Our on-going, mentor focused program offers the support and expertise necessary to continue moving your business forward.


Who is the on-going program for?

Our mentor focused On-going Venture Acceleration Program is designed for tech ventures that are past the customer discovery stage, and are regionally-located BC companies that have no access to a local tech accelerator. This includes ventures located in Fernie, Cranbrook, Dawson Creek, and beyond.

Entrepreneurs can benefit from the continued support of a mentor. Our EiRs have industry experience and understand what it takes to build, launch, and grow a successful tech startup.

Program features

  • Access to Market Validation Training
  • Weekly office hours and mentoring with your EiR
  • Flexible scheduling for you to continue working on your venture

Executives in Residence

Beth Gallup

Executive in Residence

Early experience with the Asian Institute of Technology launched Beth on a career of bringing new ideas to life. Her strengths include identifying viable, defensible markets, then coaching clients through the practical steps required to connect with those markets, generate cash flow and turn a profit. She knows how to communicate value – to investors, joint venture partners, customers, company teams and supply chains.

Her experience includes on working on boards and across borders, in different cultural milieus.  Beth has an MBA in New Venture Development. In addition, she studied at the European Summer School for Advanced Management. Beth is endlessly curious and a serial entrepreneur.

Program details

  • On-going mentorship
  • Program cost: $200/month
  • For regionally-located companies without a local accelerator
    • Includes the East Kootenays and Northern BC
  • Also available to ventures past the customer discovery phase

Apply for mentorship

Interested in on-going mentorship? Please fill out the form below. We will contact you once we determine your eligibility.



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