CANADA'S BEST MENTORS.
PRICELESS PEER NETWORKS.
NO FEES. NO EQUITY.
SCALEUP PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Designed for Busy Founders
You’re busy. We get it. That’s why we designed ScaleUp for maximum efficiency and major impact. Find out how Canada’s best scale-ups like Symend, Vendasta, and Terramera benefited from ScaleUp mentorship.
Intensive, Expert-Led Workshops
Learn from industry experts in intensive, hands-on workshops on topics like leadership, product, people, finance, sales, marketing and global growth.
Priceless Peer Network
ScaleUp company founders and executives become part of a tight-knit community who support each other through the program and beyond in targeted peer groups.
No Fees. No Equity.
We’re a non-profit funded by generous benefactors. Unlike some, we don’t charge fees or take equity from participating companies.
companies from seven provinces
companies have a woman founder or co-founder
Founder, CEO & executive participants
hours of 1:1 mentorship
Have questions about the program or application process? Questions about mentorship? Is the program REALLY free? Sign up for virtual office hours and speak 1:1 with a Lazaridis team member who will be happy to answer any questions you have.
Join fast-growing companies like Symend, Vendasta, Maple, Terramera and many more that have benefited from Canada’s preeminent scaleup accelerator.
Application deadline: August 2, 2021
Program start date: November, 2021
Program end date: November, 2022
COVID protocol: Cohort 7 will begin virtual and transition to an
in-person/hybrid format when it is safe to do so.
ScaleUp company criteria:
Headquartered in Canada
Trailing twelve-month annual revenue of $2-$30m
Rapid revenue growth (>50%/year)
Sufficient capital to fund fast growth
Potential to be global category leader
"Lazaridis ScaleUp provides a critical resource to help Canadian companies realize their potential to scale and compete globally.”
loren padelford, gm, REVENUE, Shopify