Expand + Grow Your Tech Startup & Social Impact!

We’re looking for the brightest talents who are on a mission to build great businesses while also doing good in the world!
Join us in this one-of-a-kind accelerator and together let’s see how far we can go.

Are you looking to:

  • Validate your market opportunity and product/market fit
  • Explore commercial opportunities in Alberta and/or Canada
  • Raise new or additional outside capital with a compelling pitch and proposition
  • Amplify your venture’s social impact and deliver strong financial results to your shareholders
  • Engage with a like-minded expert network of founders, mentors, coaches and investors from across North America and beyond

If you answered yes to any of the above, then we want to hear from you!

Application Guidelines*

  • You are an early stage, technology startup,  <5 years old, <$5M in external funding,  and your founder(s) are working full time for the company
  • You have a product in market and/or in use in pilot or production environments. (note, companies with revenues will get higher preference)
  • You are building a solution that helps promote community safety and wellness. Some example areas can include, but are not limited to:
    • Policing and personal/community safety
    • Mental and emotional wellness
    • Poverty, financial health and literacy
    • Homelessness / housing Security
    • Substance abuse/addictions
    • Adverse childhood experiences
    • Disabilities
    • Liveable cities
  • You are able to attend virtually in an Alberta (UTC-6) time zone,
  • You are able to physically travel to Alberta for a 1-week period.**

*these are guidelines only – exceptions can and will be made for exceptional candidate startups, so if in doubt, we encourage you to apply! If you have any questions about application criteria, please email us at info@cswaccelerator.com 
**Travel subsidies may be available.


Key Dates:

Application Open: November 7 – December 23, 2022.

Please note we review applications on an on-going basis and therefore recommend applying early to ensure consideration.

Program Launch – March 6, 2023

In Person Week – March 20, 2023

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please contact us: info@cswaccelerator.com 

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