OneEleven is a Scaleup Innovation Hub
We make meaningful connections and open doors to valuable opportunities for our startups.
We provide turnkey operations including infrastructure, access to computing resources, and a community of the most ambitious tech entrepreneurs in a prime downtown location.
We help our companies scale by supporting their efforts in business development, recruitment, fundraising, and professional development.
We highly curate tech startups that have raised seed funding and have demonstrated significant momentum.
OneEleven’s vision is to help the next generation of Canadian tech companies compete and win on the global stage. Our mandate is to bring together venture capitalists, corporates, government, academia and the most ambitious tech founders to build a community focused on the successful scale up of our portfolio companies.
- Computing Power 80%
- Financing 60%
- Programming & Events 50%
- Startup Success 90%
OUR TEAM AND PARTNERS
Mr. Ruffolo is the CEO of OMERS Ventures, the venture arm of OMERS. OMERS Ventures invests in early to late stage companies in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sectors. He is also the Executive Managing Director of OMERS Strategic Investments.
Founding Managing Director
Bilal Khan is the Founding Managing Director of OneEleven, a scale-up innovation hub focused on helping Canada’s most promising, high-growth start-ups commercialize their technologies and scale their operations. [Read More]
Junior Administrative Assistant
Elizaveta (Liza) Klimenko is the Junior Administrative Assistant at OneEleven. She works on the frontline as a first point of contact by phone and email and also supports the Operations Coordinator with day-to-day office functions.
Dr. Tom Corr is the President and CEO of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) – a non-profit organization that drives the commercialization of cutting-edge Ontario-based research across key market sectors to build the province’s innovation economy and secure its global competitiveness.
Amanda Filipe is the Sponsorship Manager for OneEleven. She is responsible for the management of OneEleven’s portfolio of corporate sponsors and the facilitation of new partnership opportunities that deliver strategic value to all parties.
Events and Projects Specialist
Emily Krause is the Events and Projects Specialist for OneEleven. Passionate about connecting people with resources and opportunities, Emily works to plan and execute engaging events to foster growth in the start-up community.
Dr. Mohamed Lachemi is Ryerson University’s president and vice-chancellor and formerly the provost and vice president academic. As president, he takes the lead in strategic planning, partnerships, capital projects and city-building.
Melissa is OneEleven’s Operations Coordinator. Her main objective is to maintain an efficient, seamless environment our start-ups can succeed in, all while supporting the OneEleven Team. She also acts as the accountant’s liaison, assisting with the books.
Olivia Rollo is the Administrative Assistant at OneEleven. Her main objective is to provide high-level administrative support to the OneEleven team, including the management of financial accounts.