Your gateway to the world.
Helping startups and startup support organizations tap into global opportunities
As a world-leading tech incubator, the DMZ understands the role a global network plays in growing a scalable business – for both startups and the organizations that support them.
We’re headquartered in the heart of downtown Toronto, but also operate a worldwide network of DMZ-powered incubators. We help our global partners design, execute, and expand their startup programs, maintaining the partner’s local identity while embracing a global perspective.
What partners get
KNOWLEDGE SHARING AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
The DMZ supports global partners to design, execute, and expand startup programming. Our team will share our experience, expertise, temlates, best practices, and work with your team every step of the way
DMZ global partners gain access to the DMZ’s exclusive resources, perks and benefits, marketing opportunities, global workspaces (including DMZ NYC), connections, and more.
DMZ global partners can tap into the DMZ’s community of startups, partners, and incubators worldwide and receive exclusive invitations to DMZ-run global events, conferences, and programs.
Unlock your potential with the DMZ and gain a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing market. Interested in partnering with the DMZ?
Where you can find us on the world stage
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Soft landing program in Toronto
DMZ YYZ is a customized two-week intensive soft landing program in Toronto, Canada, that helps international growth-stage startups explore, launch and grow their business in the North American market.
NEW YORK CITY
New York City, USA
Available to startups across Canada, the DMZ’s physical space and a community that supports entrepreneurs in growing successful global businesses. The new DMZ office, located at Primary, is a collaborative workspace in New York City’s financial district.
The DMZ supports programming for women entrepreneurs for Jordan’s Company Start-Up Program (CSP), which provides university and college students with hands-on experience and practical training in business and product development and management.
Situated in a dynamic startup scene, DMZ Cairo is an incubator that gives high-potential tech entrepreneurs access to workspace, programming, mentorship, and the North American startup ecosystem.
Trinidad & Tobago,
Caribbean: Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, Bahamas
Hosted by Tech Beach Retreat in collaboration with the DMZ, IDB LAB and several other international partners, TBR LAB targets early-stage tech entrepreneurs whose growth may be stymied by restrictive market dynamics in the Caribbean.
Operating under the DMZ’s model, i3 powered by DMZ gives founders the opportunity to scale a successful startup in the heart of Bermuda: an increasingly attractive entrepreneurial hub and world-class centre for international business.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Zone Startups Vietnam operates under DMZ Ventures and is an international startup accelerator program empowering Vietnam's tech leaders.
DMZ Innisfil is more than just a workspace. In partnership with the Town of Innisfil, we’ve created a collaborative program designed to help entrepreneurs succeed personally and professionally.
Operating under DMZ Ventures, Zone Startups India is a partnership with the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai focused on startups operating in a variety of verticals.
Niagara Falls, Canada
The Niagara Falls Ryerson Innovation Hub will give you resources and mentorship to succeed and scale your business, in the heart of Niagara Falls.
United Arab Emirates
The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, also known as Sheraa, is an entrepreneurship hub located in the city of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Founded in 2016, Sheraa’s mission is to support and nurture entrepreneurship in the UAE by providing resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs and startups. The DMZ works with Sheraa to support aspiring entrepreneurs and empower Sharjah-led startups to explore the North American market.
The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
KOTRA offers support for the next generation of South Korean entrepreneurs to expand to the North American market. Designed by the DMZ, the 12-week opportunity supports entrepreneurs’ soft-landing in the Canadian market.
Powered by the DMZ, Landing Pad Tokyo is a globally-connected hub accelerating the capabilities of Japan’s top innovators and helping companies lead digital transformation in the manufacturing sector.
The DMZ is headquartered at Yonge-Dundas square in the heart of downtown Toronto. This is where it all started.
Startup Visa Program
Are you an international entrepreneur looking to grow your business in Canada? Learn more about how the DMZ can support you through the Startup Visa Program.