Your front door to the entrepreneur community

At Launch Dayton, we believe everyone, regardless of their background, should have the opportunity to determine their own economic prosperity.

Launch Dayton is a collaborative effort to connect entrepreneurs to peers, resources, and supporters, and to tell the stories of our region’s thriving startup community.

This community exists to support and inspire Daytonians who are building businesses.

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Here in Dayton, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to develop meaningful relationships, incubate ideas, and gain the education needed to launch & grow a business.

Accounting & Payroll

Coding Groups & Classes

Educational & Institutional

Investment & Capital

Legal & IP


Sales & Marketing

Leasing Space

Video Production

Software Development


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Upcoming Events

Whether you want to learn a new skill, improve on an existing one, or just meet some amazing people, there are plenty of events to choose from in the Launch Dayton startup community.

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September 15 @ 5:30 pm

The Formal Business Plan

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Community Stories

Read the latest news from the Dayton region’s startups, find local small businesses to shop, and discover the latest opportunities for aspiring or established entrepreneurs looking to launch or grow their businesses.

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Startup Week tickets are live!

June 21, 2022

Registration is LIVE for Launch Dayton Startup Week Presented by Fifth Third Bank Dayton’s biggest annual event for entrepreneurs and startup founders... Read More