Type of Program:



TandemLaunch works with brilliant entrepreneurs to build companies around university technologies. Their network of industry and university partners is global, extensive and very valuable to their process.

TandemLaunch takes a unique approach to building start-ups. They start by identifying industry problems, then scout technologies to solve them. They then assemble a team and build a company together.

Their Entrepreneur-in-Residence startup program offers aspiring and established entrepreneurs a proven path to build world-class deep technology companies in 12 to 18 months.

Comments on Funding:

The startup incubator offers up to $600,000 in seed financing. 

When It Ends:



Rolling deadline



  • must be PhDs in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or similar technical fields;
  • must be in MS in the above fields with industry and/or project experience;
  • must have great communication skills, a passion for entrepreneurship, and the drive to build something from the ground up;
  • that have previous experience in successfully leading a teams.

Application Steps:

Applicants must submit the online application form.

Other Things to Note:

Since 2010, the company has created over 25 ventures who have collectively raised over $150M in capital and are valued at over $500M.

About the author 


Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.


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