TURN A GREAT IDEA INTO A THRIVING BUSINESS.

Futurpreneur is here to empower aspiring young entrepreneurs on their journey to success! Our Core Startup Program provides startup loan financing and up to two years of mentorship, with added access to tools and networking opportunities across Canada.

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Are you 18-39 and ready to launch a business?

Futurpreneur has supported thousands of small business owners, working with entrepreneurs aged 18-39 to launch successful main street businesses that contribute to the vitality of communities across Canada.

Futurpreneur is the only national non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and resources to young entrepreneurs, helping them to start a business and build a successful future while driving Canada’s inclusive economic prosperity.

Our programs support a wide variety of small business owners, whether you have your own idea, are looking to purchase an existing business, are interested in franchising, or want to launch a side hustle. Read on to find out how we can support you on your entrepreneurship journey.

Our offering

From business plan to business success. We offer you the tools to get your startup off the ground. If you’re 18 – 39 and ready to launch a business, we’re here to help you!

Inclusive financing

A flexible equity-free startup business loan of up to $60,000. With up to $40,000 in additional financing opportunities from BDC*. *conditions apply

Mentorship

Receive up to two years of 1:1 hand-matched mentorship.

Resources

From our Rock My Business Plank workshop series to our various business planning tools, gain access to the resources you need to succeed.

Networking opportunities

Engage with a national network of entrepreneurs, leaders, and community organizations at a range of entrepreneurial events.

Are you eligible for the Core Startup Program?

We offer young entrepreneurs ages 18-39 startup loan financing and up to two years of mentorship.

See full eligibility criteria here
You are between the ages of 18-39

And are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada

You must demonstrate some training or experience in your field

You must be able to demonstrate that you have experience working in your industry and related to your business idea.

You cannot be a contractor or an agent

To apply you cannot be an agent or contractor working for another already-existing business.

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In addition to our core startup programs, we have tailored programs for Black and Indigenous entrepreneurs.
Please let us know if you would be eligible for these programs:
I identify as Black
I identify as Indigenous