Our Programs


Up to $250,000 for qualifying startups and SMEs.

Strategy Consulting

Meet with one of our advisors to get feedback on your business plan.


Eastern Ontario Development Program: Non-repayable performance-based funding up to $100,000 for business development or community innovation.


Our Gaming and Entrepreneurship Lab offers world class U/X testing.


Compete for a $100,000 investment deal in our annual N100 Startup Competition.


Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Program: Find out if you’re eligible for entrepreneurial training and support to launch your own business.

Our Vision: Community Futures

Prosperity in Northumberland (and across Eastern Ontario) through innovation and entrepreneurship.

How do we get there?

By providing financing and strategy for entrepreneurs.

Who do we work with?

Growth-oriented SMEs, next generation startups and twenty-first century institutions who are creating local economic opportunities and high quality jobs.

What Our Clients Are Saying

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April 13: Next Northumberland Makers meeting at the Cobourg Public Library at 6pm.

Every Thursday: Mathieu Dallaire from BDC is available in our offices to discuss financing for SMEs in Northumberland.

April 22: Administrative Professionals’ Day

April 24, May 1 and May 5: N100 Pitch School with Spark Centre at the Ganaraska Forest Centre and the Capitol Theatre.

May 6: The Third Annual N100 Pitch Contest at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope. Doors open at 6pm. Click here for your free tickets.

Visit our new OSEB Facebook page and OSEB Twitter handle and help us with community outreach.

Key Program Contacts

Wendy Curtis
Executive Director
NBDA Corp.
905-372-8315 x227
Email Wendy

Susan Latta
Business Manager
905-372-8315 x223
Email Susan

John Hayden
905-372-8315 x224
Email John

Mark Klintworth
Business Development Officer
905-372-8315 x245
Email Mark

Thomas Coughlan
Business Development Officer
905-372-8315 x226
Email Thomas

Kelly McDowell
Enterprise Development
905-372-8315 x244
Email Kelly

Find out how we can help you grow your ideas.

Contact Us Today
With the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario