Established in 1990 by the City of Toronto with the support of the Province of Ontario's Ministry of Economic Development of Trade, TBDC has been locally, nationally and internationally recognized for its efforts in nurturing the growth of new and emerging businesses. TBDC has been acclaimed as one of the country’s leading business incubators in fostering entrepreneurial community, providing business support and establishing investor relations.
TBDC motivates entrepreneurial-minded individuals from diverse communities to effectively start up and grow their companies through a variety of tailored programs:
The 3- month Business Incubation Program supports the growth of new and emerging businesses by providing a range of key resources such as angel investment access, mentor interventions, 24/7 office space, access to the advisors and investors network, and participation in the community of successful entrepreneurs.
- 3 Months Program
- 3% Equity as Program Fee
- 24x7 Office Space
- Bi-Weekly Mentor Interventions
- Access to Angel Capital (Network)
- Business Support Services (mailing address, discounted legal, accounting & HR plans)
- AWS & Google Credits
- Workshops/Networking Events
Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program provides a platform for early-stage entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and turn them into real businesses. With access to a professional environment and key resources, this allows entrepreneurs to explore and develop their next adventure. The program is designed to expand their trades in a productive environment to accelerate learning while creating a support system.
- 1 Month Program - (renewable up to 6 months)
- $500 per month
- Application is open!
- Coworking Office Space
- Mentor Sessions
- Pitch Perfect
- Business Support Services
We also offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of our entrepreneurs ( Business Inc., OWSED, BIZ Futures, Summer Company, Jumpstart.. )