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Ryerson’s newest Zone promotes new business development in Brampton

The Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton encourages entrepreneurship, cultivates community and endorses experimentation in support of ideas with impact.

How we work with entrepreneurs:

Provide talent with deeper industry knowledge and upskilling opportunities, enabling them to start a new business.

Enable connections between entrepreneurs and key players within the Brampton community, acting as an innovation hub for Brampton.

Foster a supportive place to identify problems/solutions, convene and prototype, accept failure as a step in forward progress.

Support progression of startups in later stages of the entrepreneurial journey through funding, programs and support via post validation.

What we offer:

Diversity and inclusion

A commitment to delivering programs that are accessible and inclusive across cultural backgrounds, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience. Our space reflects the multiculturalism and diversity present in the Brampton community and encourages new perspectives, ideas and ways of working.

Experimentation and coaching

We are rooted in innovation. Our annual challenge, focused on problem-solving for hyperlocal issues, along with our support for entrepreneurs through mentorship and hands-on experience are some of the ways we remain committed to providing a safe, open space for experimentation.

Community and experience

Our approach is always open and collaborative, we engage directly with the community to understand their needs and contribute to economic growth in ways that directly impact the Brampton community. We aim to foster an environment of continuous learning for talent and the Zone.

Shared success

The Zone is a platform for others to thrive: our ultimate success is realized in the successes of the community, clients and stakeholders.