We work with entrepreneurs and innovators at any stage of business. We are here to support you on your journey to success by reducing barriers. We can connect and introduce you to the resources you need (and may not know exist) through our Partner Network and Programming.

OUR MISSION

Sandbox connects people & their ideas to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success.

OUR VISION

To be recognized as a thriving hub for shared innovation and entrepreneurship in Central Ontario.

OUR PRIORITIES

Promote and showcase the innovation ecosystem | Increase diversity of the region’s economy | Increase resiliency and growth of companies.

OUR TEAM

Danielle Lazarevska
Managing Director
Jesse Kerr
Creative Commissioner
Chris Mazzone
Client Program Strategist
Mackenzie Fennell
Marketing & Public Relations
Mitch Graszat
Content Producer

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

Craig Busch
Founder
Thomas R. Ambeau (Tom Sr.)
CEO, Ambeau Consulting
Joanne McPhail
Co-Managing Partner, Barriston LLP
Sergio Morales
Ward 9 Councillor, City of Barrie
David Jupp
VP Sales & Managing Partner at Near North Customs Brokers
Chris Gariepy
President, Chris Gariepy Governance and Business Advisors
Michelle Huggins
Owner at Lazy Tulip Cafe
Gerry Price
CEO & President, The Look Company
Jamie Doran
Executive Director, Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Georgian College
“We wanted to create something to help businesses get better.. Be more competitive.. and accelerate our economy”
Craig Busch, Founder

YOUR JOURNEY TO SUCCESS

Sandbox connects people & their ideas to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success.