Starting a Business in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario

 

 

WHERE INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES START AND GROW IN THUNDER BAY

 

Starting and growing a business in Thunder Bay is a daunting task so the Innovation Centre team is here to make the process easier for you. 

 

FIGURE IT OUT   |   FIND CUSTOMERS   |   RESOURCES   |   GET FUNDING   |   HIRE TALENT   |   YOUTH PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES

 

 

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OUR HANDS-ON PROGRAMS WILL HELP YOU FIGURE OUT

 

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Becoming an innovator member gets you access to the full Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre team along with their expertise and experience.  

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Part online learning and part in-person mentorship, this program will help you validate your idea and build out a business model canvas to give your business better direction. 

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WE'LL HELP YOU FIND THE CUSTOMERS

 

 


 

 

 

WE HAVE THE RESOURCES TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS START AND GROW

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THE LANDING

Professional office space is a must when starting a business and The Landing has what you need with very reasonable rates that are startup friendly.

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TRAINING LAB

Need a space to do conduct customer research in or train your staff/customers? Our Training Lab is perfect to get the job done.

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Meeting Room Rentals

Need to host a meeting with an important client or partner? We have the professional room to suit your business needs for any meeting you would like to hold.

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FUNDING PROGRAMS THAT WILL LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS

 

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NEXT LEVEL PROGRAM

Currently in hiatus, our Next Level funding program is easy to access, and is designed to give your business the financial boost it needs.

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OUTBOUND SOFT-LANDING PROGRAM

A program administered by the CDMN network that will help take your business global: from opening new markets, to securing investments, and meeting new customers and partners.

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CHECK OUT MORE FUNDING PROGRAMS HERE

 

OTHER LOCAL FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS

 


 

NEED ICT TALENT?

ICT Connection is a database collection of all the companies and individuals that have tech skills in Northwestern Ontario. Quickly search those with the tech skills you need most!

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

We have a variety of youth programs designed to assist younger entrepreneurs in getting started, as well as programs that help our clients hire young talent.

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