Why Attend

You'll meet the best, learn from the best, and be the best.

Gain exposure to your brand, idea and yourself

AccelerateOTT brings you face to face with those who matter to you.

Secure funding for your business

Angel, Venture Capital, private equity, financing or government grants? No matter your approach, we have advisors and investors who are keen to hear your story.

Get inspired to become the next unicorn!

Hang out with the entrepreneurs who have “made it” for a day at AccelerateOTT. Hear their stories, their fails and advice.

Gain new perspectives and knowledge

Often, aha moments and tipping points take place when you lift yourself out of the day-to-day. Give yourself permission to spend a day to refresh your perspectives and knowledge at AccelerateOTT.


Meet rising startups and scaling companies

Nowhere else will you meet such a high concentration of entrepreneurs, startups and scaling companies in one day. Only at AccelerateOTT!

Make new connections in Ottawa’s innovation community and beyond

We curate a mix of speakers, advisors and attendees that will help catalyze the growth of your business. Take advantage. Grow your network at AccelerateOTT.

Learn from world-class speakers right here in Ottawa

No need to pay thousands of dollars to go to expensive conferences. We bring world-class speakers to you.

Gain inspirations to start your career

Is a career with startups the right fit for you? Do you have the skill sets that they are looking for? There is no better place to find out than chatting with them for a day at AccelerateOTT.