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Chad Hurley - Discovery Featured Keynote

Discovery Featured Keynote Speaker

Discovery welcomes Chad Hurley to Toronto for the first time as the conference's Featured Keynote presentation. Hurley will appear in conversation with Amanda Lang, CBC television's senior business correspondent and host of The Exchange. Register for Discovery now!

Financial institutions, Ontario academics and technology start-ups to become partners in innovation

OCE and the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) will connect companies and institutions in the country’s largest financial services cluster to address individual businesses and industry challenges.
Vote now for your favourite video!

Vote Now for Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch

Visit the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch website by April 2 at 1 p.m. to vote for your favourite pitch.

Alberta-Ontario Innovation Program

Supporting cross-provincial collaborations between industry and academia to solve key industry challenges in both provinces.

SmartStart Seed Fund

Providing funding, training and development for new start-up enterprises by Ontario’s next-generation entrepreneurs.
Calling All Young Entrepreneurs

Calling All Young Entrepreneurs

Serial entrepreneur Albert Lai shares his experiences and advice for young entrepreneurs.

Getting Started

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) can help you turn your idea into income. You can access expert talent in Ontario’s research institutions to solve your innovation challenge. You can gain real-world skills and experience in research and development.
Find out how OCE can help you >

Upcoming Events

  • Global Impact Competition

    The Global Impact Competition (GIC) happens every year in over a dozen countries around the world: this is Canada’s second time. It will be hosted on April 2 by ventureLAB, York Region’s, Markham Ontario-based business acceleration centre, focused on mentoring, partnering and connecting entrepreneurs.
  • Surge Pitch it to Win It! - Mohawk College

    Have you got an idea that you want to scream to the world? Maybe you’re ready to score some serious investors and/or funding and/or partner and/or interest in your business idea. Perhaps you rocked Pitch Training Camp? Let’s put that pitch to the test and see if you have mastered it! 

    Come out for a fun afternoon;  for a chance to get your idea out in the world; and an opportunity to meet other Entrepreneurs in the same situation.
    Gift cards up for grabs!
    We also have a great panel of judges that are ready to hear you Pitch it to Win it!

    Want in? All you have to do is submit your pitch to by April 1st and you’ll be notified by April 4th if your pitch has been accepted! 

    Just want to come and watch the excitement unfold as an audience member? Register today for this FREE event.

    Food and beverages will be provided.
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