Innovate BC - Venture Acceleration Program


The Venture Acceleration Program is a paid structured venture growth program designed to guide, coach and grow ambitious early‐stage technology entrepreneurs and effectively grow their technology ventures. The program helps entrepreneurs accelerate the process of defining a proven business model based on a set methodology and set of best practices for growing technology companies.

The Venture Acceleration Program is delivered by a team of Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) and supported by a province‐wide network of partners and entrepreneurs. Together, they make up the BC Acceleration Network, an alliance of regional partners, EiRs and executive-level mentors.

Special Requirements 

Technology entrepreneurs are accepted for participation in the Venture Acceleration Program based on several factors, including:

  • Product validity
  • Market Opportunity
  • Drive and Ambition
  • Team Talent

Last updated: May 23, 2018