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  • Writer's pictureTara Stevens

Tech-for-Good - Accelerator Centre

Updated: Jun 25

It’s client love time, where we highlight one of our incredible clients: what they do, why we’re excited to partner with them, the good they’re putting into the world, and what we're working on together!



Founded and headquartered in Waterloo, Canada, the Accelerator Centre (AC) is at the heart of one of the world's leading innovation ecosystems. They offer a vibrant and collaborative environment, supporting a diverse range of tech startups and scale-ups with flexible workspaces, including options for remote, hybrid, and in-office arrangements, fostering inclusivity and adaptability.

What do they do?

The Accelerator Centre is a world-renowned startup accelerator dedicated to building and scaling sustainable, globally competitive technology companies. Their incubation program provides comprehensive support, including mentorship, resources, and a strong network, helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into successful businesses. Their mission is to accelerate the growth of high-impact startups, driving economic development and technological innovation.

The success of the AC can be seen in the impressive companies who have graduated from the program, including Axonify, Clearpath, ApplyBoard, DarwinAI, Intellijoint, Magnet Forensics, Miovision,, TextNow, TopHat.. and the list goes on and on.

Our partnership origin story

Our partnership is driven by a shared dedication to fostering innovation, supporting entrepreneurship, and making a positive impact on the local & national tech landscape. We’ve worked closely with the AC team as a community partner, supporting their client founders with coaching on leadership growth and hiring. We’ve also enjoyed working with AC clients as they worked through the program and evolved into some of the community’s most successful scale-ups. 

What we're working on!

We’re excited to support the Accelerator Centre and their Board of Directors in the search for a new CEO! Reporting to the Board, the new CEO will be an inspirational leader responsible for driving the organization’s strategic vision and operational excellence. This role involves cultivating strong relationships with local and global stakeholders, advocating for the tech community, and steering the Accelerator Centre towards continued growth and success.

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