Our Program

Our acceleration program will help entrepreneurs break into new markets, make impactful connections, learn valuable skills and spur venture growth. The CIAP strives to improve Indo-Canadian policies that benefit both countries while empowering women in leadership positions and bolstering technology industries. We provide access to the people, incubators and information that will help make you successful in a new market. 


On-the-ground Intensive ScaleCamp that reviews fundamentals to scaling and navigating the Indian market: 

  • 1-week 

  • Invitation only 

  • In person and Online: 

  • Content Delivery 

  • Takeaway products 

  • Administration 

  • Worksheet preparation 

The Soft-landing in India is a CIAP-funded trip to understand how to navigate new sales channels, operate legally, and partner with strategic Indian allies. 

  • 2-weeks to 3 months 

    • Chosen by CIAP-associated Market Experts 

    • CIAP provides funding support to the ventures in the form of:  

  • Fully-functional office space 

  • Advisory services (e.g., legal, taxation and accounting) 

  • Accommodation  

  • Basic food plans 

Investment Opportunity: After returning from India companies have the chance to pitch in front of Indo-Canadian business links: 

  • Opportunity for $200,000+ in seed funding 

  • Pitch will be presented to a CIAP-associated Investment Panel 

*Note - If a venture is successful in securing seed funding with the Panel, a formal contract will be designed to detail the partnership. The cost of the contract will be borne by the venture. 

Key Dates

Applications Open
July 2020
September - November
Applications are now open
ScaleCamp Starts
Soft-Landing in India
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