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.

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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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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.

Renewable energy, life coach comparison shopping, STEM toys at this week’s Early Risers

Join us online Friday morning, June 25, to hear how local startups are developing new ways to create energy,  comparison shop, and... Read More

Mother-daughter duo achieve zen through plant-focused biz

By Katie Aldridge Mother-daughter duo Paula Willis & Alleah Cooks partnered to bring a different, relaxing experience to the Dayton community —... Read More

RESEARCHERS: Apply by June 30 for MedTech Launch Fund

Is there a technology you want to get out of the lab and into the world to make a difference? The MedTech... Read More