About Us

We exist to help ambitious dreamers like you impact global change through your business.

Who We Are

The Accelerator Centre is an award-winning startup accelerator dedicated to building and scaling sustainable, globally competitive companies and giving startups the highest probability of long-term success.

Our vision is to be the #1 full stack startup hub in the world - offering a variety of programs and services to entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, industry innovators and our academic partners to catalyze the innovation economy.

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What We Do

Our flagship offering, The Accelerator Program®, offers a milestone based curriculum and one-on-one mentorship that is proven to help you grow your startup faster.

We also offer affordable office space, funding opportunities through our AC JumpStart program, and have specialized programs for cleantech, hardware, and voice-enabled technologies.

Who We Work With

Our clients and alumni are the world’s most ambitious innovators and dreamers. Through their relentless pursuit to impact global change through their business, they've become the biggest startup brands in Canada and around the world.

We work with startup founders across Canada through our incubation and acceleration programs and with startups and innovation leaders from around the world through our Global Hubs and Startup Visa Programs.

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Our Locations

We have 4 world-class facilities dedicated to supporting high-growth startups in Kitchener-Waterloo.