Founded in 2012, Launch Academy is an entrepreneur-led, grassroots, nonprofit with the mission to improve the quality of early-stage startups and maximize their chances of success through education, mentorship, and networking opportunities. Over the last 5 years, we have incubated over 500 startups who then on and raised over $100 million dollars and created more than 700 jobs for the local economy. Some of our startups have raised over 1M in funding and were accepted into top notch accelerator programs like yCombinator, TechStars, 500Startups, HIGHLINE, and FounderFuel.
Launch Academy does not take equity in your startup, but we charge a monthly membership fee. Membership fees include 24/7 access to 12,000 sqft of office space with fibre optics internet, bike storage/lockers, free coffee, meeting room space, events space, office hours with mentors, introductions to accelerators, startup perks (Google Cloud credits, Amazon Web Service Credits, Microsoft Azure credits) and more!
Launch Academy provides early-stage entrepreneurs with world class startup education and mentorship in a collaborative environment.
Our Full Access Program is for aspiring entrepreneurs who are in the customer discovery stage of their startup journey. It's for those who want to take advantage of our hot desking service, office hours with resident mentors, perks, events, and Launch Talks. It's for those who want to test the waters of their ideas, discover customer segments, and gain initial traction.
Launch Academy is a nonprofit and does not take equity in your startup. Monthly membership fees are $300/month for a minimum of three months and include 24/7 access to a 12,000 sq. ft office space that will provide you access to mentorship, office hours, meeting rooms, event space, fibre optics internet, bike storage/lockers, free coffee and tea, startup perks and more.
Surround yourself with other up-and-coming startups, seasoned entrepreneurs, and mentors, and gain the knowledge that you need to take your company to the next level.
Please make sure you read our FAQ page before applying: http://bit.ly/la-faq