How We Help

EDGE helps purpose– driven entrepreneurs strengthen their impact and generate sustainable revenue. We provide learning opportunities, mentorship, co-working space and funding to launch and accelerate social ventures. Here at EDGE, our job is to help entrepreneurs succeed, so you can make an impact.

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Community

When you join EDGE, you join an entire community of changemakers. You become a member of a group of startups – all supported by the EDGE team – in a creative, collaborative environment where everyone shares ideas, experience and space.

At EDGE, you’ll also have an expanded community of support. Our members have access to talent and resources across Sheridan – from skilled students, faculty and alumni to research expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.

EDGE’s community stretches beyond Sheridan. Working closely with partners in the region, we’re focused on developing more opportunities for impact entrepreneurs to learn and connect.

Programs

There’s no better place to learn about impact entrepreneurship. EDGE offers all the know-how necessary to build a successful venture. No matter your background or your business focus – be it a for profit, non-profit, charity or co-op – you’ll find programs, workshops and events tailored to each stage of development and every level of experience, whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur or a seasoned changemaker.

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Workspace

Aside from offering programs and workshops designed to help you succeed, EDGE also gives you room to grow your venture. At EDGE’s vibrant, open-concept hub, members have access to co-working space, complete with work areas, meeting rooms, whiteboards, projectors, TVs and other amenities. There’s also a public drop-in space for meet ups and events. When you’re ready to explore impact entrepreneurship or expand your venture, this is a great space to start.

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Mentorship

With a team of mentors that includes experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts and staff advisors, EDGE provides support and guidance at every step. Whether it’s business development strategy, fine-tuning your pitch or marketing suggestions, at EDGE whatever feedback you’re looking for, you’ll have hands-on professional advice when you need it.