Collaborative Economic Development Projects: Non-repayable performance-based funding up to $100,000 to invest in innovation capital projects, with benefits to multiple communities within Eastern Ontario.
Loans up to $250,000 to help you grow
Northumberland CFDC provides lending solutions for traditional and main street small and medium-sized business for start up, stabilization and expansion. Year over year, we have maintained record lending across Northumberland, helping entrepreneurs grow and thrive. Contact us today or drop by our offices at Venture13 (739 D’Arcy St. Cobourg, Suite 120) to find out more about how the Community Futures Program can help your business succeed.
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.
March 13, 2019
Financial Skills Training for Startups with Susan Watkin, Group Training Session #4 at Venture13 : Understanding Taxes. Starts at 9:30 AM. All startups are welcome to join (click here to register now).
March 19, 2019
Chris Gillis P. Eng (Manager – Applied Research & Business Development) is an Expert in Residence at Venture13 on March 19th. Click here for more information on office hours and to book a time to meet with Chris one-on-one.
April 4, 2019
Durham College AI/Hub is coming to Venture13 to present the Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing #DCTechTalks featuring Absar Beg, CEO, Lifelong Group of Companies, Daryl Thomas, CEO, People and Places Inc., Hassan Jaffer, CEO, Low Freight Rate, Doug Jensen, Operations Manager, Cameco. Event starts at 8:30 AM. Get you tickets now (click here).
April 25, 2019
The NMA, BDC and Venture13 have teamed up to present a Funding Forum for small and medium-sized enterprises, which will include information and program updates from Northumberland CFDC and FedDev Ontario. Click here to register for the event. Starts at 8:00 AM in the Innovation Commons at Venture13 in Cobourg.
Northumberland Makers is offering a wide variety of educational opportunities at Venture13. Click here to learn more!
Venture13 is where it’s at when it comes to innovation and entrepreneurship in Northumberland County. Click here to see a list of upcoming events.
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Find out more about how Northumberland CFDC can support your business. Visit us online at financingandstrategy.com.
N100 Evolution Pitch Contest at Venture13
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Northumberland CFDC, in collaboration with the N100 Power Panel and our community innovation partners, delivered the sixth N100 Pitch Contest at Venture13 where seven technology entrepreneurs competed to advance to the Board Room and the finals of our $250,000 startup competition. Photos by Chris Lotton Photography.
N100 Evolution Pitch Contest Simulation at Venture13
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Entrepreneurs competing in N100 Evolution (Northumberland’s $250K open invitational biennial startup competition) took part in a day-long series of intensive workshops to hone their pitches with N100 Advisors and coaches, culminating in a simulation of next week’s Sixth N100 Pitch Contest at Venture13.ca. Special thanks to Arjun Malu iMerciv Inc., Mark Elias Steadiwear Inc., Noureddin Chahrour AdrenalEase Inc., Leo Mui Impact Centre, Alison Burgess and Joe Miller University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Tony Orsi from Bereskin & Parr, Szanne McNutt from ONeconomy, Astrum Nanji from Lux Equity and Braden Kemp from NationalProStaff. Photos by Chris Lotton Photography.
Local Group Writes Letter to Northumberland CFDC
Read our Response
Navdeep Bains & Kim Rudd