Resources for Entrepreneurs

Resources and be essential for Entrepreneurs either during startup or growing their business. Here are a few we recommend to take a look at. 

York Region Business Enterprise Centre

The York Small Business Enterprise Centre offers services and support to businesses with less than ten employees in the northern six municipalities.

Newmarket Chamber of Commerce

The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping businesses and the community to succeed. Learn, Connect, Thrive.

If you know of other resources that you would like to share, please email us and let us know and we will take a look. 

Venture Lab

VentureLAB is a leading technology hub that supports tech entrepreneurs and small businesses. Located in York Region, Canada’s densest technology cluster, ventureLAB has supported over 2,000 entrepreneurs in a region that is home to over 4,300 technology companies and 65,000 tech jobs. ventureLAB’s 50,000 square foot innovation hub is home to over 45 tech companies and innovation partners that employ over 300 people. At ventureLAB, we support tech entrepreneurs through programs focused on capital, talent, technology, and customers, to advance Canada’s economy on a local, national and global scale.

Startup Canada

Startup York Region is a grassroots movement, led by local entrepreneurs and supported by organizations committed to help early stage businesses succeed.

Seneca Helix

HELIX is Seneca's on-campus Incubator dedicated to developing the entrepreneurial mindset for students and participants from the broader community.


Mars Discovery District

MaRS supports Canada's most promising startups — helping them grow, create jobs and solve society's greatest challenges.

Business Resources

York Region is a great place to build and grow a business!  York Region has many resources to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.  Some organizations specifically support start-ups and new businesses; others support businesses at later stages of maturity; and some foster peer-to-peer connections between entrepreneurs.  Regardless of which stage your business is at, York Region offers something to help you along.