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Coordinator, Venture Growth — Job ID 202224


Date Published:

April 29, 2022

Application Deadline:

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®.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this position will work remotely for the duration of this contract.

Position Profile

The Venture Growth Coordinator will work closely with the Manager, Venture Growth (VG) to support the delivery of exceptional experiences to ventureLAB clients across programming.The primary focus for the Coordinator will be on supporting the Capital Investment Program through managing and tracking client engagements, conducting background research, creating analytical and data-driven reports and helping the team follow through on its commitments to clients. This role will further include more generalized support for the Venture Growth team in adhering to existing processes, managing and maintaining reports and databases, and supporting the growth and scale of the VG team. This role works closely with ventureLAB staff and clients as well as outside organizations and partners.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this position will work remotely for the duration of this contract. If on-site access is required due to the nature of your position, safety protocols must be followed



Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria

Applicant is:

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to, noting “Coordinator, Venture Growth — Job ID 202224” in the subject line.

Hourly rate: $17/hour. 

Hours: 35/week. 

Please note this is an up to 8-week contract position ending on or before August 28, 2022. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, all interviews will take place remotely.

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).