Summer Biz School

By mmuise

The Summer Biz School program empowers college and university students (age 18-30) to turn their passions and ideas into real businesses, including up to $2,500 in funding for business startup. This program is an opportunity to develop your business idea by:
- working with local entrepreneurs;
- connecting with potential partners and mentors from across the country;
- developing entrepreneurial skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, networking and relationship building;
- building your resume;
- developing self-determination;
- gaining real world experience;
- using this 2.5-month experience to decide if your business idea is worth pursuing.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a grant of up to $2,500 in funding for business startup.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be a Yukon resident who is:

  • aged 18-30;
  • a college or university student (studying part-time or full-time) planning to return to studies in fall 2023, or to graduate this spring;
  • or a student planning to graduate from high school this spring, and planning to attend a college or university in fall 2023;
  • available for a weekend bootcamp;
  • available to commit between 6-10 flex hours per week to the program from May 8, 2023 to July 14, 2023;
  • no business background required.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

1. This program is located at YukonU Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) in the Northlight building, in downtown Whitehorse.
2. Next intake to be determined. Check back for updates!

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