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Get to know startGBC!

Whether you are a current student or an alumnus startGBC is your gateway to entrepreneurship at George Brown College. We are a physical and virtual hub. We connect students, alumni and the community with – resources, programs and support. Our goal is to foster a culture of entrepreneurship on campus and beyond.

We offer all students/alumni a fundamental toolkit of entrepreneurial best practices. Our focus is to help you develop entrepreneurial skills and grow from ideation to commercialization, providing support and guide your entrepreneurial journey.

At startGBC, we strongly believe – collaboration creates innovation, so go forth and – collaborate, create and innovate!


We collaborate/partner with all programs at GBC by delivering:

  • Online resources directing students to learning and funding options available across Ontario and beyond.
  • A collaborative workspace environment to learn and develop your business idea.
  • Guidance and advice from mentors and advisors, professional service providers, and the startGBC team.
  • Programming and events, including the #WhyNotMe speaker series. This series features alumni entrepreneurs and The Practical Entrepreneur workshop program.

How do we help entrepreneurs?

About startGBC

Meet our team and learn about our important partnership with Desjardins.

News & Events

Discover what's happening at startGBC, including entrepreneur spotlights, award winners, competitions and more.

Programs & Workshops

startGBC hosts events and workshops throughout the year. Discover how you can get involved.


We have many resources to support you, including things like advisors and mentors, funding opportunities, partnerships, and wellness support.

Alumni Entrepreneurs

Visit the startGBC Entrepreneur Showcase that highlights alumni who have gone on to do incredible things.

Contact Us

startGBC is always pleased to hear from budding entrepreneurs, no matter the stage you are at with your business idea.