Partner with us

If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the local startup community, we have an opportunity for you.

Why Partner with the AC

Our startups represents the best-of-the-best in Canadian tech. Our clients and alumni are actively engaged in the AC community and look to our network of partners as trusted service providers and thought leaders.

Partnering with the AC puts you at the heart of our community and the Waterloo innovation ecosystem. We have a number of opportunities to collaborate, including single events, long-term programming partnerships, and brand awareness initiatives to expand your network.

CEO Paul Salvini

Current Opportunities

We welcome you to join our network of partners in support of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The following opportunities are available for immediate sponsorship.

Not seeing the right opportunity for you? We take pride in developing meaningful, mutually beneficial relationships with our partners. Reach out and tell us more about how you’d like to get involved.

We’d love to talk about how we can work together to strengthen the community. Complete the form below and our team will connect with you to discuss how we can build a partnership.

Testimonials from our sponsors

Tim McCargar

Account Executive - Cowan Insurance Group
• The Accelerator Program Exclusive Insurance Partner• Cleantech Facility Sponsor

“Cowan Insurance Group has partnered with the AC fort he past ten years. Working with early stage startup companies to help them mitigate their product and professional liability exposures has been a truly rewarding experience.”

Nicole Vadori

Head of Environment, TD Bank Group
• Cleantech Program Co Branding Sponsor• Cleantech Facility Co Branding Sponsor

"Cleantech holds enormous potential. It can accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy, cultivate new jobs, and help Canada compete in the global market. To realize these benefits, we must all work together. That’s why I’m excited about the work of the TD Sustainable Future Lab. As part of TD’s corporate citizenship strategy, The Ready Commitment, we’re proud to work with the AC to help create a more sustainable tomorrow.“