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YSpace at York Regional Council

More than $1 million in funding approved to support women entrepreneurs and attract international businesses to York Region

"Economic vitality remains a strategic priority for York Regional Council and it is integral our local businesses have resources to help them succeed,” said York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson. "Additional funding provided through York Region’s Innovation Fund will empower growing businesses, attract international entrepreneurs and support foreign direct investment, strengthening York Region as a thriving hub for talent and opportunity.”
YSpace at York Regional Council

York University and the Treefrog Accelerator have partnered with The Regional Municipality of York (York Region) to give businesses led by international talent and women entrepreneurs a JumpSTART in York Region with funding of more than $1 million.

York Regional Council has committed $1.08 million in funding from the York Region Innovation Investment Fund over three years for Project JumpSTART to continue strengthening York Region’s business economy through fostering innovation with a focus on international and women-led tech entrepreneurs.

Full Article: yorku.ca