Ignite your startup growth in three weeks

Hosted by our team of industry experts, embark on an exciting acceleration program that will amplify your business growth

Find out more and get on board

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About the Land
 & Expand Program

Land & Expand is a no-cost, three-week program designed to give international and immigrant entrepreneurs the tools, mentorship, and network they need to thrive in Canada as well as the North American market.

Whether you’re an international entrepreneur or a first-generation immigrant founder, our Land & Expand program is your fast track to success in Canada. We offer specialized support to help you establish a strong business framework, foster meaningful customer and investor relations, and assemble a top-tier local team so you can move from startup to success.

L&E is fully funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).

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About the
Toronto Business Development Centre

TBDC, established in 1990, is among Toronto’s leading business incubators, aiding startups in launching, expanding, and thriving.
As a non-profit multi-sector incubator initiated by the City of Toronto, we boast three decades of expertise in fostering businesses and business networks in Ontario. Serving as a crucial link between global entrepreneurs and Ontario’s investors, industry groups, and government entities, we facilitate growth and collaboration.

Besides the Land & Expand Program, we offer a wide range of services focused on helping start-ups launch, grow and scale.

Meet the Team

Our program is led by a close-knit team of individuals determined to see you succeed

Rahul George

Program Manager

Praveeni
Rasiah

Program Lead

Jaghan S

Program Lead

Rahul George

Program Manager

Praveeni
Rasiah

Program Lead

Jaghan S

Program Lead

Rahul George

Program Manager

Praveeni
Rasiah

Program Lead

Jaghan S

Program Lead

Want to scale up in Canada?

TBDC can show you the way