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Who We Are

Committed to the growth of women’s entrepreneurship, the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC) works with women’s enterprise support organizations to champion innovation, broaden expertise, and enhance collaboration.

WEOC’s members support women entrepreneurs by providing an array of services, including business skills development, access to financing, networking and export  opportunities.

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Fermement décidée à favoriser l’essor de l’entrepreneuriat féminin, Organisations d’entreprises de femmes du Canada (OEFC) collabore avec les organismes de soutien aux entreprises de femmes pour promouvoir l’innovation, élargir l’expertise et améliorer la collaboration. Les membres d’OEFC soutiennent les femmes entrepreneures en leur offrant un éventail de services, notamment de perfectionnement des compétences.

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PART OF THE WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM IN CANADA

A depiction of the women's entrepreneurial ecosystem in Canada

We are proud to be part of Canada’s vibrant ecosystem of organizations that support women entrepreneurs.

This infographic provides a graphical representation of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Canada.

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OUR ECONOMIC IMPACT

Our support helps women entrepreneurs access the financing they need to launch and grow their businesses, create jobs and stimulate economic activity.

Over $220 million in direct and leveraged financing to women entrepreneurs
Over 7,700 jobs created or maintained
Over $2 billion cumulative economic impact in Canada

OUR CLIENTS’ SUCCESS

Loan repayment rate

Loan clients in business after 5 years - 50% above the national average

Our programs are proven to increase women entrepreneurs’ chances of success. We have developed internationally-recognized best practice models of service delivery and program development for women entrepreneurs.

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