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The Globalive team is committed to inspiring entrepreneurship and supporting the innovation ecosystem. We provide financial support to various incubators and accelerators that operate as not-for-profits, as well as grants to startups at the ideation stage.

Connected to the Community

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is an entrepreneurial program originally housed within the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and now in 8 different cities.

The CDL is a world-leading accelerator program with a focus on the transition stage from pre-seed to seed-stage funding. Anthony Lacavera is a Founding Partner of the lab and a G7 Fellow at CDL.

The DMZ is Toronto Metropolitan University’s business incubator for early-stage technology startups in Canada. The DMZ helps startups build businesses and connects them with customers, capital, experts, entrepreneurs and influencers.

The DMZ is ranked the leading university-based incubator in North America and third in the world by UBI Global. Anthony Lacavera chairs the DMZ advisory council.

The Entrepreneurship Hatchery provides University of Toronto students with an entrepreneurial community that offers resources and mentorship to turn their ideas into successful start-ups.

Anthony Lacavera is a founding supporter and donates the Lacavera Prize for the leading ventures.

Techstars is the global platform for investment and innovation, connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations.Techstars help entrepreneurs grow their ideas into world-changing businesses. Globalive partner Brice Scheschuk serves as a mentor and advisor to Techstars.

MaRS supports Canada’s most promising startups — helping them grow, create jobs and solve society’s greatest challenges.MaRS supports Canadian science and tech companies that are tackling some of society’s greatest challenges, providing them with tailored resources at every stage of their growth, from startup to scale-up.

MaRS focuses on the four sectors — cleantech, health, fintech and enterprise software — where the potential is greatest to build high-impact companies that strengthen the economy.

Globalive has sponsored several startup programs at MaRS, including the MaRS WIND Mobile Digital Commons. Globalive Media has profiled some of the most promising startups in MaRS’ Momentum program.

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 4,500 companies across 200+ cities and six continents. The company was founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Adeo Ressi and his colleague, Jonathan Greechan.

The idea for the program spawned from operating, where it became apparent that most entrepreneurs at the idea and launch stages lacked the structure, feedback, and support network needed to be successful. Globalive partner Brice Scheschuk serves as a mentor and advisor to Founder Institute.

NEXT Canada is a non-profit charity focused on developing Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship.

NEXT Canada provides mentorship, education and networking to assist Canadians in building global companies. NEXT Canada offers three programs: Next 36, Next Founders and NextAI. Anthony Lacavera is a founding sponsor, director, and past Co-Chair of NEXT Canada.

MindFrame Connect is a not-for-profit focused on upskilling Canadian mentors and entrepreneurs by providing access to expert training, resources, and tools designed to improve performance.

The organization is focused on developing the mindset and resilience of Canada’s high-performing entrepreneurs and elevating the craft of mentorship. Globalive is a supporter and both Brice Scheschuk and Anthony Lacavera are part of the founding team.

Founded in 2007, the Shamba Foundation partners with charities to enhance their operating effectiveness through consulting and seminars.

Globalive has donated meeting rooms and function space, as well as staff to run fundraising events.