Education by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.


Are entrepreneurs born or made? At MaRS, we believe that you are born with drive but that entrepreneurship can be learned with the right methodology and tools.

In our Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, we offer entrepreneurship programs and resources to help you navigate successfully through the different stages of your growing business. Get unparalleled access to business and sector knowledge and experts through diverse event series and workshops or via our hundreds of online resources that cover all aspects of building a winning venture.

Learn more about the sections of the Entrepreneur’s Toolkit:

MaRS Library
Entrepreneurship 101
Certificate in Entrepreneurship

MaRS Library

The MaRS Library is a comprehensive suite of free online resources (articles, videos templates, workbooks, reports and curated resource lists) to help entrepreneurs launch and grow their business. Visit the MaRS Library to:

  • Browse business topics via 500+ articles
  • Download 18 how-to workbooks
  • Get advice from entrepreneurs and experts in our 900+ videos
  • Explore market research reports and resources by industry in the Startup Library
  • View sample investment documents and other templates

Find the resources right for you here.

Entrepreneurship 101 

Tap into the knowledge and experience of other entrepreneurs and experts via our live event series. Our flagship series, Entrepreneurship 101, is a free 30-week lecture series that covers critical business topics for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs. Register to attend the live events, watch via webcast or browse the Entrepreneurship 101 library of resources here. Check out our other upcoming entrepreneurship and innovation event series here.



Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshops are practical hands-on workshops facilitated by experienced entrepreneurs. These sessions offer startups tools, mentoring and peer feedback to solve specific problems and build essential business components.

Find out more about our five regularly running workshop series and our new 12-week Intensive Programs here.

New! Certificate in Entrepreneurship

MaRS is proud to announce our collaboration with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies on a new Certificate in Entrepreneurship. This certificate program consists of six courses that use the latest entrepreneurial thinking and tools to help aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs overcome startup challenges and set their new businesses on the path to growth and sustainability.  We’ll guide you through the initial stages of building a business, from building your idea into a business model, to understanding, communicating and effectively selling to your target market, hiring the right people, and managing your finances to best capitalize on your business opportunity.

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