Ontario Expanding Economic Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

Ontario Expanding Economic Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

New business grant supporting Indigenous, Black and other racialized entrepreneurs March 17, 2022Ministry of Citizenship and Multiculturalism The Ontario government is investing $5 million over two years in a targeted…

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Bounced Inc. leverages Launch Lab EIRs to close pre-seed financing round

Facebook’s popularity has faded with students. Contributing factors include privacy and mental health concerns, and an uncool reputation for being “the app your parents use to find the bake sale”….

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Boutique day spa owner applies Digital MainStreet grant and the Future Proof program to extend reach for home-developed products with revamped digital presence

For eight years, Aba Mortley, owner of Cher-Mère day spa, had been treating local clientele with the natural, organic products her family had created and used since her childhood. When…

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Pre-owned clothing business establishes digital footprint with assistance from Digital Main Street grant and Future Proof program.

For Kathleen Bradshaw, owner of Kathleen’s Wears in Cobourg, Ontario, creating a safe, comfortable store where plus size women could find dresses, tops, jeansand more, that made them look and…

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Digital Main Street Program supported by FedDev Ontario enables collaborative community project to help Prince Edward County “main street” businesses thrive and maintain jobs

February 4, 2021 – Kingston, Ontario – Launch Lab, a Regional Innovation Centre and member of theOntario Business Support Network, a provincially-funded network of resources for entrepreneurs, todayannounced a new…

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Sales revenue triples for members of Lanark County Food and Beverage Peer Group

The group’s coach is Sandy MacPherson, an Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR) at Launch Lab. “The peer-sharing difference makes one plus one equal three,” he stated. Or more accurately, 300. Since…

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rND Bakery Rises With Gluten-free Breads Offering Substance and Science

When he started his one-man bakery in 2013, Will Spencer had three goals. He wanted to make high-quality, high-nutrition bread for people with food allergies. He wanted to develop relationships…

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iKare.Med aims for $9M in revenue

Today, in addition to leading a medical devices and e-commerce retail startup, Cornwall’s Karen Brunet trains for and competes in triathlons and rides horses. Not bad for someone who suffered…

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RockMass Technologies Digs Deeper for Global Growth in Mining Industry

“The RockMass journey started in Kingston at the Queen’s Innovation Centre Summer Initiative in 2016,” said Gubasta. “The 14-week intensive summer program allowed us to explore entrepreneurship while reducing the…

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COVID-19 Update

Like all businesses across Ontario, Launch Lab is doing our best to mitigate the spread of covid-19. All workshops and events have been postponed, and our team is currently working…

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