Catch up on the latest news and available resources from Enterprise Toronto and our partners in the business support eco-system.
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Enterprise Toronto is now accepting applications from students who want to participate in the Summer Company program in 2017. The program is geared toward young people 15 to 29 years old who will be returning to school, and helps them set up their own businesses for the summer.
Ontario is giving young entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business ideas to experts and the public through the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition.
The City of Toronto's new Startup Launch Program is now taking applications for the March 2017 cohort.
The City of Toronto has three small business centres that provide support to over 25,000 entrepreneurs in Toronto every year. To better serve clients, they are now offering more resources online and have opened a coworking space for entrepreneurs.
Centennial College's Centre of Entrepreneurship has launched a new program supporting technology-driven businesses from all sectors seeking assistance in growing and innovating their businesses.
The City of Toronto, Startup Toronto and Biz Launch have partnered to deliver a new program that provides training, support and office space to entrepreneurs looking to develop their business ideas and growth plans.
Since launching in 2013, the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute has worked with more than 165 non-profit and for-profit startups across four program streams providing plenty of room for cross-pollination and heightened understanding surrounding the value of social enterprise.
Before becoming a key mentor in Toronto’s startup ecosystem Greg Thompson experienced his own successes and failures. From running a furniture franchise to introducing laser tag to the Canadian masses, Thompson reflects on his life as an entrepreneur and the lessons he’s learned.
TruShield Insurance and Enterprise Toronto are proud to announce a new partnership aimed at supporting small business owners and entrepreneurs through education.
Canadians have become more health conscious but alcoholic drinks haven’t caught up to the trend – until now, with SoCIAL LITE Vodka’s 80 calorie offerings
Gilleen Witkowski offers Torontonians dog-walking services with a little something extra -- accountability.
Shaharris Beh finds purpose in building up local tech communities with an ultimate goal of fighting global inequality.
Serial entrepreneur Ramona Gallagher centers her business coaching geared towards people with disabilities and on social assistance around one major principal – build a community.
With a Live Green Card, residents can save up to 25 per cent on eco-friendly products and services at more than 500 shops, restaurants, spas and attractions across Toronto.
Entrepreneurs in need of advice and assistance to start or grow their small business can now take advantage of a series of web-based training modules provided by the City of Toronto's small business centre, Enterprise Toronto.
Did somebody say sea urchin mousse? U-Feast is creating win-win-win events that fill up restaurants during slow days, exposes up-and-coming chefs, and helps meet Toronto foodies' appetites for a unique dining experience.
Kaylie Greaves and Allison Rhodes of Kahoots connect entrepreneurs with ambitious students looking to add startup experience to their resume.
Toronto film director and AWE Company founder Srinivas Krishna teamed up with the City of Toronto and Ryerson Multimedia Research Lab to enrich the Fort York experience through virtual reality. Three years in the making, the guided tour and augmented reality program lets visitors walk through the history of the two hundred year old fort.
Marketplace lending platform Borrowell, launched in March 2015, is providing a new model for lending and borrowing by directly connecting investors and responsible loan-seekers – while offering lower lending rates than traditional suppliers.
Connor Dickie and Justin Pahara are DNA-tinkering, biotech democratizing guys. Which is why they co-founded Synbiota, an integrated software and wetware platform for rapid DNA prototyping – developed for do-it-yourself biotech devotees.
Inbae Ahn, founder of Stone Soup Innovation Labs, is creating an inexpensive model for incubating that can be set up and run by like-minded entrepreneurs.
The Entrepreneurship Connections program supports the unique needs of newcomer entrepreneurs by offering business plan development, legal advice, communications training, mentoring and more.
Steve Uster saw the difficulty small businesses had getting the capital needed to grow from bank loans. His FundThrough startup is a B2B portal that matches lenders with small business owners through a type of accounts receivables financing.
BIZ Futures is a skills development and business support program designed for entrepreneurs with disabilities who are thinking about starting their own business.
The Toronto Fashion Incubator helped Bojana Nikolic connect with mentorship and resources. Her luxury outerwear business Sentaler now has customers from Abu Dhabi to Australia and is looking to expand with a showroom in the U.S.
After a day of roundtables and free flow meanderings, a group of entrepreneurs, technologists and BIA directors brainstormed a toolkit to help small businesses thrive in the ever-evolving digital reality. They established five pillars of a digital main street, and devised tentative strategies for putting them into place.
Business eXcellence, or Biz-X, is a new B2B digital community and suite of tools that allow users to leverage social media to generate sales leads. CEO Shawn Bayati and his team are working to build a critical mass that will take the business to the next level.
Looking to help up-and-coming designers launch their fashion businesses, Laura-Jean Bernhardson of Toronto-based retailer Fresh Collective created a program to show them the ropes of the business.