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The National Entrepreneurship Program is dedicated to helping startups and early-stage technology companies accelerate growth and maximize opportunity.

This 4-month intensive program includes one-on-one mentorship as participants move through our proven Market Validation Training methodology. You’ll undergo leadership and business model planning to build a structurally sound business.

Get Your Business in Shape:

  • 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.

What to Expect

  • 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.

  • Mentorship

    Day-to-day mentorship, together with ongoing reviews, ensure progress is continually maintained.

  • Connecting

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

  • 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

Cohort Full

Next intake opens Spring 2018

Program Requirements

  • Your product is in the mobile or Internet of Things (IoT) space
  • Your business has between $250K – $5M in revenues
  • You are committed to high growth, with demonstrable year over year growth (ie. revenue, customers, users)
  • You have a management team in place
  • You are based in Halifax or the Greater Toronto Area

Program Dates

  • Call for applications openTBA
  • Application deadline TBA
  • Shortlists ContactedTBA
  • Intake Presentations by Shortlisted CandidatesTBA
  • Final Cohort ConfirmedTBA
plus gst/month
Applications Closed


GTA Contact Mia McCannel

Startup Services Coordinator, Wavefront

Program Perks

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

Check out our perks.

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