Exciting Updates from Alacrity Canada

Alacrity Canada — Funding and scaling technology start-ups in Canada

Alacrity Canada has surged into 2024 with some incredible partnerships and breakthrough programs and a brand-new website.


Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025
Alacrity Canada is proud to announce its partnership with the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 presented by ATCO. With strong experience helping organizations to become more sustainable, Alacrity Canada sees this collaboration as an opportunity to offer its expertise to establish an innovative sustainability plan for the prestigious sporting event.

Fulbright Canada Entrepreneurship Initiative
In February, Alacrity Canada partnered with Fulbright Canada and Startup Science to launch the Fulbright Canada Entrepreneurial Initiative which will enable the world’s best research institutions to act on our biggest challenges. The program will unlock the potential of the Fulbright research network of 1,000+ universities to implement technological innovation. Alacrity Canada will act as an incubator and accelerator for all accepted candidates.
We’re currently seeking funding for this program, set to begin in September 2024. Please contact gfattahi@alacritycanada.com if you’re interested in learning more about the initiative.

New Programs Launching

Odyssey Program
The Odyssey program supports commercially viable, technology-focused businesses scaling their revenue and impact. It is targeting early-stage companies that have a product built and some level of customer traction.

The Odyssey program focuses on Canadian-based technology companies (cleantech, industrial transformation, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce, security, AI, data, etc.) with an emphasis on supporting companies with underserved founders, and/or that have a sustainability and impact focus.

BC Plastic Actions Fund Update
The CleanBC Plastics Action Fund supports plastic waste reduction projects in British Columbia to promote a circular economy through recycling, remanufacturing, reuse value-add processing, and recycling processes.

One of its key sectors is dedicated to Indigenous projects, aiming to build capacity around the circular economy and plastic waste reduction initiatives which are led by Indigenous people, communities, and businesses. During Phase 2 of the Plastic Action fund, which ran from 2022-2023, the following Indigenous businesses and communities received funding:

  • Vitateck *business
  • Mother Earth Recycling *business
  • Kanaka Bar Indian Band
  • Tsleil-Waututh Nation
  • Gitxaala Nation
  • Gwa’sala-“Nakwaxda’xw School
  • Boston Bar First Nation
  • Daylu Dena Council (Kaska Nation)
  • Lil’wat Retail Operations LP *business
  • Saulteau First Nations
  • Ulkatcho First Nation
  • Seabird Island Band
  • Stellat’en First Nation