Wilfrid Laurier University’s LaunchPad Brantford is accepting applications for the next cohort of its Foundations start-up program. The program consists of an online curriculum with 12 modules, bi-weekly webinars, mentorship with successful entrepreneurs, and one-on-one personalized coaching.
LaunchPad Brantford is free and open to current Laurier students, Laurier alumni and community members from the City of Brantford, County of Brant, Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.
For Nathaniel Deshpande, owner of Closed Caption Creator Inc., joining LaunchPad’s Foundations program was the first step in developing his now-successful business. Since graduating from the LaunchPad program, Deshpande has released five new products, some of which have been used by large media companies including Discovery and Warner Brothers.