York Entrepreneurship Development Institute

Site: YEDI Business Acceleration Campus

Service: Incubator and Not-For-Profit Training and Certification Program

Record Details
Alternate Name YEDI
Office Phone 647-919-9334 (647-919-YEDI)
E-Mail info@yedinstitute.org
Website www.yedinstitute.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/YEDInstitute
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/york-entrepreneurship-development-institute-yedi-?trk=ppro_cprof
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/YEDInstitute
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXQP9fuyDlgo3Ai5cq9Njg
Primary Contact Maria Konikov, Director, Operations; Email: mkonikov@yedinstitute.org
Established 2015
Primary Executive Dr Marat Ressin, President
Funding Provincial - Trillium Foundation ; Federal
Description (Service) programs, mentorship and more including: Existing not-for-profit track: Accepted leaders undergo a free, intensive 16-week program including formal academic lectures led by York Entrepreneurship Development Institute instructors, workshop-based training in entrepreneurship, and mentorship by key industry leaders. Upon program completion, leaders will have a formal certificate from the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute along with a professionally developed business plan, executive summary, and proper business model ready to take their organizations to the next level;

Incubator Track: Program graduates are eligible for up to $30,000 in seed funding upon successful program completion * Accepted students undergo a free, intensive 16-week program, including formal academic lectures by Schulich Executive Education Centre instructors, workshop-based training in entrepreneurship, and mentorship by key industry leaders * At end, entrepreneurs will have a professionally developed business plan, an executive summary, and a proper business model* participants receive a formal institutional certification from York & YEDI;

Youth track: 6 month program for entrepreneurs aged 15-29 with unique and innovative for-profit venture or not-for-profit organization that is in raw, seed, early, or growth stage that will be based in Toronto or York Region * training, mentorship, networking opportunities and funding provided;
Hours Incubator (for profit) Track Thu 5:30-9:30 pm (Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University Keele Campus) * Existing Not-For-Profit Track Wed 5:30-9:30 pm, beginning in March 2017 * contact for session details past July
Dates applications anytime * check website for additional intake dates *  
Incubator track: March, 2017 - July, 2017 
Applications for the Fall 2017 Youth Program and Not-For-Profit Tracks are accepted until September 20, 2017
Meetings once weekly once in program
Areas Served Toronto ; York Region ; Charitable Registration # 81209 5735 RR0001
Eligibility Not-For-Profit track: not-for-profit based in or serving York Region for at least 2 years* leaders (for example, Directors or Senior Managers) * expert Committee comprised of industry experts and partners evaluates applications based on set criteria * participate must reside in or be able to commute to York Region for program 
For Profit Track: founder or co-founder with unique and innovative idea in raw or growth stage for startup to be based in York Region or Toronto, can reside or commute to York Region 
YEDI Youth track: founder or co-founder aged 15-29 years who lives in Toronto or able to commute to Toronto for program
Application applications through website
Languages English ; contact for service in other languages
Fees None ; free
Site Location Vaughan
Located In Community Vaughan
Address & Map
YEDI Business Acceleration Campus
907 Alness St
Toronto, ON M3J 2J1
Intersection Dufferin St and Steeles Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ; Business Assistance Services ~ Nonprofit/Philanthropic Associations

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