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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January 6-9, 2015: Past winners of the N100 Startup Competition are participating in this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada: Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation and the Ubi team are at Booth 70165 and Linkitz are part of the HAXLR8R contingent in Booth 75340. Go hardware go!

January 7 and 22, 2015: Northumberland Makers meet at the Cobourg Public Library on Wednesday January 7th @ 6:00 pm and Thursday January 22nd @ 6:00 pm. All are welcome.

January 21, 2015: You are invited to our Annual General Meeting to be held at the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre in Colborne, Ontario! Space is limited so RSVP via Eventbrite if you plan on attending. The 2015 call for applications for our N100 Startup Competition will be announced at the AGM. In the meantime, visit our new N100 website.

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.

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With the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario