From celebrating The Accelerator Program's latest grad to clients and alumni alike landing some serious funding dollars, it was a summer to remember for the AC community! Catch up on all the best news items from June, July, August, and September 2020.
AC client Universal Matter was featured in Forbes within its first year of operations: “It validates that we are working onsomething very important and shows us how important this invention is for our society at large,” says CEO John van Leeuwen.
AC JumpStart recipient LumenED was one of nine startups selected to join Google’s first Canadian accelerator program: "We're excited to participate in the Google For Startups Canada Accelerator. We've been extremely fortunate to benefit from funding and advisory from great programs through the Accelerator Center, Velocity, and others to keep us honest and help us answer tough questions about our business." -Ryan McCartney, co-founder and CEO, LumenED
AC JumpStart recipient Heirlume was one of 12 companies to be selected to participate in The (first ever) Google Startups Accelerator: Women Founders from over 1,000 applicants across Canada and The USA: “Heirlume is truly honoured to be among the five Canadian startups selected to participate in Google for Startups’ first Women Founders accelerator cohort out of 1000 applicants! The AC has been so critical to our growth and we are so appreciative of its support.” -Julie MacDonnell, co-founder and CEO
Our team is comprised of world-class mentors and specialists that drive our startups to success. If your passionate about the technology, the startup community we would love to hear from you!