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Apply Now for the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program in NYC

By on Mar 29, 2012 / Categories: CDMN News, Featured

Does your startup want to spend three months in New York City (NYC) – learning from U.S. mentors and accessing new resources to help grow your business on a global scale? Earlier this year, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service launched the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) initiative in NYC, a hot-bed for technology entrepreneurship and work capital for advertising, media, commerce, and innovation. The time to apply for the second round of this exciting CTA program is now.

The top six (6) most promising Canadian startup applicants will be offered an opportunity to participate in the CTA program in NYC from May 21 to August 19, 2012.

The deadline for submitting applications is April 9th. An external selection committee will review applications. The selection committee reserves the right to conduct video interviews as part of the application process.

To apply, please submit a completed application form via e-mail to

The Consulate General of Canada will be holding information sessions via conference call on the following dates:

  • Friday, March 30 – 10 to 11 am (EST)
  • Wednesday, April 4 – noon to 1 pm (EST)

The purpose of these calls will be to hold open Q&A. You can register for the information sessions here. Please visit the CTA website for more details.


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