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.
Acme Works is a member of the growing global co-working movement, and shares the belief that productivity and creativity are enhanced by collaboration with other like-minded individuals. In addition to the supportive work environment, ACME members enjoy access to our network of experts, including lawyers, accountants, marketers, and senior executives available for consultation on an hourly basis. ACME members also [...]
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.
Grow your business and increase your profitability with our new Business Innovation and Growth Program, with support from the National Research Council of Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).
Applications for this free program are now being accepted from all eligible SMEs, in order to support them through Innovation and Productivity Services at Centennial College’s Centre of Entrepreneurship.
Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars focuses on solving problems across the property & commercial real estate industry. The possibilities for innovation, disruption & productivity enhancing opportunities are endless. The partnership combines Techstars expertise in tech innovation, startups & alumni network with Colliers’ expertise in real estate, enterprising culture & global network. We are interested in any businesses that touch [...]
Communitech is an innovation centre in Waterloo Region that supports a community of more than 1,000 tech companies—from startups to rapidly-growing mid-sized companies and large global players. A member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, which is funded by the Ontario Government, Communitech helps tech companies start, grow and succeed.
Cookhouse Lab gives insurers the creative place to think out of the box, invent and shape the future of insurance. It is a test kitchen in which insurers collaborate with each other and combine organizational knowledge with other ‘ingredients’ such as innovation experts, legal counsel, designers and entrepreneurs to create the customer experience of tomorrow.
The Design Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC) organizes and leads seminars, workshops, networking events and design charrettes. These activities bring stakeholders from different sectors together to collaborate and to explore higher-level opportunities to leverage design and the work of our local design workforce.
District Ventures Kitchen is a non-profit food incubator. We help Canadian entrepreneurs commercialize food innovation at our production facility in Toronto, and through nationwide support and mentorship programs. From recipe development to national distribution, from cooking facilities to communications strategies — if you have the vision, District Ventures Kitchen can help put your food on Canada’s tables.
The DMZ at Ryerson University is one of Canada’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups. The top-ranked university incubator in North America and third in the world, it helps startups succeed by connecting them with customers, advisors, influencers and other entrepreneurs.
The DMZ is open to all startups that meet its criteria — no Ryerson affiliation is required. Startups [...]
Founder Institute Toronto is one of the hundred worldwide chapters. Founder Institute offers a structured, rigorous four-month, evening, training program targeted at high growth entrepreneurs. Founder Institute works with early stage (a prototype and team with no or few sales) to very early stage (in a full-time job, wants to start a business and doesn’t have the idea [...]