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.
In 2017 we maintained our record pace
For the second straight year we provided $1.4 million in loans to small businesses in Northumberland, helping entrepreneurs to start up, stabilize and expand their business. In addition to standard financing, we also offer many unique lending products including social enterprise loans, accessibility loans and loans for entrepreneurial newcomers to Canada. Learn 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.
September 13, 2018
The sixth edition of the N100 Pitch Contest. From 8 Semi-Finalists, the winning pitches will determine the Top 3 N100 startups. They will go on to Board Room investment presentations. The winner(s) of N100 will be announced in November. Click here to register via Eventbrite now (this event WILL be sold out well in advance). For more, please visit the official website: www.n100.ca.
October 25, 2018
Fireside chat: On the Importance of Making, Coding, Robotics, STE(A)M and Computational Thinking, with Kelly Bergeron, Canada Learning Code, Executive Director - Cornwall Innovation Centre, Mina Tawadrous - Director of Operations at Shmooz Media and former COO, Hatch Canada, Luc Lalande, Mentor - Venture for Canada, Catherine Kerr - Northumberland Makers, Mary Gillis, Founder - Port Hope Robotics Club. Takes place at Venture13 Innovation Commons 7-9 PM. All are welcome (click here to register via Eventbrite).
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.
Venture13 - Eastern Ontario’s Newest Innovation Centre Opens its Doors Today
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