LaunchPad Lab


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Get Paid Developing Your Idea

Turn A Good Idea Into A Great Idea

Set Yourself Apart 

Earn $1,000 while developing your idea over 8 weeks.
Discover the ins and outs of bringing your idea to life in an engaging and supportive environment.
Stand out in the crowd of your peers with tailored opportunities and resources that set you on a distinctive path to success.



If you've got an idea or a budding business ready for growth, LaunchPad Lab is the program for you. In eight transformative weeks you will learn what it takes to build the foundation of your business—from idea generation to launch, our team of entrepreneurial coaches and mentors will support you on your journey. 

Experience LaunchPad Lab

1 Turn your good idea into a great idea with expert guidance


2 Master the art of problem solving and other essential entrepreneurial skills.


3 Collaborate with a cohort of 9 other ambitious student teams, immersing yourself in a vibrant community of changemakers and trailblazers.


Develop a comprehensive game plan for your business/idea, connect with entrepreneurial coaches, and gain skills that will shape your entire career and business.

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Session Dates

Session Dates

We will be running LaunchPad on Thursdays from 3:00 - 6:00 pm for 8 weeks from October 24, 2024 - December 5, 2024. 

All sessions will take place in Slate Innovation Lab (EB3121)

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Lab participants can expect to work 6-8 hours per week during the program. 

Participants must attend all in-person sessions to receive the $1,000 funding 


We are accepting applications. Apply for our Fall 2024 Cohort Now! 

How Do I Apply?

Apply to the LaunchPad Lab program by clicking the “Apply Now Winter 2024” button on the program page. For quick access, click here to apply. If you require any support filling out your application, email program manager Tianna Going at for assistance.

Complete the application form with the necessary details and confirm your availability for all mandatory sessions. Attendance in all sessions is required to receive the $1,000 funding. If you have any questions about the application, contact Tianna Going at

Program Manager


Tianna Going, an alumna of Mount Royal University, holds a Bachelor of Communication degree with a minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. With a proven track record in leadership roles, Tianna has effectively navigated the intricate terrain of two MRU alumni startups — Inspired Go and Flahmingo, optimizing team dynamics and operational efficiency.

As a co-founder of LEWK, a fashion tech company, she is actively shaping the future of the industry. In this endeavor, she brings her exceptional skills in scaling startups and devising innovative business solutions. She has a passion for supporting emerging entrepreneurs and helping them through the beginning stages of their business ideas. 

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