Growth Accelerator Application

Applications for Cohort 4 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


Futurpreneur Canada’s Growth Accelerator, in partnership with Spin Master Inc., 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 Spring 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 February 20.

Each participant will receive:

  • Travel stipends in Toronto for Accelerator workshops in Spring and Fall
  • Access to 1-on-1 mentoring with executives from Spin Master and Dentons Canada
  • Skill-building workshops from our content partners
  • Networking opportunities with experts, mentors and the other selected entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to pitch your business growth idea for additional prizing and support from investors and finance providers
  • Exclusive year-round content

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 4: January 15 – February 20, 2019
Fall Accelerator: May 6-8, 2019
Fall Accelerator: October 2019 (TBC)

Day 1:

  • Dinner with Fall 2018 cohort of Growth Accelerator alumni

Day 2:

  • 1-on-1 mentoring from Spin Master and Dentons Canada
  • Networking cocktail reception

Day 3:

  • 1-on-1 mentoring from Dentons, Morrison Financial and other partners
  • Mini-pitch competition with prizing

Note: Programming for Growth Accelerator will be in English-only. For the pitch, an interpreter may be made available, if requested.

Apply Here

*Please contact innovation@futurpreneur.ca for more details