Helping Newcomers With Their Business Journey

What is XcelerateNOW?

XcelerateNOW is a program dedicated to connecting newcomers, refugees, immigrants, and international student entrepreneurs and startups to existing resources, events, activities, mentorship, networking and funding opportunities

Getting started

As part of XcelerateNOW, we offer the Start Now Series, a group of workshops and networking events focused on guiding our community members throughout their entrepreneurial journey. The series is funded and done in partnership with the County of Simcoe and with the support of community partners.

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