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Disruptors Only Event

Posted on: 25 Jul 2019

Applications are now open for our Level I Internship program. Hopefuls are encouraged to apply via the website at www.KPDIVentures.com The second cohort’s program is slated to begin in early September.  If selected participants get access to: Dedicated Desk Space Access to Meeting Rooms Coffee & Tea Hands on Mentorship  All participant will walk away […]

KPDI Updates Programming Offerings

Posted on: 11 Jun 2019

KPDI Venture would like to announce some changes to our entrepreneurship development program. In an effort to accommodate the needs of founders, we have updated the structure of our programming and support. We now offer two levels of support: Level I The focus of Level I is to develop a solid foundation for your start-up. […]

Mentorship Moment: Nick Davis

Posted on: 29 May 2019

This week, Award winning journalist, Nick Davis joined our interns and entrepreneurs for an afternoon of insights into the industry.  Davis is currently the Manager of Program Development for the CBC where he is also the Chair of the Inclusion and DIversity Committee. His willingness to jump in and lead a session about the ins […]

Black Matter Coming Soon

Posted on: 17 May 2019

It’s almost here! KPDI’s first group of interns have come together to create a news media outlet for the many voices that matter in the Black community; fittingly named Black Matter.  “The idea to create an outlet for our community came after realizing that current Toronto centric outlets fail to adequately address the issues that […]

Breakfast with Wyclef

Posted on: 01 Oct 2018

In partnership with Innovate Inclusion, KPDI was the lead sponsor of Break with Wyclef. Innovate Inclusion is a not-for-profit association that advocates for the economic success of Black entrepreneurs and tech talent.  Through their program, conference connect, we had the opportunity to engage 30 Black entrepreneurs for an exclusive breakfast with Grammy winning artist Wyclef […]

Hackathon | The State of Black Entrepreneurship

Posted on: 02 Aug 2018

On Tuesday July 31st, KPDI was proud to host a Cee and a group of ambitious Black youth for a Hackathon. The topic? The State of Black Entrepreneurship. Participants sent the day working to find a solution on how best to engage the Black community when it comes to actively participating in the development of […]

KPDI Launches Programming for Black Youth in Entrepreneurship and Technology

Posted on: 02 Apr 2018

KPDI, proud recipient of Black Youth Action Plan funding, has confirmed details for our upcoming programming for entrepreneurs and tech talent. Offerings will include: Tech Internship Program Over the next three years, KPDI Ventures will invite 25 post-secondary students and young professionals to intern with leading technology businesses. We’re looking for individuals with entrepreneurial drive, […]

KPDI Approved for 1.3M in Funding From the Black Youth Action Plan

Posted on: 01 Feb 2018

KPDI is pleased to announce that we have been approved for 1.3M in funding via the Black Youth Action Plan. KPDI Ventures is a Toronto-based technology incubator design to meet the changing needs of our next generation of entrepreneurs. Working in partnership with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, KPDI Ventures provides internships and […]

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