The Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC) provides a wealth of business advisory services and training programs, targeted at helping small businesses start, grow and succeed. The MSBC offers one-on-one appointments and educational seminars on topics such as: Start-up regulations, business planning, marketing research and strategy, understanding business financing and taxes.
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, services, technologies and businesses.
Seneca College’s entrepreneurship incubator, HELIX (Health Entrepreneurship and Lifestyle Innovation Xchange) is committed to fostering the entrepreneurial potential of students and youth (18-29 years old) by providing experiential and cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship opportunities designed to help youth entrepreneurs develop sustainable and scalable businesses.
HELIX supports young entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups access to state of the art incubator workspace, targeted workshops, networking opportunities, learning-focused community of mentors, innovation and entrepreneurship portal, seed funding, experiential opportunities, network of like-minded peers.
ventureLAB helps entrepreneurs build high-growth, innovative, scalable businesses. The purpose is to help turn ideas into meaningful and sustainable companies. ventureLAB works with its community of innovators to help take innovative companies and helps them grow, scale and most of all succeed.
Innovation York is the innovation office for York University. The unit provides services to faculty members, trainees, students, industry, and the community in five service streams: agreements, industry liaison, knowledge mobilization, commercialization, and entrepreneurship.
Innovation York’s goal is to facilitate and maximize the commercial, economic, and social impacts of research and innovation, and to create a culture of engaged scholarship and experiential learning.