Applications for Ecosystem Investment Funds are currently closed.

The Ecosystem Fund Pilot project launched in Spring 2015 with applications for projects that will enhance entrepreneur connectivity across the country.

Ecosystem Fund applications are available to Startup Canada Communities and will will re-open in Autumn 2015.

Application Requirements:

  1. Projects will impact the environment and / or culture for entrepreneurship locally.
  2. Enhance entrepreneur connectivity to at least one of the following:
    • Support: Training, Mentorship or Infrastructure
    • Growth: Customers, Finance, Major Industry Anchors, Talent
    • Markets: Local, National or Global Markets
  3. Provide an impact statement to explain the issues the project seeks to address.
  4. Projects must be a new initiative that could not happen without the seed funding.
  5. Projects must be delivered in the 6 month funding term
  6. Agree to provide an evaluation and impact report upon project competition.

Program Timeline:

Stay tuned for Autumn 2015.


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