Our Mission

Startup Toronto is a grass roots entrepreneur-led community of Startup Canada. We connect our members to the startup ecosystem in Toronto, foster a supportive home for all entrepreneurs, and provide programs and tools that help entrepreneurs accelerate their business growth.
We are a completely volunteer based organization relying on our community to get involved to make Startup Toronto their own.


Craig Major
Director & Co-founder

Craig works meets with hundreds of entrepreneurs a month providing advice, mentorship and consulting services. Running Major.solutions developing lean startups, creating digital media strategies, and designer of the ‘Crowd First crowdfunding program’. He also is partner in social media marketing company Gatherr.ca helping clients find their voice and audience. ¬†Launching his most recent startup Simple Suitor in early 2015 he sold¬†it just under a year later.
Craig has extensive technology background in the enterprise including being Senior Manager Architecture & Planning at Deloitte and CTO a Mercer, and expert program manager


Our Leaders

Idas Levato

Founding partner of Gugoiza Inc.
Our social innovation mission is to transform the freelance to consumer economy by helping people find local employment and affordable urban workspace. People use our app on Gugoiza.com to find and post jobs, find and post work space, create posts seeking specific work or specific work spaces. Freelancers can post profiles. No commissions. Simple & Fast & Community-based. On Yogaiza.com users can post for space and work in the mindfulness and yoga marketplace in any community they want. We want yoga & mindfulness to be accessible and inclusive anywhere people need it


Want to get more involved?

Startup Toronto is volunteer driven and we are always looking for active members of our community to get more involved as part of our associate program