Startups are more than just a vanity metric, they're key players in our ecosystem.
Brampton Venture Zone by TMU is a purpose-driven, non-equity incubator launching early stage technology startups in Brampton. At BVZ, startups are more than just a vanity metric- they're key players in our ecosystem.
By bringing together key players in the local industry, we understand the most pressing problems that need solving and invest in groundbreaking technology startups to build solutions for the greater economic and social impact of the community in Brampton.
What makes us unique:
Addressing hyperlocal issues in Brampton
Focused on Brampton's most prominent industries: community health and wellness, advanced manufacturing and supply chain, smart city, mobility and logistics, food processing and packaging, and media and entertainment.
Uplifting local talent
We do not take any equity in the companies we serve and do not own any of the intellectual property they have created.
We provide experiential learning opportunities to corporate emerging leaders and individuals interested in working alongside startups through our corporate and individual intrapreneurship programs.
Financial support with no strings attached
We understand the financial risk, time and energy associated with starting a business. The BVZ Fellowship is a grant designed to provide financial relief to founders.
We connect our startups to work directly with key industry partners in the community to build viable customer solutions and bring them to market.