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Ontario Marks Grand Opening of Innovation Space in Markham

New Space Will Help Businesses Take New Technology to Global Markets May 8, 2017 1:30 P.M. Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science Ontario has partnered with IBM Canada, Ontario Centres of Excellence and ventureLAB to open the IBM Innovation Space-Markham Convergence Centre that will provide businesses access to the technology and expertise they need to grow and compete in the global

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Once-Through Cooling (OTC) System Replacement Incentive Program

  York Region offers simple water audits for small and medium size businesses. Participating businesses will receive information on estimated water savings from recommended opportunities identified, including access to OTC System Replacement Incentive. Financial incentives of up to $3,000 are available for facilities to replace OTC system (i.e., condensing units, ice machines) with equivalent water efficient equipment. York Region will verify eligibility and completion

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Starter Company – Welcomes Carlin Jessop and Marcus Schwan!

Carlin Jessop Kalos Creations Kalos Creations (KC) owned and operated by Carlin Jessop provides clients with top quality makeup and hair styling services. Carlin strives to deliver service that surpasses clients’ expectations and focuses on personalizing their experience. Clients will have an experience where they feel pampered, thus increasing their overall enjoyment. Products used are high quality and salon approved.
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York Region developing Agriculture and Agri-Food Strategy to enhance thriving agricultural economy

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York, with the support of the York Region Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group, is developing an agriculture and agri-food strategy to provide direction for the long-term growth of the agricultural and food production sector in York Region. Producers, processors and other food production-chain members in York Region are encouraged to participate and provide input through

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Ontario Launches Challenge to Support Innovation and Growth for Business

Partnering With Businesses to Provide Innovative Government Services March 1, 2017 9:21 A.M. Ontario is inviting small- and medium-sized businesses to develop, test and demonstrate innovative solutions to challenges that will enhance government programs and services across the province. Through the Small Business Innovation Challenge, Ontario is seeking innovative technological solutions for two challenges: Allowing people to prove who they

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Starter Company – Welcomes Dashmir Bylykbashi and Felicia Giangualano!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Dashmir Bylykbashi and Felicia Giangualano.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Dashmir Bylykbashi Dash Studios Dash Studios is a disk-jockey (DJ) company that provides services across southern Ontario for the last 2 years. The company is owned and operated by Dashmir Bylykbashi. The
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Dragons’ Den Auditions are now open!

It’s time for all aspiring entrepreneurs to get their business pitches ready for a chance to be a part of Dragons’ Den’s incredible 12th season on CBC. Our producers will once again head coast to coast on the multi-city audition tour in search of the country’s best businesses in need of a Dragon investment. The audition tour welcomes participants of

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Artrepreneur: Applications Now Open!

Applications For Cohort 4 Now Open! Deadline for Applications: Monday, March 13, 2017 by Midnight Duration of Program: In Class: Wednesday Evenings May 3 – August 2, 2017, Expo: September 2017 Click here to apply for Artrepreneur Cohort 4 About Artrepreneur Artrepreneur is a program designed to equip independent artists, arts administrators and creative entrepreneurs with vital business skills needed for success across all

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Starter Company – Welcomes Victoria Fenninger and Samantha Lahonen!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Victoria Fenninger and Samantha Lahonen.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Victoria Fenninger Fenninger Racing Inc. Fenninger Racing Inc. is an Alpine Ontario Alpin sanctioned ski race club that offers race training at Sir Sam's in Haliburton and at Earl Bales Park in
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Starter Company – Welcomes Heather Loduca

Congratulations to another YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicant – Heather Loduca.  This youth entrepreneur will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help her launch or expand business operations. Heather Loduca Crown + Pride Heather Loduca is the owner of Crown + Pride (C+P) an incorporated online women's clothing business. The strengths of her product are that they are great quality, fashion forward,
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