Acceler8 North

Empowering new and established entrepreneurs to take the next steps to grow and evolve their businesses and become the leaders Northern New Brunswick needs.

Build a better Business in 12 Weeks

The game rarely changes by accident.

Do you own a business or a startup? Have you been treading water? Or struggling to get the traction that you know your company needs in order to break out. Well, then you have come to the right place. Our 12-week program is designed to work with businesses at every stage of the journey and give them access to skills, mentors, expertise and strategies they need to have their business take the next step.

If you think you’re up for the challenge of changing the game and taking charge of your business legacy, apply today!

Who you'll work with

Acceler8 North is administered and led by Dockyard Consulting and its CEO Sandenn Killoran. While in the program you will work closely with Sandenn as well as a team of mentors.


From working in incubation and startup locations across the country Sandenn discovered that there was a need for similar institutions in rural communities; however, they needed to be fitted to the needs of rural Canada


Build the skills that you'll need to thrive and grow in a modern and ever-changing marketplace. From accounting and cash flows to brand and social media marketing you'll learn from experts with years of experience.

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Years of Combined experience
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SKill Development

In 12-weeks we will max out your abilities in the following business disciplines

Our curriculum covers a lot of critical aspects to fine-tune some key business skills, but we cater and customize to the specific needs of our participants

Accounting Fundamentals
cash flow, investments, expenses 100%
social, email, SEO, content, branding 100%
Capital Investment
Funding, Venture Capital, Government, 100%
Growth Strategies
Expansion, Hiring, Firing, New Markets 100%

Acceler8 Mentors

Your Team of Experts

Sandenn Killoran

CEO Dockyard Consulting

CEO of Dockyard Consulting and former COO of Contendo Digital Solutions. Sandenn brings over a decade of management, product development and digital innovation skills to help your business reach its potential.

Sam Chiasson

Community Manager / Francophone coordinator

Sam is Dockyard’s newest member and here to help all of our businesses succeed as they progress through the program. Sam has founded two businesses in his young career including Local Avenue brand producing local production of branded shirts. “Drink Local”

Ismael Lavallee

Digital Media Consultant

After 2020 the math is simple, your business requires a digital presence and Ish is here to help. Together you can refine your current digital game or bootstrap your first foray into the digital marketplace.

Mallory Killoran

Cfo Sancon Commissioning

Mallory is the person you want to talk to when you make the jump from side-hustle to a full-blown corporation. With over a decade’s experience dealing with highly complex contracts, budgets, and some of Canada’s largest corporations Mallory’s expertise will be invaluable to your business’ ascent. 

Matthew Sullivan P.Eng

Civil Engineer Roy's Consulting

When you build something to last, it’s always a good idea to have an engineer handy. Matthew has made a name for himself as an ambitious project manager and a growing leader in New Brunswick’s biggest civil projects.

Angela Boyle

Owner Angela Boyle Real-Estate

Angela is the region’s real estate leader. After owning the Parkwood Royal Lepage Angela has continued to move more houses than ever. Her knowledge of property development, big ticket sales and how to grow a long lasting and powerful brand will help your business do the same.

Brian Schryer

Owner Kent & White Insurance

If you are looking for someone who knows how to kick a business into the next gear, you’d want to talk to Brian Schryer. Brian along with his wife Erin have taken their insurance company to new heights in just a few short years of ownership. As with any business you need a plan for expansion and growth and the Schryers are here to help with that.

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Robert Lennon

President ThermalWood Canada

Robert (Bob) Lennon has worn many hats throughout his career, but he has always prioritized helping his community. With his expertise in mining, manufacturing, and most recently in thermally modified wood products, Robert is a great resource for companies who are looking to bring their products to market, whether that market is in Canada or Norway or beyond.