As the number of women entrepreneurs grows each year, there are always new and upcoming business leaders we can learn from for our entrepreneurial endeavours to inspire and shape our startup journey. Despite 2020 being a rocky year, there are many women tech leaders emerging from the storm in 2021. Many are leading the way […]
The Canada-India Acceleration Program is dedicated to helping female-led Canadian businesses expand to emerging markets, like India. CIAP has once again teamed with Accenture to deliver the 2020-21 ScaleCamp. Accenture will help deliver a world-class virtual experience with the goal of connecting the women-led companies with leading experts to further sharpen their skills, and equip […]
Our program is designed to help female-led businesses expand to emerging markets, such as India. We do everything in our power to make sure your startup is properly prepared for international expansion.
If you’re looking at expanding your business to India but aren’t sure if your startup is a fit for our program, we’ve prepared a self-evaluation checklist you can go through.
Ask yourself 8 quick questions and determine if you could be a part of our next cohort.
If you’ve exhausted your regular resources for pinpointing innovative strategies, it’s a good idea to look into how other well-known companies achieved their success.
Companies like Canva, Lynda .com (now LinkedIn Learning), and MailChimp are great examples of how digitally-native startups got themselves off the ground.
When ventures start looking for areas to expand internationally, they tend to focus on the largest markets. However, in some countries, that may not be your best market entry bet. In India, its largest Tier 1 cities come with their fair share of challenges, such as overpopulation, inadequate infrastructure, pollution, poor public transportation, and long commutes. If you’re looking to expand to a large market with fewer challenges seen by the congested and trendy areas, it would be worth your time to explore India’s top Tier 2 and 3 cities first.
Your Startup, Your Security Establishing your business online is a great way to attract new customers, support your existing ones better, and have a storefront that is accessible to your customers or clients 24/7. It’s clear the internet has many advantages when it comes to business, but there is also cybersecurity to consider in a […]