UNVEILING OF COOPERATHON 2022

WE ARE BACK! UNVEILING OF COOPERATHON 2022   Cooperathon, the platform for the creation of impact entrepreneurship and the largest open innovation competition in Canada, is back for a 7th edition in a new hybrid format with Cooperathon 2022. Do you have an innovative idea or would you like to join a project with high social […]

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CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition

Canada’s brightest innovators will converge in the CNE Gaming Garage Powered by AMD on August 28 to pitch their cutting edge inventions and compete for prize money. The Pitch Competition Categories Home, Everyday Living, and Leisure: This category will feature start-ups that focus on the connected home, everyday living essentials, education, travel, and leisure. The companies could […]

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HUAWEI SPARK IGNITE 2022

Ignite your startup's potential and accelerate your growth with Huawei! Huawei Spark Ignite 2022 is back! Bigger and better, this year’s edition is calling for a new batch of startups who DARE TO EXCEED the boundaries of their perceived limits by partnering Huawei to help startups realise their ambitions and exceed their potential. This year, we're calling for ambitious […]

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Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities

Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities WHAT IS ECHO? Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities (ECHO) is a specialized experiential training program led by veteran entrepreneurs and consultants across a variety of sectors. ECHO provides innovators of cardiovascular technologies with entrepreneurship training, mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities. To reach teams across Canada, ECHO is a fully virtual […]

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Small Business Accelerator

The Small Business Accelerator Program (SBA) offers free training and support for entrepreneurs with viable ideas or in the startup/growth stages. The Small Business Accelerator (SBA) is a workshop series that will equip you with the tools you need to develop your business idea and plan. In the SBA program, you’ll: Develop your idea and […]

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Ideation Lab Info Session

Calling on innovators from all backgrounds! About this event ICUBE at UTM is excited to be facilitating the Ideation Lab during the Fall of 2022 to help you put big ideas into action! By taking part in the program, you can access webinars, live events, and mentorship, needed to map out a sustainable business or […]

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 Business & Leadership Essential Certificate Program

In partnership with the Black Entrepreneurship Alliance at Black Creek Community Health Centre (BCCHC), York University TD Community Engagement Centre, and the Schulich Executive Education Centre, we have launched the Business & Leadership Essential Certificate Program. This is a FREE 2-month virtual program designed for early-in-career Black professionals, employees, career changers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs looking to quickly develop their business skills […]

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Telus #StandWithOwners

Want a chance to boost your business with $25,000 in funding, advertising, and technology? We are recommitting $1M to empower Canadian business. Own a business that deserves a boost? Apply for a chance to receive $25,000 in funding, advertising, and technology. Each $25,000 prize package includes… Funding $10,000 in cash to help boost your business. […]

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Product Feasibility Bootcamp

The Product Feasibility Bootcamp is a FREE 8-week virtual program designed to support Black entrepreneurs with a food or beverage product go from ideation to full feasibility study, giving them the confidence to proceed with their business idea! Gain free-of-charge access to workshops, mentors, start-up perks, a network of peers & more. PROGRAM TIMELINE Applications Open - […]

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Venture Catalyst Program (TECH)

The Venture Catalyst program BEA stream supports early-stage Black technology-based ventures to refine their innovative concepts and validate the business opportunity. Black founders engage in a free 6-week training and mentorship program designed to validate their startup ideas and bring a proof-of-concept to life. Participants gain unique access to interactive online workshops, expert mentorship, peer support, and startup resources needed […]

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