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Campus Startups 101

A starting point for University of Toronto students looking for entrepreneurship opportunities and resources on campus

The entrepreneurship ecosystem

This guide introduces the opportunities for University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and affiliated researchers who are interested in or are in the process of launching a new company or venture.

Explore this guide to discover mentoring support, programs, space, and funding available across campus, including the library, and around the city.

Entrepreneurial communities are often described as "ecosystems." This metaphor reflects the system of interconnected parts that enable startups to grow and thrive. Image of Toronto harbour and skyline

At University of Toronto, this ecosystem is made up of:

Accelerators and incubators
Courses and programs
Funding opportunities
Library resources and workshops
Research commercialization
Space and equipment
Startups and ventures
Toronto community resources

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