There is no application fee associated with this submission. Should you be selected to receive a Letter of Support you will be invited to join the YEDI Business Acceleration campus for a minimum of one year. The fee for your office space will be determined based on your space requirements.
We open the application portal once every three months until we’ve reached the capacity and we process the applications throughout this time. Within two weeks of you applying you should receive a response.
Participation in the International program is not tied to receiving a Letter of Support. The International program is a two week educational and exploratory program, meant to introduce international entrepreneurs to Canadian business landscape. Participates may decide to apply separately for a Letter of Support.
You must have an innovative idea or early stage business in order to apply.
In order to apply to YEDI, the business must launch in Ontario upon landing and the entrepreneur must be a part of the YEDI Acceleration campus for a minimum of one year.
YEDI is scouting for innovative ideas at any stage of their cycle. “Innovation” strives to both solve an issue, as well as alter the system that initially gave rise to such issue. Startups from any field will be considered. See “Eligibility” for details.
Yes, you may apply as a team.