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Innovation Insights: On your mark, get set, START, GROW, SUCCEED!

Are you ready to start or grow your innovation-based business?

Starting and growing a company can be overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you avoid making major mistakes that cost time and money? How do you make sure you’re creating a product your customer will need?

We’ll help you get your innovative business growing with all the tools and resources you need at any stage of development. Becoming a client is free and gives you access to our knowledgeable and experienced team of business analysts and executives-in-residence; networking and entrepreneurial training opportunities at little or no cost to you; a network of trusted service providers; and special programming opportunities.

Our mission is clear: we exist to support innovative entrepreneurs and companies from a variety of industries start, grow and succeed. Are you an entrepreneur? Here’s how we can help you:

Business Advice & Mentorship
Meet with business advisors and executives-in-residence to develop a strategic plan for success. Receive support identifying and accessing funding sources to boost your new or existing business.

Enhance your entrepreneurial skills with specialized training workshops, courses and events.

Market Intelligence
Access industry-leading reports on your target market; industry and tech trends; and market size and forecasts to make informed decisions.

Tech Incubation

Grow your tech company in a community of collaborative, innovative and like-minded tech entrepreneurs.

Connect & Collaborate
Expand your network and discover collaboration opportunities with other companies, and educational and industry partners.

Service Provider Network
Access our trusted network of service providers to develop your business – legal, accounting, marketing, financial services, etc.

The impact these resources and experiences make on our clients shines through our client success stories. Andrews Moses, Co-founder and CEO, Tenantcube, and Jeff MacIntyre, Vice-President and Corporate Development, CASi Grow, share how they have driven their businesses forward taking advantage of various resources Innovate Niagara offers:

“Innovate Niagara has helped us right from the start be it with validating the idea, guidance in formulating an execution plan, and even research. The most important thing for me, as a founder during the pandemic, was that Innovate Niagara helped me connect with the right people. Whether it was industry experts, potential investors or customers, they were instrumental in bringing recognition and resources to Tenantcube.”– Andrews Moses, Co-founder and CEO, Tenantcube

“Innovate Niagara has played a critical role in supporting CASi Grow and we can’t thank them enough for that support. Numerous times we reached out to Innovate Niagara with an obstacle, a need for subject matter expertise or an introduction and we received what was needed for us to move forward with our objectives. Introductions to industry and academic partners were so valuable and led to agreements and collaborations.” – Jeff MacIntyre, Vice-President Sales and Corporate Development, CASi Grow

Our diverse and passionate team understands what it takes to grow a successful business, and we have the expertise and connections to guide you there. Meet with us to find out how we can help your business succeed.

This article originally appeared in Business Link Niagara.

Innovate Niagara
Innovate Niagara is one of 17 Regional Innovation Centres in Ontario. Our mission is clear: we exist to support innovative entrepreneurs and companies from a variety of industries start, grow and succeed. Innovate Niagara provides the structure, services, and resources you need to get your great idea off the ground. As true collaborators and strong partners within Canada’s innovation ecosystem, Innovate Niagara works closely with local, provincial, and national partners to meet the unique demands of the modern entrepreneur and innovator. Innovate Niagara is one of the 27 hubs that make up Canada’s Tech Network; we are well- connected to people, resources, and programs across the country that support and accelerate the growth of Canada’s innovation ecosystem.

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