The power of partnerships

The world is changing and competing in today’s environment requires innovative thinking, partnering with leading tech companies and top talent around the world.

We work with partners to create programs to address their strategic priorities that are impactful, flexible and customized across 4 key pillars, while staying true to our “founder first” values.

Pillars of partnership

  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Inclusion
  • Inspiration


Advance your organization’s mission to innovate by collaborating with, or investing in, some of Canada’s most influential startups that can help solve challenges and address future needs.

Our Professionals-in-Residence


The Professionals-in-Residence or PiR program is created for organizations that are looking to support and grow their services alongside top tech startups in Canada. The program allows professionals to offer 1:1 advisory services to our portfolio companies, network with founders and like-minded professionals and be an active member of the most sought-after tech community in Canada.

Fasken is an international full-service business firm with lawyers specializing in emerging companies.


Goodmans is one of Canada'spremier transaction law firms, providing strategic business advice in addition to legal advice.


Logan Katz is a full-service public accounting firm providing high-quality accounting, taxation, and business advisory services.


think.SRED has helped companies recover over $100 million combined through the Scienti"c Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program.

Interested in
joining us as a PiR
at the DMZ?

We are looking for like-minded professionals who are committed to supporting our founders first mission.

Get in touch with the Partnerships Team.

Our strategic partners


Our partnerships team