Delivered in partnership with Highline BETA, RBC Reach is an accelerator program to help high-impact startups grow while adding value to RBC’s business and consumer clients in new and innovative ways.
RBC Reach will run several cohorts per year, and each will focus on a strategic theme. The program consists of three components:
1. Growth programming
Over the course [...]
As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, the RIC Centre offers a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops and networking events. Utilizing the expertise of RICC’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, RICC clients receive unparalleled professional guidance every step of the way.
Round 13 is a seasoned team of entrepreneurs and best-of breed domain experts with blockbuster status. Round 13 is Canada’s first and only investor to draw upon the skills and networks of the most successful entrepreneurs. It selectively looks at early stage companies with a proven ability to provide ramp-up capital.
The Innovation Centre for Urban Energy (iCUE) is a business incubator and accelerator focused on urban energy. The purpose is to assist young businesses turn their urban energy ideas into commercially viable products, services, and/or technologies. The iCUE is housed within Ryerson University’s Centre for Urban Energy (CUE). Among the primary goals of the iCUE are research [...]
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 [...]
StartMeUp Ryerson provides a supportive and structured process to meet the needs of students and alumni from all disciplines and all all stages of a business idea or venture. The StartMeUp process is managed by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and strongly supported by faculty, university administration, sector experts, community activists, and other partners. All appropriate participants are given a [...]
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 Sci Innovation Competition (Sci Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition), Canada’s largest innovation competition returns. This year the competition has expanded to include preliminary regional competitions in some of Canada’s most vibrant tech hubs, in a runup to the final to be held at Toronto’s City Hall on March 23, 2019.
Entering to the third year, the [...]
SheEO provides zero-interest loans to ventures that are majority-led by women or non-binary individuals, who are working on some of the world’s most pressing issues. With chapters in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and the U.K., SheEO has helped 73 ventures access more than $6 million in funding.
The Social Ventures Zone is the home of social innovators at Canada’s most entrepreneurial university. We work with students, alumni, faculty and people from the broader community to build social ventures that create real impact. At the Social Ventures Zone, we work with innovators to develop their ventures, supporting them with coaching, training, work space, and funding opportunities– [...]