Youth

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Foundation for Entrepreneurial Canada

Dedicated to understanding and advancing entrepreneurship in Canada through education and research. It helps young entrepreneurs build their knowledge and skills.

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Canada
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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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YBI (Youth Business International)

YBI is a global network of independent non-profit initiatives that helps young people to start and grow their own business and create employment. YBI members assist under-served young entrepreneurs with a combination of training, access to capital, mentoring and other business development services.

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Canada
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Youth Social Innovation

YSI is an impact investing fund that supports young entrepreneurs and their impactful ventures.

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Canada
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For Profit
Business Stage
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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The Youth Employment Program

The Youth Employment Program provides financial assistance to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada to hire post-secondary science, engineering, technology, business and liberal arts graduates. Max support of $15,000 (80% of salary) for a period of 6 to 12 months.

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Canada
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Not-For-Profit
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Early, Growth

Coast Capital Savings

Supporting local communities is important to Coast Capital Savings. Their promise is to help build a richer future for youth in communities and they’re looking to award Community Investment Grants to local non-profit and charitable organizations that can help them deliver on their promise.

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Canada
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The Seed Fund

The Seed Fund invests risk capital in new and innovative startups founded by UBC students, alumni, faculty and staff. These early investments are key in helping our startups build momentum in their businesses and serves as a bridge to additional outside investment. The Seed Fund has been created through the generous charitable contributions of UBC alumni and others.

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Canada
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Cooperative
Business Stage
Early

Regional District of Nanaimo

To provide funds on a District-wide basis to organizations requesting financial assistance to offer recreation programs, special events or projects, which would benefit specific communities or the District as a whole; either youth specific (11-18 years) or to other populations.

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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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