What is AO's Mission?
To give new and growing technology-driven businesses the mentorship, connections and community they need to thrive.
What types of events does AO organize?
AO hosts and organizes a variety of events throughout the year, some of which include:
How is AO funded?
AO is funded federally through the National Research Council (NRC), and provincially through BC Innovation Council (BCIC).
What are some of the requirements to join an AO program?
Some general requirements include:
What are some of the AO Program outcomes?
What do startups get out of participating in AO programs?
Does AO take equity in startups?
No! AO is a not-for-profit, zero-equity-stake model.
Looking for funding?
Access a list of suggested Angel investment and other funding options here.
What types of tech companies does AO help?
Product based technology companies such as: