Programmes gouvernementaux ou d’organismes à but non lucratif

Accélérateurs et incubateurs en Colombie-Britannique (Liste non-exhaustive)

Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is an idea‐stage accelerator program designed and operated in Silicon Valley whose success – 2000 companies launched, 15,000 jobs created and an 81% company survival rate – has led to the explosive growth of the program to more than 135 cities worldwide.

Accelerate Okanagan

Accelerate Okanagan’s mission is to increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan. The organization offers programs including a venture acceleration program, an annual competition, and other events.

Accelerate Tectoria

Delivered by VIATeC, Accelerate Tectoria provides a structured venture development service designed to guide, coach and grow ambitious early-stage technology entrepreneurs in Victoria, B.C.

BCIC New Ventures Competition

The BCIC-New Ventures Competition gives early-stage tech entrepreneurs education, mentorship, and exposure to help build a successful venture. Participants compete for over $300,000 in cash and prizes.


BCTIA’s Centre4Growth is a virtual mentoring and coaching program. The program connects technology companies to expert advice, business leaders, investment capital, new customers, and to each other.


Entrepreneurship@UBC serves UBC’s entrepreneurship community, offering an accelerator program, courses, mentorship, and funding to UBC students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Foresight Clean Accelerator Centre

Foresight helps clean technology entrepreneurs form and accelerate their companies through education, mentorship, seminars and networking.


Merged from GrowLab Ventures and Extreme Startups, HIGHLINE is The country’s first pan-Canadian accelerator platform based in Vancouver and Toronto

Innovation Central Society (ICS)

Innovation Central Society (ICS) serves North Central BC’s technological ventures with resources and professional expertise to develop innovative ideas into successful business ventures.

Institute B

Institute B supports companies that use the power of business to solve social and environment problems. They develop entrepreneurs through education, consulting and funding.

Invoke Labs

A business catalyst that partners with entrepreneurs to help build and grow their business by providing access to resources in design, development, product management, marketing and community management.

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST)

A non-profit organization dedicated to the continued growth of science and technology as key economic drivers in the West Kootenay-Boundary region of BC. KAST works with businesses and communities to support and showcase the opportunity provided by science, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation in the region.

Launch Academy

A technology incubator for early-stage startups, offering mentorship, space, events and perks.


A social innovation lab and venture incubator based at the Beedie School of Business in Simon Fraser University with programs including a venture, educational, and business models advancement programs.


Spring is an activator that grows purpose-driven companies, offering programs including an accelerator program, workshops and training.

The Next 36

The Next 36 is a program designed to nurture the entrepreneurial promise of 36 undergraduates with extraordinary potential each year. The program provides a mix of CEO mentorship, investment, academic instruction, networking opportunities and exclusive events.

UVic Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurs

The University of Victoria’s on-campus incubator service designed to help students, faculty, staff and recent graduates take business concepts from idea to investor-ready. In addition to incubator services, ICE also offers workshops and competitions.

Venture Connection

Simon Fraser University’s university-wide program that offers entrepreneurship training services and opportunities for students and recent alumni. The program provides support for students through their early-stage business incubator, mentorship, co-op terms, competitions, networking opportunities, workshops, and more.


Wavefront accelerates the growth and success of wireless companies by connecting them with critical resources, partners and opportunities. The accelerator offers consulting services, acceleration programs, mobile development test services, global market linkages and access to funding.

Zen Launchpad

North Vancouver’s first accelerator and collaborative workspace with an emphasis on new companies and social enterprises. Zen Launchpad offers a creative working space, tools, training and networking opportunities.

Innovation Island

Innovation Island serves mid-region Vancouver Island’s tech sector to accelerate business success for technology-based companies. The organization offers venture acceleration programs, including SquareOne, the region’s first technology incubator and co-working space, delivered in partnership with the Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation.