Every year, the C100, an association dedicated to creating a connection between Canadian startup founders and Silicon Valley, open nominations for the winter cohort of it 48 hours in the Valley program.
During the winter cohort, the C100 invites 20 Canadian startups to Silicon Valley for 48 hours, where they will have one-one-one meetings American venture capitalists and angel investors, participate in workshops, and receive mentorship from entrepreneurs with knowledge in each startup’s respective industry, among other activities.
To qualify for 48 hours in the Valley, companies must pass what the C100 calls the Silicon Valley Bar: companies should have raised at least a Series A round, demonstrated market fit with active users, significant growth potential, and a strong team with at least one Canadian co-founder.
Applications will be open until September 25th to companies that are successfully nominated by one of the C100’s partners, charter members or former 48 hours alumni. For more information on how to get nominated and apply, check out the 48 Hours official website here.