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BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which performs professional services in various industries ranging from technology and life sciences, real estate and construction to agriculture and natural resources. As of 2016, BDO has member firms in 154 countries, employs around 68,000 partners and staff in over 1,400 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.

BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which performs professional services in various industries ranging from technology and life sciences, real estate and construction to agriculture and natural resources. As of 2016, BDO has member firms in 154 countries, employs around 68,000 partners and staff in over 1,400 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.

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Scotiabank

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Website Box

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Luminari

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Lyofresh

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Smart Vision Direct

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Legally Inc.

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Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre

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B.E.S.T  

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Lighteon Studios

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DCCPER

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Fleet Rover

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LaunchYU

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Zteca

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Dentons

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Osgoode IP Clinic

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BDO or Binder Dijker Otte is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which performs professional services in various industries ranging from technology and life sciences, real estate and construction to agriculture and natural resources. As of 2016, BDO has member firms in 154 countries, employs around 68,000 partners and staff in over 1,400 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.

The Bank of Nova Scotia, operating as Scotiabank, is a Canadian multinational bank. It is the third largest bank in Canada by deposits and market capitalization. It serves more than 23 million customers in over 55 countries around the world and offers a range of products and services including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking.

WebsiteBox is the $99 Do-It-All Website for Real Estate Professionals. For a one-time fee of $99. Brokers and Realtors get a fully customizable, mobile-friendly real estate website with ready-to-go content and free hosting for life.

Luminari is a job search tool specifically built for CPAs (Charted Public Accountants). Their database filters the job market for CPAs so a candidate can only see jobs they're actually interested in. It's free, confidential, and takes 60s/mo. For companies looking to hire the best CPAs in Canada, Luminari provides access to passive candidates who aren't looking for jobs on job boards (the group of people that have been historically only available through traditional agency recruiters). This is all at a price to companies that resembles a job board posting, not a commission.

Lyofresh is a food science tech startup leveraging innovative technologies to tackle one of the world’s biggest problems: hunger. Its patent-pending technology aims to make freeze drying accessible to everyone, reducing the cost of freeze drying and reducing food waste from the farm to people's homes and everywhere in between.

Smart Vision Direct is a CCTV Security Camera Wholesale Distributor in the Security Industry. Smart Vision Direct, combines the cutting edge technology and innovating solutions, to

deliver CCTV Security Systems such as Professional Analog Cameras, DVRs, IP network solutions, and HD over coax solutions. The company distributes many well known brand names such as, GALAXY, AVTECH, NUUO, AG NEOVO, VIVOTEK, TRENDNET, etc. It generally covers all areas such as Industrial, Commercial and Residential projects.

Legally Inc. is a legal tech startup that creates artificial intelligence apps featuring Winston – a chatbot designed to empower self-represented litigants by providing free, open-access legal information about traffic ticket-fighting. The startup  is dedicated to improving access to justice through innovative technology.

Established in 2001 through a partnership agreement between the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG) and the City of Vaughan, the Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre provides entrepreneurs with professional business consultation services. VBEC is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), a collaborative network of organizations across Ontario that helps entrepreneurs, businesses and researchers commercialize their ideas by providing a comprehensive suite of programs and services.

BEST integrates curricular and experiential activities for Lassonde and York University students to develop business skills and understand what it takes to launch a technology start-up enterprise. BEST offers students opportunities to interact with entrepreneurs, advisors, alumni and partners in the local ecosystem.

Lighteon Studios is a film and video production company that creates meaningful content through combination of a business and an artistic approach. The company offers services in filmmaking (short films, cinematography, feature films, pre and post production), videography (artistics, corporate, commercial ads, virtual tours, real estate) and photography (panoramas, landscape, portrait, product).

DCCPER specializes in building web and mobile applications for startups and small and midsized businesses. The company works as an experienced tech and design co-founder to build and launch beautiful, lean and functional tech products. Spread across Toronto, London and Goa, their core team is comprised of experts in app development, UX/UI design, project management, digital product strategy and most importantly, startup success.

FleetRover delivers uncluttered insights into fleet movement, position, behaviour and health.Through GPS tracking hardware connected to vehicle ECMs, fleet managers gain realtime access to individual assets as well as their overall fleet. Monitor your fleet, drill down to specific assets and their current status or outstanding alerts. Use this overview of operations to make critical, time-saving decisions that will improve efficiency.

LaunchYU is York University's entrepreneurship program, where entrepreneurs across campus and in the surrounding community can: CONNECT . COLLABORATE . LEARN . SUCCEED. It is part of Innovation York.

Canadians in general are seeking healthier alternatives, owing to an aging population, greater knowledge of nutrition and an increase in healthier lifestyles. Tired of the same old, same old, z-teca was born to answer the call for better quality and fresher, healthier ingredients. The Mexican eatery uses only fresh quality ingredients and has cultivated a very loyal customer following with ambitious growth expansion plans for the future.

Now the world's largest law firm, Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 140 locations serving 57 countries.Clients benefit from access to top-tier legal talent with experience in 24 sectors and 40 practices, including, but not limited to construction, energy, real estate, private equity, healthcare among many other industries.

The IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic is a needs-based innovation-to-market legal clinic operated in collaboration with Innovation York and Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. The Clinic is staffed by student volunteers from Osgoode Hall Law School who are supervised by lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. Under the guidance and mentorship of the supervising lawyers, Innovation Clinic Fellows provide one-to-one legal information services to inventors, entrepreneurs, and start-up companies to assist with the innovation and commercialization processes. Through this hands-on practical experience, Innovation Clinic Fellows learn about common early-stage IP and business issues facing actors in the innovation ecosystem.