Energia Ventures

  • Location: North America, Canada, Fredericton
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: Cybersecurity, Energy, Hardware, Software
  • Vertical: Energy

Energia Ventures is a three-month intensive accelerator for entrepreneurs with an innovative business in the energy, smart grid, cleantech, and cybersecurity sectors. We provide funding, mentoring, and programming to take your business to the next stage. Some of the great benefits you’ll receive by participating in the program include:

  • Education: Intensive training that develops your entrepreneurial skillset, helping you prepare to tackle the problems you face today and the ones you’ll encounter later down the road.
  • Mentorship: Our team of experienced professionals are available throughout the program to develop your business strategy, refine your focus, and ensure you capture your vision and reach your goals.
  • Resources: Access to all the resources available to students of the University of New Brunswick, including laboratories, world-class researchers, and special equipment for prototyping
  • Workspace: We offer free office space (desks, Wi-Fi, printer) in the Energia Ventures office for participating ventures, and can book rooms on campus and in the downtown core for private meetings or presentations.
  • Peer Support: Our staff and mentors encourage collaboration amongst our cohort. We do our best to foster an environment of peer-to-peer support; something we know is important as you grow your venture.
  • Fundraising: For companies that are venture capital ready, we’ll be prepping your pitches and connecting you with venture capital and angel groups; as well as agencies that can provide non-dilutive sources of funding.
  • Global Partners: Energia Ventures is a member of GAN, a network of accelerators from around the world.  We also maintain positive relationships with some of the leading global corporations operating in the energy and technology sectors. Our network spans across the globe, and we collaborate with organizations like the Canadian Technology Accelerators.
  • Alumni Networks: There are 85,000+ University of New Brunswick alumni living around the world. Energia Ventures provides access to these connections and draws upon this resource to connect you into some of the largest and most influential companies in the world; an important networking opportunity for any ambitious entrepreneur looking to grow their business.