Boot Camp


CLOSE Friday, December 10th, 2021, 11:59 PM


Have you started a viable business and have been making consistent sales for at least the past few months? BITS Boot Camp is here to help. The program works with emerging entrepreneurs to develop an actionable plan for existing businesses. Through the program, you will receive:


    • Hands-on business training where you will explore such areas as business planning, marketing and sales, accounting, and start-up funding and financing.
    • Individual, personalized support from mentors
    • Opportunities to network with guest speakers and industry experts
    • Tailored feedback to refine and structure your business plan
    • Access to BITS Bucks $5,000 Micro Finance Program (Note: BITS Bucks is only available for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents residing in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area).

Is This Program for You?

You are a perfect match for the program if you:

Currently operate a business that needs better structuring and meet the following criteria:

    • Are aged between 18 to 34
    • Are a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Temporary Resident¬† (Funding programs are only available for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents)
    • Have a personal net income of less than $35,000 per year
    • Live in the province of Ontario (Note: Priority will be given to applicants residing in The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area)

Key Dates

  • Orientation will take place on January 15th, 2022 from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Boot Camp will take place over 6 Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm from January 22nd to March 5th, 2022.
  • Our guest Ask An Entrepreneur panel session will be held Tuesday, March 8th, from 6 pm to 9 pm.
  • The final pitch event and graduation day will take place from approximately 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, March 12th.

What Others Say

Melissa Falconer | Melissa Falconer Art

I came into BITS at a point in my business where I didn't know what to do next in order to grow. But after the classes and being given the right tools, I now know exactly how to create the right strategy for my business moving forward. Would definitely highly recommend for any struggling entrepreneurs!

Shakera Martin | Carnival Spice

Thank you to the entire BITS team for all your love and support during such a pivotal stage in my career. I not only completed the bootcamp program feeling more confident with my approach to business but I honestly feel like I have a new family. Glad to be a part of this community filled with some of the most talented and creative beings in Toronto too! - Shakera (Summer 2019 Cohort/Founder of Carnival Spice)

Alan Warner | Atlas Alliance

The program was worth my time entirely. The value of this program is tremendous and is way more concise, practical and interactive than you can get in traditional large didactic lectures

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