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Many entrepreneurs overcome the challenges of starting a new business only to learn that scaling one is even more difficult.

While every business is unique, all face similar challenges in scaling when it comes to hiring staff, entering new markets, and managing their growing business.

This cohort-based program helps entrepreneurs address those concerns in a one-on-one and group coaching setting.

We are currently seeking applicants with software as a service (Saas) platforms from all sectors. However, if you’re not in the SAAS vertical but interested in the program, please complete the application and we’ll keep you informed on upcoming cohorts.

You are:

To apply for membership, you should be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Be an Alberta-based technology company (e.g. software, hardware, or a significant portion of your business’s products/services relies on intellectual property.)
  • You are a founder or C-Suite level leader of the organization
  • The company has operated for at least three years
  • The business has generated at least $500,000 in revenues in the past fiscal year
  • You are willing to commit to the program dates

What’s Included:

TEC Thrive provides the opportunity for founders scaling their technology-based businesses to:

  • Network with a community of technology entrepreneurs
  • Learn from subject-matter experts in sales, marketing, legal, operations, human resources and finance
  • Have critical conversations in a safe and expert environment

You get:

TEC Thrive offers peer to peer mentoring sessions one morning per month to address common issues heard that month by the project lead. Each company will receive one individual coaching session by the executive coach.

  1. The cohort group meets monthly at the TEC Innovation District
  2. Individual one-on-one monthly coaching sessions
  3. Access to TEC Center meeting rooms



Participants sign a one-year contract with the option of 60 days notice for termination and pay fees to the program on a quarterly basis.

How to apply

Step 1: Complete the application form below.

Step 2: You will be contacted within one week by a member of the TEC Edmonton team.

Questions? Contact:
Shelley McDonald:


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