TEC Global Connector

The Global Connector program helps companies develop export markets. We connect companies with multi-lingual professionals to develop and execute on plans for exporting to those new markets.

What We Offer

AMILA Project

Accelerating Mining in Latin America

We help you expand the commercialization of your mining-related technology, product, or service into Latin America.

  • We identify your company’s needs and assess its export readiness
  • Our multi-lingual in-country professionals find the right client, distributor, collaborator, or service provider to grow your business
  • Their knowledge of the Latin American market and culture will help you bridge the gap

This project is open to SMEs across Canada. 

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Interactive Investment Bootcamps

  • Join a week-long investment boot camp in Latin America
  • Receive training on how to seek and prepare for investment
  • Spend a week alongside leading angel investors and learn what they look for in an investment
  • Get introduced to startup leader, investment groups, trade officials and new potential customers in Latin American markets

Intellectual Property Guidance

Protecting your intellectual property in new markets is important. We have the tools to help you do that.

If you are in the agriculture, health, or ICT space, our program pays for the translation costs of your patent into Spanish and Portuguese. If you are in another sector, please contact us to find out if you eligible to have your patent translation costs covered.

Financial Solutions and Support

We connect you with agencies and services that provide financial support and solutions. You will be better prepared to enter new markets.

  • Funding OpportunitiesFinancial support for different sectors from various groups and government agencies
  • Trade Missions: Business trips offering opportunities to explore international markets and build relationships abroad. Trips are organized by different levels of government.
We have built a network with business incubators, accelerators and not-for-profits that promote and support programs for entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Through this interactive map, you can see where we have travelled, who we collaborate with, and where we have soft landing initiatives.

We are the 1st Canadian member of the Land2land initiative, a support platform for the internationalization of innovation companies that facilitate soft landings. With partner organizations in Asia, South America, North America, and Europe, you will find the right fit for you.

Contact Information

Randy Yatscoff
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Phone: (780) 492-5744
Email: randy.yatscoff@tecedmonton.com

For the AMILA Project

Darrell Petras
Entrepreneur in Residence
Phone: (780) 492-9913
Email: darrell.petras@tecedmonton.com