ACCESS Community Capital Fund provides microloans ($5,000 to $15,000) for people with poor or no credit scores, and those that cannot access loans from traditional banks. Access Community Capital Fund has supported roughly 200 companies across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area since being founded in Toronto in 1999. With the advent of remote work, the group is [...]
The Canadian Film Centre Media Lab provides bespoke training, mentorship and connections to digital-media entrepreneurs, particularly those working in virtual reality and augmented reality. The Media Lab is looking to expand membership to more female business owners from Black and Indigenous communities, as well as other minority groups.
The CEAD works to help students and recent alumni realize their early-stage career goals in art and design with workshops, mentorship, job placements and networking opportunities. The centre organizes informal peer-to-peer sessions as well as provides on-one-on career advising.
This early-stage entrepreneurship hub supports Humber students, alumni, staff and community at their earliest stages of entrepreneurship. In addition to providing accelerator and incubator support and training, the centre also features a media production studio, 3-D printing and demonstration areas.
Founded at the Rotman School of Management, and with nine locations in North America and Europe, Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) targets seed-stage tech companies with the potential to become massive international players. The program’s mentors include former Google CFO Patrick Pichette, Tesla project director Shivon Zilis, and astronaut Chris Hadfield.