Catalyst Commons’ Mentorship Services Program

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100% Virtual Programming Options Available for All Programs.

What’s better than belonging to the largest co-working space in Waterloo Region?

Receiving customized, one-to-one mentorship services from Canada’s #1 private business accelerator while you’re there.

Whether you’re a startup, scale-up or innovation-focused enterprise, if you’re a Catalyst Commons member or would like to be, this program is for you.

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Applications for Cohort 11 are now open

Please apply before Sept 10th at 5pm

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Catalyst Commons

is a co-working space built by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs with ambitious companies of all sizes. From startup to enterprise, the 60,000 square foot space is located inside Catalyst137, the world’s largest technology campus focused on makers at nearly 500,000 square feet.

Doing your own thing doesn’t mean doing it alone. At Catalyst Commons, members enjoy the freedom of entrepreneurship with flexible options that support individual and company growth. That’s where we come in.  

With our internationally recognized, award-winning mentorship services, Catalyst Commons members will receive tailored business advice from our specialized team of industry experts. Our mentors and specialists act as an experienced and dedicated management team who walk you through every challenge and guide you to success in the areas of:

B2B Sales

Customer Experience

Design Strategy


IP Strategy

Lead Generation & Growth

Leadership, HR & Culture

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Marketing & Communications

Product Management

“Having gone through the Accelerator Centre’s programming myself, I know the tremendous value that this program will offer Catalyst Commons members. It’s a really unique opportunity to learn from the top-ranked private business accelerator in Canada.”- Kurtis McBride, CEO of Miovision Technologies, an AC graduate company, and general partner in Catalyst Commons.

Flexible Options

We’re happy to offer both resident and virtual Catalyst Commons members three tiers of services to best meet the unique needs of you and your company.

Accelerator Basic:

Access to monthly webinars and workshops on topics that are commonly  encountered by startups and scale ups

Up to 3 hours of mentorship each month

Access to weekly office hours with our programs team to plan  upcoming mentorship meetings

Accelerator Premium:

Access to weekly office hours with our programs team to plan  upcoming mentorship meetings

Up to 7 hours of mentorship each month

Access to weekly office hours with our programs team to plan  upcoming mentorship meetings

Use of The Accelerator Program® milestones and phase tracking (more  than 200 action items and checklists proven to drive growth)

Introductions to the AC Graduate Network based on needs assessment

Opportunity to be nominated for funding opportunities such as SDTC and AC JumpStart

Invites to quarterly CEO Peer to Peer Breakfasts hosted by Accelerator  Centre CEO at Catalyst Commons

Accelerator Enterprise:

All of the above plus:

Custom, needs based access to mentorship hours

Access to quarterly Enterprise CEO Peer to Peer Group


Catalyst Commons is gearing up to open its doors November 2020. For now, you can send us an email with a little bit of information about your company and mentorship needs, and we will be in touch with more information soon. We'll be sure to send you important updates on the Mentorship Services Program moving forward.

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