An Incubator Turning Students into Founders

How It Works

A cohort of hand-picked intercollegiate university students will go through a 4-month incubation program targeted at giving them the skills, knowledge, network, mindset, and experience they need to become successful entrepreneurs.

Office Tours
Online Modules
Startup Growth

Do You Have What It Takes?

We’re looking for students that aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, take action, and want to make an impact. Building out a business already or have startup ideas? Get 1-1 support to set your own milestones and goals. This program is for students who are serious about entrepreneurship and want to make their mark in the Canadian and global startup space.

Sound like you? enLIGHT is all about accessible education, so this program is absolutely free with no strings attached. Applications are open to students from any post-secondary institution across Ontario, any year and any faculty! This program is made by students, for students and is tailored for the busy schedules and lives of student founders.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Online weekly modules of educational content (videos, articles, reports, slide decks, and more)
  • Online webinar and guest speakers
  • Startup progress call with the cohort
  • Monthly in-person meetups with speakers, workshops, office tours, and cohort networking
  • Access to free resources and libraries
  • Access to all enLIGHT events throughout the year
  • How to build and manage startup
  • How to manage a team
  • Ecosystem and networking
  • Technology and trends
  • Founder skillset
  • November 16: Applications Open
  • December 8: Applications Close
  • December 9: Interviews Begin
  • January 11: In-person Crash Course and Launch of Program
  • February 7: February Monthly Meetup
  • March 19: DEMOday and March Monthly Meetup
  • April 5: End of final week

Apply Today

First round applications are due December 8th. Following applications, you will be contacted for interviews starting on January 9th.