905-248-2727 hello@ventureLAB.ca 3600 Steeles Ave. E. Markham, ON L3R 9Z7 Mon to Fri, 9:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Who We Are

  

The ventureLAB Innovation Centre  is dedicated to supporting innovation and helping technology entrepreneurs. We take a genuine, responsive and attuned approach to everything we do.

ventureLAB is where talented technology entrepreneurs bring their innovations to market.

You have a growing business and we have a team of experts to help you.

We help entrepreneurs BUILD high-growth, innovative, scalable businesses.

Where entrepreneurs create real businesses. 

We will do this by working with the community and stakeholders to create a vibrant environment where innovation can thrive and entrepreneurs can launch and build sustainable businesses.

The ventureLAB annual review celebrates some of  our success stories of our entrepreneurs and their endeavours, as well as our own journey and growth, and provides an overview of ventureLAB's yearly numbers, programs and partnerships.

Download ventureLAB's Annual Reviews:

2016: ventureLAB 2.0

2015: Impact

2014: Strengthening the Foundation Through Partnerships

2013: Alignment

2012: Mapping the Journey and Celebrating Entrepreneurial Milestones

IBM Innovation Space - Markham Convergence Centre

3600 Steeles Ave. E. Room C106
Markham, ON
L3R 9Z7

Phone:  905-248-2727
Fax: 905-479-2055
Email: hello@ventureLAB.ca

ventureLAB office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

The ventureLAB Team

  

We have some of the coolest, creative and most innovative people on the planet working at ventureLAB. Every one of us is always willing to help, and we work hard to cultivate a sense of community within our team and with our entrepreneurial community. Need help? Sign up with us now to get expert advice.

JEREMY LAURIN

President & CEO
(905) 248-2711 | jlaurin@ventureLAB.ca

MELISSA CHEE

Chief Operating Officer
mchee@ventureLAB.ca

JANE GERTNER

Vice President, Partnerships and External Relations

Acting, Vice President, New Business Development
jgertner@ventureLAB.ca

RACHEL AZAGURY

Vice President, Culture and Experience

Acting Vice President, Marketing and Communications
(905) 248-2710 | razagury@ventureLAB.ca

MIKE BETTS

Vice President, Venture Services
mbetts@ventureLAB.ca

ROB HALL

Vice President, Finance and Administration
rhall@ventureLAB.ca

CHRIS CORY

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
ccory@ventureLAB.ca

HEATHER CROSBIE

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
hcrosbie@ventureLAB.ca

JEREMY O'KRAFKA

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
jokrafka@ventureLAB.ca

NICK BRADLEY

Venture Services, Junior Analyst
nbradley@ventureLAB.ca

DYLAN ITZIKOWITZ

Venture Services, Entrepreneurship Resource
ditzikowitz@ventureLAB.ca

MAYAVAN RAJA

Manager, Innovation Space
(905) 248-2727 | mraja@ventureLAB.ca

JANET ELWOOD

Director, Administration
(905) 248-2709 | jelwood@ventureLAB.ca

TERESA CHOW

Manager, Finance
(905) 248-2721 | tchow@ventureLAB.ca

ROB CATTLE

Director, Program Delivery
rcattle@ventureLAB.ca

LISA SHI

Manager, Ecosystem Development
(905) 248-2720 | lshi@ventureLAB.ca

JONATHON SHORE

Director, Communications
jshore@ventureLAB.ca

EMILY MILLING

Manager, Creative and Digital Marketing
(905) 248-2728 | emilling@ventureLAB.ca

LYN CHEN

Entrepreneurship Program Assistant 

lchen@ventureLAB.ca

JUSTINE KINTANAR

Director, External Relations
(905) 248-2723 | jkintanar@ventureLAB.ca

PAUL RIVETT

Director, Network Partnerships
(905) 248-2722 | privett@ventureLAB.ca

MERCEDEH ANDALIBI

Director, Impact
(905) 248-2719 | mandalibi@ventureLAB.ca

MARYNA BAKUNTSEVA

Senior Research Analyst
mbakuntseva@ventureLAB.ca

LAURENCE BOCCACCIO

Health Cluster Advisory Team
lboccaccio@ventureLAB.ca

Board of Directors