Accelerate the growth of your startup!

Looking to Grow Your Mobile Tech Business?

The Venture Acceleration Program, a BC Acceleration Network program supported by the BC Innovation Council, gives you access to resources you need to succeed.

Get Your Business in Shape With these Four Areas of Focus:

  • Find the right customer for your business.

    We’ll help you discover the perfect product-market fit.

  • Get on the path to profitability.

    We’ll show you how to refine your business model and make smart financial decisions.

  • Perfect your pitch.

    Create a compelling business proposition that will attract the right customers.

  • Learn from experts.

    Experienced entrepreneurs and tech industry veterans will help you guide the growth of your business.

Program Overview

  • Learning

    Over 4 months, the program includes a 3-day intensive workshop with additional educational seminars and regular check-ins with mentors, business coaches and technical experts.

  • Executives in Residence

    Day-to-day mentorship with ongoing reviews ensures progress is continually maintained.

  • Experts

    Clients also have access to regular Business Clinics where our professional partners provide guidance in areas such as finance, legal, human resources and marketing.

  • Connecting

    The Venture Acceleration Program provides clients with critical connections to potential investors, partners, sales opportunities and employees - provincially, nationally and internationally.

Application Open

Program Requirements

  • Your product is in the mobile or Internet of Things (IoT) space
  • Your business has <$100K in revenues
  • You have entrepreneurial passion and drive
  • You are based in BC

Program Dates

  • Call for applications openJanuary 22, 2018
  • Application deadline February 21, 2018
  • Shortlists ContactedFebruary 16, 2018
  • Intake Presentations by Shortlisted CandidatesFebruary 27 - 28, 2018
  • Final Cohort ConfirmedMarch 1, 2018
  • Orientation DayMarch 12, 2018
  • MVT - Day 1April 24, 2018
  • MVT - Day 2May 22, 2018
  • MVT - Day 3June 19, 2018
plus gst/month
Applications open


Contact Mia McCannel

Startup Services Coordinator

Program Perks

Enjoy exclusive perks as a program participant, for Amazon Web Services, Hubspot, IBM, Microsoft and more! 

Check out our perks.

Applications Open

Launch and grow your company faster and smarter with our Venture Acceleration Program.
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Meet The Executives in Residence

Kirk Moir

Bill McGraw

Alan Foster

David Christie

Aslam Nathoo


Venture Acceleration Program Alumni