NCFDC invests in innovation and entrepreneurship as pathways to future prosperity, with core operational funding from FedDev Ontario and the Government of Canada. Headquartered at Venture13 in Cobourg, Ontario, just over an hour East of Toronto, NCFDC delivers local, regional and national initiatives. Throughout the latest five-year period, from 2018-2023, these initiatives delivered over $35 million in impact for innovative and growth-oriented start-ups and SMEs.
Let’s start a conversation about your organization’s strategic objectives and the resources you need to grow.
Loans (up to $250K) for
thriveFORWARD innovation funding for Start-ups ($25K) and SMEs ($100K) in southern Ontario. Intake Closed
Upcoming Events and Opportunities
- StrikeUP Connects Webinars | Ongoing monthly
- DELIA Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund, Info Sessions | 2024 dates TBA
- Loyalist College @ Venture13, Industry Partnerships Day | Dec 5
- The Business Blend V13 Networking Event | Dec 7
The Frontier Entrepreneurship Podcast
Today we take a moment to showcase investments made in southwestern Ontario (nearly 30% of all thriveFORWARD projects), where a high degree of momentum is apparent across the entire innovation corridor.
Frontier Co-Hosts Braden Kemp (Bioenterprise Canada) and Tracy Morningstar (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business) talk robotics, rapid prototyping, industrial automation and more with Osaffat Khan, Co-Founder & CTO of ZapMetals.
Today we take a moment to showcase investments made in eastern Ontario (fully 27% of all thriveFORWARD projects), where a high degree of momentum is apparent across the entire innovation corridor.