Preparing Vancouver Startups For Accelerators. Investment. Revenue.


Welcome to Startup Boost Vancouver. Our ethos is to lead pre-seed stage startups towards Accelerators, Investment, and/or Revenue (AIR)

Boosting startup success in Vancouver with no fee charged and no equity taken!

Startup Boost Vancouver is part of a global tech startup pre accelerator program aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment and revenue through a six week part time program.

Growing Globally

Keep an eye out for new city program announcements. If you want to start a new program, click here to be considered here.

City Program Leaders

Kenneth Ip
Founder & CEO of Careerin
Annie Lo Startup Boost
Annie Lo
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
María José Páez Fernández Startup Boost
Maria Paez
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Chun Wai William Ho
Intercultural Communicator, EDI Practitioner
Cole Bailey
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Edmond Lo
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Claudia Black
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Tathagata Ray
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Ohad Uliel
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Vina Tsai
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team
Mohamed Elghamry
Startup Boost Vancouver Program Team

Track Record

In 4 years city directors have run this pre-accelerator model with these results




Startups Pre-Accelerated


Funding Raised

Vancouver Program


from recognized experts


to identify holes in the business and
 hone the startup’s story.


to help improve the startups impact.

Week 1: Induction

Meet your cohort, speakers, mentors and get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Week 2: Customer Development

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and getting to the bottom of what they need from your startup and turn these lessons.

Week 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively, clearly and connect with your customers.

Week 4: Market Sizing

Understand how to breakdown markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 5: Building Product that Matters

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators

Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Startup Boost Vancouver Eco System Partners

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Working with Startup Boost is an exciting way for us to help founders who are looking for a program between a Techstars Startup Weekend and a Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator program. We are excited to partner with them to help entrepreneurs succeed.

David Brown Founder & Board Member at Techstars