This Fall, Startup Canada, in partnership with UPSExport Development Canada, and the Trade Commissioner Service are showcasing and supporting the global ambitions of 2,500 borderless businesses across Canada.

Apply now to join the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort and get:

  • Exposure to and support from Canada’s export, trade and growth ecosystem;
  • Free access to a 1-Day Global Accelerator in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax, or Vancouver;
  • Secured entry into the Canadian Export Challenge to pitch to win $10,000 in cash and $100,000 in support to scale;
  • Entry to win an expense-paid trip to Ottawa to pitch in front of CBC Dragons on the Main Stage at Startup Canada Day on the Hill; and,
  • Exclusive information about trade missions, CTA cohorts, market intelligence and new initiatives to help you scale.
  • Canada’s entire export and global growth ecosystem are uniting to propel the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort of 2,500 entrepreneurs to go global by accelerating access to markets, mentors, customers, and capital. Apply to join ‘Team Canada’ and benefit from the support of government, industry and non-profit partners to scale.
  • Have the chance to pitch to win $1,000 during the 1-Day Global Accelerator and the opportunity to gain a VIP Experience and Main Stage Pitch Opportunity at Startup Canada Day on the Hill on October 18th in Ottawa, pitching to former and current Dragons’ Den Judges for $10,000 and an additional $100,000 in support.
  • Be the first to know about and get access to upcoming trade missions, CTA cohorts, and the latest insights on new programs, trade agreements, and initiatives to grow global.
  • Have the opportunity to share feedback and input on how EDC, the Government of Canada and other stakeholders can improve products, services, opportunities and support for entrepreneurs to go global.