Yactraq joins Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) at Rocketspace, San Francisco

About Rocketspace:

RocketSpace is an accelerator for seed-funded technology startups.  Accelerating the hottest tech startups on the planet, Rocketspace is located in San Francisco’s heart of tech and new media at 181 Fremont Street in the coveted SoMa district. More than a simple co-working space, Rocketspace focuses on seed-funded, post-incubator tech startups, and provides top-of-the-line resources specifically tailored to members’ needs. Partnering with the best of the best in Silicon Valley, linking members to key players in tier-one venture capital, leading universities representing top talent, and blue-chip brands with a desire to drive innovation with market partners. World-class events bring thought-leaders from leading tech and venture firms to RocketSpace. With roughly 130 of the hottest companies in gaming, mobile, and Web 2.0., the alumni network is robust, and includes Uber, Zaarly, PocketGems, Zappos, and Podio. Rocketspace was launched in early 2011 by technology exec Duncan Logan, who was frustrated by his search for flexible office space for a startup that he was launching.

About CTA Silicon Valley:

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service manages the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) initiative in the Silicon Valley, the global hub for technology and entrepreneurship. The goal is to provide qualified Canadian ICT, digital/ social media & other companies with access to unique resources and contacts to help them grow at a global scale.

Ideal candidates are product-ready SMEs with a potential for high growth and in need of:

  • Strategic partnerships;
  • New customer acquisition;
  • Funding;
  • A soft landing for setting up a local business development office.

Participants to the CTA benefit from:

  • Office space amongst inspired and likeminded global entrepreneurs;
  • Introductions to experienced mentors and advisors such as the Canadian executive expatriate group, The C100;
  • Access to industry leaders and talents;
  • Networking events with partners and investors;
  • Additional support from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Facilities include workspace in leading accelerators like the Plug and Play Tech Center & Rocketspace.

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