Financing and Strategy For Entrepreneurs

Our Programs


We provide loans of up to $250,000 for qualifying startups and small and medium-sized enterprises.

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.


New funding and acceleration initiative for tech startups and innovative SMEs.


CEDP Launch

MP for Northumberland-Peterborough South, Kim Rudd, announces the launch of FedDev Ontario’s Collaborative Economic Development Projects (CEDP) on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. The announcement was made in Cobourg on August 15, 2016.

Read the official press release via Marketwired:

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. We provide loans of up to $250,000 for business start up, stabilization and expansion.

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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November 8: The Tri-Association Twelfth Annual Manufacturing Conference will take place in Cobourg. Get your tickets here. N100 2016 winner PinPress will be there! Meet Co-Founder & CEO Asif Khan as well as representatives of the Northumberland, Quinte and Kawartha area community of advanced manufacturers.

November 10: Engineering and Entrepreneurship guest lecture for Professor Kamiel Gabriel’s students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).

November 18: Northumberland CFDC will be at the Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit in Kemptville.

November 22-23: The Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference (EOLFC2016) takes place in Belleville featuring Sarah Elton.

Every Monday: Northumberland Makers meet at 6 PM at the Cobourg Public Library.

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

We are located next door to the Northumberland Business Advisory Centre, check out their programs and initiatives in support of Northumberland businesses (click here).

Learn more about the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre in Colborne, Ontario.

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

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

Kim Botrie
Program Administrator
905-372-8315 x221
Email Kim

Find out how we can help you grow your ideas.

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