Growth Accelerator Application

Applications for Cohort 5 are now open

All Expenses Paid Trip to Toronto*

 

Network with Other High-Growth Entrepreneurs

Mentorship from Top Canadian Executives to Help Your Business Grow


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Futurpreneur Canada’s Growth Accelerator, in partnership with Spin Master Inc., supported by Dentons Canada  and Ramp Communications, is an exclusive opportunity for entrepreneurs to receive the coaching, resources and support required to scale their businesses to the next stage of growth.

We are currently looking for up to 10, Futurpreneur-supported businesses that are ready to grow their start-up and take part in the Fall 2019 edition of the Growth Accelerator. 

If your business has demonstrated a track record of revenue growth and you’re ready to make key decisions about expansion, the Growth Accelerator could be your chance to take your start-up to the next level. Applications  will be accepted until September 2. 

Each participant receives over $3,000 in mentorship and coaching from Accelerator partners, as well as: 

  • Travel stipends in Toronto for Accelerator workshops in Spring and Fall
  • Access to 1-on-1 mentoring with executives from Spin Master, Dentons Canada and Ramp Communications 
  • Skill-building workshops from our content partners
  • Networking opportunities with experts, mentors and the other selected entrepreneurs

Eligibility

The Growth Accelerator is built on providing personalized growth support to entrepreneurs who can demonstrate:

  • A proven business model
  • A business has been active for at least 12 months
  • An existing trajectory for revenue growth
  • A willingness to make key decisions about expansion
  • A clear focus for how to derive value from participating in the Growth Accelerator
  • A Futurpreneur loan currently in good standing, or a redeemed Futurpreneur loan

Themes Covered:

  • Growth Strategies
  • Sales
  • Scaling Production
  • Securing Investment
  • Legal Considerations with Growth
  • IP and Licensing

Key Dates & Process:

Application period for Cohort 5: August 1 – September 2
Cohort 5 Pitches: Septemeber 26-27
Fall Accelerator: November 5-7
Fall Accelerator: May 2020 (TBD)

Day 1:

  • Dinner with Spring 2019 cohort of Growth Accelerator alumni 

Day 2:

  • 1-on-1 mentoring from Spin Master
  • Networking cocktail reception

Day 3:

  • 1-on-1 mentoring from Dentons, Ramp and other partners 
  • Other programming TBD 
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Note: Programming for Growth Accelerator will be in English-only. For the pitch, an interpreter may be made available, if requested.


*Please contact jplecuyer@futurpreneur.ca for more details