100+

Startups Incubated

$30M+

Capital Raised

20+

Countries

$800K+

Perks

Enabling Growth Beyond Borders

Venture Development Institute (VDI) is a specialized startup incubator located in Toronto, Canada, that exclusively focuses on helping international entrepreneurs break into the $23 Trillion North American market.

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Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Educational programs for everyone with aspirations, ideas and inquisitiveness. Cultivating a community of Entrepreneurs through experience, knowledge and expertise

8 to 12 program

GRADE 8-12

YOUTH PROGRAM

An educational program designed for children from all age groups to unearth entrepreneurial skills and add value to society.

FUNDAMENTALS

OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

An online program designed for international students to enhance entrepreneurial skills and gain an opportunity to raise $200K to $300K in funding.

INCUBATION

VDI PROGRAM

Our program will help entrepreneurs solve problems commonly associated with running a Start-up by providing workspace, seed funding, mentoring, and training.

STARTUP

VISA PROGRAM (SUV)

We are looking for immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada with $200K - $300K funding and 15+ months of incubator support.

Our Portfolio of 100+ Startups, 20+ Countries, $30M+ in Capital Raised

VDI Membership

A penny saved is a penny earned! Startups at any stage of their evolution cycle can avail huge discounts on market-leading software and tools required for your startup to grow.

55+ PARTNERS

30+ RESOURCES

50+ MENTORS

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55+ Partners