• ONTARIO BUSINESS?
  • HAVE A PRODUCT?
  • WANT TO GROW?
Three unique organizations.
The perfect mix to accelerate your business.
Chamber, Accelerator, University.
The free program is designed to quickly upskill business foundations and position your business for success.

INTRO & BASICS

  • Program Introduction
  • Cohort Pitches
  • One-on-one Deep Dive

WHAT TO BUILD & HOW

  • Lean & Agile
  • Business Model Canvas
  • Human Centered Design Thinking
  • Startup Ecosystem & Resources
  • Building a Narrative & Pitch Deck
  • Pitching Basics
  • Team Office Hours
  • One-on-one Mentor Check-In
  • Pitches

BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS

  • Customer Development
  • Product Road Mapping
  • Employment Law & Employment Standards Act
  • Intellectual Property
  • Hiring & Building Culture
  • Founders who have done it Before
  • Team Office Hours
  • One-on-one Mentor Check-In
  • Pitches

SALES, PARTNERSHIPS & MARKETING

  • Building an Enterprise Sales Process
  • Customer Acquisition & Success
  • UX Product Design
  • Product Positioning
  • Product Market Fit
  • Founders who have done it Before
  • Team Office Hours
  • One-on-one Mentor Check-In
  • Pitches

INVESTMENT

  • Government & Grant Loan Programs
  • Angel Investors
  • Seed Stage VC
  • Team Office Hours
  • One-on-one Mentor Check-In
  • Pitches

CONTINUED SUPPORT

  • Applications for York University Schulich School of Business Mini-MBA
  • Continued memberships with Newmarket Chamber of Commerce & YSpace
  • Continued support from Treefrog Inc.
Program Pillars

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERSHIP

The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping business and the community succeed. As an accelerator participant, your business will be granted a complimentary one-year membership to the Chamber.

TREEFROG ACCELERATOR

The 6-week accelerator is designed and delivered virtually by industry professionals, subject matter experts and professors. As part of the accelerator, you’ll also have access to a 3D printing lab, professional media equipment and a video recording studio at the Treefrog Inc. offices.

SCHULICH MINI-MBA

50 participants will receive a complimentary Mini-MBA: Essentials of
Management, courtesy of York University Schulich School of Business. The modules of the
Mini-MBA provide essential, current knowledge in the top 13 MBA subjects.

YSPACE MEMBERSHIP

A 6-month virtual YSpace membership provides supports for early-stage entrepreneurs developing innovative technology-based startups with a unique network and support system of mentors, entrepreneurs, and workshops designed to elevate your entrepreneurial journey.

#REALTALK

#REALTALK specializes in creating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, based on intimate and deep conversation. With a turnkey system of masterminds you will have a moderated community to share problems and receive support in your founder journey.

ACCELERATOR DATES
Cohort 1Cohort 2Cohort 3Cohort 4
StartJune 7, 2021August 16, 2021September 27, 2021January 31, 2022
EndJuly 9, 2021September 24, 2021November 12, 2021March 11, 2022
Weekly schedule*
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Workshop
9:00am - 10:00am
Workshop
9:00am - 10:00am
Workshop
9:00am - 10:00am
One-on-Ones**
9:00am - 12:00pm
Office Hours
Workshop
10:00am - 11:00am
Workshop
10:00am - 11:00am
Workshop
10:00am - 11:00am
One-on-Ones**
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Office Hours
#REALTALK***
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pitches
3:00pm - 5:00pm
#REALTALK***
3:30pm - 5:00pm
#REALTALK***
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Office Hours

*Dates and times are subject to change
**Participants will have one (1) 30 minute one-on-one scheduled between allocated times on Thursday
***Participants will be required to attend one (1) #REALTALK session each week (Monday, Wednesday or Thursday)

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