Access to Success

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Access to Success runs one of the world’s leading programs designed to scale startups serving people with disabilities, with access to 200+ mentors.

YWCA Hamilton – PowerUp Program


YWCA Hamilton’s PowerUp Ready and Explore programs guide entrepreneurs to develop skills to successfully start, run and grow their business.

Innovation Challenge

CITM Innovation Challenges

Innovation Challenge provides connected and electrified transportation innovators with access to funding, tech talent, resources, and game-changing opportunities.

Runway by Innovation Factory

Runway by Innovation Factory Resource

Runway supports immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build a business in Canada, helping them receive permanent residence.

Founders Fast Track

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Founders Fast Track program provides start-ups with essential tools, resources, and skills to embark on a first fundraise.

The Forge

The Forge at McMaster

The Forge is McMaster University’s campus-linked, business incubator.

Invest in Hamilton

Hamilton Economic Development HamEcDev Invest in Hamilton

Invest in Hamilton, led by City of Hamilton provides business assistance for start-ups and existing businesses.

MaRS Startup Toolkit   

MaRS Discovery District has created a startup toolkit that has a collection of insights for startups from a community of entrepreneurs.


Strategyzer’s Business Model Canvas is a strategic tool for entrepreneurs to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot their business models.


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PORCH provides a curated, engaging and safe place to build relationships, learn, and help each other succeed.

PARO Centre

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PARO offer counselling, character-based loans of up to $50,000, help to export, and programs to scale, networking opportunities.

Urban Robotics Foundation

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URF is a global non-profit focused on micromobility innovation. URF brings stakeholders together to share best practices and prepare for deployment.