To join AdvanceSMART, you must first apply and be accepted into the program. Applications to the program will open later in 2022.

To join AdvanceSMART, you must first apply and be accepted into the program. Applications to the program will open later in 2022.

  1. Ensure you are eligible to participate and can meet the program commitments.
  2. Complete the online application form and include the requested supporting materials.
  3. You will be notified that we received and are processing your application.
  4. Your application will be reviewed by a selection committee. Applications are evaluated on criteria, not first come, first serve.
  5. You will be required to participate in an interview.
  6. If selected, you may be required to prepare a five minute pitch on your business (resources/guidance will be provided) to support mentor matching.
  7. Due to our program capacity, not all selected businesses will gain immediate entrance to the program as there may be a wait list.

Want to chat more about eligibility, commitment, the program or the mentors before applying? Contact us!