You are a female entrepreneur who runs a business in the Durham Region.
Community Innovation Lab is a not-for-profit organization based in Durham Region. We address the social and economic gaps in communities through innovation and entrepreneurship. Our mission is to inspire, catalyze, and advance a community of entrepreneurs. We are an incubator for enterprising ideas and an accelerator for promising ventures.
The Refinery is a program for female entrepreneurs. It offers ideas, inspiration, and motivation to help women to build an action plan and support business growth. The Refinery’s business growth pipeline reflects the lived experience of women, the best practices in accelerators, incubators and community hubs, the research on women and entrepreneurship – and our collective wish that all women can dream, thrive and make a difference. As a project of the Community Innovation Lab, The Refinery is also a marketing partner for members and will host product launches, professional events, and business meetings at the Co-iLab Hub, located at 600 Rossland Road West in Oshawa, Ontario.
By registering your business with the Community Innovation Lab, you will be kept up-to-date on The Refinery's program activities and opportunities. If you choose, we will also profile your business on a special page dedicated to women entrepreneurs on the Community Innovation Lab website (www.communityilab.ca). We will only publish the information that you have authorized, all other information will be kept confidential. This registration will take approximately 30 minutes of your time.
The information you provide will be kept confidential, i.e. your name will not appear unless you have given your express consent. We have set up individual sections of the registration below so that you can decide what information you share publicly. The purpose of publishing your information is to promote your business.
Registration is voluntary. If you wish, you may decline to provide any information or participate in any component of the program. Further, you may decide to withdraw your registration at any time or to request withdrawal of your information from our database.