Canada-India Acceleration Program Newsroom

Welcome to the CIAP Newsroom! We create content aimed at supporting female entrepreneurship and women-owned businesses in Ontario. Our program aims at helping Canadian businesses expand to emerging markets, such as India. We, therefore, provide a lot of key information on the Indian cultural landscape, including business culture and emerging sectors and cities.

Product-Market Fit in India: B2B + Digital Startups

By Taylor Desjardins | Jun 21, 2022 | 0

Understanding where your product fits within a target market can be extremely valuable in dictating business trajectory.


Business Expansion: Demystifying Terminology and Jargon

By Taylor Desjardins | May 26, 2022 | 0

Entering the world of organized business support can be overwhelming. Follow Sophia as she begins exploring ways of helping her business grow.


International Business Expansion: Trade Agreements and International Relations

By Taylor Desjardins | Apr 19, 2022 | 0

Many trade agreements and international relationships exist between Canada and other countries, giving Canadian entrepreneurs an important advantage when considering scaling internationally.


Doing Business in India: CIAP’s Roundup

By Pratima Ati | Mar 29, 2022 | 0

Opening up into massive economies like India also means dealing with overwhelming details and diversity.
So, here is a round-up of all the resourceful articles we’ve produced to help you get started.


How to Sustain Long Term Success for Your Business

By Pratima Ati | Mar 3, 2022 | 0

It is easy to lose sight and remember that starting a company essentially means solving a problem for the community and providing solutions; while being able to scale and grow with the idea. Let’s take it a step ahead and look at sustaining it.


Increasing Gender Awareness in Your Business

By Pratima Ati | Feb 10, 2022 | 0

How can companies create conducive environments for women to thrive, bridge the gap, and establish inclusive norms? Let’s talk a little about that today and get you started.


Women in Entrepreneurship: CIAP’s Roundup

By Pratima Ati | Jan 19, 2022 | 0

We’ve put together a lot of resources, tips, tools, and tricks for women entrepreneurs, and this post collates the most helpful ones.


Deep Dive into International Expansion: 3 Successful Case Studies

By Pratima Ati | Dec 17, 2021 | 0

A combination of established strategies and a good measure of personal innovation can make for a great mix. In this post, we present stories of 3 companies that successfully made it across the shore and what we can learn from each of them.


Introduction The CIAP 2021 Cohort

By CIAP | Nov 25, 2021 | 0

The Canada-India Accelerator Program is dedicated to helping women-led Canadian businesses expand to emerging markets, like India. Let’s welcome Cohort 4 to the Program! Take a look at these amazing women entrepreneurs and the businesses they’re looking to grow. CIAP has partnered with Lead Angels, FITT (Forum for International Trade Training) and the Innovation Hub […]


How Communication Evolves as Your Startup Scales

By Pratima Ati | Nov 11, 2021 | 0

The minute you begin expanding your team, communication takes center stage. Whether it is strategic, product, or project planning, it becomes imperative for companies to have efficient communication models in place.