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  • Ryerson University boasts 10 accelerators called zones, each focusing on a different industry: Biomedical Zone, Clean Energy Zone, Design Fabrication Zone, DMZ, Fashion Zone, iBoost, Legal Innovation Zone, Science Discovery Zone, Social Ventures Zone and TransMedia Zone. The 10 zones are spread across Ryerson’s downtown campus to promote collaboration with students, academics, local businesses, tech companies and neighbouring accelerators.
  • Established in 1968, YES has the experience and expertise to deliver programs and services helping youth find a job or start a business.  Specializing in career counselling and job placement YES is 83% successful in finding jobs, training, education or business outcomes for youth.
  • The York Angels Investors are a group of accredited investors with a broad range of professional experience. The focus is on information technology, telecommunications, internet; online applications, enterprise and SaaS software, retail and pharmaceutical.
  • Operating from the Youth Business Centre, BizStart is a fulltime, six months entrepreneurship training program that assists youth ages 16-29 to start a business. Training is offered in marketing, business planning, management, web design and other business related topics. Youth are matched with a mentor from the business community for ongoing support and advice. Successful candidates will receive: • 6 Months [...]
  • Xaphan Group partners with early stage and other growth-orientated businesses to fuel passage through the various stages of building companies; from prototype to sustainable and profitable revenue growth. Their collaborative approach features strategic planning and operational assistance, mentorship, and financial capital – generally in the range of $50,000 to $1,000,000.
  • The Connector is a newly renovated co-working space launched by the Working Women Community Centre located at the Victoria Park Hub in the city’s east end. Connector was developed for entrepreneurs, freelancers, designers, and startups. We offer membership rates and benefits that will enable you to do your best work in a collaborative environment.
  • WorkCo is thoughtfully designed as a place of purpose, inspiration, achievement and happiness. From the airy and open loft-style setting to the abundance of natural light streaming in from the oversized warehouse windows and skylights, the ambience is calm and curated for your work day well-being. You’ll appreciate the comfort of the ergonomic furniture and refreshing details like the [...]
  • Work-Sharing (WS) is an adjustment program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer. The measure provides income support to employees eligible for Employment Insurance benefits who work a temporarily reduced work week while their employer recovers. Financial aid [...]
  • WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide beautiful workspace, an inspiring community, and meaningful business services to 100,000 members around the world. From startups and freelancers to small businesses and large corporations, our community is united by a desire for our members to create meaningful work and lead meaningful lives—to be a part of something greater than
  • Wesley Clover invests in both private and public businesses within the following industries: Information and Communication Technology, Digital Media and Real Estate or Leisure.
  • Werklund Ventures helps clients in a wide variety of innovative industries.
  • Our Primary fund is a Growth-Equity fund making significant minority or joint-venture equity investments into high quality companies for growth initiatives. Target investment amount for the fund is $2-$10m per portfolio company but we are flexible for size and able to execute larger transactions if necessary.