SOCAN Foundation Announces 2022 TD Incubator Participants

Michael Raine
July 21, 2022

The SOCAN Foundation, part of the SOCAN Group of companies, has announced the participants for the fourth edition of the TD Incubator for Creative Entrepreneurship. The incubator program provides emerging music creators with seed funding, mentorship, and the opportunity to participate in a progressive webinar series that will hone their entrepreneurship skills while providing them with the tools and resources needed to turn their talent into a sustainable career. The incubator is made possible through the generous support of TD Ready Commitment.

"The program is designed to identify, celebrate, and support the next generation of music creators that have demonstrated extraordinary potential," says Charlie Wall-Andrews, executive director of SOCAN Foundation.

After reviewing hundreds of submissions, the Foundation was pleased to announce that the following music creators have been accepted into the 2022 edition of the program:

   Bukola (British Columbia)
   Holly Santonato (Ontario)
   Jay Glavany (Ontario)
   Jerry Sereda (Manitoba)
   Jessica Spurrell (Ontario)
   Kaili Kinnon (Ontario)
   Kaiya Gamble (Alberta)
   Kylie V (British Columbia)
   Leah Marlene (Ontario)
   Mackenta (Ontario)
   Maggie Andrew aka Jorie (Nova Scotia)
   Meghan Oak (Quebec)
   Mez Mariyé (Ontario)
   Mint Simon (Quebec)
   Newby (Ontario)
   sahara (British Columbia)
   Salin (Quebec)
   Sam Krüger (Quebec)
   Shades Lawrence (Quebec)
   Siddartha (Ontario)
   Siibii aka Angel Baribeau (Quebec)
   Terez (Alberta)
   The Moon & I (Quebec)
   Tracey Richard (New Brunswick)
   X. ARI (Ontario)

Click here to meet the participants.

Each participant in the program will receive a cash grant of up to $3,000, intended to defray start-up costs (such as those spent on marketing, business development, branding, etc.); mentorship by an industry professional; and access to exclusive webinars led by industry professionals and experts, to fuel the entrepreneurial spirit of the participants.

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Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.