Develop, Validate, Launch, And Grow Your Enterprise

Looking to take your idea from the back of the envelope to impact? Whether you’re ready to turn a prototype into a venture or grow your fledgling venture into a sustainable enterprise, our accelerators provide structured supports to help you along your journey.

As an accelerated venture, you get complimentary CSI Membership for the duration of the program. That means you can network with CSI’s community of impact entrepreneurs, attend discounted and exclusive education events, and leverage our social capital to increase your profile. You get to make the most out of your time with us!

Past Accelerators Have Included

Complimentary CSI Membership
Pitch Nights
One-on-One Coaching
Investment and Funding
Training and Education

Acceleration In Action

Here are all our ongoing accelerators. If applications aren’t open right now, click through to get notified when they are. Or, take a look at all our programs.

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  • CSI Accelerates
  • Climate Ventures
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Earth Tech is a six-month accelerator for those working on climate or water technology solutions that will positively impact communities and ecosystems across Canada.
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  • CSI Accelerates
  • Social Ventures
Ready to take your social purpose business to the next level? Grow is a three-month accelerator designed to support women-led, validation-stage social enterprises.
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  • CSI Accelerates
  • Social Ventures
The League of Social Entrepreneurs will combine their entrepreneurial energy with social innovation labs and the firepower of acceleration and incubation to create enterprising solutions that Build Back Better.
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  • CSI Accelerates
  • Climate Ventures
CSI’s Climate Ventures is home to the entrepreneurs, innovators, and advocates working on climate solutions and climate justice.
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  • CSI Accelerates
  • Social Ventures
CSI is offering social enterprise training programs for women and gender non-binary entrepreneurs as part of the Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network (WOSEN).

See What Else CSI Membership Has To Offer

If acceleration isn’t right for you right now, but you still want to connect, learn, and grow, check out CSI Membership!