Become a WCAN Network Member

WCAN Network Members will be international (non-Canadian) business incubators, technology accelerators, Angel groups, Venture Capital groups who have the ability to invest $500,000 - $5,000,000 CDN into a Joint Venture formed in their country, to serve that country. Network Members must also have the ability to build a management team for the Joint Venture and help with market access and customer acquisition.

Benefits for WCAN Members

Access

WCAN will provide Network Members early exposure to some of Canada’s best medical technology companies. Experts will identify, screen, and present leading Canadian technology start-ups looking for capital and market access.

Investment Ready

Canadian Start-Ups participating in WCAN understand the process and expectations included in forming an international Joint Venture and are prepared to move forward with JV discussions.

Pre-Screening

WCAN acts as your Western Canadian scout team, presenting qualified opportunities. Your program will benefit from the branding being associated with Western Canada’s leading Incubator Alliance.

Process For Engagement With A Canadian Start-Up

1. Speak with your project officer and discuss if a JV arrangement is a good fit for your company.

2. Prepare a 2-page proposal document following the WCAN template and provide WCAN permission to share it with WCAN Network Members.

3. If there is interest from the Canadian start-up WCAN will connect you with the interested Network Member(s).

4. From this point on you will be responsible for all negotiations. WCAN will simply act to provide the introduction.

Note: WCAN will be available as a resource to provide friendly advice and help shape the JV discussions. That said, conducting and completing negotiations is the Network Members’ responsibility.

Who Can Apply?

WCAN Network Members will be international (non-Canadian) business incubators, technology accelerators, Angel groups, Venture Capital groups who have the ability to invest $500,000 - $5,000,000 CDN into a Joint Venture formed in their country, to serve that country. Network Members must also have the ability to build a management team for the Joint Venture and help with market access and customer acquisition.

Fees

There are no upfront fees charged by WCAN to Western Canadian start-ups. However, if a JV is formed, and investment is made into the JV, WCAN will take an 8% success fee.

Who Can Apply?

WCAN Network Members will be international (non-Canadian) business incubators, technology accelerators, Angel groups, Venture Capital groups who have the ability to invest $500,000 - $5,000,000 CDN into a Joint Venture formed in their country, to serve that country. Network Members must also have the ability to build a management team for the Joint Venture and help with market access and customer acquisition.

Fees

There are no upfront fees charged by WCAN to Western Canadian start-ups. However, if a JV is formed, and investment is made into the JV, WCAN will take an 8% success fee.

Would you like to start a project with us?

Please contact us by phone at 1-204-272-2403 or fill out our contact form by clicking here.

Contact Us

Marshall Ring: Chief Executive Officer

Manitoba Technology Accelerator

Email: mring@mbtechaccelerator.com

WeChat ID: MarshallRing

Phone: 1-204-272-2403

Fax: 1-204-272-2405

Would you like to start a project with us?

Please contact us by phone at 1-204-272-2403 or fill out our contact form by clicking here.


Let WCAN connect you with exciting new opportunities in our growing start-up communities in Canada.

Important Links

Get In Touch

  • 300-136 Market Street, Winnipeg
  • mring@mbtechaccelerator.com
  • WeChat ID: MarshallRing


Copyright © 2019 WCAN

Important Links

Get In Touch

  • 300-136 Market Street, Winnipeg
  • mring@mbtechaccelerator.com
  • WeChat ID: MarshallRing

Marshall Ring: Chief Executive Officer

Manitoba Technology Accelerator

Email: mring@mbtechaccelerator.com

WeChat ID: MarshallRing


Phone: 1-204-272-2403

Fax: 1-204-272-2405

Let WCAN connect you with exciting new opportunities in our growing start-up communities in Canada.



Copyright © 2019 WCAN