LiftOff In The News
Waterloo Region Black entrepreneurs get a boost through LiftOff accelerator program
Created by the Caribbean-Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR), in collaboration with Communitech, the Waterloo Regional Small Business Centre and Conestoga College, the LiftOff Black Entrepreneurship Program is an incubator and accelerator program for Black early-stage and growth entrepreneurs.
LiftOff launches to support Black entrepreneurs in Waterloo Region
Supporting the next generation of Black entrepreneurs is the mission of LiftOff Waterloo Wellington, the newest addition to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Waterloo Region.
Cohort Ready for Liftoff
Liftoff is the region’s first and only Black-led incubator and accelerator program for Black early-stage and growth entrepreneurs. It was made possible by Government of Canada funding through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
Waterloo Region Black Entrepreneurs Get a LiftOff!
Twelve Ontario-based Black entrepreneurs will be joining the LiftOff Black Entrepreneurship Program by the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR), beginning January 10, 2022.
Conestoga to support Black entrepreneurship programs
Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, and Member of Parliament for Waterloo, announced funding on August 12 to support Black entrepreneurship programs in Waterloo Region.
Introducing LiftOff: a Black-led business accelerator and incubator for Black Entrepreneurs
The Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR), in collaboration with members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Waterloo Region and Wellington County, has developed LiftOff, the region’s first and only Black-led incubator and accelerator program.