Transform your startup at Canada’s first ecommerce accelerator

Entrepreneur in Yellow
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Growing startups with missions that matter.

Today's investors care about more than profitability; they care about social innovation. That's why we offer a highly specialized program that grows ecommerce startups into high-potential titans -- but we don't stop there. We teach you to consider social impact at every step, so your business is profitable and meaningful. Why should you have to choose?

Sustainable Business Example

Digital-first Accelerator

A six-month program for early-stage companies in today's world.

Mentor Network

Exclusive access to wildly successful founders, executives and subject matter experts.

Brand Visibility

You're only as good as your brand. Get it seen in the innovation ecosystem.

Progress Tracking

Get one-on-one coaching from our hand-selected Industry Advisory Council.

Funding

Get a funding advantage with a big ol’ network of fundraising pros and Capital in Residence.

Elevate Platform

Be part of Elevate’s high-visibility platform. Putting hot new startups in front of big audiences is kind of our thing.

Secret Sauce

Access proven growth methodologies that will help you scale your company, and your scope as a founder.

Inclusion

Be part of a program where boosting female founders and members of underrepresented groups is top of mind.

Team of Experts

Personal access to world-class pros in tech and ecommerce.

Angela Brown
Program Champion & President and CEO at Moneris
Bruce Nanton
Corporate in Residence & COO at Moneris
Razor Suleman
CEO Coach, CEO at Elevate
Jyll Saskin Gales
Growth Marketing in Residence & International Growth Lead at Google
Nicole Murphy
Growth Marketing in Residence & VP, Growth at Bell Curve
Rokham Fard
Growth Marketing in Residence & Founder and CEO at PsychologyCompass
Kirk Simpson
CEO Coach & CEO at Wave Financial
Matt McGowan
CEO Coach & GM at Snapchat Canada
Anita Ramdas
CEO Coach & CEO at ShuffleSpace
Ray Newal
CEO Coach & Head of Capital and Ecosystem at MaRS
Tara Longo
CEO Coach & Founder at The Healthy Butcher
Sen Sachi
VP, Capital & Ventures
Gbemi Akande
Director, Capital and Venture Programs
Valerie Sobering
Associate, Entrepreneurship Programs

Key Dates

Put these in your calendar.

February
23
Applications Open
March
31
Application Close
May
12
Program Start
November
12
Demo Day

Criteria

Take a look in the mirror, does this look like you?

On a Mission

Do you have a vision for your business & the world?

Digital-first

Can your company rock it in the digital space?

Collaborative & Coachable

Are you open to feedback & new perspectives?

Demonstrated Traction

Is there proof of customers wanting your product?

Learn more

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