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prepare for scale-up by growing your talent pool

This program will help you prepare for scale-up by growing your talent pool, increasing your access to financing, and helping you break into new markets. Our experienced Foresight Grow Executives in Residence (EIRs) and mentors will guide you in expanding your sales and marketing capabilities, and building out your supply chains.

We will also connect companies with national and international challenges through the Foresight Challenge Program, and provide you with valuable opportunities to access an extensive networks of talent, markets and capital.

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What you get

Companies in our Grow program receive customized, incremental training and support based on their current needs and anticipated growth path. You will be matched with one of our experienced Executives-in-Residence (EIRs) who will guide you through the Entrepreneur Operating SystemTM, EOS®, a proven set of simple concepts and practical tools that has helped thousands of growth-oriented companies systematically & permanently improve revenue generation and operational efficiencies.

The program also includes progressive topical training and accountability sessions, on topics such as:

  • Team Dynamics: Ensuring companies build world-class teams.
  • Negotiating Big: Sharing strategies with Tier 1 prospects.
  • Scale Up Strategies: Implementing a streamlined scaleup plan.
  • Strategic Exits: Being prepared for acquisition discussions.
  • Debt Financing: Assessing all non-dilutive funding mechanisms.
  • Equity Financing: Working with VCs and institutional investors.
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The program also supports select companies with two forms of funding:

(1) Project funding up to $50,000 and
(2) exclusive corporate innovation challenges using the Foresight Challenge Dialogue process up to $50,000.

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WHO SHOULD APPLY?

The Foresight Grow Program is for Western Canadian growth-oriented companies in cleantech, agtech or industrial innovation sectors. Program eligibility includes:

  • You have developed a technology, product or service that directly impacts cleantech, agtech and industrial innovation and are ready for commercialization and scaleup
  • Your technology is strategic, scalable and has the ability to create jobs
  • You have sales or a strong sales funnel with a clear customer and repeatable customer profile
  • You have secured and/or are raising your first round of growth financing

If this is you and you are excited about moving forward to learn with some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs and experts, then we want to hear from you.

HOW TO APPLY?

Step 1

Please fill out the form below - in full and with as much detail as possible. The information collected in this application is strictly confidential and will be used by Foresight to review your application and determine your suitability for the program.

Step 2

Once this application has been completed, you will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

If you experience any problems with the application, please contact us at info@foresightcac.com

TESTIMONIALS

“We started working with Foresight in fall 2018 when we were working on our product for industrial testing, a trustful, knowledgeable and experienced advisor is priceless for every CEO.”

- Reza Tavakoli, President & CEO of Avestec

“Foresight has provided invaluable support and helped us fine-tune our go-to-market plan so we can fully realize our ambitions.”

- Soroush Karimzadeh, co-founder of Novarc Technologies

“One of our challenges led to a potential reduction of GHG emissions in the oil sands by 500,000 tonnes annually.”

- Matt McCulloch P.Eng | Director Greenhouse Gas Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

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