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Meet our startups

There’s no better time than now and no better place than Saskatchewan to START, GROW + SCALE your startup. Since launching in 2019, we’ve incubated over 106 startups.

Meet our GROW + SCALE companies


Cultivating Canadian agtech

There is no better time than now, and no better place than Saskatchewan to lead the growth of agtech in Canada and beyond. We’ve teamed up with Economic Development Regina and Emmertech, a new venture capital fund focused on agtech + agribusiness innovation, to launch a first-of-its-kind venture-backed Agtech Accelerator.

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Million Acres project

We’re bringing producers and founders together by creating a network that represents a collective of one million acres around the world.


Cultivator thrives because of our partnerships.

If you are interested in partnering with us, becoming a mentor or speaking at one of our events, please contact us.

Latest News


May 30, 2022 News

Cultivator hosts Lucent Bioscience $19 million announcement

Protein Industries Canada (PIC), AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (“AGT Foods”), Lucent BioSciences (“Lucent”), NuWave Research, IN10T, and Aberhart Ag Solutions announce a collaborative project that includes the installation of a new manufacturing process for the production of Soileos in Rosetown, Saskatchewan. Find out more here!



May 26, 2022 News

GROW + SCALE Founder’s Retreat

Last week, our GROW + SCALE founders had the opportunity to sit down with experienced tech professionals that provided new perspectives on their startup journey.



May 24, 2022 News

Saskatchewan rallies behind the next wave of innovation in agriculture

Whether it's government, industry, mentors, or producers... when asked, Saskatchewan shows up without hesitation! Read how here.



May 16, 2022 News

Cultivator celebrates female founders for Women Entrepreneurs Week

Since its inception, Cultivator has proudly supported 38 female founders. Women entrepreneurs have forever been underrepresented in the tech industry and we strive to combat that with intentional support through female leadership. Click here to read a spotlight on some of our current female founders at Cultivator.



May 9, 2022 News

Closing out START Cohort 6!

Cultivator powered by Conexus’ START Cohort 6 concluded 12 weeks of programming with an exciting Demo Day event. Learn more here!



May 3, 2022 News

Welcome to the GONG SHOW!

The GONG WILD event has become an integral part of our Cultivator culture and a reflective event that founders appreciate-- Giving them a stage to showcase their accomplishments and celebrate with the startup community. Read which founders hit the gong here!



April 25, 2022 News

HYON receives SDTC Funding

HYON is among 26 early-stage cleantech companies chosen to receive SDTC Seed Funding. Learn more of the details here!


April 22, 2022 News

START Cohort 6 Speaker + Mentor Roster

These experienced individuals have taken time out of their hustle and bustle to share their experiences, advice, and insights to support founders that are sitting in the same position as they once were. Find out who these experts are here!


David Thomas - BudSense

April 8, 2022 News

BudSense Founder + CEO, David Thomas, blazing the way for cannabis retailers

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with David Thomas, CEO, and Founder of BudSense (currently in Cultivator's SCALE program). In this week’s FOUNDER FEATURE we asked David some of our burning questions... Read the full interview here!


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Accelerating Agtech - Don't miss out on these events!

June 20 + 21, 2022

24 Hour Startup | Agtech featured at Canada’s Farm Show

This event is designed to connect the Agtech startup dream team of agriculture industry professionals, farmers, ranchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, business professionals, developers and tech gurus, and design and marketing all-stars. As a participant, you will experience the rollercoaster of highs and lows that are part of everyday startup life, all in just 24 hours!

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June 21, 2022

24 Hour Startup | Agtech – Pitch Finale

This event brings together the best and brightest in agriculture, technology, and business to pitch ideas, form teams, and build a minimum viable product (MVP) in just 24 hours! Join us as we watch the 24 Hour Startup | Agtech teams pitch their MVPs to a panel of guest judges for a chance to win up to $7,000.

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June 22, 2022

Agtech Investor Panel, hosted by Conexus Venture Capital + Emmertech

This panel, hosted by Kyle Scott, Managing Director of Conexus Venture Capital and Emmertech, will outline why venture capital and investment into the agriculture industry is rapidly growing. Hear from some of North America’s top investors about why they are excited to be investing into the next wave of agtech companies.

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June 22, 2022

Agtech Accelerator Demo Day

The inaugural cohort (11 companies from Canada and 5 companies from the United Kingdom) will pitch their innovations in hopes of securing a deal with investors in the audience.

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