Who we are.

ventureLAB  is dedicated to supporting innovation and helping technology entrepreneurs. We take a genuine, responsive and attuned approach to everything we do.

We help entrepreneurs BUILD high-growth, innovative, scalable businesses.

Where entrepreneurs create real businesses. 

We will do this by working with the community and stakeholders to create a vibrant environment where innovation can thrive and entrepreneurs can launch and build sustainable businesses.

The ventureLAB annual review celebrates some of  our success stories of our entrepreneurs and their endeavours, as well as our own journey and growth, and provides an overview of ventureLAB's yearly numbers, programs and partnerships.

Download ventureLAB's Annual Reviews:

2016: ventureLAB 2.0

2015: Impact

2014: Strengthening the Foundation Through Partnerships

2013: Alignment

2012: Mapping the Journey and Celebrating Entrepreneurial Milestones

IBM Innovation Space - Markham Convergence Centre

3600 Steeles Ave. E. Room C106
Markham, ON
L3R 9Z7

Phone:  905-248-2727
Fax: 905-479-2055
Email: [email protected]

ventureLAB office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

ventureLAB is where talented technology entrepreneurs bring their innovations to market.

You have a growing business and we have a team of experts to help you.

The ventureLAB team.

We have some of the coolest, creative and most innovative people on the planet working at ventureLAB. Every one of us is always willing to help, and we work hard to cultivate a sense of community within our team and with our entrepreneurial community. Sign up with us now to get expert advice.

JEREMY LAURIN

President & CEO
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MELISSA CHEE

Chief Operating Officer
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JANE GERTNER

Vice President, Partnerships and External Relations

Acting, Vice President, New Business Development
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RACHEL AZAGURY

Vice President, Culture and Experience

Acting Vice President, Marketing and Communications
(905) 248-2710 | [email protected]

MIKE BETTS

Vice President, Venture Services
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ROB HALL

Vice President, Finance and Administration
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CHRIS CORY

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
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HEATHER CROSBIE

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
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JEREMY O'KRAFKA

Venture Services, Senior Analyst
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LISA SHI

Manager, Ecosystem Development
(905) 248-2720 | [email protected]

MAYAVAN RAJA

Manager, Innovation Space
(905) 248-2727 | [email protected]

SEP ASSADIAN

Manager, Programs
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JUSTINE KINTANAR

Director, External Relations
(905) 248-2723 | [email protected]

PAUL RIVETT

Director, Network Partnerships
(905) 248-2722 | [email protected]

MERCEDEH ANDALIBI

Director, Impact
(905) 248-2719 | [email protected]

LAURENCE BOCCACCIO

Health Innovation Team Lead
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EMILY MILLING

Manager, Marketing and Communications
(905) 248-2728 | [email protected]

JANET ELWOOD

Director, Administration
(905) 248-2709 | [email protected]

TERESA CHOW

Manager, Finance
(905) 248-2721 | [email protected]

JONATHON SHORE

Director, Media Relations
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Board of Directors