Fanshawe College's LEAP Junction is part of the campus-linked accelerator (CLA) program; an initiative of the Ontario Government and administered through the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). Campus Linked Accelerators are an important step in the evolution of Ontario’s entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.
What does LEAP Do?
- Support startups with one-on-one business analysis and mentorship
- Create and host entrepreneurial-focused workshops, pitch competitions, retail opportunities, and events geared towards networking and skill development
- Provide co-working space and meeting rooms for all of our clients
- Act as a link for students and youth to access investors, industry, and other stakeholders in the city
- Integrate entrepreneurial activities into the local community and work with a vibrant ecosystem that supports local entrepreneurs
- Leap IN summer incubator which provides seed funding, mentorship, programming, and co-working space for a selected cohort