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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

IN OTHER'S WORDS

  • 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

ARE YOU IN?

Register for upcoming events designed for entrepreneurs.

<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 2

i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 2

 May 18, 2022, 12 - 1 p.m.
i.d.e.a. Fund fosters inclusion, diversity, environment and acceleration while contributing to a green recovery! If your company is in southern Ontario and you are interested in learning more about how you can benefit from seed funding and targeted expertise, register for an info session!

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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 3 with Innovate Niagara

i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 3 with Innovate Niagara

 May 19, 2022, 2 - 3:15 p.m.
i.d.e.a. Fund fosters inclusion, diversity, environment and acceleration while contributing to a green recovery! If your company is in southern Ontario and you are interested in learning more about how you can benefit from seed funding and targeted expertise, register for an info session!

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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-calendar'></span> i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 4

i.d.e.a Fund Info Session 4

 May 26, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
i.d.e.a. Fund fosters inclusion, diversity, environment and acceleration while contributing to a green recovery! If your company is in southern Ontario and you are interested in learning more about how you can benefit from seed funding and targeted expertise, register for an info session!

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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> JOB OPPORTUNITY: Research Analyst

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Research Analyst

We're hiring!

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

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

Innovate Niagara is pleased to partner with Innovation Guelph to deliver the Government of Canada supported i.d.e.a. Fund, a southwestern Ontario-focused initiative to help clean growth firms unlock their potential and access the capital and mentoring needed to commercialize innovative technologies.

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<span aria-hidden='true' class='fa fa-newspaper-o'></span> Innovation Insights: On your mark, get set, START, GROW, SUCCEED!

Innovation Insights: On your mark, get set, START, GROW, SUCCEED!

Are you ready to start or grow your innovation-based business? Learn how Innovate Niagara can help.

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SUCCESS IN NUMBERS

Our Success in Numbers from June 2011 to December 2021

  • Helped secure more than $79.3M in funding

  • Provided more than 16,680 consulting hours

  • Delivered market intel valued at $8.95M

  • More than 1,145 clients helped

  • 348 training sessions with 16,610 participants

How to Become a Client

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

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Complete the Become a Client form online.

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We’ll schedule you a meeting with an advisor.

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Meet with that advisor to plan your next steps.

Become a Client

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