OneEleven is a Scaleup Innovation Hub

  We are focused on helping Canada’s most promising, high-growth startups commercialize their technologies and scale their operations. Our mission is to enable Canada’s best startups to relentlessly focus on value creation and business growth.

Network

We make meaningful connections and open doors to valuable opportunities for our startups.

Space

We provide turnkey operations including infrastructure, access to computing resources, and a community of the most ambitious tech entrepreneurs in a prime downtown location.

Scale

We help our companies scale by supporting their efforts in business development, recruitment, fundraising, and professional development.

Community

We highly curate tech startups that have raised seed funding and have demonstrated significant momentum.

Our Vision

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

John Ruffolo

John Ruffolo

Board Director

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.

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Bilal Khan

Bilal Khan

Managing Director

Bilal Khan is the Managing Director of OneEleven, a post-seed technology accelerator focused on helping Canada’s most promising, high-growth start-ups commercialize their technologies and scale their operations. OneEleven is a unique partnership between industry, venture capital, government and academia with the objective of making Canada a global leader in the innovation economy.[Read More]

Emily Krause

Emily Krause

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. Prior to OneEleven, Emily worked with an international charity to plan workshops and facilitate international trips to empower youth to be active global citizens and leaders of social good.

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Tom Corr

Tom Corr

Board Director

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.

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Haroon F. Mirza

Haroon F. Mirza

Managing Director & EIR

Haroon F. Mirza is the Managing Director & Entrepreneur in Residence of OneEleven. Haroon joined from OMERS Ventures, where he served as Entrepreneur in Residence. Prior to that, Haroon was Director of Business Development – Anonymous Viewer Analytics at Intel. Before that, he was the Co-founder & CEO of CognoVision which was acquired by Intel in 2010.[Read More]

Melissa Heeney

Melissa Heeney

Operations Coordinator

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. Melissa works both in the front lines and behind the scenes to keep OneEleven’s Community running smoothly.

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Mohamed Lachemi

Mohamed Lachemi

Board Director

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.

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Nora Bieberstein

Nora Bieberstein

Senior Community Manager

Nora is OneEleven’s Senior Community Manager. Her main mandate is to build and manage OneEleven’s community of Canada’s most promising tech startups. In her role, Nora helps to strengthen OneEleven’s presence in the wider Toronto tech startup ecosystem, manages the organization’s marketing channels and identifies valuable opportunities for OneEleven’s portfolio founders and their teams.

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FOUNDING PARTNERS

INNOVATION CHAMPION

SCALE UP PARTNERS

GROWTH AMBASSADORS

OneEleven

325 Front St. W, Suite 4, Toronto, ON M5V 2Y1

416-848-7571

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