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Building a culture of innovation and creativity with our community.

YSpace is York University’s community innovation hub that supports high potential innovators to create a thriving network of ventures across all sectors. We help a growing number of entrepreneurs, community members, and youth build and scale their sustainable and impactful businesses in the York Region. We welcome all innovators – whether you’re a student, alumni, or community entrepreneur, we want to create a diverse and supportive community!

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What we offer

Idea Consultations

Free one-on-one consultations with our mentors to identify next steps in your venture's growth strategy.

Food Accelerator & Virtual Incubator

Providing community, resources, and dedicated programming for food & beverage companies in CPG.

Technology Incubator

Supporting tech innovators through mentorship, access to makerspace, and dedicated programming.

Founder Fundamentals

A 12-week educational series focused on the fundamental basics of starting a business.

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Our facilities

Our maker space houses countless entrepreneurs and technology hobbyists. YSpace also engages the local community throughout the year with various workshops and events.

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