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Treefrog Accelerator

Intro & Basics

  • Program Introduction
  • Pitching for Investment
  • Lean & Agile Customer Development
  • The Entrepreneurial Journey
  • Pitch Practice

What To Build & How

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Human Centred Design Thinking
  • Startup Ecosystem
  • Product Roadmapping
  • One-on-one Mentor Check-In
  • Pitch Practice

Building & Marketing Your Startup

  • Project Management
  • UX Product Design
  • Marketing Theory & Product Positioning
  • Product Market Fit
  • One-on-One Mentor Check-In
  • Pitch Practice

Sales, Strategic Partnerships & Culture

  • Building an Enterprise Sales Process
  • Hiring & Building Culture
  • Intellectual Property & Employment Law
  • The Entrepreneurial Journey
  • One-on-One Mentor Check-In
  • Pitch Practice

Investment & Finance

  • Accounting & Taxes
  • Government & Grant Loan Programs
  • Angel Investors
  • Seed Stage VC
  • One-on-One Mentor Check-In
  • Open House

Alumni Support

  • Applications for York University Schulich School of Business MINI-MBA
  • Continued memberships with Newmarket Chamber of Commerce & YSpace
  • Continued support from Treefrog Inc.
  • 16-week #REALTALK Mastermind continues

Weekly Schedule*

Monday

Workshop
9:00 am – 10:00am

Workshop
10:00 am – 11:00 am

#REALTALK **
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Tuesday

Workshop
9:00 am – 10:00am

Workshop
10:00 am – 11:00 am

#REALTALK **
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Wednesday

Pitch Practice
9:00 am – 11:00am

Optional Workshop
11:30am – 12:30pm

#REALTALK **
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Thursday

Office Hours

Office Hours

Office Hours

Friday

Office Hours

Office Hours

Office Hours

*Dates and times are subject to change
**Participants will have one (1) 30 minute one-on-one mentorship session per week
***Participants will be required to attend one (1) #REALTALK Mastermind call every two weeks (Monday, Wednesday or Thursday)

Accelerator Dates

Start

End

Cohort 5

May 2, 2022

June 2, 2022

Cohort 6

September 12, 2022

October 13, 2022

Cohort 7

November 14, 2022

December 15, 2022

Cohort 8

January 30, 2023

March 2, 2023

Open House

Each cohort of the concludes with a virtual showcase and networking Open House event. Guests are invited to meet with the founders at their tables to learn more about their startup, or gather for a private conversation within the virtual event space. The events are attended by diverse stakeholders in the startup community, including investors, local government, entrepreneurs, and mentors. We’ve welcomed over 430 guests to our Open Houses!

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