We support innovators and entrepreneurs with funding, resources, expertise and incubation.

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Innovation funding & support

Supporting your creative solutions


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Entrepreneurial education & support

Accelerating your business ideas

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Business growth & scaling

Amplifying your impact

Innovation funding & support 

We support Yukoners to develop new products and services from beginning to end.

I&E Innovation Fund 

We offer expertise and funding dedicated to innovators who want to start, grow and get to market. 

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Yukon Innovation Prize

The Yukon Innovation Prize helps to unleash innovation in areas that benefit our people, our communities and the land we live on. 

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Wrap around innovation services

We connect you to professional services suited to your project, such as intellectual property, legal, accounting, and more.


Entrepreneurial education support

We provide programs, learning opportunities and business development activities to advance your profile in Yukon and beyond.

Supporting women entrepreneurs

We are a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) aimed at identifying the additional barriers and challenges women face and providing support to overcome them.


Northern entrepreneur development network

Rural entrepreneurs are invited to join this 2-year pilot initiative to build a network of support in Yukon communities and access entrepreneurial programming and adapted services to prepare in the face of the new economic reality. 

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Yukon skills research and engagement

This research project aims to find solutions that support Yukoners recovering from the economic impact of COVID-19 and explore the current reality and future needs of the territory, focusing on Yukon rural and First Nation communities.  

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Business growth & scaling  

We support northern entrepreneurs and innovators with a market-ready solution looking for a support structure to make big waves in the Yukon and beyond. 

IncubateNorth, powered by TD 

IncubateNorth is a business incubation program supporting entrepreneurs throughout the territory to grow their businesses locally, nationally, and internationally. 


Investment Readiness Training program

This program helps develop interest and participation in a growing investment culture for entrepreneurs and investors in the territory.

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Summer Biz School

This program is an opportunity for college/university students to explore the world of entrepreneurship and develop their business idea, with up to $2500 of funding support for each participant. 

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Advisory council
  • Rich Thompson (Chair), Zero Gravity Inc & Northern Vision Development - President/CEO 
  • Lesley Brown, Yukon University - President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Bronwyn Hancock, Yukon University - Associate Vice-President, Research Development
  • Ben Sanders, PROOF - Co-Founder & CEO 
  • Kari Johnston, Independent Contractor 
  • Les Wilson, Chu Níikwän Development Corp - Business Development Project Manager 
  • Valerie Fox, The Pivotal Point - Founder & Chief Innovation Consultant 
  • Sierra Van Der Meer, Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency - Director 
  • Justin Ferbey, Yukon Government - Deputy Minister of Economic Development  
  • Math'ieya Alatini, Independent Contractor 
  • Rodney Hulstein, Chair, School of Business & Leadership 
  • Josh Callahan, OUTFRNT - Principal & Co-Founder 
  • Davida Wood, IRP Consulting 
  • Blair Hogan,  Gunta Business Consulting
Partners and funders
We are proud to collaborate with the following: