Waterloo, December 10, 2015, Accelerator Center annouces 26 Companies to receive funding and mentorship to grow their businesses.  The Accelerator Centre was pleased to announce the third cohort of the AC JumpStart program. 26 companies, including FISHBUOY, were selected to participate in the program, which provides funding and mentorship aimed at growing their business and accelerating their sales.

"I am extremely excited to be part of the AC Jumpstart Program.  The staff here have been very helpful in connecting me to the right people including experts in accounting, legal, technology, public relations, marketing and sales. The facility offers start-ups an environment to connect and collaborate with other companies at similar stages. This funding will help us grow our technology and services faster and better."  Martin Draeger, Founder, President, FISHBUOY

Learn more about the AC Jumpstart Progam, click here.

About AC JumpStart

Funded through an $8 million commitment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), the AC JumpStart program is delivered in partnership with Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.

The AC JumpStart program began in January 2015, with three cohorts of companies participating in the program in 2015, and two cohorts annually in subsequent years. Each cohort receives funding and mentorship over a 12-month period. Over the next four years (2015-2018) the program will support 180 companies.  

Dr. Paul Salvini CEO Accelerator Centre

Dr. Paul Salvini, CEO, Accelerator Centre  (left),
Martin Draeger, Founder, President, FISHBUOY (right)


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