WE SUPPORT INNOVATORS WHOSE SOLUTIONS LEAD THE WAY TOWARD A REGENERATIVE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN CANADA.
Project Zero’s free business incubator program offers a foundation of entrepreneurial skills, circular economy expertise, ongoing mentorship, and access to a network of like-minded organizations and leaders.
Develop a business plan and pitch
Build a foundation of business fundamentals and entrepreneurial skills
Connect with mentors and coaches
Network with innovative business leaders and industry experts
Come together with like-minded entrepreneurs going through the same process
Credit: ShareWares, 2022 Cohort
Credit: Seacork Acoustics, 2023 Cohort
SUPPORTING CIRCULAR BIZ
The Incubator program is specifically catered toward entrepreneurs operating within the circular economy. Examples of eligible business models include:
Waste to resource (e.g., upcycling)
Product life extension (e.g., repair services)
Sharing economy (e.g., container sharing)
Product as a service (e.g., leasing equipment)
Circular economy connectors
Clean technology and renewable energy
GREEN JOBS CREATED
Build a foundation of entrepreneurial skills through virtual sessions and assignments, culminating in a complete business plan and investor-ready pitch by the end of the program.
Receive support and connections tailored for whatever phase you’re in, meeting you where you’re at in your start-up journey.
ACCESS TO EXPERTS
Build your network and receive one-on-one feedback from experts in the circular economy, the entrepreneurial space, and more.
Meet regularly with your assigned business coach to brainstorm, hurdle jump, and receive feedback.