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  • 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.
  • BizStart 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 [...]
  • 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.
  • XPF is a unique opportunity to invest in the growth of Asia, without the risks associated with the investments. This fund specifically leverages Canada’s unique relationship with Asia to extract value for North American companies.
  • 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.
  • BDC can help finance vital growth initiatives, such as developing new products, launching new products, adding e-commerce to the business and upgrading the marketing and promotion strategy.
  • 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 [...]
  • Our Mission is to empower Women entrepreneurs, economic growth by training, certifying, and facilitating the development of women-owned businesses by industry sector. We provide essential “Get Started and Grow Business Services” for women entrepreneurs looking to build a sustainable, successful and significant business. Our space is suited for women entrepreneurs in early stages, across all industries, and serving B2B and [...]
  • The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality, women’s economic empowerment, and supporting women entrepreneurs through the new Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (the Strategy) announced in Budget 2018. As part of the Strategy, the Government has made funding available to women-owned and/or women-led businesses to support them to grow and pursue market opportunities abroad. The Women [...]
  • 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