Canada's economy ranks 22nd on the 2020 Bloomberg Innovation Index. We can do better.
Venture for Canada's mission is to foster the entrepreneurial mindset and skills of young Canadians.
Our vision is a Canada where young people can equitably realize their entrepreneurial potential to build the most prosperous place in the world.
Venture for Canada programs foster the entrepreneurial skills employers say today's students and graduates need if they're going to play a constructive role in growing tomorrow's rapidly evolving economy.
Internship ProgramPost-secondary students in Atlantic and Western Canada can explore entrepreneurial work experiences, build their resumes, and build a network on the side. Read more about our Internship Program.
Fellowship ProgramOur Fellowship program primes recent grads for success with training that fosters readiness and flexibility, real-world experience, and an ecosystem of similarly capable peers. Read more about our Fellowship Program.
Alumni NetworkA large, growing and active network of established, enterprising former Fellows.
Our team has helped hundreds of students and new grads launch their careersMeet The Team
Our Community in Real Life
Our Impact Measured
Our 2019 Impact Report shares an overview and examples of how Venture for Canada helps develop entrepreneurial leaders through experiential learning.
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“Clearbanc would not have been able to grow as fast as we have without the contributions of our Venture for Canada Members.”
Started from the bottom,
now we’re here.
In seven years, VFC has grown from the apple in a 22-year-old's eye to a national charity with 20 staff members, a multi-million dollar budget, and 5000+ member community of Interns, Fellows, career-track alumni, and educational institution and employer partners.
- In his last year of University, Scott Stirrett reads about Venture for America.