About Northumberland CFDC
At Venture13, Northumberland CFDC oversees the VentureZone, a dynamic co-working space for early-stage ventures, innovation-driven entrepreneurs, tele-commuters and startups. The Board of Partners of Venture13 (a facility owned by the Town of Cobourg located in the Northam Industrial Park) is comprised of Northumberland CFDC, Northumberland Manufacturers Association, Northumberland Makers, the business unit and secure data centre of the Cobourg Police Service (Canada’s leading wholesale supplier of online criminal record checks) as well as the Town of Cobourg’s Economic Development Department. “V13” assets includes an innovation commons demo hall, a community kitchen, a makerlab and a series of flexible shared spaces for entrepreneurship as well as community events such as fireside chats, lectures, meetings, hackathons and mini conferences.
In all that we do, whether through financing, strategy, partnerships or place-based initiatives like Venture13, we are committed to advancing Northumberland, Eastern and Southern Ontario along a continuum of development that strengthens economic opportunity.
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