Student Entrepreneurship

Our talent and startup creation hub

Fueling Canada’s emerging tech entrepreneurs

From ideation to creation, DMZ Sandbox helps emerging entrepreneurs refine their business idea and develop the skills necessary to build a strong foundation needed to build a leading and competitive Canadian tech business.

Startup creation.

Take your innovative business idea to the next level and join a tailored incubation program that includes access to exclusive development support dedicated workshops and mentors

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Talent creation.

From creating a lean business model to designing your first website, access interdisciplinary and hand-on opportunities to master your skills in management, development, marketing and more.

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Startup creation

Program leads

Katlynn Sverko

Manager, Satellite Programs

Madison Henry

Sandbox Programs Assistant

Naveed Tagari

Programs & Partnerships Coordinator

Launch your venture

With support from leading industry mentors, partners and experts, DMZ Sandbox programs are designed to help emerging entrepreneurs take their business beyond ideation.

Startup Certified

A one-semester program designed for Ryerson students looking to launch their business. Get access to top tech startups and the DMZ’s leading roster of entrepreneurs and mentors. To learn more, please contact Naveed Tagari, Programs and Partnerships Coordinator.

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Basecamp

A six-week accelerator program for high-school and university students that help emerging entrepreneurs develop innovative ideas and gain market and customer validation.

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Talent creation

Master your trade

Whether you’re looking to refine your skills or explore new career opportunities in Toronto’s startup ecosystem, DMZ Sandbox workshops offer the best-in-class courses and training designed to empower tomorrow’s business leaders.

CanHack

CanHack is a cybersecurity competition for high school students. Participants learn critical computer security skills, work with experts in the field and have an opportunity to win up to $16,250 in cash prizes for both themselves and the school they attend!

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