Accelerate your integration into the Canadian ecosystem. Be one of five companies led by newcomers to take part in the Newcomer Entrepreneur Accelerator Program. Gain exposure to developing clear marketing, sales, and IP strategies; identifying funding opportunities; hiring new talent; and more.

This program runs for six months from Sept. 2021 to Mar. 2022.


  • Headquartered in Canada
  • Minimum 50% of the company is owned/co-owned by a newcomer (Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizen that has lived in Canada for less than ten years)
  • Minimum annual revenue of $50,000
  • Less than 500 employees
  • Companies developing new technologies to pursue IP in Canada

Supported in part by funding from from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP).

Applications close on September 15, 2021