Fast-Track Your Path to Market
If your technologies are transformative, your business should be too. Foresight’s scale up programs provide you with unparalleled access to the people, skills, and information you need to successfully commercialize your clean technology.
The Foresight Launch and Deliver program has been nothing short of a game-changer. It's like having a GPS for innovation – guiding us through the maze of startup challenges. The program's multifaceted approach, encompassing everything from mentorship and education to investor connections and networking opportunities, has been a key pillar in our growth story. For any Canadian Cleantech startup looking to make your mark, this is undoubtedly the place to be.
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Deepen Your Knowledge
Access additional programs to develop a deeper understanding of how to effectively communicate and collaborate with industry, investors, and partners. Delivered over four short, interactive sessions, these courses are delivered approximately three times per year.
Raising funding is one of the biggest hurdles that cleantech startups face. Accelerate your path to investment and open the door to financial opportunity.
Pathway to Pilot
Securing a paid pilot with a customer is a significant step in successfully launching your cleantech venture. Secure a pilot faster.
Avoid the pitfalls that many first-time founders experience with boards. Learn to navigate corporate governance effectively as you scale.
Alumni Success Stories
- February 1, 2024 Article Foresight 50 Spotlight: Rockburst Technologies Inc. – A Cleaner Future for Mining Rockburst Technologies Inc.'s solution breaks rock using CO2 at lower energy thresholds and is poised to reduce global GHG emissions by at least 2%.
- January 30, 2024 Article January Alumni Recap | Foresight Ventures Receive International Recognition It’s a new year, and our network of alumni companies are starting off strong. With 11 Foresight-supported venture companies on this year’s Global Cleantech 100 list, new clean energy projects breaking ground, and three Foresight alumni receiving funding, 2024 is off to a great start for Canadian cleantech.
- January 4, 2024 Article Foresight 50 Spotlight: Rotoliptic - A New Future for Industrial Pumping Rotoliptic is rethinking one of the largest consumers of global electricity consumption, and an often overlooked source of GHG emissions—industrial pumping.
Launch is a six-week CEO training course for companies with a clearly articulated and plausible problem-solution statement and the capacity to test it. Take part in six, 90-minute virtual sessions to engage with your fellow cohort members. The course culminates with the opportunity to practice and polish your pitch.
Validate a Hypotheses
Learn to effectively communicate your business model to potential customers and partners.
Experienced EIR Support
Receive strategic guidance from a business professional who’s been there before.
Leverage the power of your brand story and showcase your success to our cleantech community.
Deep Dive into Markets
Expedite your entry to market with a strategic plan to get your product off the ground faster.
Deliver is a six-week technology acceleration program that gives CTOs the tools, basic understanding, and confidence to develop, deliver on, and effectively communicate your development roadmap. Typically, companies participate in Deliver immediately after Launch and, to be eligible, you must have taken Launch or a close equivalent.
Align Technology and Business Goals
Combine business development activities with optimized product roadmaps.
Technical EIR Support
Receive specialized coaching from EIRs with deep technical knowledge or CTO experience.
Training, Tactics, and Processes
Expedite development by knowing the gaps between where you are now and where you need to go.
Guide your company through the Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) to commercial success.
Experienced EIR Support
Receive ongoing, strategic guidance from a business professional who’s been there before.
Access ongoing peer mentoring and support in bi-monthly, CEO roundtables.
Join free, sector-specific programming with cohorts for water, agriculture, carbon, and more.
Advisory Board Meetings
Set goals, receive feedback on strategic direction, and be held accountable every quarter to a panel of experts.