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The Enterprise Cayman "Launch Labs" initiative provides a springboard for seed and pre-seed start-ups who are ready to take their product or services to market and launch their new idea and next big thing! 

Successful start-ups will unlock opportunities to develop, test, modify and promote their innovations in collaboration with top executives and world-leading financial institutions from Cayman Enterprise City's comprehensive and innovative ecosystem.

Get closer to turning your vision into a reality...

Why take part?

Join the Launch Labs Studios

Depending on your project's requirements, Launch Labs offerings come with a partially or fully subsidised business solutions and access to the "Launch Labs Studios" co-working facilities. Facilities include shared kitchens, co-work office space in central George Town, and access to professional meeting rooms.  

Tap into the CEC Network

As part of Launch Labs Studios, you'll join a vibrant community of like-minded entrepreneurs and network of global business professionals.  You'll have access to the Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) network and ongoing support from the Enterprise Cayman team. Grow your new business venture amongst a supportive network. 

Take Part in Special Events & Networking

Special events and networking opportunities are scheduled throughout the year. As a Launch Labs member you'll have access to monthly "Tech Talks", regular networking events, socials, special workshops, and more. Our team will also support by making regular introductions to relevant industry partners. 

Scale your Project Fast

Launch Labs offerings are designed to be a turnkey solution for launching new business services and products from the Cayman Islands. Packages are scalable to ensure that they meet the needs of your growing project and the programme provides ongoing recruitment support to help you grow your team and new business venture. 

Access Opportunities for Funding

As the Launch Labs programme grows so too does our Angel Investor Network of supporters, professional advisors, and funders. As we get to know your project better, we'll help to make connections with potential funders and new funding opportunities.

Participate in Professional Marketing Opportunities

As a Launch Labs member you'll also have access to CEC's Marketing Support Services. Taking part is a great way to get your brand in front of new audiences and engage with hundreds of companies that are already set up within Cayman’s special economic zones.

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How do I apply? 

Our team is available for an evaluation call to discuss your project in detail and establish if "Launch Labs" might be the right fit to get your project off the ground!

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2022 Application Details to be Announced. 

What types of projects qualify? 

Internet, science, technology, media, commodities, derivatives, maritime, and aviation companies may qualify. Projects must be at the growth/start-up stage in their development. 

What if my project is at the idea/incubation stage? 

If your project is at the idea/incubation stage you may not quality for the Launch Labs programme. You might be interested in taking a look at the Cayman Islands Business Design Competition — a competition made for new business ideas and initiatives! 

What are the costs involved? 

Depending on your project's requirements, Launch Labs offerings come with a partially or fully subsidised business solutions. Packages may include access to the Launch Labs Studio, business licensing, work visas, and more.  

Are there opportunities for funding? 

 

As soon as your application is successful, and you become part of the Enterprise Cayman Launch Labs programme, you'll join a diverse network of business professionals including funders, advisors, mentors, and fellow entrepreneurs. Our team will assist by making regular introductions to potential funders and new funding opportunities. 

What is Cayman Enterprise City?

Cayman Enterprise City is home to a vibrant community and has attracted hundreds of innovators and entrepreneurs to establish a physical business presence in the jurisdiction. 

Cayman Enterprise City's technology focused special economic zone, Cayman Tech City, is home to the largest innovation ecosystem in the region and acts as a nucleus for early stage start-ups, growth stage start-ups, unicorns and big Tech firms to accelerate success.

As part of the Launch Labs initiative, you'll have access to the Cayman Enterprise City network. 

Programme Partners

The Cayman Islands Business Design Competition

We're inviting all problem solvers, big thinkers and go-getters, like you, to take part in the Cayman Islands Business Design Competition — a series of professional programmes and events aimed at helping you reduce risk when bringing a new product, service, or feature to market.

Launch your idea faster, access professional support networks, meet likeminded entrepreneurs, discover new opportunities, and win cash prizes!

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