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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Legal & IP


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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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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.

Fail Me Not Tutoring takes cohort pitch prize

October 26, 2021

Michel’le Curington, founder of Fail Me Not Tutoring, is helping students not just catch up academically, but slay their math, reading and... Read More

Meet Amber Tipton, Baker Extraordinaire

October 20, 2021

There’s no one way to be an entrepreneur. You don’t have to look a certain way, operate in a particular industry, pursue... Read More

Bailout Systems offers pocket-sized, hands-free repelling device for first responders

October 19, 2021

By Katie Aldridge On Jan. 23, 2005, six members of the New York Fire Department responded to a fire in a four-story... Read More