Empowering the Future of Tech Innovation
Powering hardtech founders to build and scale globally competitive ventures that advance Canada's knowledge-based economy.
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ventureLAB™ is a leading global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada.
$11M
PROTOTYPE & TESTING LABS
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SQ. FT. INNOVATION SPACE
4,000+
COMPANIES SUPPORTED
6,800+
JOBS CREATED
$420M+
INVESTED IN OUR COMPANIES
Innovation Space
Our Programs
ventureLAB's programs are tailored to your business’ needs providing crucial resources for your growth and success.
Innovation lab for Hardware Catalyst Initiative
Canada’s only lab and incubator for founders building hardware and semiconductor-focused products, enabling the creation of transformative technologies that will power our products of tomorrow.
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Accelerated AI
A 6-month program, funded through Scale AI (Canada's AI Global Innovation Cluster), to support growing and scaling AI startups offering intelligent solutions and applications in the supply chain industry.
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Capital Investment Program
Capital Investment Program works with scale-ready companies to establish a long-term capital strategy and support rapid business growth with opportunities for underrepresented founders across Canada.
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Accelerated Growth Program
Designed to assist technology entrepreneurs who have an interest in ventureLAB's advanced-stage expansion programs that focus on hardware, semiconductors, and enterprise software artificial intelligence solutions.
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Canada Catalyst, North American Opportunities for International Companies.
A springboard for international companies & offers personalized business advisory services, access to exceptional talent from renowned Canadian institutions, experienced network, & market expertise.

Industries of Focus

Industries of Focus

Accelerate Your Growth

With a focus on hardware and enterprise software companies, we offer trusted, unbiased insight with a forward-focus to meet your distinct needs. We enable companies in our community to create jobs, raise capital, and generate revenue through four key pillars.

CAPITAL

Work with dedicated advisors, with deep industry experience, to connect with strategically-aligned investors and create a long-term capital strategy.

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TALENT

Build diverse teams and leadership capacity with hands-on advisory, workshops and peer groups specific to your business.

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TECHNOLOGY & IP

Develop and commercialize your technology, define your IP strategy, and give your business an opportunity to test and improve your product in real markets.

CUSTOMERS

Craft sustainable business plans and customer-centric growth strategies to attract local and global revenue.

What We Offer

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ventureLAB™ is Fueled by Entrepreneurs

“ventureLAB has a very professional system to support us from marketing, sales, financing, and legal standpoints. This helps us with our soft landing in Canada and we are very appreciative of the services they have provided to us.”

Griffon Lin
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Business Development Director, Golden Layout

"Since even the beginning of our application and Bootcamp, the team has been very supportive every step of the way to validate our application, technology, and business for success. They provide the essential resources and tools necessary to keep us moving forward to validate our product and our business model with our early customers."

Mark Donaldson
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Founder, CEO, TEDx Speaker, Quantuity Analytics

“ventureLAB’s Hardware Catalyst Initiative is one of the key enablers of Blumind’s commercialization efforts and provided the impetus to establish the company.”

NIRAJ MATHUR
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FOUNDER AND CEO, BLUMIND
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People-Driven, Culture-First Organization
ventureLAB™ brings together experts from many different fields all with the same goal in mind: to enable tech titans built-to-scale in Canada.
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Great Place To Work CertifiedGreat Place to Work certification in 2022 - 2023.Best Workplaces for Professional Development award in 2022.Best Workplaces for InclusionBest Workplaces In Technology

Featured News & Events

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ventureLAB Celebrates One Year Anniversary of HardTech Investor Network‍

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June 12, 2024

ventureLAB Appoints Paula Cruickshank to Its Board

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June 12, 2024

ventureLAB's Annual Report 2023

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Fueling Innovations: Hardware Catalyst Initiative is now open for application.

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