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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


  • Innovate Niagara has played a critical role in supporting CASi Grow. Numerous times we reached out to Innovate Niagara with an obstacle, a need for subject matter expertise or an introduction and we received what was needed for us to move forward with our objective.
    - Jeff MacIntyre, Vice-President & Corporate Development, CASi Grow


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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> Align Your Mind for Success

Align Your Mind for Success

 August 18, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join this workshop to understand how to break down barriers in the mind that are clouding the way to where you want to go.

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

<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

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July Newsletter

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

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June Newsletter

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

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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. 


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.

Become a Client

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