ventureLAB is York Region’s provincially recognized Regional Innovation Centre. Since 2011, ventureLAB-supported companies have helped create over 4,600 jobs and attracted over $250 million in investments. York Region and ventureLAB have been working together for years to deliver programs and services that help grow technology-based companies, and is one of the Region’s key partners in delivering supports for innovative companies, in alignment with York Region’s Economic Development Action Plan.
2021 was another exceptional year for ventureLAB and our community. While we collectively continued to navigate challenging circumstances, this past year has proven it was a year of resiliency and growth.
Inside ventureLAB’s 2021 Annual Review, you’ll find highlights from the past year, including:
- How they enabled scaling tech companies to create over 400 new jobs and raise $116M+ in investment capital
- A growing network of partners – including 23 new partners
- Their impact through signature programs like the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, Tech Undivided, and the Capital Investment Program – and how they’ve enabled founders to succeed