Venture Catalyst

Bring your business idea to the world.

The Venture Catalyst program is a free 6-week training and mentorship program that supports early-stage tech entrepreneurs in testing their start-up ideas and bringing a proof-of-concept to life. Program participants gain access to interactive online workshops, expert mentorship, peer support, and start-up resources to transform their ideas into a successful business.

Upon completion of the 6-week cohort, select companies may have the opportunity to join the YSpace Virtual Membership Program for continued growth through our support system.

Applications for our Winter 2023 cohort are now closed. Please reach out to for information on other programming available!


What to Expect

Refine and validate your concept through interactive virtual training and curated mentorship.

Engage with industry experts to gain foundational knowledge into building and growing a technology startup.

Join a network of like-minded individuals and discuss business challenges in peer to peer circles.

The Application Process

Companies apply online via the Venture Catalyst Application Form.

If you have any questions about the application process, email us at

If chosen, applicants will be contacted by the YSpace team to schedule a video call meeting

An initial meeting will be set up to review the business as well as the current status of the company. This opportunity will also be used to understand the leadership team and concept viability better.

Accepted companies will be invited to join the cohort and will gain access to resources and support for development.

YSpace Launch cohort members will have access to curated programming and a variety of tailored resources which include a network of industry experts, startup perks, as well as peer founder circles to continue developing their venture.