Talent Accelerator
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History

In September 2019


Ryerson University, CompTIA, and its member companies established a committee to begin developing the TechTalent Accelerator program. The program is designed to foster industry-specific skills, knowledge, and experience with exposure to evolving challenges and opportunities faced by the Tech industry.
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December 2019

CompTia provided seed funding to initiate the development of a pilot TechTalent Accelerator program with a contribution of $175,000 to Ryerson University.

January 2020

CompTIA led the application to the Government of Ontario's Skill Catalgys Fund, in partnership with Ryerson University and leading tech companies: Veritas, Lenovo, AMD, CompuCom, HP, HPE, and Datex

March 2020

The Government of Ontario awarded $350,000 to CompTIA, in partnership with Ryerson University, from the Skills Catalyst Fund to develop, and prove out the benefits of the TechTalent Accelerator model with the Canadian Tech industry

April 2020

Ryerson University, CompTIA, and established members committee (Our Advisory Board) began working together to develop and launch the TechTalent Accelerator in September 2020.

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