The Centre for Entrepreneurship


How can we support you?

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Looking for entrepreneurship support? do you have questions about running a business?

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Available resources or learn how to get involved with the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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We offer in-class programming, supporting the development of entrepreneurial graduates.



Want to start or grow a business?

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Whatever your business idea, SURGE offers FREE one-on-one mentoring to Mohawk students and alumni who are entrepreneurs or want to become entrepreneurs. 

Want to work with a team of students?

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The Agency operates within the McKeil School of Business. Students from a variety of programs collaborate to develop marketing and communication solutions for selected non-profit organizations and start-up companies in the greater Hamilton area.

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The Consultancy is a place for Mohawk students to share their skills with the world. Work with student groups from multiple disciplines to suit your business needs using their highly developed skills.

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Looking to hire a freelancer?

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The Collective is a place for Mohawk students to share their skills with the world. Hire a student freelancer from multiple disciplines to develop stunning visuals and smart media using their fresh perspective.

Upcoming Events 

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Branding and Marketing Yourself Successfully 

Event Calendar

Monday March 22nd - Wednesday March 24th

Panel Discussion
Pitch Competition

Registration is now open! 

Register Here


Partnerships in Entrepreneurship


Our community partners make a positive impact and contribute to helping develop the talents and ideas of Mohawk students. The relationship between students, alumni and our community defines the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Mohawk College.



Entrepreneurship Resources

Learn more about local, national and global entrepreneurship resources at our Entrepreneurship Resource Hub.

Visit the Resource Hub 



 Meet Our Alumni


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Amanda Ottoni

Amanda Ottoni (BMusA) is a musician and entrepreneur living in Dundas, Ontario. Her business, Preludium, is an inclusive music school in the Greater Hamilton Area. After receiving first place in Mohawk’s Pitch it to Win it Competition and being supported by the City of Hamilton’s Starter Company Plus grant, Preludium began operating full time. Amanda now conducts lessons in piano, voice, ukulele, music theory and music history in Preludium’s studio, in student’s homes, and virtually.

Check out Preludium
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Tyler Otterspoor

Tyler Otterspoor has been an electrician for over 14 years. He always knew he was meant to be an entrepreneur and started his own business over 5 years ago, Ivy League Electric. Tyler has grown the business to employ 7 people, operating out of a commercial unit and four branded trucks. Focused on creating a business that specializes in high-end residential projects, he takes pride in guaranteeing a professional experience with an exceptional finished product.

Visit Ivy League Electric Inc.