Our Vision

To entrench Calgary (in turn Alberta, and Canada) as a global force in entrepreneurship and innovation for tech, energy and social enterprise.   

Our Story

Founded by local entrepreneurs, within its first 2 years of operations, AcceleratorYYC has been able to impact and accelerate over 85+ startups.

Our members won the “A100 One-to-Watch Award” at the Startup Calgary Launch Party in both 2011 & 2012, received funding off CBC’s Dragons’ Den and many of our members have also received media exposure with the Calgary Herald, Global TV, CTV, Pivot Magazine and Techvibes (among others).  

Pieter Boekhoff, co-founder, was recently named 1 of Canada’s Top 10 Mentor Rock Stars, along with AcceleratorYYC being selected as Front Runner for Global Entrepreneurship Week for the mentorship events we held including Entrepreneur Speed Dating with Patrick Lor.