Why You Should Apply for the CNCPT Accelerator

Carefully curated by YouTube and HXOUSE, the CNCPT Accelerator will help you grow your channel and strengthen your career as a digital creator.


Content & Audience Development

Discover how to craft compelling content and cultivate a devoted audience.


Monetization & Diversification

Turn your passion into your career by learning tangible skills to develop diverse income streams and build a sustainable business.


Algorithms & Analytics

Learn from world-leading guest experts. Develop tools to understand the algorithm, analytics and how to optimize your content on the platform.



The hybrid program runs for 8 weeks and includes:

Weekly group sessions (2 hours)
1:1 coaching and support from strategists
Two in-person masterclasses in Toronto
Six virtual masterclasses
Weekly group check-ins
Access to a private online community of peers
Post-graduation support for up to 8 weeks

Week 01

In-person masterclass in Toronto
Meet the team and fellow creators
Meet with and learn from an industry experts
Dinner out on the town

Weeks 02 – 07

Weekly group check-ins
Virtual masterclasses
1:1 support from strategists

Week 08

In-person masterclass in Toronto
Graduation celebration in Toronto
Reconnect with fellow creators
Learn from industry experts
Dinner out on the town

Support Period

Weekly group sessions
1:1 coaching


The Accelerator Is For You If You...

  • Have a YouTube channel with 5,000-120,000 subscribers
  • Regularly upload content on YouTube (at least 1 video/month)
    Have a desire to grow your audience and brand
  • Are a Canadian resident OR Have at least 100,000 followers on a social media platform

If you don't meet the criteria, apply if you...

  • Regularly upload video content
  • Have demonstrated a consistent effort to grow your audience

*The Accelerator is open to all creators across all content categories who meet the criteria and whose content complies with YouTube’s Community Guidelines. You must be a resident of Canada to apply. All programming will be facilitated in English.



You sure can! We encourage every video creator to apply as long as both parties can attend the Masterclasses.

2 x full day in person masterclasses, 6 weeks of virtual group masterclasses (~2 hrs each) & a virtual check ins each week for eight weeks (1 hr each). You must be able to attend the in-person Masterclasses held at CNCPT in downtown Toronto to participate in this Accelerator.

*Note for out of town creators, travel and support will be provided.

The program runs for 8 weeks

No, this Accelerator is for video creators across all platforms who want to grow their YouTube channel and their creator business. However, if you are a video creator with your main audience on another platform (Twitch, snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, etc) you’ll need at least 100,000 followers.

No. Travel and accommodation support is open to creators selected to participate in the Accelerator for the 2x in person masterclasses.

Advanced insights and practical direction to grow your channel, audience and revenue.

There will be a maximum of 20 channels accepted.

The Accelerator is open to all creators across all content categories as long as their content complies with YouTube’s community guidelines.

Participants are required to access virtual meetings with camera on, otherwise you will just need whatever tools you typically use to create and publish content.

All programming will be facilitated in English.

No, you will not be charged any fees for participation.