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York Region Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund

November 12, 2019

The York Region Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund will drive innovation and entrepreneurship in York Region by supporting promising early-stage start-ups, accelerators, incubators, and community partners.

In partnership with the Regional Municipality of York, we are delighted to introduce the York Region Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund.

The fund will support the development of the innovation and entrepreneurship network in York Region, by supporting promising early-stage start-ups, accelerators, incubators, and community partners. The York Region Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund offers 1:1 matching funds, meaning successful applicants are required to supply or show access to matching funds of the amount requested.

The fund has two streams:

  1. Stream 1: Community Partners
  2. Stream 2: Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Additionally, an annual Pitch Competition will be held in the fall.

Applications for Streams 1 and 2 open on November 18, 2019. Learn more at www.venturelab.ca/innovationfund or sign up for our newsletter for updates.

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