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Best practice programs to support early-phase startups from idea to revenue.

  • Programs / Workshops
    • Junction 31

      Junction 31

      Applications for Cohort 2 are now open

      Build a healthy foundation with CTI's international program for pre-seed startups. 

      Learn more Apply
    • Discover

      Discover

      Registration for winter 2018/19 now open

      Understanding customer behaviour is essential to your startup success. This applied program teaches how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. 

      Learn more Register
    • Validate

      Validate

      Registration for winter 2018 coming soon

      This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business. 

      Learn more
    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales Tools

      321 Growth Academy: Sales Tools

      Registration TBA

      An intensive two-day course to kickstart the creation of killer sales tools that will help you level up your sales.

      Learn more
    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales 101

      321 Growth Academy: Sales 101

      Registration now closed

      A full-day crash-course in B2B sales for business and technical founders and execs.

      Learn more
    • 321 Growth Academy: Lean Sales

      321 Growth Academy: Lean Sales

      Registration now closed

      This program includes eight half day sessions plus a one-on-one coaching session. 

       

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    • 321 Growth Academy: Marketing 101

      321 Growth Academy: Marketing 101

      Registration now closed

      Marketing 101 is a full-day crash course in B2B marketing for business and technical founders. You’ll learn how to create an effective marketing capacity in your company, assess where you’re at, and develop an action plan to get you from here to there.

      Learn More
    • 321 Growth Academy: Growth Marketing

      321 Growth Academy: Growth Marketing

      Registration now closed

      An eight-week course for Startup Founders, Executives and Marketing Leaders to take a “learning by doing” approach to marketing impact. It’s all about assessing your market and current marketing, learning new marketing ideas and approaches and putting them into action by working on real-world marketing challenges facing your company. The outcome? A more focused and impactful return on your marketing investment and marketing that drives revenue for your business.

      Learn More
    • 321 Growth Academy: People 101

      321 Growth Academy: People 101

      Registration now open

      A full-day crash course in human resources (HR) for business and technical founders and leaders. You’ll learn how to build an effective people capacity in your company, how to assess where you’re at with your HR function and how to develop an action plan so you can attract and develop the culture and team you need to grow.

      Learn More Register

    Programs / Workshops

  • Accelerator Programs
    • TELUS Accelerator & Incubator Programs

      TELUS Accelerator & Incubator Programs

      CTI and TELUS partner to support Canadian technology startups at all stages of growth. At the early stage, the TELUS Technology Incubator (TTI) helps startups develop a robust go to market strategy. For growth stage startups, the TELUS Technology Accelerator (TTA) offers a combination of advisory services that strengthen all aspects of their business, leading to increased growth, higher visibility with potential customers and investors, and potential enterprise opportunities with TELUS.

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    Accelerator Programs

  • Services
    • CEO Roundtable

      CEO Roundtable

      A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The goal of the roundtables are to provide "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhance accountability and accelerate actions/decisions. 

      "This roundtable has transformed our company, period. There are not enough good things I can say about this group. Even banks recognize its significance toward the foundation for a strong company." - Jeremy Bridge

      Learn more Apply
    • Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

      The Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA) is a volunteer organization that provides objective, conflict-free guidance to entrepreneurs in southern Alberta. Each entrepreneur is matched with a team of mentors, which gives a more in-depth experience than traditional one-on-one relationships.

      Learn more
    • Startup Visa

      Startup Visa

      Canada's Startup Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada that will support innovation and job creation. 

      Learn More Apply
    • Global Opportunities in Calgary

      Global Opportunities in Calgary

      As a champion of the innovation ecosystem, CTI and our partners are helping to drive change and establish Calgary as a global hub. Explore some of our global opportunities in Calgary.

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    • Funding Support

      Funding Support

      Prepare your approach to venture financing through performing a "12 Point Business Assessment".

      Having a plan to fund your business from many sources, which may include equity investors, is just as important as your business plan.

      Apply
    • Intellectual Property

      Intellectual Property

      Questions about intellectual property? Want to learn more? Connect with our partners at Innovate Calgary. 

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    Services

Entrepreneurs & Enterprises

Programs and services designed to build your entrepreneurial and business skills.

It's time to move your company forward.

  • Programs

    • Junction 31

      Applications for Cohort 2 are now open

      Build a healthy foundation with CTI's international program for pre-seed startups. 

    • Discover

      Registration for winter 2018/19 now open

      Understanding customer behaviour is essential to your startup success. This applied program teaches how to engage customers and discover their motivations, preferences and needs. 

    • Validate

      Registration for winter 2018 coming soon

      This applied program will guide founders through the validation of a product and business model. By the end, you will have sufficient knowledge to decide whether the venture is viable, and if so, feel confident to begin sales and running a business. 

    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales Tools

      Registration TBA

      An intensive two-day course to kickstart the creation of killer sales tools that will help you level up your sales.

    • 321 Growth Academy: Sales 101

      Registration now closed

      A full-day crash-course in B2B sales for business and technical founders and execs.

    • 321 Growth Academy: Lean Sales

      Registration now closed

      This program includes eight half day sessions plus a one-on-one coaching session. 

       

    • 321 Growth Academy: Marketing 101

      Registration now closed

      Marketing 101 is a full-day crash course in B2B marketing for business and technical founders. You’ll learn how to create an effective marketing capacity in your company, assess where you’re at, and develop an action plan to get you from here to there.

    • 321 Growth Academy: Growth Marketing

      Registration now closed

      An eight-week course for Startup Founders, Executives and Marketing Leaders to take a “learning by doing” approach to marketing impact. It’s all about assessing your market and current marketing, learning new marketing ideas and approaches and putting them into action by working on real-world marketing challenges facing your company. The outcome? A more focused and impactful return on your marketing investment and marketing that drives revenue for your business.

    • 321 Growth Academy: People 101

      Registration now open

      A full-day crash course in human resources (HR) for business and technical founders and leaders. You’ll learn how to build an effective people capacity in your company, how to assess where you’re at with your HR function and how to develop an action plan so you can attract and develop the culture and team you need to grow.

  • Services

    • CEO Roundtable

    A monthly peer advisory forum for CEOs, board members and founders of technology companies to openly discuss their challenges in a confidential, safe environment. The roundtable provides "just-in-time" advice on current issues, enhances accountability and accelerates actions/decisions. An experienced facilitator holds members' feet to the fire and leads the process.

    Learn more

    • Venture Mentoring Service of Alberta (VMSA)

    VMSA is a volunteer organization that provides objective, conflict-free guidance to entrepreneurs in southern Alberta. Each entrepreneur is matched with a team of mentors, which gives a more in-depth experience than traditional 1:1 relationships.

    Learn more

    • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) Law Clinic

    In partnership with the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Innovate Calgary, startups can access affordable legal services and support.

    • Funding Support

    Having a plan to fund your business from many sources, which may include equity investors, is just as important as your business plan. A financing plan that fits the needs and maturity of your business is a major part of your overall strategy. This service will help identify the appropriate funding options for your company, assist with grant applications, and develop your pitch. When your venture is ready, we will connect you with our funding and investor partners who can support your growth.

    Apply

    • Startup Visa 

    Canada's Startup Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada which will support innovation and job creation.

    Learn More Apply

  • Accelerator Programs

     

    • TELUS Technology Incubator 

    TTI is an eight-week program for IoT startups that offers a combination of education and advice from TELUS, CTI and industry experts through classroom sessions, 1:1 advisory, and fieldwork. By the end of the program, graduating startups will be equipped to make the relevant connectivity choice, as well as formulate a go to market strategy that leads to a potential pilot or first customer.

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    • TELUS Technology Accelerator

    TTA is a six-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology, and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize. Applications are especially sought from companies focused on industrial internet of things, big data, digital health & wellness, seamless communication & entertainment experiences, last 100 metres, smart fleet & transportation, and smart cities. 

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    sponsored by TELUS

  • Space & Tenancy

    We offer space to match your company needs. Our spaces will expose you to our vast innovation ecosystem of service providers, peers and resources.

    • Corporate ID | Virtual Space

    The Corporate ID service allows you to move your business beyond your home address or local coffee shop. Corporate ID clients are provided with a professional address, access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services for a monthly rate.

    Inquire

    • The Inc.

    The Inc. is a startup incubator program that combines one-on-one mentoring and co-working space to provide support and guidance for your unique startup.  From open desk space to dedicated desks, this monthly membership offers you the flexibility you need to move your business forward.

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    • Tenancy

    Flexible leasing terms of office space from 250-square-feet to 3,000-square-feet.  

    Be part of the Alastair Ross Technology Centre community, a 120,000-square-foot facility where 40+ technology companies operate their business. Tenants have access to meeting rooms, business centre resources and reception services. 

    Inquire

    • Wet and Dry Lab Space - KICS Prototyping Lab at SAIT

    Managed by SAIT, KICS is a facility and program that helps Alberta innovators and researchers design, prototype and test their proprietary technologies.

    Learn more

     

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