T-Hub, India's leading startup incubator has today announced a strategic partnership with Canada's Accelerator Centre (AC) to facilitate an International Market Immersion Program. This collaboration marks a significant step toward fostering global innovation, strengthening entrepreneurial networks, and facilitating the rapid scaling of startups from India across North America.
The partnership will equip Indian startup founders with the knowledge, mentorship, and investor readiness needed to thrive in the North American market. T-Hub and Accelerator Centre will work closely to design and execute a customized 4-week program aimed at nurturing Indian startups' growth prospects in Canada and the USA. This program will offer selected startups with invaluable access to workshops, one-on-one coaching, and the opportunity to scale their businesses across North America. T-Hub will meticulously select a cohort of 10 high-potential startups, while also overseeing program execution and providing steadfast support. Simultaneously, the Accelerator Centre, known for its startup success record, will actively participate in selection, ensuring program alignment. Additionally, it will offer continuous progress updates, reinforcing accountability in this collaborative effort.
Mahankali Srinivas Rao, CEO, T-Hub, said, “Our mission has always been to empower startups to reach their full potential, and this partnership takes that commitment to a global stage. Through Market Immersion Program, we aim to equip Indian startups with the essential tools and knowledge to conquer the North American market, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship across borders. Canada's thriving startup ecosystem underscores its pivotal role in shaping global innovation, making it a prime destination for startups seeking to scale and thrive”.
Jay Krishnan, CEO, Accelerator Centre, said, “This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to fostering global innovation and entrepreneurship. Together with T-Hub, we aim to provide startups with the essential resources and opportunities they need to thrive in this dynamic ecosystem, setting the stage for their success not only in Canada but on the world stage."
The program culminates in a Demo Day, where investors, industry experts, and the community will connect with participating startups, facilitating the building of their Canadian networks. Additionally, startups will have the opportunity to access the Startup Visa Program following the program's completion.