Current Programs

Cleantech Program

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Serving Western Canada’s cleantech entrepreneurs seeking international growth.

This program is for clean technology companies who are in the early commercialization stage. It’s been designed to accelerate the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises by connecting them with industry experts, potential customers and partners, international in-market advisors, marketing and business development consultants, and local sales specialists, all so they can achieve their global potential.

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

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North America’s #1 Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Originally established with funding from the B.C. Government’s Ministry of Jobs, Trades and Technology, the Digital Marketing Bootcamp equips participants with a holistic digital marketing skillset. Developed by the Alacrity team, the curriculum has so far trained 5,000+ students in mastering the online marketplace. The program is currently delivered virtually to accommodate COVID-19 conditions, making it accessible to students across all of B.C.

Grow Your Business Online

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Program provides micro-grant to BC Businesses to grow online, and trains E-commerce Advisors

The Canada Digital Adoption Program – Grow Your Business Online Program (GYBO), can help get your business online, give your e-commerce presence a boost, or help digitalize your business’s operations. CDAP’s GYBO provides funding and support to businesses, as well as training and work opportunities for young Canadians.

Boost Your Business Technology Stream 2:

If you’re interested in Digital Advisory services for CDAP (Stream2) – Boost Your business Technology, please email us at

Startup Visa Program

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Bringing Outside Talent into Canada

Are you a tech entrepreneur currently outside of Canada and interested in moving to British Columbia to establish your business? The Startup Visa Program has been designed to support your ambition. 

Created by the Government of Canada, this program intends to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new high-growth businesses in Canada that will support innovation and job creation. 

Launch Online

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Program provides grant funds to BC Businesses to move online

Part of the B.C. government’s Stronger B.C. plan, this program was established to provide small and medium-sized businesses across the province with funding to be used towards creating or enhancing their e-commerce capabilities. Applicants were able to apply for up to $7,500 of grant funding to support the launch of a digital web-based platform for Goods and Services-based businesses. The B.C. government provided $42 million in grants to move accepted businesses online.

Applications are currently closed for this program.