Unlock a world of opportunities and support your entrepreneurial journey by becoming a member of the Canadian Institute of Entrepreneurship (CIE®) today. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, seasoned business owner, investor, educator, or supporter of entrepreneurship, CIE® offers a membership experience tailored to your unique needs and interests. Enjoy exclusive access to resources, networking opportunities, professional development programs, mentorship, discounts on events and workshops, and community engagement activities.


The Canadian Institute of Entrepreneurship (CIE®) offers a range of membership types tailored to meet the diverse needs and interests of our community. Here are the membership options available:

  1. Individual Membership:

    • Ideal for entrepreneurs, startup founders, professionals, educators, students, and individuals interested in entrepreneurship.
    • Benefits include access to exclusive resources, networking opportunities, professional development programs, mentorship, discounts on events and workshops, and community engagement activities.
  2. Corporate Membership:

    • Designed for businesses, startups, small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), corporations, and organizations committed to fostering entrepreneurship.
    • Benefits include multiple memberships for employees, access to customized training programs, corporate branding and visibility opportunities, networking events, and policy advocacy.
  3. Educational Institution Membership:

    • Tailored for schools, colleges, universities, and educational institutions offering entrepreneurship programs and courses.
    • Benefits include discounted memberships for faculty and students, access to entrepreneurship curriculum resources, collaboration opportunities with industry partners, and participation in educational events and initiatives.
  4. Nonprofit Organization Membership:

    • Geared towards nonprofit organizations, associations, foundations, and community groups supporting entrepreneurship and economic development.
    • Benefits include discounted memberships for staff and volunteers, access to funding and partnership opportunities, advocacy support, and participation in community outreach and engagement efforts.
  5. Startup Membership:

    • Specifically designed for early-stage startups and entrepreneurs in the initial phases of building their businesses.
    • Benefits include tailored support services, mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs, access to investor networks, visibility opportunities, and discounts on essential resources and services.
  6. Investor Membership:

    • Targeted at angel investors, venture capitalists, private equity firms, and investment groups interested in supporting and funding entrepreneurial ventures.
    • Benefits include access to deal flow opportunities, networking events with entrepreneurs and fellow investors, visibility within the startup community, and participation in pitch events and investment forums.
  7. Supporter Membership:

    • Open to individuals, businesses, organizations, and institutions interested in supporting the mission and activities of CIE®.
    • Benefits include recognition as a supporter of entrepreneurship, invitations to exclusive supporter events, access to select resources and programs, and opportunities to contribute to CIE® initiatives and projects.

Each membership type comes with its own set of benefits and privileges, tailored to meet the specific needs and goals of our diverse community of members. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, educator, or supporter, there’s a membership option for you at CIE®. Join us today and become part of a thriving ecosystem dedicated to driving entrepreneurship forward in Canada!