Startup Sessions

Strategic ADVISING for entrepreneurs


2019 Startup Sessions:
Monday, April 15


Proudly powered by The A100, this is an opportunity for startups to connect with experienced entrepreneurs who have been there, done that. The application deadline is February 15, so get started on yours today!

The sessions take place on the afternoon of Monday, April 15 — the day before the main conference — and provide high-quality advice from people who have built, scaled, and exited technology startups themselves.

What’s Included:

  • A pre-event storytelling workshop and pitch coaching session with our PR Partner, The Agency and 321 Growth Academy (March 2019)

  • A pitch coaching session with certified advisors

  • Free tickets to the main AccelerateAB Conference on Tuesday, April 16

  • The opportunity to be shortlisted to pitch in front of more than 700 attendees at AccelerateAB

Key Dates

  • Company applications: January 15 - February 15, 2019

  • Company selection: March 1, 2019

  • Workshops: March (TBD)

  • Advising Sessions: April 15, 2019



2019 Startup Sessions
Selection Committee

The Startup Advising Sessions Selection Committee is comprised of leaders in Alberta’s innovation and technology ecosystem.


Andrea Drager

Vice President, Azure Capital Partners

Joon Chan

Partner, Assurance, PwC Management Services LP



Vice President,
McRock Capital


Manager of Industry Development, Alberta Enterprise Corporation


Tim hodge

Vice-Chair, The A100


2018 Startup Sessions Companies