In September 2019
CompTia provided seed funding to initiate the development of a pilot TechTalent Accelerator program with a contribution of $175,000 to Toronto Metropolitan University.
CompTIA led the application to the Government of Ontario's Skill Catalgys Fund, in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan University and leading tech companies: Veritas, Lenovo, AMD, CompuCom, HP, HPE, and Datex
The Government of Ontario awarded $350,000 to CompTIA, in partnership with Toronto Metropolitan University, from the Skills Catalyst Fund to develop, and prove out the benefits of the TechTalent Accelerator model with the Canadian Tech industry
Toronto Metropolitan University, CompTIA, and the established members' committee (Our Advisory Board) began working together to develop and launch the TechTalent Accelerator in September 2020.