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Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs

Ready To Start Your Business and Build the Foundation for a Successful Company?

Introducing the Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs in partnership with DMZ, a dynamic program designed exclusively for women entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds and industries. Gain the knowledge, skills, and resources to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey, and tap into connections to mentors and a community that will help you propel your business forward.

Who It's For

Aspiring and ideation-stage women entrepreneurs in any industry looking to launch and grow a successful business.

How It Works

Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs is available via on-demand, self-paced learning, virtual or in-person sessions, across Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. This program has two phases. Begin at the phase that makes sense for your experience level and stage of business.

Phase 1: Setting the stage

Phase 1: Setting the stage

This phase is for you if you are just starting to think about entrepreneurship or have an early-stage business idea. Topics include:

  • Entrepreneurship 101
  • Leadership Essentials
  • Developing Problem Statements
  • Business Models
  • Customer Discovery
  • Goal Setting
Phase 2: Building your foundation

Phase 2: Building your foundation

This phase is for you if you have a business idea and have developed the basics of your product or service. Topics include:

  • Pitch Coaching
  • Legal 101
  • Finance Planning
  • Sales Funnel
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Go-To-Market Strategy

How To Get Started

Getting started is easy. Follow the pathway that works for you.

If you would like to join our live guided sessions, explore our calendar for virtual and in-person options:

  • Online
  • In-Person

If you would like to complete the program online and at your own pace, click below:

Program Supporters

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Thank you to our program partner, DMZ, for making the Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs possible.

Funding support provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.


If you have questions about the Launchpad for Women Entrepreneurs program, please email

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