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Entrepreneur in Residence 

This position is for a seasoned entrepreneur who is passionate about the future of entrepreneurship and innovation in Canada. This is a regional leadership role best suited to an experienced, hands-on, business leader who is capable of bringing together the moving pieces of a local community linked to a broader national movement. The EIR provides both strategic business advice and CEO coaching to the founders in the LOI Labs program enabling them to navigate the process of building and scaling their venture.

As the Entrepreneur in Residence  you will work directly with the Executive Director and Director of Programs to support the youth founders participating in the program within your designated region. Your role as an EIR is  to help founders with their businesses during the program which could include customer discovery and development, business model, marketing, financials, pitching and more.

Profile and Qualifications:

LOI Labs aims to target entrepreneurial profiles such as:

  • Founders or executives from successful, preferably VC-backed startups

  • Angel or early investors with small portfolios and a willingness and interest in deepening their exposure to mentorship and portfolio development.

  • Lead and activate mentors of LOI Labs or other top tier accelerators.

  • Local startup mentors, advisors or board members


  • Proven relevant experience working directly with startups in an operational, advisory or investor capacity

  • A professional network of individuals (investors, mentors, founders) with the background, experience and interest needed to help startups drive towards success

  • Operational experience, preferably in high growth companies or startups

  • Experience in the accelerator’s sphere is a plus


  • 1:1 coaching of early/growth-stage ventures

  • Meeting with companies on an ongoing basis

  • Leveraging and extending the LOI Labs support network of other domain experts

  • Reviewing and interviewing prospective startups applying to LOI Labs in your region

Position Details

  • 12 week contract

  • 2-3 hours per week

    • Max 10 ventures per region

  • Period: September 2018 start

About LOI Labs: 

LOI Labs was designed to develop entrepreneurial acumen from the ground up. Our program provides youth with the education, access, community, network, and credibility that youth-led ventures require to scale. Our commitment is to meet young entrepreneurs where they are and shorten their runway to success. League of Innovators programming is local, national and global, and leverages subject matter experts, partners and  investors from across the country to accelerate the businesses of tomorrow, today. LOI Labs is a 12-week program delivered virtually with hands on support through our regional nodes stationed in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Hamilton.


LOI Labs is Canada’s only barrier-free program for young entrepreneurs, and we are dedicated to ensuring that our programming is accessible in every corner of the country. LOI Labs does not take equity from any of our venture partners; our aim is to be the unbiased partner to each venture that we work with.