Startups, founders and corporate executives affiliated with C100 have the opportunity to benefit from an extensive network of mentors, business leaders, investors and peers who are dedicated to the growth of innovation in Canada.
Founders selected for our invitation-only style programs are encouraged to take advantage of access to our unique community of influencers and highly curated events designed for the various stages of a company's growth.
Canadians in Tech
C100 hosts monthly meetups in San Francisco for all Canadians visiting or living in the Bay Area to network with one another alongside C100's staff, Charter Members and Partners.
Valley 101 is an opportunity for early-stage Canadian founders seeking Silicon Valley-based VC advice and insight to meet with and get feedback on their pitch presentation and style. Guest VCs are usually Charter Members or members of the larger C100 community.
- 1. Canadian founder or employee of a seed-stage company
- 2. A company headquartered either in Canada or U.S.
- 3. Can clearly benefit from attending Valley 101
- 4. One minute elevator pitch for feedback
48HRS IN THE VALLEY
Twice a year, C100 brings up to 20 promising Canadian companies to Silicon Valley for 48Hrs of mentorship, networking opportunities, investor meetings, and unparalleled access to C100's extensive network in Silicon Valley. “48Hrs in the Valley” has been a signature C100 program with over 220 alumni companies since 2010.
48HRS SELECTION CRITERIA:
- Canadian company run by Canadians
- At least US$1M annual revenue, US$1M funding to date or 100,000 users
- Growing >10% monthly (revenue or users)
- Can clearly benefit from getting better connected to Silicon Valley
Each year the C100 invites CEOs of Canada’s top growth-stage companies to Silicon Valley for peer-to-peer networking and the opportunity to meet influencers making significant strides in the tech community. This is an opportunity for corporate Canadian executives to remain on the cutting edge of technologies in their respective fields.
CEO SUMMIT SELECTION CRITERIA:
The criteria for invitee companies are either $10M in annual revenue and/or 30% minimum year-over-year growth projections.