We’re working to increase national prosperity by making Canadian tech entrepreneurs globally competitive.

Co-located with the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, the Lazaridis Institute is rapidly becoming a global authority in the management of high growth technology companies.

Our Scale-Up Program: We support the most promising Canadian tech firms to scale

Our Research: We investigate how tech firms successfully move from start-up to stay-up to scale-up in global markets

Our National Data Platform: A one-of-a-kind information source on- and for- Canadian tech firms

The Lazaridis 10

Cohort 02

The second cohort of the Scale-Up Program includes 10 Canadian companies facing inflection points in their growth trajectories. Their technologies range from bionic knee braces and biopesticides, to digital marketing, groceries, tickets and transportation – to name a few.