YSpace is York University’s newest community innovation hub located at the heart of Downtown Markham. We help build great companies by connecting them with high-end equipment, access to capital and a network of influencers and entrepreneurs. We are creating a vibrant physical hub that encourages creativity and bridges the gap between large enterprises and startups within the York Region [...]
The Laurier LaunchPad is a campus-linked accelerator dedicated to help Laurier students and alumni start and scale unique and distinctive ventures across all domains and faculties.
LaunchPad Start focuses on achieving your product-solution fit through iteration and customer interviews. By the end of this part of the program, you will have confidence in whether your venture concept is viable.
ventureLAB is where talented entrepreneurs get help bringing their innovations to market. We apply a unique combination of mentoring, partnering, and connecting to help pioneering entrepreneurs turn their great ideas into globally competitive businesses with successful start-up business training.
Since its inception in 2011, ventureLAB has supported over 3,000 start-ups in the fields of:
Advanced health technology
WatCo at the University of Waterloo helps researchers commercialize innovations by developing startups or licensing technology to existing companies. Services include intellectual property (IP) management, commercialization support and access to funding programs.
From ideas to product development to commercialization, University of Waterloo’s Velocity program provides the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success. Programs and supports include the largest free incubator in North America, a residence for entrepreneurs, science lab, workshops, mentorship programs and more. Velocity does not charge fees or take equity from startups that [...]
Based at St. Paul’s University College at the University of Waterloo, GreenHouse is Canada’s only live-in social impact incubator focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship. GreenHouse startups apply innovative approaches to pressing societal problems to create economic growth and improve the human condition.
Spark Centre provides free advisory services to early stage or growing innovation and technology companies. Executive coaching, functional advisory, co-location, incubation and day to day operational support are just a few of the services available.
Our Experiential Programs, Business and Advisory Services and Industry & Academic Partnerships are available to innovation and technology based businesses in the Durham Region and [...]
Sci Innovation Centre has established cooperative relationships with over 20 partners across 5 continents, including University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Western University, OCE, MaRS, GTAN, Gowling WLG, Invest Ottawa, etc. It aims to provide entrepreneur supporting, incubating and investing services. Sci Innovation centre has set up innovative co-working spaces in both Shenzhen and Toronto. These sites bring together a [...]
The Design Fabrication Zone (DFZ) at Ryerson University is an interdisciplinary incubator for design and fabrication, where emerging entrepreneurs build their ideas. From concept development to three-dimensional prototyping and beyond, the DFZ facilitates the incubation and acceleration of project ideas and strategically propels them towards real-life application and business innovation. To date, the DFZ has attracted 400 entrepreneurs and yielded [...]
We’re a co-working space in Rosedale, located conveniently between the Rosedale & Yonge/Bloor subway stations. The terms and duration of the rental are flexible – negotiated depending on the tenant’s needs. We offer flexible terms for desks, semi-private and private office spaces! Semi-Private solutions are ideal for people with fast changing needs such as freelancers [...]
Make Lemonade was created because the struggle is real. Tired of jumping from coffee shop to coffee shop with dodgy wifi and limited seating, we set out on a mission to create an office space that lived inside our imagination. Welcome to Make Lemonade, a design-forward coworking environment, where the coffee is strong, the lighting is bright, and phone calls [...]
The Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University is a co-working space for the people and ideas that will change the status quo of Canada’s legal system. The world of law and justice in Canada is, in many ways, operating as it did 100 years ago. For many Canadians, it is too slow, too expensive or too complex. It’s [...]