People & Culture

ventureLAB brings together experts from many different fields all with the same goal in mind: to enable tech titans built-to-scale in Canada.
Tech hub for semiconductor companies in Canada.

People-Driven, Culture-First Organization

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At ventureLAB, our culture is present in everything that we do (and we always do what we say we will do). We pride ourselves on embracing diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives to make better decisions and empower others. In removing barriers so others can succeed, we seek to inspire a prosperous future predicated on diversity and inclusivity for our clients, partners, and community.

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Our Values

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ventureLAB is guided by a few key principles. Our five values form Team RIVIR and shape what we do and how we help:

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Relentless:
We are tenacious, resilient, resourceful, and open-minded.
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Inclusive:
We embrace diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives to make better decisions.
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Visionary:
We inspire a prosperous future predicated on diversity and inclusivity.
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Innovative:
We ensure everyone is able to contribute to new innovative ideas and strategies.
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Results:
We are proactive, decisive, and accountable.

A Diverse, Gender-Balanced Team

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ventureLAB is made up of passionate, driven individuals and growing quickly. It is a fast-paced, flexible environment where individual contributors make a big difference and work collaboratively to achieve shared goals. 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.

ventureLAB leads by example with a gender-balanced, diverse team with a deeply rooted performance-based culture. We are proud of the work that we do, the culture we cultivate, the support we give one another and the pride with which we accomplish our goals. We're made up of a wide range of professionals, including tech entrepreneurs, industry executives and public and private sector partners.

Best Workplaces for Professional Development award in 2022.Great Place to Work certification in 2022 - 2023.

Testimonials

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"From day one of joining ventureLAB, I was quickly greeted with virtual arms and every day since I have felt more a part of the team no different than if I had joined in person. Each member of our team is extremely collaborative and supportive, we are a team that cares a lot about everything we do. I could not imagine myself working with a better team than this one and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it."

STEPHANIE BAGNAROL
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COORDINATOR, PARTNERSHIPS

"From day one of joining ventureLAB, I was quickly greeted with virtual arms and every day since I have felt more a part of the team no different than if I had joined in person. Each member of our team is extremely collaborative and supportive, we are a team that cares a lot about everything we do. I could not imagine myself working with a better team than this one and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it."

STEPHANIE BAGNAROL
,
COORDINATOR, PARTNERSHIPS

"From day one of joining ventureLAB, I was quickly greeted with virtual arms and every day since I have felt more a part of the team no different than if I had joined in person. Each member of our team is extremely collaborative and supportive, we are a team that cares a lot about everything we do. I could not imagine myself working with a better team than this one and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it."

STEPHANIE BAGNAROL
,
COORDINATOR, PARTNERSHIPS

"From day one of joining ventureLAB, I was quickly greeted with virtual arms and every day since I have felt more a part of the team no different than if I had joined in person. Each member of our team is extremely collaborative and supportive, we are a team that cares a lot about everything we do. I could not imagine myself working with a better team than this one and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it."

STEPHANIE BAGNAROL
,
COORDINATOR, PARTNERSHIPS

"From day one of joining ventureLAB, I was quickly greeted with virtual arms and every day since I have felt more a part of the team no different than if I had joined in person. Each member of our team is extremely collaborative and supportive, we are a team that cares a lot about everything we do. I could not imagine myself working with a better team than this one and feel extremely blessed to be a part of it."

STEPHANIE BAGNAROL
,
COORDINATOR, PARTNERSHIPS

"ventureLAB operates very much as a startup itself, it's innovative, fast moving, challenging, engaging and with even bigger goals ahead."

AVINASH PERSAUD
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VP, HARDWARE CATALYST INITIATIVE
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