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Intuit Prosperity Accelerator is a four-month pilot-focused program where selected startups have access to a mentorship network, $20,000 towards pilot execution, and the opportunity for follow-on investment from Highline Beta. Read More
Ivey's main campus is affiliated with Western University and is located on the Western campus in London, Ontario Read More
The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is a non-profit program designed to support women in making impactful connections, learning valuable skills, and breaking into new markets to spur their venture growth. Read More
The Hub Incubator collaborates with UofG students who aspire to become entrepreneurs and establish their own startup ventures. Through our three programs, we empower student founders to cultivate their early-stage venture ideas. Read More
Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) Cleantech is a 10-week virtual program run by the Consulates General of Canada in New York and San Francisco that helps high-growth-potential cleantech companies. Read More
Energizing Life Community Fundo supports organizations and communities by funding projects that focus on the physical, psychological and emotional safety of Ontarians Read More
The Ingenuity Ascend Accelerator program is a great opportunity for entrepreneurial-minded Lakehead University students and alumni looking to transition an idea into a business opportunity or accelerate the growth and development of their early-stage start-up.  Read More
Hamilton’s Economic Development Office is the central point of contact for business assistance. Its services are geared to serve new start-up companies, corporate relocations, and the expansion and retention of existing business. Read More
Venture13 brings together early-stage entrepreneurs with our innovation partners to connect, empower and accelerate new ventures. It is a place and a pathway for business growth synchronized with economic development and diversification. Read More
Bioenterprise Corporation is a business accelerator and commercialization agent, established to help promote the creation, growth and expansion of businesses engaged in Agri-Technologies Read More
BrandProject is an early-stage venture capital fund that invests in consumer products, services, and technology companies Read More
Center of Aging and Brain Health Innovation is a solution accelerator with a particular interest in promoting innovation in the field of aging and brain health Read More
Coralus invests in women-led and majority women-owned ventures that creates social impact through new models, new mindsets, and new solutions for a better world Read More
The CEISI is devoted to creating programs and offering opportunities for students and members of the community to gain venture experience through support and funding opportunities.  Read More
SparQ Studios is a makerspace and design studio that provides a wide range of tools, machinery, knowledge, and expertise so that you can bring your idea into a physical form.  Read More
The Black Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (BEE) - Southeastern Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that is a resource and acceleration hub for Black owned businesses and early-stage Black entrepreneurship  Read More
The Translational Institute of Medicine (TIME) is a virtual institute based in the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University. Its mission to enhance collaboration and optimize access to research platforms. Read More
The GeoEngineering Centre studies multiple features which is then translated to business ventures, all concentrating on below-ground works involving tunnels, mining, groundwater and more.  Read More
The Queen’s ePOWER Centre brings together academic and industrial partners to develop a broad range of applications and expertise in the field of power electronics.  Read More
The CAC supports the community by providing access to innovative digital research infrastructure, including tools, skills, and services.  Read More
Boundless is an award-winning accelerator that equips entrepreneurs with expert mentorship, resources, education, and connections to help them build innovative, sustainable ventures.  Read More
The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is an innovative 7-session virtual initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets. Read More
The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is an innovative 7-session virtual initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets. Read More
Town of Tillsonburg offers companies a strategic location in Ontario’s agriculture and manufacturing heartland. With low business and development costs, progressive policies and a high-speed fibre optic network, Tillsonburg is home to more than 600 regional, national and international companies. Read More
The Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce has an amazing friendly staff/board that truly cares about helping local businesses succeed. The Chamber is our go to for information that is not readily available. Read More
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is a nationally focused not-for-profit business accelerator that provides critical strategic investment, advice and services to business developers of clean, green and sustainable technologies. Read More
The Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe, supported by the municipalities of Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny, works in partnership with community-minded individuals, groups and organizations to maximize economic prosperity in North Simcoe. Read More
Our mission is to provide technology-driven human resource services to support small to mid-size companies align their business strategy with their people. Whether you’re an employer or a professional, we will help your brand flo from within. Read More
The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and professionals in our region.  Read More
Web3 Ventures is an accelerator that prefers to invest in the digital identity, communication, and gaming industries. It seeks to invest in projects and founders developing technical and cultural breakthroughs for the decentralized web. Read More
Startup Ottawa is a place for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to gather, learn from each other and get access to invaluable resources, and programming Read More
The Safe x Connected Cities Accelerator is a milestone-driven accelerator program for early-stage companies, with a mission to take on the chasm that every startup must cross: access to scale. Read More
Red Jar Capital is a successful entrepreneurs, corporate finance experts, deal makers and operators who want to partner with people that we like and trust to help them build great companies - and have some fun along the way. Read More
Ontario Startup Studio provides a unique startup ecosystem system where startups don't just grow, they thrive. It was founded in 2023 and is located in Ontario, Canada. Read More
Marketplace Ventures is a leading e-commerce enabler and incubator for D2C brands on Shopify. Specializing in growth acceleration, private equity and strategic joint venture partnerships for early stage e-commerce brands. Read More
Joule launching a COVID-19 Innovation grant program that will provide up to $1 million in funding to help scale up ideas and innovations to address the pandemic. Read More
Ignite AI is a business accelerator that seeks to invest in AI ventures. Chris Matys founded Ignite AI to help entrepreneurs scale their AI companies. The firm started its operation in 2017 and is headquartered in Markham, Ontario. Read More
GDA Capital is a global organization that provides vertically integrated financial technology services to institutional clients and disruptive technology companies Read More
Gamma Venture Labs (“GVL”) is based in Toronto and provides financing to start-ups through ideation, product development, MVP achievement, commercialization and meaningful ARR realization Read More
DigitalCPR Pre-Accelerator is a 10 weeks program focusing on providing support to innovative startups with breathtaking ideas. Read More
Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge is a non-profit Read More
Cambrian R&D helps you access funding, support, and skilled workers to facilitate research & development to help grow your business. Read More
VentureLab is powering hardtech founders to build and scale globally competitive ventures that advance Canada's knowledge-based economy. Read More
HELIX is Seneca’s on-campus Incubator dedicated to developing the entrepreneurial mindset for students and participants from the broader community. With the support of a team of mentors and industry leaders, HELIX provides workshops, resources, experiential learning opportunities, incubation space and access to a like-minded peer community. Read More
YSpace is York University’s community innovation hub located in Downtown Markham. We support tech, agri-food, women and black-led businesses and community members alike to collaborate and connect to resources within the University and throughout the York Region.  Read More
McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) is Canada’s premier research and innovation park supporting startups, business, research and offering collaborative space to transform ideas from vision to commercial reality. Our mission is to help companies grow.  Read More
Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative and award-winning program specifically designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises leverage sales into international markets by creating a strategic growth plan. Read More
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Comparative Analysis of Top Cities for Startups in Ontario

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