T-Squared Accelerator


TEC Edmonton & TELUS

Delivering new opportunities to Alberta early-stage tech companies

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T-Squared Accelerator: What is it?

Established in 2016 to connect start-ups and industry

New incubation space in Edmonton’s Enterprise Square

Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.1 billion in annual revenue.


In 2013/2014, TEC clients raised $75M in financing, generated $136M in revenue and hired 360 new staff.

How T-Squared can benefit your company


* Up to 4 companies selected per year; total of $100K seed funding available per year.

Seeking Platform Technologies

Seamless Customer Experience

Enable customers to access and/or generate any content and/or information on any device, anywhere, anytime, for an integrated communications and entertainment experience.


  • Identity management
  • Integrated content
  • Personalization
  • Immersive connectivity
  • Other related technologies
IoT Big Data & Analytics

With a movement toward the internet of things, how can entrepreneurs and/or organizations make all of this collected and available data improve customer experiences (TELUS residential users, TELUS corporate users, TELUS partners)


  • Services/applications that simplify managing/securing of IoT devices
  • Solutions that offer clear analysis of IoT-related data to TELUS and its customers
Health & Wellness

Innovative and creative ideas / solutions that promote healthier lifestyles


  • Wearables Data Aggregation
  • Analytics Software
The Last 100 Metres

Solutions to better deploy fiber (or other equivalent connectivity) from the main stack to a consumers home, ensuring long lasting media streaming.


  • Technology that reduces placement cost, maintains high levels of reliability and lowers operational costs (long term), particularly in harsh climates.

Selection: Are you a fit?

Are you developing a platform technology for:

  • Seamless Customer Experience
  • IoT Big Data Analytics
  • Health/Wellness Data Integration & Analytics (BYOD & BYOA)
  • Connecting The Last 100m

Is your team:

  • Committed (Full-time), innovative and passionate
  • Focused on creating a connected and integrated world
  • An existing company OR a research/student team with an initial prototype

Are you located in Alberta?

To Apply:

  1. Contact us:
    Shaheel Hooda
    Program Director, T-Squared Accelerator
    Phone: (780) 492-4049
    Email: tsquared@tecedmonton.com
  2. Initial screening
  3. Simple 1-page application
  4. TELUS/TEC review
  5. Decision & feedback