Growing Your Startup: The CIAP Sweet Spot

The Canada-India Acceleration Program is a great option for scaling your business through tapping into the potential of emerging markets. Here’s our breakdown of potential avenues for supporting your business growth and where our program fits.

2021: Conducting Business in India as A Woman

Sometimes, the country you are trying to penetrate adds more layers than you are prepared to peel. There are many additional considerations that come with establishing yourself as a woman business leader in a new market

Supporting Your Business Growth: 3 Considerations for Expanding Your Team

The people that make up your business are your most valuable resource. In order to ensure your startup continues to thrive, it’s important to always assess whether your team is ready to expand or not.

International Digital Marketing: Startups Expanding to India

Expanding your startups into India more effectively by utilizing digital tools for marketing purposes. Here’s a toolkit we’ve curated to assist you.

Top Women in Business: 2021 Canadian Tech Leaders

As the number of women entrepreneurs grows each year, there are always new and upcoming business leaders we can learn from for our entrepreneurial endeavours to inspire and shape our startup journey. Despite 2020 being a rocky year, there are many women tech leaders emerging from the storm in 2021. Many are leading the way […]

Is Your Startup Ready: Self-Evaluation Checklist

Our program is designed to help female-led businesses expand to emerging markets, such as India. We do everything in our power to make sure your startup is properly prepared for international expansion.

If you’re looking at expanding your business to India but aren’t sure if your startup is a fit for our program, we’ve prepared a self-evaluation checklist you can go through.

Ask yourself 8 quick questions and determine if you could be a part of our next cohort.

How to Grow a Unicorn: Tech Company Growth Strategies

If you’ve exhausted your regular resources for pinpointing innovative strategies, it’s a good idea to look into how other well-known companies achieved their success.

Companies like Canva, Lynda .com (now LinkedIn Learning), and MailChimp are great examples of how digitally-native startups got themselves off the ground.

Top Emerging Indian Cities Series: Indore

When ventures start looking for areas to expand internationally, they tend to focus on the largest markets. However, in some countries, that may not be your best market entry bet. In India, its largest Tier 1 cities come with their fair share of challenges, such as overpopulation, inadequate infrastructure, pollution, poor public transportation, and long commutes. If you’re looking to expand to a large market with fewer challenges seen by the congested and trendy areas, it would be worth your time to explore India’s top Tier 2 and 3 cities first.

3 Benefits of Strategic Partnerships in 2021 – Navigating the Business Landscape

Strategic Partnerships allow for a mutually beneficial arrangement that will be a great asset for your business. From sharing research to providing more value to your target audience, a partnership could be what your business needs to reach your 2021 goals.