Alberta Accelerator

by 500

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Are there any fees for participating in this program?

A. No, there are no fees for participating.

Q. What is the language of instruction for the program?

A. This program is conducted in English.

Q. How will the program take precautions during Covid-19?

A. In order to prioritise the health and safety of our founders and team, we will confirm whether the Accelerator will be held in-person or virtually closer to the program start date, depending on the situation at that time.

Q. Who are the mentors?

A. The mentors are drawn from 500’s global team of industry experts and corporate industry leaders.

Q. How long does the program last?

A. 8 weeks with a full-time commitment.

Q. When is the application deadline?

A. 12 November 2021.

Q. Who evaluates the teams?

A. Applications will be reviewed by a dedicated team from 500. Unfortunately, we may not be able to provide feedback to every team that applies.

Q. Is this an investment program?

No, this is not an investment program.

Q. Am I eligible to re-apply if I have been rejected from a 500 Global program in the past?

A. Yes absolutely! We always recommend founders to apply even if they haven’t been successful in the past.

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