Events and Workshops


LaunchYU organizes educational workshops, networking events, and hackathons that contribute to enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus.

LaunchYU also provides entrepreneurs with a physical collaboration/ideation space, which can be used during early stages of their ventures.


Upcoming Events and Workshops:


Aird & Berlis StartupSource Market Entry Award Announcement @ Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It's time for the winner selection!

Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner and York University Alumni Randy Williamson, have generously donated both cash and legal services to support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, with the new Aird & Berlis StartupSource Market Entry Award.

The top three ventures from the 2017 LaunchYU AccelerateUP program will present their final pitch and be judged on their progress and their ability to take their venture to market. The top startup will be selected to receive an award of $25,000. This includes $12,500 in cash and an equal amount of Aird & Berlis’s StartupSource legal services. Join us for the exciting announcement as LaunchYU selects the very first winner of this award!

Register for this event here: