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Welcome to Startup York!

Startup York Region is a grassroots movement, led by local entrepreneurs and supported by organizations committed to help early stage businesses succeed.  We are looking for other like-minded volunteers to join our team to help build the entrepreneurial community.

Meet our Team!

  • Lucas Chang
  • Jennifer Green


  • Jeremy Laurin, CEO, ventureLAB
    Through Startup Canada, ventureLAB has found a voice and community for connecting York Region’s brightest entrepreneurial minds together with the rest of our nation. Entrepreneurs are the life blood of the Canadian economy and ventureLAB is proud to connect its vibrant startup community and growing ecosystem to the Startup Canada national community, a vital part of the overall equation to help elevate Canada’s best on the world’s stage.

Our Partners

  • NewMakeIt
  • Ideal Incubator
  • Futurpreneur Canada
  • Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP)
  • Y Lab
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
  • ventureLAB
  • YEDI (York Entrepreneurship Development Institute)
  • Seneca College – HELIX
  • Newmarket Chamber of Commerce
  • York University – LaunchYU