Advisor, Medtech (Founder Services) — Job ID 202418


Date Published:

July 8, 2024

Application Deadline:

July 22, 2024


o/a ventureLAB

Advisor, Medtech (Founder Services) — Job ID: 202418

Part-Time (30hr/month)

About ventureLAB

ventureLAB is a not-for-profit leading global founder community for hardware technology and enterprise software companies in Canada. Our organization is led by seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders with decades of industry experience in building IP-rich start-ups, scale-ups, and global multinationals to help businesses scale. Located at the heart of Ontario’s innovation corridor in York Region, ventureLAB is part of one of the biggest and most diverse tech communities in Canada. Since 2011, ventureLAB has enabled over 2,000 tech ventures to create over 4,000 jobs and raise more than $200 million in investment capital through our initiatives focused on raising capital, talent retention, technology and IP commercialization, and customer acquisition. Together with our community of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and partners, we enable technology startups to accelerate the commercialization of transformational products on a global scale. ventureLAB is home to the Hardware Catalyst Initiative — Canada’s only lab and incubator for hardware and semiconductor-focused companies. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada — for global markets. 

Our Mission

We grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada.

Our Vision

Born Global. Built to Scale. Inclusive by Design. Inspire a new generation of global founders who choose Canada to scale IP-rich tech titans creating innovative hardware and scale-ready enterprise software solutions that transform communities and establish a blueprint for a more sustainable, inclusive tech ecosystem.

Our Values — Team RIVIR

ventureLAB is made up of passionate, driven individuals, and is growing quickly. It is a fast-paced, flexible environment where individual contributors make a big difference and work collaboratively to achieve shared goals. We are proud to be one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and a Great Place to Work®

Position Profile:

Are you a seasoned medical device entrepreneur or leader in the medical device space that wants to give back to the community? Do you get excited helping others to succeed? Do you enjoy making connections within and expanding your professional network?

If you are, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic MedTech Advisor to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in commercializing medical technologies and hands-on experience in product development. 

This position involves providing coaching and advice to entrepreneurs (we call them founders), advancing ventureLAB’s presence in the healthcare ecosystem, and helping to manage our MedTech lab. MedTech Advisors are often asked to participate in workshops, networking events in the GTA, meetings with other ventureLAB departments, tours of ventureLAB’s facilities, strategic discussions with potential partners or investors, and most importantly – one-on-one meetings with founders in ventureLAB’s MedTech portfolio.

The MedTech Advisor will manage and support each founder, providing them with resources, guidance, workshops, and network access to help them build scalable Medical Device companies

Key Responsibilities:

1.     Advisory and Coaching:

2. Networking and Support: 

3. Team Collaboration: 


Founder Success Specific KPIs

How to Apply

Apply by Tuesday 16th July 2024 to quoting “Advisor, MedTech – Job ID: 202418” in the subject line. Include your resume and a brief note telling us why you’d be a great addition to the ventureLAB team. Early submissions are encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

At ventureLAB, we value diversity, inclusion, and respect. Diverse experience, perspectives, and backgrounds bring great ideas and create stronger teams — we embrace it, because we know that by including everyone, we all thrive. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Response to COVID-19

Effective December 1, 2021, all newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination (first and second dose) against COVID-19 of a vaccine currently approved by Health Canada or provide documentation to support an exemption based on grounds covered by the Ontario Human Rights Act (i.e. medical exemption).