ventureLAB, York Region, City of Markham and CIX Join Forces to Spotlight Canada's HardTech Innovators

Mar 25, 2024

ventureLAB, in collaboration with the Canadian Innovation Exchange Summit (CIX) and with the support of The Regional Municipality of York and the City of Markham, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming CIX Summit, scheduled to take place from March 26-27 in downtown Toronto. As a key annual event in the Canadian tech landscape, CIX serves as a platform to spotlight the nation's most promising startups, from early-stage ventures to those in the scaling phase.

“As home to Canada’s largest concentration of semiconductor companies in Canada and the country’s only hardware accelerator, ventureLAB, the City of Markham is excited to partner with CIX to spotlight hardtech innovators,” shared Chris Rickett, Director of Economic Growth and Culture at City of Markham. “ventureLAB may call Markham home, but it provides a platform for hardtech founders from across the country to take their companies to the next level.”

‍In line with ventureLAB’s mission to power hardtech founders to build and scale globally competitive ventures that advance Canada’s knowledge-based economy, this partnership is an opportunity to foster growth and success within Canada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

The HardTech Investor Network (HIN) is a deep-tech focused investor network backing up Canadian pre-seed and seed stage startups. ventureLAB offers vetted and curated select investment opportunities of high potential to support foundational companies that aim to improve our world.

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