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Bring your big idea to life or level up your existing business. Our broad range of accelerators serve students, alumni and researchers at every stage.
The University of Toronto Entrepreneurship Community consists of 10+ Accelerators across our three campuses. Our entrepreneurial initiatives leverage the numerous strengths of a globally recognized university to provide an incredible range of unique offerings to current or aspiring innovators.
Focused on a diverse set of outcomes, we strive to ensure that anyone with the passion to build and explore has doors to enter and a community to support them.
We believe in entrepreneurship as a catalyst to accelerate:
- Entrepreneurial education to develop world-leading talent
- The adoption of new technologies
- Discussion around innovative ideas
- The participation of under-represented and racialized groups in our ecosystem
- The creation and growth of new companies for economic and social benefit
Our community of accelerators supports student entrepreneurs, alumni-led startups, and researchers to turn their passion, ideas and innovations into successful ventures.
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No matter what type of entrepreneur you are, U of T has an accelerator that can help your social enterprise or tech startup reach its highest potential. The University of Toronto is home to a variety of entrepreneurship programs serving students, alumni, and faculty from all disciplines and levels of experience. Some programs have formal intake programs and others are accepted on a rolling basis.