Every day, in every way, grow your social impact business.

Do better, live better, work better. Because at EDGE, you can do well by doing good.

Come to EDGE at Sheridan to connect with other impact entrepreneurs, engage with changemakers, and meet future clients and partners.

Join an inclusive community of purpose champions creating meaningful change for our society and environment.

At EDGE, we curate the resources and learning opportunities you need to chart a course to success. Sheridan’s innovation talent and expertise and the best programs, mentorship and co-working spaces focused on social impact — now yours. 

We help changemakers create meaningful impact.

EDGE supports promising social impact startups and enterprises- helping them grow, create jobs and tackle our society’s greatest challenges.

If you want to make a difference, we’ll help you achieve entrepreneurial success on your terms — with holistic support grounded in the values of community wellbeing, intentional collaboration and sustainable economic growth.

You’ll discover transformational wisdom and ideas that push the boundaries of traditional entrepreneurial learning. You’ll connect with knowledge keepers, industry experts and a community of revenue-generating, impact-focused entrepreneurs.

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We curate experiences for innovators like you.

All EDGE members enjoy opportunities to:

Connect with impact-focused colleagues and changemakers across industries

Meet industry experts and mentors to make the connections you need to prosper

Build collaborations that enrich your entrepreneurship journey

Access entrepreneurship learning and networking events

Work from our centrally located, vibrant co-working space in the heart of Mississauga

Meet with EDGE staff who can help you tackle challenges and clarify thinking

Gain exposure for your social impact initiative

Access world-class student talent and faculty expertise

Discounts and perks with service providers.

Memberships designed to support every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

Have questions? Interested in a day pass or a tour?  Want to speak with someone about membership options? You can reach us at edge@sheridancollege.ca  

Community Membership

$ 20 Monthly + HST | per person
  • Access to EDGE Hub lounge
  • Day passes for your team members or thought partners
  • Discounted meeting room rentals
  • Startup perks and discounts
  • Get featured in the EDGE e-newsletter and share opportunities and jobs with the community.
  • Add-ons: lockers, private meeting room, day drop-in pass

Sheridan Student Membership

Free  
  • All benefits of the community membership, plus...
  • Grow your network with founders, students and industry experts with free in-hub sessions
  • Exclusive access to entrepreneurial mindset learning modules
  • Access to host student club and organization meetings in private meeting room
  • Share your resume on our EDGENcy job board
  • Find jobs and freelance projects in EDGE e-newsletter

Co-working Membership

EDGE’s purpose-built co-working space helps startups like yours grow and succeed. Our vibrant, open-concept hub provides members access to:

Co-working desks within a bright, welcoming office space

Private meeting rooms equipped with infrastructure for in-person and hybrid meetings with space for 6 to 10 people

Semi-private meeting space for 4 people

Kitchenette with free tea/coffee/snacks, includes a shared fridge and small appliances

Workshop and conference space in EDGE Brampton, available upon request

Ergonomic chairs, portable white boards, office supplies and sanitation stations

Small

$ 100 Monthly + HST | per person
  • 30 hours/month hot desk
  • 1 hr free meeting room rental/month
  • 10% discount on additional meeting room rentals
  • All benefits included in EDGE Community Membership
  • Unlimited access to EDGE lounge and kitchenette
  • Startup perks and discounts
  • Access to guest passes
  • Add-ons: lockers, private meeting room, day drop-in pass

Medium

$ 150 Monthly + HST | per person
  • 60 hours/month hot desk
  • 1 hr free meeting room/month
  • 15% discount on additional meeting room rentals
  • All benefits included in EDGE Community Membership
  • Unlimited access to EDGE lounge and kitchenette
  • 24/7 access included
  • Startup perks and discounts
  • Access to guest passes
  • Add-ons: lockers, private meeting room, day drop-in pass

Large

$ 195 Monthly + HST | per person
  • Unlimited hot desking
  • 2 hrs free meeting room/month
  • 15% discount on additional meeting room rentals
  • All benefits included in EDGE Community Membership
  • Unlimited access to EDGE lounge and kitchenette
  • 24/7 access included
  • Startup perks and discounts
  • Access to guest passes
  • Add-ons: lockers, private meeting room, day drop-in pass

Together, we’re creating a space where you can truly belong.

Have questions? Interested in a day pass or a tour?  Want to speak with someone about membership options? You can reach us at edge@sheridancollege.ca  

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Frequently Asked Questions

Becoming an EDGE member is a chance for you to join a community of entrepreneurs and changemakers in the Peel and Halton regions looking to make a positive difference in our communities. You will access knowledge, people, expertise and more.

EDGE taps into the exceptional creative talent and expertise found at Sheridan. Our mentors are Sheridan faculty, experienced alumni entrepreneurs and community members with relevant skills and knowledge. Our staff team is comprised of a diverse team of cross-sectoral professionals who are all committed to the principles of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization (JEDID). Members on our team have been trained in Indigenous (PhD level) and gender transformative approaches; they have professional designations in adult education, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility; and they have worked on programs and initiatives that help to diversify and create inclusive spaces. Through their formal and lived experiences, the team continues to drive the importance of JEDID principles in all facets of work including marketing, operations, human resources, and program development. It also includes a crew of students who are passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship and eager to help you shape and grow your venture ideas.

Of course! EDGE is for anyone in the community interested in pursuing a social enterprise or a business idea they’re passionate about. If you have an idea, we’re here to help you make it a reality.

Everyone is welcome.

Your ideas and intellectual property are yours alone. EDGE is simply here to support you.

EDGE values creating inclusive and accessible spaces for folks to thrive. We do not want to create undue hardships or add barriers to people who cannot afford to participate in this community. Please apply for a bursary here. Someone will be in touch with you to discuss your options.

We are limiting our services to shared desks for the time being, but you might benefit most from our Thrive package. As you start to use the space, we’d be happy to work something out for you. For more information, please email us at edge@sheridancollege.ca.

Our package prices are as listed on our site plus HST. There are additional fees if you want to book other resources like lockers, meeting rooms, etc. If you go over your allotments in your paid plan, you will also be invoiced. You are easily able to manage your usage through the membership app. We will let you know if there are any changes in our fee structure or pricing.

Yes, we are open to the public and serve the Sheridan College community.

Yes. We only require 10 days written/email notice of your cancellation to edge@sheridancollege.ca

Yes, of course! Book a time that works for you.

EDGE membership includes increased exposure and facilitated opportunities to meet students eager to support entrepreneurs and changemakers. Check our job board EDGEncy for more details. Hiring students from Sheridan College is not a paid service at Sheridan. You are welcome to post your jobs through Sheridan Works at any time.

Yes, you can read about our accessibility here.

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Inclusive Pricing Statement

EDGE is committed to supporting the growth and development of all changemakers, no matter their background or financial means in the social impact world. Our events, memberships and coworking spaces are open to everyone. We provide accessible pricing or complimentary access to folx who are economically impacted. Email us at edge@sheridancollege.ca. As our ability to offer complimentary access is limited, please consider where you fall on a sliding scale when applying.