Voice Technology Accelerator Program

An Accelerator Centre and Alexa Fund collaboration, the Voice Technology Accelerator Program is Canada’s premiere programming for AI and voice tech founders and trailblazers to help them navigate Amazon and innovate with Alexa.

100% Virtual Programming Options Available for All Programs.

Building the future of Canadian voice technology.

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Applications for Cohort 11 are now open

Please apply before Sept 10th at 5pm

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About The Program

Six months of our award-winning accelerator programming

One-to-one mentorship sessions with our in-house experts (including all business fundamentals such as IP creation and protection)

Flexible delivery model: Enjoy our variety of office space options in Waterloo Region with professional meeting rooms for private meetings (with unlimited internet and coffee) or be fully remote

Potential access to grants and funding through our investor and grant networks

Alexa-focused technical Lunch and Learn sessions hosted with Amazon staff

Access mentor network and office hours, technical solutions architect

Exclusive Amazon AWS Credits for first time users

Alexa, help me grow my startup.

Who Can Apply

After a successful pilot, we are excited to launch Cohort 2 of the Voice Technology Accelerator Program! For the newest cohort, we will be looking for innovative ventures across Canada in these key focus areas:

Smart Homes

B2B and Enterprise



Consumer/Enterprise Devices

Fitness and Wellness

We welcome applications from all entrepreneurs across Canada who are ready to accelerate their business and fit the following criteria:

Canadian or Canada-based

Currently building an innovative product with Alexa or that have Alexa built in, or that has the potential to broaden products with voice and AI enablement

Dedicated to pursuing the venture and ready for intensive programming

Questions? Please email Clinton Ball, Director, Programs and Client Experience

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