A world-class accelerator with global reach
We provide hands-on strategic and tactical guidance for startups looking to drive market validation and customer acquisition, as well as access to investors, corporate partners, and advisors.
We offer an innovation consulting practice that lets corporate clients explore and embrace new ideas and technologies alongside leading-edge startups.
Zone Startups is a global accelerator for startups with strong teams and a vision to become fast-growing market leaders. Zone Startups is operated by Ryerson Futures, a Toronto-based accelerator. In 2013, Ryerson launched its first acceleration partnership with the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. In 2016, it created Zone Startups Calgary in a partnership with GE Canada, and Zone Startups Sports + Media in partnership with Rogers.
Bruce Gilkes | Executive, Technology Pathfinders
R. Curtis Marcotte | Managing Director, Revenant Capital & Consulting
Dave Chelich | President/CEO, First Resource Capital Corp
Dan Chapman | Director of Business Development and Projects, NRStor Inc.
Darcy Ell | Advisor, EnerNEXT Advisors Inc.
David Butler | Executive Director, Canadian Clean Power Coalition
Eddy Isaacs | President, Eddy Isaacs Inc.
Jeremy Gilman | Principal, McRock Capital
Louis Bernacchi | Principal Consultant, Keywork Labs Inc.
Richard May | Principal, Peak Ventures
Scott Weiler | Executive Vice-President of Finance, JWI Investments LP
Shaun Kelly | Former Canadian President, GE Oil & Gas
Startups in the Program
Vintri Technologies is the leading supplier of material traceability and data integrity in the pipeline industry.
Delivering real-time and portable water quality analysis to detect heavy metals and other contaminants.