A world-class accelerator with global aspirations

Zone Startups is a global accelerator for startups with strong teams and a vision to become fast-growing market leaders.

We provide hands-on strategic and tactical guidance for startups looking to drive market validation and customer acquisition, as well as access to investors, corporate partners, and advisors.

We offer an innovation consulting practice that lets corporate clients explore and embrace new ideas and technologies alongside leading-edge startups. For high-potential startups, we can provide seed capital and support for future financing efforts.

Zone Startups is operated by DMZ Ventures, a Toronto-based accelerator focused on growing and investing in early-stage technology companies. DMZ Ventures programs include Zone Startups Calgary in partnership with GE, Baker Hughes, TELUS, and UFA, Zone Startups Sports + Media in partnership with Rogers, Zone Startups India including programs with the Shell Foundation, and Zone Startups Vietnam in partnership with Unibrands, Vina Capital, TTG Holdings, and Talentnet.

Since 2013, DMZV and Zone Startups companies have raised over $700MM in financing.


Abdullah Snobar

CEO, DMZ Ventures & Zone Startups

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Startups in the Program


Synervoz builds audio and voice communications software. Its flagship app, turnmeup, allows anyone to listen to music and talk at the same…


Discover and track video trends. Create smart content and engage quality influencers.

Right Blue Labs

Specializes in athlete monitoring systems to reduce instances of illness, injury, and burnout in athletes.


Delivers real-time analytics and insight for broadcasters, players, and brands in the e-gaming space.

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Zone Startups offers businesses a new approach to entrepreneurship and innovation. To learn more, contact us.