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The 11 Best Accelerators and Incubators from Alberta

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On Deck is where top talent comes to accelerate their ideas and build companies, surrounded by a world-class community.

Alberta has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Alberta startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 11 best accelerators and incubators in Alberta.


11 Accelerators and Incubators in Alberta

1) Startup Edmonton

1) Startup Edmonton

Startup Edmonton is a community hub and a campus for entrepreneurs. We'd like to see more tech-enabled businesses launch and grow in Edmonton.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Cam Linke, Ken Bautista, Sam Jenkins, Sam Jenkins
  • Industries: Business Development, Communities, Events, Incubators, Social Entrepreneurship
  • Number of investments: 143
  • Number of exits: 11

You can find their website here.

2) Platform Calgary

2) Platform Calgary

Platform Calgary is dedicated to assisting Calgary's innovative businesses by providing space, programs, and advocacy.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Founders: Evan Hu
  • Industries: Consulting, Incubators, Innovation Management
  • Number of investments: 24

You can find their website here.

3) Techstars Toronto Accelerator

3) Techstars Toronto Accelerator

The Techstars Toronto Accelerator is a horizontally focused Canadian accelerator that operates similarly to our other city programs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2006
  • Industries: Business Development, Consulting, Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 46
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

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4) M-Tech Innovations

4) M-Tech Innovations

M-Tech Innovations is a venture financing firm and a technological incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Founders: Idan Shoham
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

5) Startup Calgary

5) Startup Calgary

Startup Calgary is a non-profit organization that works to engage companies, connect founders, and expand the local startup ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2010
  • Industries: Business Development, Communities, Events, Non Profit, Social Entrepreneurship
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

6) Nabi

6) Nabi

Nabi is a local entrepreneur-focused business incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 1989
  • Industries: Building Material, Business Development, Incubators, Real Estate

You can find their website here.

7) Fuse42 SDG Accelerator

7) Fuse42 SDG Accelerator

Fuse42 SDG is a startup accelerator focusing on investor preparation, venture creation, team building, and market validation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Colin Christensen, Travis Dahl
  • Industries: Business Development, Corporate Training, Sustainability, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

8) Alberta Yield

8) Alberta Yield

Alberta Yield is a program for agricultural technology or agri-food ventures located in Alberta that are innovative.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Industries: Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 11

You can find their website here.

9) 150 Startups

9) 150 Startups

150 Startups is a project spearheaded by Alberta's colleges and universities with the goal of launching 150 new businesses in time for Canada's 150th birthday.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Founders: Craig Elias
  • Industries: Business Development, Education, Universities
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

10) Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator

10) Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator

APBI is a multi-tenant facility that assists and promotes the development of new firms and businesses in Alberta.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Industries: Business Development, Incubators, Infrastructure

You can find their website here.

11) SRCkode

11) SRCkode

For entrepreneurs and startups, SRCkode is an agile consultant and accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Funding Platform, Impact Investing

You can find their website here.

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