Feb 5, 2020


Rotman School of Management

105 St. George Street



New Year Resolution to get your startup business plan done?  Need some support getting through it? Check out this 7 week FREE program from Rise Asset Development for aspiring entrepreneurs under 30 and you self-identify as having experienced mental health (depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress, trauma, ADHD, OCD, etc.,) and/or addiction challenges.

What is the Youth+ Program

EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is a hybrid program that combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with in-class support and coaching.

What does the program include?

  • 7 Classes (Wednesday nights, 6:30-8:30 starting Feb 5th). 
  • Online Learning: Complete 15 online learning modules that cover all the topics you need to develop a lean business plan--work on it from home
  • Coaching: Gain support from your peers and business coaches over 4 in-person workshops (Part of the 7 classes)
  • Financing: Once you graduate, you will receive a $300 start-up grant. You may be eligible to apply for a low-interest small business loan from Rise if you need additional start-up funds.

What are the benefits?

Support for Getting it Done:  Rather than try to work through it on your own, work with a group of others with coaching and mentoring support! 7 Weeks! Done!

Business development: Gain the skills and confidence to develop your idea and launch your business.

Networking & Coaching: Network with like-minded individuals and build connections with local entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals.

Financing: Successful grads can apply for a low-interest startup business loans through Rise. The program is free of charge for all participants.

If this program sounds right for you, sign up stoday!


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