1855 Whitby is a technology accelerator where high-potential tech and innovation companies experience individually tailored programming and advisory support to scale to the global stage and achieve exponential growth.
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $250M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception. With our 4-month accelerator program you’ll get access to awesome mentorship, hands-on sessions with [...]
The Accelerator Centre (AC) is a technology incubator head quartered in Waterloo. The AC helps to build strong, lasting businesses through outstanding client experience and excellence in organizational and product development. The AC has supported more than 200 companies and 93% of program graduates remain thriving businesses.
Entrepreneurship Connections is for newcomers who plan to start a business in Canada. If you have owned or operated a business outside Canada, this innovative and informative program will help you translate that experience to the Canadian market.
ACCESS Community Capital Fund provides microloans ($5,000 to $15,000) for people with poor or no credit scores, and those that cannot access loans from traditional banks. Access Community Capital Fund has supported roughly 200 companies across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area since being founded in Toronto in 1999. With the advent of remote work, the group is [...]
Artscape Daniels Launchpad is a studio, co-working and event space for artists and entrepreneurs working in creative industries. Launchpad programs are the product of more than 10 years’ research and collaboration with Ontario’s leading educational institutions.
Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s BE.BUILD.BRAND.
is a 12-week entrepreneurship program that provides youth
ages 18-29, with mentorship and capacity-building
opportunities to equip them with the hard and soft skills needed
to turn their ideas into viable business ventures. Phase 1 (BE),
business self-assessment and evaluation of business
aspirations. Phase 2 (BUILD), focuses on training and
development on [...]
Biomedical Zone is a newly established joint collaboration between Ryerson University and St Michael’s Hospital. Biomedical Zone is:
An innovative collaboration space for entrepreneurs, clinicians, and scientists,
A domain of clinical immersion for entrepreneurs and biomedical innovators to advance commercial ventures, and
A conduit for clinicians and scientists to leverage entrepreneurial resources of the DMZ.
The Biomedical Zone is [...]
Brightspark are a VC firm that’s been investing in early stage tech companies since 1999. In the last year, they’ve launched a new investment model that allows individual accredited investors to co-invest in every deal. The experienced team at Brightspark curates and negotiates the most promising software, mobile and tech deals and works closely with entrepreneurs to fill [...]
BITS helps young and other low-resource emerging entrepreneurs who face barriers to employment and financing by providing access to business training, micro-financing and peer mentorship. BITS contributes to the overall economic prosperity and improved quality of life of our participants through skill building, business development and community engagement.
Business Inc. Series is an eight-week business program offered Toronto Public Libraries across the city. The program is designed to help budding entrepreneurs prepare a business plan, provide access to a business advisor and other valuable resources and opportunities for networking with other entrepreneurs.