ventureLab Regional Innovation Centre

Stouffville businesses can take advantage ventureLab, of a new Regional Innovation Centre launched to help up-and-coming companies in York Region reach the next level of growth.

The centre will provide services at no-charge to qualified small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and hopes to become the go-to point for entrepreneurs looking to build world-class businesses.

Located in Markham, Ontario at the Markham Convergence Centre, ventureLab can be accessed by businesses in Whitchurch-Stouffville. The centre will have a particular focus on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Life Sciences. The centre is a member of the Ontario Network of Excellence (ONE), a collaborative network of organizations across Ontario designed to help companies bring new ideas to the marketplace, while fostering global excellence in innovation.

Currently the centre is running a number of Money Chase Pitch+ workshops with several events each week.

ventureLab offers:

  • educational programs;
  • industry events and networking opportunities for SMEs;
  • market research and competitive intelligence;
  • guidance with intellectual property and market strategy;
  • assistance with funding;
  • investment and financing pitches;
  • introduction to investors;
  • access to government resources and programs;
  • academic research collaborations;
  • sales direction and coaching, and
  • support for market launches and exporting.

Learn more about ventureLab

Website: www.venturelab.ca

Address: 7271 Warden Avenue in Markham, ON

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Sponsors

  • Farmer Jacks Gardens | Stouffville, ON
  • Stouffville IDA
  • Biz-Zone Internet Group Inc.
  • CanadaOne