CALLING ALL 2SLGBTQIA+ ENTREPRENEURS! 🏳️‍🌈

We’re here to help you start, grow or acquire a business! We offer a safe space for young entrepreneurs aged 18-39 to support you in your entrepreneurial journeys where you feel comfortable, so you can launch your business with confidence.

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Join the many aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-39 we’ve helped turn great ideas into thriving businesses.


We work with 2SLGBTQIA+ entrepreneurs from coast-to-coast across Canada. You can hear more about some of them, their accomplishments, challenges and thoughts about working with us in this interview.

Our programs are designed to support diverse young entrepreneurs in the early stages of business, and we collaborate with regional and national partners that provide additional support to the community. Our partnership with the CGLCC is testament to our commitment to fostering a supportive environment for rainbow business owners.

Pride = Year-Round 🙌

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are part of Futurpreneur’s core values and inform everything we do across our organization. Did you know that 13% of our senior leadership team identifies as part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community? Find out more about our commitment to DEI across everything that we do .

Our offering

We’ve supported thousands of small business owners and work with diverse entrepreneurs aged 18-39 to launch successful main street businesses that contribute to the vitality of communities across Canada.

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.

Ready to start your entrepreneurial journey?

Sign up here to get connected with a dedicated team member to learn more about Futurpreneur’s loan with mentorship and resources.
Alternatively, if your business plan and cash flow are ready for submission to Futurpreneur, click here to get started!

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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