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Next 36 Applications OPEN

Next 36 Applications OPEN

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16, 2018 APPLY NOW Program Details: Applications for the 2019 cohort of Next 36 are NOW LIVE! Are you an ambitious, entrepreneurial student or recent grad with the drive to create impact? Do you have an idea for a startup but just aren’t sure where to start? Have you already started working on something awesome, […]

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Ignite Durham Spark Centre + Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Pitch Competitions

Ignite Durham Spark Centre + Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Pitch Competitions

LEARN MORE HERE   WHAT IS IGNITE? Ignite is one of the most exciting, internationally recognized pitch competitions for Canadian technology, innovative or inventive entrepreneurs. Now in its sixth year, the Ignite Pitch Competition looks to award upwards of $125,000 of seed funding to successful entrepreneurs. To date, Ignite has awarded over $300,000 in prize […]

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Startup Open House 2018

Startup Open House 2018

Job seekers, investors, curious neighbours… Ever wonder what it’s like inside a startup? This is your free ticket to your local startup community. Step into the offices of your city’s most vibrant startups and see for yourself what the startup spirit is all about. How do I get to experience the hustle? WALK-IN: Yes, it’s […]

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Elevate Toronto Festival

Elevate Toronto Festival

WHAT IS ELEVATE? Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. An essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, the event features inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, and epic socials. Join us September 21-27, 2018 in Toronto to be a part of […]

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Ignite Capital Competition

Ignite Capital Competition

  APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2018 LEARN MORE HERE   Ignite Capital is a Toronto-based not-for-profit that gives aspiring Ontario entrepreneurs, who have limited access to capital, the opportunity to compete for funding and business support. Ignite Capital is an annual competition that invites emerging Ontario entrepreneurs who have limited access to capital, to compete […]

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Using Technology to Improve Productivity Boot Camp

Using Technology to Improve Productivity Boot Camp

In today’s digital era, the pace of business is faster than ever before. There’s more partners to meet, more competitors to beat, more customers to attract, and more ways to reach them… but no more hours in the day. This is where technology comes in handy. Upgraded technology has become a leading driver for digital […]

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Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Announced in Budget 2018, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy will help women to grow their businesses with access to financing, talent, networks and expertise. As part of this strategy, the Government of Canada will invest in the creation of a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub. The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will serve as a one-stop source of knowledge, data and best […]

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The Canadian Export Challenge

The Canadian Export Challenge

This Fall, Startup Canada, in partnership with UPS, Export Development Canada, and the Trade Commissioner Service are showcasing and supporting the global ambitions of 2,500 borderless businesses across Canada. Apply now to join the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort and get: Exposure to and support from Canada’s export, trade and growth ecosystem; Free access to a 1-Day Global Accelerator in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax, or Vancouver; Secured entry into the Canadian […]

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Women Founders Fund

Women Founders Fund

INVESTING IN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Although women in Canada now represent 47 percent of Canadian business owners and contribute $148 billion in economic activity, they continuously face barriers to accessing capital to start and scale their businesses. This gap is particularly exposed when looking at female entrepreneurs in STEM fields. Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for economic […]

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