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AccelerateOTT 2024 – One Day, Three Events

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 7:30 pm

Ottawa’s most anticipated entrepreneurship event of the year featuring Ash Maurya, Ulrik Lehrskov-Schmidt, and Startup World Cup.

AccelerateOTT 2024 – One Day, Three Events

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 ; 10:30am to 7:30pm EST

Welcome to AccelerateOTT 2024, Ottawa’s most anticipated entrepreneurship event of the year! Join us for a day of insightful discussions, impactful presentations, unparalleled networking opportunities, and Startup World Cup Ottawa Regional Competition. At registration, you can select from any or all of the three sessions that pique your interest, allowing you to tailor your agenda to your preferences.

What to expect:

  • Gain insights into designing, validating, and implementing pricing strategies for B2B SaaS companies to drive revenue growth.
  • Product improvement strategies: learn how to deeply understand your customers’ wants versus needs and how your product fits.
  • Networking with the best: engage in thought-provoking discussions and workshops led by industry experts, and network with like-minded community members.
  • Witness the Ottawa regional competition of Startup World Cup, featuring pre-selected local startups pitching for a chance to win up to $50,000 in non-dilutive grant prizes and compete for a staggering $1 million USD investment prize at the Global Grand Finale.

For over a decade, we’ve fueled the fire of founders, owners, investors and aspiring entrepreneurs. This year is no exception – with an agenda packed with three incredible sessions. At registration, you can register for each session to build out your own impactful agenda. Secure your spot today for this stellar event and take the next step towards entrepreneurial excellence!

Startup World Cup Ottawa Regional Competition – $50,000 in non-dilutive grants

Get set to take your startup to the next level at Startup World Cup Ottawa 2024! With an impressive $50,000 in non-dilutive grant prizes awaiting the champions, plus the opportunity to vie for a staggering $1 million USD investment prize at the Global Grand Finale in San Francisco, the stakes have never been higher!

Key info:

-Eligibility: Strong candidates will have traction in market. Applicants must be headquartered or have a significant presence in Eastern Ontario or the National Capital Region (Ottawa/ Gatineau).


  • First: $25,000 in grant funding* & the opportunity to pitch at the Startup World Cup Global Grand Finale
  • Second: $15,000 in grant funding*
  • Third: $10,000 in grant funding*

– Application deadline: May 3rd

-Pitch Competiton: June 4th


*Winners must match the total awarded amount. Matching funds can come from any source (company revenue or cash reserves, personal funds, public or private sources).


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