The Entrepreneurship Hatchery

Founded in 2012, The Entrepreneurship Hatchery has been driven by the ideal that students should leave University of Toronto not only with a degree but with a job that they have created themselves and the commitment of developing the entrepreneurial human capital to THINK BIG and transform Canada.

Executive Director: Joseph Orozco

Founded in 2012, The Entrepreneurship Hatchery has been driven by the ideal that students should leave University of Toronto not only with a degree but with a job that they have created themselves and the commitment of developing the entrepreneurial human capital to THINK BIG and transform Canada.
                                                                                                                    
The Hatchery, out of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, provides a comprehensive suite of programs and services designed to help students with entrepreneurial ambitions form teams, develop new competencies and launch their Startup companies. Over the last eight years, The Hatchery has attracted significant mindshare from the students with more than 2000 student in 1015 teams applying and making it a very competitive process where 1136 students in 353 teams have been accepted in the same period of time.
 
The Hatchery offers five programs: Hatchery NEST summer program, LaunchLab, enabling graduate and faculty level research driven startups; Start@UTIAS Hatchery, University of Toronto Institute of Aerospace Studies student-let start-up companies; Hatchery Alumni (Faculty of Engineering alumni coming at a later time in their careers to launch a company) and Hatchery Social, with the goal to provide non-for profit institutions with the tools to create metrics and performance reports.