Hours of 1:1 Coaching
Our accelerator programs support cleantech ventures from the idea stage to launch to scale up. As part of a cohort, you’ll learn from your peers, mentors, and highly experienced Executives in Resident (EIRs) who lend valuable “been there, done that” expertise.
“Foresight has exceptional expertise in building a business, in knowing how to set milestones and build the structures required to grow the business. That’s been invaluable to me as a technical founder.”
No matter what stage your company is at, our Accelerator programs can help you launch and scale your cleantech venture.
Validate your cleantech business idea and ensure problem-solution fit to ensure you are targeting the best potential customers. Kickstart will provide you with training and support to help you build a strong foundation for your business and position you for success.
Get set up for success. Develop a minimum viable product, conduct customer discovery, and perfect your pitch. Our Launch program will match you with an experienced coach who will help accelerate your path to market.
Learn to develop a Technology Development Roadmap that creates a strong foundation for business growth. Deliver is the only training program specifically for cleantech CTOs and engineering teams, supported by highly experienced technical Executive in Residence.
Go in-depth over six months to validate your business model and technology, acquire customers and raise funding. Working alongside committed advisors and a cohort of promising cleantech startups, you’ll gain initial market traction while preparing your startup for the growth and opportunities ahead. Delivered in partnership with SI Canada.
Scale your business with customized support that helps you develop your leadership team, access global markets, and raise capital. Grow provides customized support that will help you overcome challenges and seize opportunities.
The next generation of cleantech ventures need a different type of support. While many accelerator programs help startups launch their businesses, Canada’s Cleantech Scale-up Program will prepare ventures for the next stage, providing customized support that enables them to grow rapidly and successfully seize opportunities, positioning them as leaders on the global stage.
With programs like Investor Readiness and Pilot, Foresight-led workshops help cleantech ventures navigate a faster path to market and staying a step ahead of the competition requires ongoing growth and learning. Our extended learning programs deliver fresh, up-to-date content and insights about what you need to know to succeed in today’s volatile business climate.
Discover how sector-specific support and training can accelerate your venture’s growth.
Leading the growth of Canada’s agritech and agrifood industries, including regenerative agriculture, reducing water use, expanding automation and AI, and reducing pesticides and pollutants.Learn More
Leveraging the strengths of Canada’s natural resources to explore biomaterials, biofuels, and other biological resources to provide products, processes, and services that align with a sustainable economic system.Learn More
Exploring how to use renewable building materials, green construction practices and products, and other principles of sustainability in the built environment that align with a forward-looking economic system.Learn More
Supporting CCUS strategies needed to help Canada meet net-zero emissions goals, including carbon sequestration, creating new products with carbon, and the decarbonization of steel, pulp mills, cement, and oil and gas.Learn More
An innovation network of excellence organized on a platform with key energy players across the globe to share best practices, and help transition to a clean economy.Learn More
Canada’s water technology network, connecting stakeholders from across the water innovation ecosystem to accelerate the commercialization and adoption of technologies for the world’s most pressing water challenges.Learn More
No matter what stage you’re at, we’re ready to help grow your business. Here’s how to get started:
*Our programs are best suited to Canadian for profit, cleantech, scalable businesses with a clear environmental benefit.
We accept applications on an ongoing basis for all our programs. Kickstart, Launch, and Deliver each run three times per year, Earth Tech runs once per year, and Grow can be joined anytime and runs year-round. Pre and post program mentoring is also available.
*Designed to be taken one after the other – approximately 6 weeks each
Our Acceleration programs start at just $100/month.
$100/month for 2 months
$200/month for 3 months
Through our partnership with SI Canada, Accelerate from Anywhere programs are available to cleantech entrepreneurs across Canada, including with a focus on serving more women and BIPOC cleantech founders. Read more.