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The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Program Outreach Tour - Save the Date

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Program Outreach Tour
St. John's, NL:  Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location:   NATI Offices, 391 Empire Ave, Suite 5, St. John's, NL 

NATI, the Newfoundland & Labrador Association of Technology Industries, is pleased to announce a series of information sessions across Atlantic Canada for the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program, an initiative of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD).

Join Thierry Weissenburger, Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Consulate of New England, provides an overview of this exciting program for Canadian advanced technology firms seeking a supported landing in the United States.

What is the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program (CTA)?

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service manages the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) in New York, San Francisco & Silicon Valley, Boston, Denver and Philadelphia, global clusters for INNOVATION and entrepreneurship.

This PROGRAM provides Canadian SMALL to MID-SIZE companies in information and communication technology, digital and social media, gaming, clean technologies, ADVANCED MANUFACTURING, and life sciences with ac-cess to unique resources and contacts that can FURTHER their growth:

- Strategic partnerships

- New customers

- Financing opportunities

- Market intelligence

- A soft landing for setting up a local business develop-ment office

Canadian companies selected for placement in the CTA Program are engaged in an intensive mentorship program within the accelerator, and receive workspace, advisory, and connection services facilitated and covered by the Consulate. In particular these includes:

- Office space at world-renown business accelerators and amongst inspired and like-minded global entrepreneurs

- Introductions to experienced mentors and advisors in-cluding successful Canadian executive expatriates

- Access to industry leaders, venture capitalists and other key resources

- Networking events with potential partners and investors

- Additional connection services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, professional coaches and service provider.

To date over 200 Canadian companies have participated in the CTA program. Join Thierry and provincial representatives for a morning information session in your city, to learn how YOU can accelerate your company by participating in the CTA Program!


For more information, please contact:
Natasha Hudson
Business Development Executive, NATI
phone: 709-757-3253