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WHO WE ARE?
Alacrity Canada Connects Entrepreneurs with Support, Mentors and Capital.

Alacrity Canada facilitates success and economic growth in the Western Canadian technology sector by providing support and entrepreneurial mentorship to promising entrepreneurs, in addition to finding and connecting these individuals with the venture capital funding needed to develop thriving local tech companies.

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Investment Opportunities
Alacrity uses the knowledge and experience of its advisors to develop companies that address identified market needs and as a result the entrepreneur and the investor have a uniquely high success rate.
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Growing Western Canada
Alacrity Canada works with educational institutions and government department partners to encourage a regionalized investment strategy that has significant economic and social impact in Western Canada.
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Local Sector Insights
Alacrity Canada supports Western Canadian companies in the technology sector, with an emphasis on telecommunications and SaaS. For updates on portfolio companies or insights into industry findings, follow our blog.
Prepare For Growth
Since inception, Alacrity Foundation companies in Victoria and Vancouver have employed more than 200 people and have had a direct economic impact of $300 million in Western Canada. The foundation has also helped bring over $225 million dollars into the BC technology ecosystem through our investor readiness program through 2014-2017.
I WAS A SOFTWARE DEVELOPER WITH A TECHNICAL PHD, NOW I’M A FOUNDER OF SAASQUATCH WITH EQUITY IN MY OWN COMPANY. WITHOUT ALACRITY, I WOULDN’T HAVE KNOWN WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN MY OWN COMPANY AND SAASQUATCH WOULDN’T EXIST.

– WILL FRASER, Founder at SAASQUATCH
The Alacrity Process

Alacrity’s unique approach begins with discovering hard-working, bright and promising entrepreneurs with a passion for innovation, both locally and globally.

This passion is then nurtured through the 9-12 month Alacrity entrepreneurship program where they gain access to significant resources such as office space, accounting & administrative services, and mentorship.

Alacrity Canada Programs
Alacrity has several programs aimed at scaling entrepreneurs and their companies.
CLEANTECH PROGRAM

BC Cleantech Initiative

Alacrity supports the scale-up of BC clean technology companies to drive export revenue and growth capital from select foreign markets. We will review your existing brand and messaging, marketing initiatives and competition in target markets to accelerate export initiatives and attract growth capital.

ECOMMERCE

BSMT Ventures Ecommerce Program

This program is an online e-commerce incubator program designed to inspire, educate and support entrepreneurs through their journey of building an online business.

We provide an intensive 4 month boot camp aimed at helping you build, launch and scale your eCommerce business.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurship @Alacrity Program

The Entrepreneurship@Alacrity program places promising recent business and engineering graduates in an intense 9-12 month training bootcamp which is geared towards helping them become successful entrepreneurs in the technology sector.

STARtUp VISA

Business Immigration Program

Created by the Government of Canada, the Start-up Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new, high-growth businesses in Canada, that will support innovation and job-creation.

DIGITAL MARKETING

Full Time Virtual Digital Marketing Bootcamp

The Alacrity Canada digital marketing course is an eight week intensive learning program that involves daily experiential learning as well as weekly mentorship sessions. By the end of this course you will be ready to jump into a marketing role at a tech company or online business with a real understanding of how your work can contribute to and shape the marketing process.

AMPLIFI AI

Scaling Artificial Intelligence companies in British Columbia

Amplify AI BC program will be a commercialization, marketing, and sales acceleration program for AI supply chain companies. Our goal is to help build inbound revenue both domestically and globally for AI-driven companies based in BC. Our primary focus will be on commercialization, digital marketing, and business development.

10 YEARS STRONG
Originally conceived in Canada & United Kingdom, the Alacrity programme continues to grow globally. We bring together extraordinary mentors, from experienced industry experts to top technologists and academics to speak to their real-world experiences to help our entrepreneurs to navigate their way to success.

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