Accelerator Centre Ranked 4th Best University Accelerator in the World

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Accelerator Centre Ranked 4th Best University Linked Incubator In the World

The David Johnston Research + Technology Park is proud to share that the Accelerator Centre was ranked 4th Best University Accelerator in the World this week! For over 12 years the Accelerator Centre located in R+T Park has supported the growth of some of Canada's most promising and successful tech companies. 

UBI Global had recently announced their top choices of incubators from over 1370 programs at the World Incubation Summit 2018 in Toronto. They are a research and advisory firm known for assessing incubator and accelerator landscapes across 70 countries.

The Accelerator Centre has worked on over 400 startups and produced 59 graduates including, but not limited to: Kik, Axonify, SSIMWAVE, Clearpath Robotics. Creating around 2500 full-time jobs, 573 million in investments and a combined brand value of over three billion.

“Our amazing community of partners, sponsors, mentors and staff team are a big part of why we have been recognized tonight. We have been working with startups in the Waterloo region for over 10 years, and this community has made it possible to provide the services and support that have helped our clients become successful,” says Clinton Ball, Director of Client Programs and Strategic Initiatives. “We are excited to continue working with the international community through partnerships and licensing our program to share our lessons learned and help grow companies.”

Read the full press release on the Accelerator Centre’s website.

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