Growth Accelerator: propel your business forward

The Growth Accelerator brings together a cohort of Futurpreneurs from all across Canada. It allows them to network, learn together, and share ideas as they work on growing and expanding their businesses to reach new levels of success.

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Important dates

Please note that all applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. 

Growth Accelerator weekly breakdown 

There will be a total of six online sessions, taking place over two months, with the culminating practice pitch competition in Toronto. Topics are as follows:

WeekDateSession name
Week 1April 16th, 2024Kick-off session
Week 2April 23rd, 2024Marketing
Week 3April 30th, 2024Operations
Week 4May 7th, 2024Finance
Week 5May 14th, 2024Self Management
Week 6May 21st, 2024Pitch preparation

Session details 

Duration: Each session is 2.5 hours long and takes place at the same time each week for six weeks: 1 to 3:30 EDT. During each session there will be two case studies analyzed (B2C and B2B). After each session, participants are placed in groups of four (seven groups in total) with one entrepreneur’s business challenge in focus. Each session will end with an actionable task for each entrepreneur to implement into their business. 

Pitch competition – in-person event 

The pitch competition will take place live and in-person in Toronto.  Accommodation and transportation for the Growth Accelerator participants is covered by Futurpreneur. Participants must have attended at least five of the six online sessions to be eligible to attend the in-person event.

Key pitch competition dates

Thursday, June 6th, 2024:
Live session at Futurpreneur Toronto Office – trade show & workshops 

Friday, June 7th, 2024:
Pitch day at Futurpreneur followed by evening event

All dates are subject to change