September 15, 2022 — Waterloo, ON — VanHack is excited to announce our new partnership with Accelerator Centre (the AC), Canada’s leading startup accelerator dedicated to building and scaling sustainable, globally competitive companies.
With a common goal of helping customers accelerate their growth and build globally competitive businesses, VanHack and the AC will strive to work together in helping fast-scaling companies in the Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor build top-quality engineering teams.
A Partnership to Spark Innovation
As a preferred service provider and trusted partner of the AC, VanHack will be providing its expertise in sourcing global tech talent to founders of the AC’s startup community. We look forward to seeing businesses innovate and take off by scaling quality engineering teams.
“VanHack has been actively supporting companies in the Waterloo Region to hire and relocate international tech talent. We are excited to work with the Accelerator Centre and support the many current and alumni companies in their network to find the best tech talent in the world,” says Ilya Brotzky, Co-Founder and CEO of VanHack.
"Our innovation partners are an integral part of our community, each with their own unique contributions and expertise. Our vision to go global is predicated on founders from across the world seeking Waterloo as their innovation destination and source for amazing talent. We are thrilled that VanHack will be joining the AC community as a partner. Their expertise in sourcing and recruiting tech talent from around the world will be used to teach our founders how to support growing teams with hiring best practices,” says Jay Krishnan, CEO of the Accelerator Centre.
Founded in 2015, VanHack connects companies to a diverse global talent pool of 400,000+ software engineers. Trusted by 1,000+ employers, our team does the hard work of vetting technical and language skills and shortlists candidates best suited to your open roles.
Whether you’re looking to relocate software engineers or adopt a remote-first working culture, VanHack can assist. Having processed hundreds of successful relocation applications, we take care of all the immigration and visa application paperwork. We also offer partner solutions that cover foreign compliance and payroll services for remote employees, saving employers valuable time and resources.
The average time to hire is 41 days for employers who partner with VanHack, with some seeing their developers come on board in as soon as 2 weeks. VanHack also hosts virtual hiring events where employers can meet and speed interview curated software developers in skill-focused sessions.
Discover how we can help you hire quality software developers, streamline your hiring process and diversify your team.
About Accelerator Centre
At the AC, we exist to help ambitious dreamers impact global change through their businesses. The AC is ranked Canada’s #1 private business accelerator and is among the top five such organizations globally. We offer an extensive selection of customizable opportunities for startups across Canada—allowing founders to rapidly bring their innovation to life. We work with our global partners to bolster the innovation ecosystem in Waterloo and beyond.