BOOT CAMP APPLICATIONS FOR WINTER 2022 CLOSE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, 2021, 11:59 PM

WHAT IS BOOT CAMP?

Have you started a viable business and have been making consistent sales for at least the past few months? BITS Boot Camp is here to help. The program works with emerging entrepreneurs to develop an actionable plan for existing businesses. Through the program, you will receive:

  • Hands-on business training where you will explore such areas as business planning, marketing and sales, accounting, and start-up funding and financing.
  • Individual, personalized support from mentors
  • Opportunities to network with guest speakers and industry experts
  • Tailored feedback to refine and structure your business plan
  • Access to BITS Bucks $5,000 Micro Finance Program (Note: BITS Bucks is only available for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents residing in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area).

IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?

You are a perfect match for the program if you:
Currently operate a business that needs better structuring and meet the following criteria:

  • Are aged between 18 to 34
  • Are a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Temporary Resident (Funding programs are only available for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents)
  • Have a personal net income of less than $35,000 per year
  • Live in the province of Ontario (Note: Priority will be given to applicants residing in The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area)

KEY DATES

  • Orientation will take place on January 15th, 2022 from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Boot Camp will take place over 6 Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm from January 22nd to March 5th, 2022.
  • Our guest Ask An Entrepreneur panel session will be held Tuesday, March 8th, from 6 pm to 9 pm.
  • The final pitch event and graduation day will take place from approximately 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, March 12th.