edmonton Police Foundation, and Alberta Innovates, the TELUS CSW Accelerator is bringing proven Silicon Valley programming to the accelerator ecosystem of Alberta.

This momentum-building program delivered by AlchemistX offers innovative start-up ventures key business development, mentorship, data, funding, pilot customers, and other impactful opportunities in their growth and scale-up journey. Participating companies will be validating their business and technology in Edmonton and surrounding regions by working alongside local Innovation Partners, with the goal of commercializing their solutions locally around the world. Participants are also able to qualify for funding through the partner ScaleGood Fund demonstrating how stellar results and social impact go hand in hand.

For more information and to apply to the next cohort, visit hereApplications for Cohort #3  are open (starting in Jan/Feb 2023).

Program Benefits:
  • No fee to attend
  • 1:1 Mentorship
  • Access to partnerships
  • Access to global funding and VC network
  • Access to first customers and customers in new locations via our network
  • Access to deep, specialized mentorship
  • Extensive coaching that meets the needs of your start up
  • Proven curriculum
  • Space in Edmonton available for on-site support and connections to explore all that Edmonton and Alberta have to offer
  • Access to resources and information about visas and investment attraction to support your start-up scaling in Canada
  • Access to grants for travel and connection to support to relocate to Canada
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to:
  • gain targeted introductions to the CSW Accelerator’s partners across Alberta including community agencies and governmental partners (e.g., the Edmonton Police, non-profit organizations, social sector agencies, academic partners), and
  • receive intensive training to succeed via Alchemist Accelerator’s proven program.

All participants gain access to Alchemist’s global network of over 30,000 entrepreneurs and mentors and will be supported to connect with investment and partnership opportunities.

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