LaunchYU Experience

LaunchYU Experience

Are you a student or youth interested in creating a startup? LaunchYU has partnered with the School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) and York Entrepreneurship Development Institute (YEDI) for this exciting new 4 month program that helps students and youth gain experience building and launching a startup during the summer.

The program provides workshops and one-on-one mentorship that help early-stage entrepreneurs as they explore entrepreneurship and start their ventures.

Who can apply?

York University Students, as well as students/youth (ages 15-29 years) from external community.

Program Benefits

  • An engaging entrepreneurship experience for early stage entrepreneurs
  • Access to experienced mentors that will help shape your ideas
  • Build a foundation that will give you a leg up when applying for the LaunchYU Accelerator
  • Access to instructors from the # 1 ranked University-linked Accelerator in the world – YEDI
  • York University B.Comm. students are eligible to receive course credit
  • Access to cash awards

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline
    April 15, 2019
  • Program Start Date
    May 6 2019
  • Graduation & Launch Day
    End of August, 2019