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Indigenous Entrepreneurship Hub Gets $5M from FedDev Ontario

Indigenous Entrepreneurship Hub Gets $5M from FedDev Ontario

The City of Toronto has received $5M from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) to create an Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE). The ICIE will be the first business incubator of its kind in southern Ontario and will provide space and support in Toronto for Indigenous entrepreneurs who are…

FedDev Ontario Funding: Nearly $6.3M Awarded to Bioenterprise

FedDev Ontario Funding: Nearly $6.3M Awarded to Bioenterprise

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) recently announced nearly $6.3M in funding to create a new network that will help agri-businesses scale up. The funding was awarded to Bioenterprise Corporation, a national, non-profit commercialization accelerator that supports the growth of Canada’s agri-tech industries. Bioenterprise assists businesses at all stages through advisory…

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs: Networking and Growth Services

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs: Networking and Growth Services

DISCLAIMER on July 12, 2021: The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) is no longer in operation and as their website now directs to the general Ontario government’s Business and Economy page. Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) – businesses with fewer than 500 employees – represent the overwhelming majority of economic activity in Canada. These businesses…

[EVENT] June 13: Pitch Day at YSpace for Tech Entrepreneurs

[EVENT] June 13: Pitch Day at YSpace for Tech Entrepreneurs

Delivered through York University, YSpace Markham provides innovators local access to advanced technologies and entrepreneur support services. The innovation incubator offers support to startups within the York Region ecosystem that are ready to scale and achieve the next level of success. Accepted users gain access to incubation space, high-end technologies, expert mentorship, local events, and…

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES): Helping Women Grow Their Businesses

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES): Helping Women Grow Their Businesses

While there is greater gender equality in the workforce than ever before, there is still a gender divide amongst top leaders and entrepreneurs. Less than 16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are women-owned, yet the full and equal involvement of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness. Only 10% of high growth…

Innovation Factory: Tech Startup Resources in Hamilton, Ontario

Innovation Factory: Tech Startup Resources in Hamilton, Ontario

Innovation Factory (iF) is a Hamilton, Ontario-based Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) that provides startup resources, programming, and mentorship to early-stage companies. Since 2011, it’s helped innovators commercialize their ideas and reach the next level of success while also supporting a more collaborative business community. As a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), Innovation…

FedDev Ontario: $440k for TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario

FedDev Ontario: $440k for TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario

The TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario’s BURST incubation program supports startups in the medical technology sector that positions London, Ontario as a focal point for life science innovation. BURST has recently received a replenishment of funding which will allow the program to give more local innovators the chance to turn their ideas into profitable businesses and…

Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RIC) Tech Startup Resources

Ontario Regional Innovation Centres (RIC) Tech Startup Resources

DISCLAIMER on July 12, 2021: The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) is no longer in operation and as their website now directs to the general Ontario government’s Business and Economy page. Establishing your tech business in Ontario can be challenging, but there are many startup resources to support entrepreneurship, including the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE)….

RH Accelerator: Scale-up Resources and Space in London, Ontario

RH Accelerator: Scale-up Resources and Space in London, Ontario

London, Ontario is home to several technology-oriented incubators. Innovation hubs such as Western University’s Propel and Fanshawe’s Leap Junction are a great place for startup companies to establish themselves and develop a minimum viable product (MVP), but once a firm reaches a certain size there’s limited structural support. So, what comes next? Where can early-stage…