Alberta Accelerator

by 500

Scale in the heart of Alberta’s tech innovation hub

What is the Alberta Accelerator?

We designed this first ever growth program in the region for local and global entrepreneurs to land and expand in the tech innovation ecosystem of Alberta.

Batch 1 of the program will welcome 15 startups to leverage our startup playbook, run rapid experiments to test the market, and learn funding best practices to scale in Alberta and beyond.

Why the Alberta Accelerator?
Bespoke programming
Discover a tailored curriculum sensitive to sectors that thrive in the region, including clean energy, digital health innovation, artificial intelligence, and more.
Coaching and mentorship
Work directly with local and global industry experts to run rapid experiments, hold customer discovery interviews, and test product-market-fit.
500’s global network
Join the first ever growth program of its kind in the region while gaining lifetime access to a global network of partners, mentors, startups, and more.
We're looking for:

15 early-stage startups looking to scale in Alberta

Local and international startups are encouraged to apply

Tech-enabled solutions that span across different industries and sectors

Application Process

Applications are currently closed.


The Alberta Accelerator by 500 team will review all applications carefully. We will reach out to schedule an interview if there is a potential fit.


We will respond with a decision prior to launching and will onboard enrolled founders to our community channels.


  • Applications Close – 12 November 2021
  • Program Starts – 10 January 2022
  • Program Ends – 01 April 2022