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Get Your Business Started, Innovate Niagara

Ready to Launch or Expand Your Startup?

Starting and growing a company can feel daunting. Where do you begin? How can you avoid costly mistakes?

Innovate Niagara: Your Startup Ally

As a client, you gain access to:

  • Mentorship
  • Market Intelligence
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Funded Resources
  • Niagara's Innovation Ecosystem

Transform your startup dreams into reality!

Book a Consultation 

View our 2022 Year IN Success! 

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.

  • i.d.e.a. Fund

    Forward-thinking companies looking to commercialize innovative technologies that will help continue Canada’s transition to a green economy.

  • 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


  • 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


Our Success in Numbers from June 2011 to October 2023

  • Helped secure more than $103.1M in funding

  • Provided more than 18,200 consulting hours

  • Delivered market intel valued at $9.7M

  • More than 1,300 clients helped

  • 409 training sessions with 20,540 participants


Register for upcoming events designed for entrepreneurs.

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Women in STEM 2024

Women in STEM 2024

 March 27, 2024, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join us for a casual social gathering where we celebrate Niagara's Women in STEM

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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> AC:Studio Innovation Showcase

AC:Studio Innovation Showcase

 March 5, 2024, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Connect with our community of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, and industry experts.

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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Black Excellence and Innovation in Niagara with CBCC

Black Excellence and Innovation in Niagara with CBCC

 February 27, 2024, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Indulge in a night of cultural delights, soulful music, inspiring art, and engaging conversations.

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

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January 2024 Newsletter

Read our January 2024 newsletter and sign up to receive future editions and event notices.

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December Newsletter

Read our December 2023 newsletter and sign up to receive future editions and event notices.

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November Newsletter

Read our November 2023 newsletter and sign up to receive future editions and event notices.

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How to Become a Client

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


Complete the Become a Client form online.


We’ll schedule you a meeting with an advisor.


Meet with that advisor to plan your next steps.


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