Our Partners

Small Business, Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Mississauga

The Economic Development Office is proud to partner with the following organizations offering small business, entrepreneurship and innovation assistance in Mississauga.


ICUBE University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

ICUBE is the business accelerator at the Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga. ICUBE offers students and community youth early-stage business development & commercialization services including an entrepreneurial curriculum, business advisory services, collaborative space, expert speaker sessions, and a mentorship program.

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Research, Innovation & Commercialization (RIC) Centre

As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hubfor Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, co-located with industry partners Xerox Research Centre of Canada and GreenCentre Canada, the RIC Centre offers a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops and networking events. Utilizing the expertise of RICC’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, RICC clients receive unparalleled professional guidance every step of the way. RIC Centre is a not-for-profit organization working to support innovative businesses within the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.

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Sheridan EDGE

EDGE is the place where entrepreneurship and innovation thrive at Sheridan. If you want to learn how to develop a business or social enterprise idea, EDGE has the resources to get you started. They welcome people of all backgrounds interested in exploring entrepreneurship or turning innovative ideas into reality. EDGE offers workspace, mentorship, training and a community of like-minded people. Located on the second floor of Sheridan’s Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga (Room B290), EDGE is a light-filled hub where changemakers and entrepreneurs connect and collaborate.

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