Skip to Main Content
  • POWERING WHAT'S NEXT

    We help entrepreneurs with innovation-based companies start, grow and succeed.

    Learn More

Get Your Business Started, Innovate Niagara

Ready to start or grow your startup?

Starting and growing a company can be overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you avoid making major mistakes that cost time and money? How do you make sure you’re creating a product your customer will need?

At Innovate Niagara, you can find the support you need to start and grow your startup through mentorship, market intelligence, programming, tech incubation, workshops and events, and networking opportunities.

Becoming a client is easy (and there’s no fee). Once you’re a client, you will have access to funded resources to help launch and scale your company. You’ll also be part of Niagara’s talented tech and innovation ecosystem, giving you access to networking and collaboration opportunities with like-minded entrepreneurs right here in Niagara.

Become a Client 

We’ve Got (Funded) Resources For Your Startup

Innovate Niagara is your access point to funded services, programs, and resources to starting and growing a successful innovation and tech-based company.

  • Business Advice & Mentorship

    Meet with business advisors and executives in-residence to develop a strategic plan for success.

  • Market Intelligence

    Access stats on your target consumer; industry and tech trends; and market size and forecasts to make informed decisions.

  • Workshops & Events

    Enhance your entrepreneurial skills with specialized training workshops, courses and events.

  • Tech Incubation

    Grow your tech company in a community of collaborative, innovative and like-minded tech entrepreneurs.

  • Service Providers

    Connect with service providers to help you develop your business – accounting, marketing, financial services, etc.

  • Connect + Collaborate

    Expand your network and discover opportunities for collaboration with other companies, and educational and industry partners.

Become A Client

IN OTHER'S WORDS

  • The most important thing for me, as a founder during the pandemic, was that Innovate Niagara helped me connect with the right people. Whether it was industry experts, potential investors or customers, they were instrumental in bringing recognition and resources to Tenantcube.
    - Andrew Moses, Co-Founder & CEO, Tenantcube

ARE YOU IN?

Register for upcoming events designed for entrepreneurs.

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Financing for Entrepreneurs

Financing for Entrepreneurs

 October 11, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This presentation will cover differentiating between personal and business credit, credit basics, what to prepare for the Bank, understanding cash flow, types of credit and where to search for government funding.

Read more

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Sales Bootcamp Session 3: Sales Systems + Tools

Sales Bootcamp Session 3: Sales Systems + Tools

 October 6, 2022, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
In this session, we will cover many components of a CRM including contacts, accounts, deals, past activities, and future activities.

Read more

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Sales Bootcamp Session 4: Managing your Sales

Sales Bootcamp Session 4: Managing your Sales

 October 16, 2022, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
In the final session of the sales academy program we will cover managing your sales.

Read more

THIS JUST IN

Catch up on the latest innovation and entrepreneurship news from Innovate Niagara.

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-newspaper-o'></span> September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Read our September 2022 newsletter and sign up to receive future editions and event notices.

Read more

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-newspaper-o'></span> August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Read our August 2022 newsletter and sign up to receive future editions and event notices.

Read more

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-newspaper-o'></span> MEDIA RELEASE: i.d.e.a. Fund Cohort 1

MEDIA RELEASE: i.d.e.a. Fund Cohort 1

Innovate Niagara provides 19 companies with $547,619 through Cohort 1 of Government of Canada-funded i.d.e.a. Fund

Read more

SUCCESS IN NUMBERS

Our Success in Numbers from June 2011 to June 2022

  • Helped secure more than $80.4M in funding

  • Provided more than 16,825 consulting hours

  • Delivered market intel valued at $9.1M

  • More than 1,180 clients helped

  • 355 training sessions with 17,300 participants

How to Become a Client

Becoming an Innovate Niagara client is quick and easy, and there’s no fee. 

01

Complete the Become a Client form online.

02

We’ll schedule you a meeting with an advisor.

03

Meet with that advisor to plan your next steps.

Become a Client

(905) 685-3460 Contact

Open Modal