Incubate is a 16 months incubation program that supports companies that have a developed product and are already in the market with early sales. This program puts a focus on helping startups find their product-market fit and building an effective growth plan.

Incubator Program

YEDI accepts 15 entrepreneurs per cohort. Accepted students undergo a free, intensive 16-week program, including formal academic lectures by YEDI instructors, workshop-based training in entrepreneurship, and mentorship by key industry leaders. At the end of the incubator, entrepreneurs will have a professionally developed business plan, an executive summary, and a proper business model that is…

The Forge Business Incubator

The Forge Business Incubator, an 8-month incubation program funded by McMaster University, is serving novel and scalable startups in the Hamilton, Greater Toronto, and Niagara Regions. Launched in 2015, The Forge works hands-on with entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas from ideation and validation to growth. The Forge is sector agnostic and offers cohort-based programming.

HELIX (Incubator)

HELIX, Seneca’s on campus innovation and entrepreneurship incubator, invites Seneca students, graduates, faculty and staff, along with members of the community, to explore and develop their entrepreneurial mindset. HELIX provides the tools needed to design and launch a scalable startup or to innovate from within an existing organization as an intrapreneur. Supports for entrepreneurs include…


Capacity Buyback Program

The Capacity Buyback program encourages and rewards commercial and institutional organizations by: 1. offering a free water audit to help identify ways to reduce water use; 2. rewarding participants that implement permanent water-saving measures with a one-time cash rebate of up to 30 cents per litre of water saved per average day; 3. helping participants…