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YORK ENTREPRENEURSHIP APPLICATION

  • Eligibility

    • Applicant is the venture’s founder; co-founder(s) will be considered;
    • Any adult age or background;
    • A unique and innovative idea that is in raw, seed, early, or growth stage;
    • For-profit startup
    • Applicant(s) is able to arrive to Toronto, ON for program. Successful applicants will receive a letter of invitation from Shulich Executive Education Center, in order to obtain appropriate visa;
    • An ability to communicate in English equivalent to a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5;
    • Completion of one year of study in a post-secondary institution;

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  • Eligibility

    • Applicant is the founder; co-founder(s) will be considered;
    • Any adult age or background;
    • A unique and innovative for-profit venture that is in raw, seed, early, or growth stage;
    • Start-up is or will be based in Toronto or York Region;
    • Company must not have recieved previous investment from:
      OCE SmartStart
      OBIO CAAP
      Next36
      Communitech Women in Technology
      Northhumberland CFDC
      Waterloo Accelerator Centre – JumpStart
      Bioenterprise
    • Applicant(s) resides in or is able to commute to Toronto, ON for program.

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  • Eligibility

    • A unique and innovative not-for-profit organization that is in raw, seed, early, or growth stage;
    • Applicant is the Executive Director; CEO(s) will be considered;
    • Any adult age or background;
    • Applicant(s) resides in or is able to commute to York Region, ON for program.

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  • Eligibility

    • Applicant is the founder; co-founder(s) will be considered;
    • Entrepreneurs between the ages of 15-29;
    • A unique and innovative for-profit venture or not-for-profit organization that is in raw, seed, early, or growth stage;
    • Start-up is or will be based in Toronto or York Region;
    • Applicant(s) resides in or is able to commute to Toronto, ON for program.

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  • Overview

    The YEDI Business Acceleration Campuses are comprised of commercial, industrial, office, educational, TV studios and theatre spaces.

    Growing ventures may apply for the opportunity to take residence in these spaces and accelerate their ventures through continued education and training. Accepted ventures will have access to a free suite of services including: mentorship, milestone setting, networking and access to investor networks.

    Revenue generating ventures in their growth stage from any industry will be considered.

    YEDI Business Acceleration Campuses are located at 907 Alness Street, Toronto, ON (commercial, industrial, office, educational, TV studios and theatre spaces) and 7250 Keele Street, Vaughan, ON (office spaces only).

    *Space rental rates are determined based on size, use and location.

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