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.

Launch Dayton Startup Week 2021 is underway!

September 14, 2021

We’re so excited to see the community convening at Launch Dayton Startup Week again, in-person and online. We hope to see YOU... Read More

Tumble, Bailout Systems take top prizes at Startup Week Pitch Competition

September 14, 2021

Twelve startup founders pitched for $10K in cash prizes last night at Launch Dayton Startup Week 2021! Taking first place in the... Read More

Meet your 2021 Launch Dayton Startup Week Startup Market vendors!

September 7, 2021

At Launch Dayton Startup Week 2021, we’re teaming up with Tae Winston to bring you the Launch Dayton Startup Week Startup Market... Read More