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Futurepreneur

Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39 for the last 2 decades.

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Canada, United States, International
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Early, Growth

CoFounders Lab

CoFounders Lab provides services to entrepreneurs and startups through its online platform. The company is currently one of the largest matchmaking service platforms for entrepreneurs in the world.

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Canada, United States, International
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Early, Growth

Founder Institute

Through a challenging and rigorous curriculum, the Founder Institute provides early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs with the structure, training, mentor support, and global network needed to start an enduring company.

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Canada
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Early

Eudaimonia

Eudaimonia is a seed stage investor and advisory firm that works with scalable impact- businesses and provides financial support as well as mentorship, executive team creation & coaching, strategy development, operational guidance and support through successive rounds of financing.

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Canada
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Early

The Next Big Thing

Hands-on training, coaching, and professional services to accelerate youth entrepreneurs aged 17-25.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

The Next Founders

Next Founders is a program that accelerates the growth of Canada’s most promising entrepreneurs by providing mentorship, access to capital, and unparalleled founder development.

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Canada
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ACCESS Community Capital Fund

ACESS helps promising entrepreneurs with viable business plans gain access to financing not available through other sources. Individual loans are made using a character based lending decision, where the abilities, skills and commitment of the applicant in conjunction with the strength of the business plan are key decision criteria. ACCESS clients are typically entrepreneurs who have been running a business less than two years or are just starting a new business. The borrower may have no credit history or may have a poor credit record due to unemployment, illness or unforeseen life events. ACCESS supports individuals through the application process and beyond providing consultation, mentorship and resources.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

Capital Investment Network

An investment community comprised of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and professionals representing a large pool of current and potential investment wealth with a vision to enhance the deployment of smart capital from and in the region, improve access to investment opportunities and facilitate the flow of capital to great businesses.

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Canada
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Propellor Advisors

Advisors to Social Enterprises.

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Canada
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Early

Canadian Social Enterprise Forum

The Canadian Social Entrepreneurship Foundation brings a fresh, innovative, high impact and energetic contribution to the Social Entrepreneurship field. It’s focus on education, mentorship, networking and resourcing is critical to the growth of a flourishing social economy in Canada.

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Canada
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Acetech

BC’s only not for profit organization formed by CEOs for CEOs of companies innovating with technology. ACETECH helps CEO’s lead better, grow faster and feel empowered by offering a growth strategy program; transformative event experiences; and a trusted peer group for ongoing support.

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Canada
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Women in Communication and Technology

Mentorship & education for female entrepreneurs in tech in Canada.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

Mentorship & networking for female entrepreneurs.

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Canada, United States, International
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Growth

Endeavor

Mentorship for CEOs of companies globally – mostly developing nations.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

BC Tech Association

Provides opportunities for the tech industry to collaborate, learn, and grow together and serves as a platform to grow the tech ecosystem, building programs and initiatives that uphold the core values: Be of Service, Succeed Together, Pay it Forward.

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Canada
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Mentor Capital Network

Invests expertise in social entrepreneurs, connecting a global web of experts with visionary, early stage entrepreneurs who are developing mission-driven market solutions to address the world’s biggest social, economic, and environmental problems.

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Canada, United States, International
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The Sprint

TenX is a global business accelerator that helps business owners and entrepreneurs learn & apply great business principles, through interactive peer mentorship & advising.

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Canada
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Growth

Foresight

With a focus on cleantech, Foresight’s VAP helps early-stage entrepreneurs in BC grow their companies through ongoing coaching, mentors, and networking opportunities.

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Canada
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Vancity Social Enterprise (SE) Portfolio Program

Vancity Community Foundation has established a portfolio program to provide multi-year grants and mentorship for social enterprises that have growth potential. Applications for this program are by invite only. This is a collaborative program between Vancity and Vancity Community Foundation.

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Canada
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Entrepreneurship@UBC

E@UBC offers both e@UBC Accelerator and e@UBC Accelerator for Genomics and Life Sciences. Both are for UBC students only and equip participants the skills and tools needed to increase their chances of success.

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Canada
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Early, Growth

New Ventures BC

The BCIC New Ventures Competition is a four-round business venture competition for early-stage BC entrepreneurs with a tech-focused idea. It features business education seminars, networking, mentoring, and a chance at $300,000 in cash and prizes.

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Canada
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Business Plan Writer

The only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. The internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.

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Canada
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WUTIF Capital (VCC) Inc.

WUTIF Capital (VCC) Inc. is a novel angel fund that co-invests with angel investors in promising new technology ventures in British Columbia. Criteria for eligibility: https://wutif.wordpress.com/entrepreneurs/

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