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.
February 20, 2019
Financial Skills Training for Startups with Susan Watkin, Group Training Session #1 at Venture13 : Quickbooks Online. Starts at 9:30 AM. All startups are welcome to join (click here to register now).
February 27, 2019
Financial Skills Training for Startups with Susan Watkin, Group Training Session #2 at Venture13: Tech Landscape for Business Management. Starts at 9:30 AM. All startups are welcome to join (click here to register now).
March 1, 2019
Join us for the marquee entrepreneurship and innovation event of the season here in #TechNorthumberland, as we welcome Keynote Speaker Sarah Stockdale (Founder and CEO of Valkerie) to Venture13, as part of our Innovating in Customer Acquisition training day for technology entrepreneurs. Details via Eventbrite (click here).
March 2, 2019
Northumberland CFDC is co-sponsoring the Fresh Food Mapathon at Venture13 – including PRIZES – on Saturday, March 2, 2019, starting at 8:30 AM. Click here to sign up (no prior knowledge/technical skills required). All are welcome. This is the second mapathon held at Venture13 since we opened our doors in May!
March 6, 2019
Financial Skills Training for Startups with Susan Watkin, Group Training Session #3 at Venture13 : Pricing for Profitability. Starts at 9:30 AM. All startups are welcome to join (click here to register now).
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).
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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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.
FedDev Ontario Announces New Funding for Innovative Start-Ups in Eastern Ontario
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