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Your personalized gateway to the North American market.

A two-week intensive program.

DMZ YYZ is a customized two-week intensive soft landing program in Toronto, Canada that assists international growth-stage startups integrate within the Canadian innovation ecosystem. This program will provide the opportunity for participating startups to scale in North America through DMZ programming (ranked #1 Incubator by UBI Global) and the Toronto ecosystem.

This bespoke program is tailored towards each company’s unique needs and will consist of several one on one deep dive sessions with coaches, tailored workshops and the opportunity to engage with investors, coaches, mentors, customers and the community.


By the end of the program our goal is to help you;

  • Have a better understanding of the North American ecosystem
  • Grow your network of investors and customers in the North American market
  • Integrate into North America’s entrepreneurial community by attending a global tech conference and DMZ Demo Day


  • Pre-arrival
    Virtual onboarding including introductions to coaches, DMZ team members and goal setting.
  • Week 1: Intensive programming
    1-1 COACH - personalized coaching from our Experts-in-Residence (EiRs).

    TAILORED LEARNING - sessions with cutting-edge industry champions.

    INTRODUCTIONS - attend curated networking events where you can mingle with potential partners, customers, investors, and other entrepreneurs.

  • Week 2: Ecosystem immersion
    TICKETS TO A WORLD LEADING TECH CONFERENCE - connect with DMZ’s community and alumni of serial entrepreneurs from Canada and America.
  • After-departure
    CONTINUED COACHING, NETWORKING AND SUPPORT - from DMZ’s team and community while you are here and once you have gone home.

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Interested in applying?

The DMZ is a world-leading tech accelerator that helps high-potential startups scale and grow to world-class businesses.
Equity over everything, founders first, and be great.

Learn more about us on our website, blog and @theDMZ.

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