A professional student-run, non-profit organization that comprises of a diversified executive team from various departments within York University.
Our mission is to motivate, assist, and develop the skills of students who have a desire to pursue entrepreneurial ventures.EDA’s ultimate goal is to connect students with practitioners and resources needed to strengthen their venture ideas and to explore entrepreneurship as a career.
The EDA engages professionals through various high- demand workshops and networking events - constantly growing and evolving the association’s events to fit with demand.
We aim to broaden students perspectives on the complexity involved in starting and running their own business
We strive to motivate students to pitch innovative business ideas and plans they have to grow into a business
We provide access to practitioners and government representatives who can assist students in implementing their business plans
We increase awareness of the resources that are available for early start-ups with regards to mentorship and finances
We strengthen students' networking skills through activities such as seminars and events where students can interact with professionals.
We create a network through connecting with government representatives, small businesses and other organizations.