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.

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November 20, 2014:
Join us at IDEAHUB for breakfast 7:30-9:30am on November 20 and discover the many programs and resources available to your business (click here for more info). NO COST. RSVP to or 905-885-0303.

November 11, 2014:
One of our portfolio companies introduces Clipless: the first wearable, magnetic mounting system to secure phones and tablets. Read the press release! Order online.

November 8, 2014:
Makerspace Northumberland will be hosting its first ever maker event for all ages at the Cobourg Public Library on November 8, 1-4pm. Try LEGO Mindstorm, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Minecraft, 3D printing, a toy hack, DIY and more all for FREE!

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