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Student Entrepreneurship

Our talent and startup creation hub

Fueling Canada’s emerging tech entrepreneurs

The DMZ’s Student Entrepreneurship programs help university and high schools students with skills development and business ideation and formation.

Startup  creation.

Startup creation.

Take your innovative business idea to the next level and join a tailored incubation program that includes access to exclusive development support dedicated workshops and mentors

Talent  creation.

Talent creation.

From creating a lean business model to designing your first website, access interdisciplinary and hand-on opportunities to master your skills in management, development, marketing and more.


Startup creation

Launch your venture

With support from leading industry mentors, partners and experts, DMZ's Student Entrepreneurship programs are designed to help emerging entrepreneurs take their business beyond ideation.

Startup Certified

A one-semester program designed for TMU students looking to launch their business, or work at the DMZ startup. Get access to the DMZ’s leading roster of experts and mentors. To learn more, please check out our information package. To sign up for the program, please use do so through the Ted Rogers School of Business Management

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A eight-week accelerator program for high-school and university students that help emerging entrepreneurs develop innovative ideas and gain market and customer validation.

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As an on-demand, self-paced learning platform, Launchpad is built to help take the guesswork out of starting your own business.

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Talent creation

Master your trade

Whether you’re looking to refine your skills or explore new career opportunities in Toronto’s startup ecosystem, we build programs designed to empower tomorrow’s business leaders.


CanHack is a cybersecurity competition for high school students. Participants learn critical computer security skills, work with experts in the field and have an opportunity to win up to $16,250 in cash prizes for both themselves and the school they attend!


Program leads

Madison Henry

Assistant, Talent Development

Naveed Tagari

Strategic Programs & Partnerships Lead

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