in Canada for research-based startups
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.
in University-managed incubators globally
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.