A world-class accelerator with global aspirations
Zone Startups is a global accelerator for startups with strong teams and a vision to become fast-growing market leaders.
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 for Hire” consulting practice that lets corporate clients explore and embrace new ideas and technologies alongside leading-edge startups. For high-potential startups, we can provide seed capital and support for future financing efforts.
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.
Startups in the Program
A Toronto-based insurance tech company focused on a simple and powerful experience for clients.
Delivering real-time and portable water quality analysis to detect heavy metals and other contaminants.
A cloud-based assistant that brings building automation to small and medium-sized property managers.
An online hub that centralizes and simplifies everyday school communications and information management.