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  • EXCHANGE OFFICE

    WINNIPEG

    President: Teresa Dukes

    100 – 321 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-942-1493

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  • North Forge | South

    MORDEN

    500 Stephen Street
    Morden, Manitoba R6M 1T7 • P: 204-330-0292

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  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-262-6400

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  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0A3 • P: 204-799-2033

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  • SMARTPARK OFFICE

    WINNIPEG

    President: Teresa Dukes

    200 – 135 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6A8 • P: 204-262-6400

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We are North Forge Technology Exchange

Helping companies develop faster, cheaper and successfully. North Forge curates resources to help entrepreneurs solve problems in real time and reduces the cost and risk of innovation.

WHAT WE OFFER

Startup Program

Build your business – better, faster, cheaper

North Forge’s four-stage Startup Program incorporates market-first best practices, combined with regional wisdom and international experience. The Startup Program supports and guides entrepreneurs as they formulate their ideas, develop their products and services, launch their businesses and grow their companies.

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“The support of North Forge has been incredible as we have grown and evolved as a company. They truly care and provide mentorship that is tailored to the needs of the company and of the entrepreneur. I couldn’t be happier being a part of the North Forge community.”

“We have benefited from the guidance and advice from the team at North Forge to reach our milestones.”

“North Forge has been absolutely crucial in shaping and refining our concept and turning concept into reality. The breadth and depth of knowledge and real-world experience that entrepreneurs can access through the North Forge network are unparalleled.”

“North Forge is an essential element of the success of any aspiring entrepreneur that wants to succeed in our growing innovation ecosystem. The community, access to technology and collision of innovative minds isn’t possible anywhere else in Manitoba. North Forge is the only place I recommend you go to get your idea off the ground.”

“North Forge helped us navigate the startup ecosystem by offering industry insights and facilitating important connections with funders, partners and customers. Through their mentorship program we have been challenged, supported and are equipped to succeed – overcoming the many obstacles facing a startup company.”

“Our North Forge mentors helped us to dream big and then gave us solid advice to execute on those dreams. I started two companies inside North Forge. The first is company is now a multi-million dollar firm and we are preparing the second company for a super-angel financing round.”

“North Forge provides startups with the resources and network necessary to succeed. All startups in Manitoba should be part of this innovative ecosystem.”

Clients

What's Happening

EVENTS

TRAINING/OPEN HOUSE

21 May2019

North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

6:00pm

North Forge Fabrication Lab is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting,…

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21 May2019

New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Safety Orientation

6:00pm

Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a…

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NEWS

03 Apr2019

Ramp Up Weekend: Fresh Ideas a Beaming Success

News,

This year’s Ramp Up Weekend: Fresh Ideas was an exciting event that had almost 50 competitors take an idea and transform it into a business in 55 hours.

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23 Feb2019

Dukes of innovation • North Forge's new boss wants to take digital economic development to the next level

News,

About three years ago, Teresa Dukes, a 21-year government policy analyst veteran teamed up with a Winnipeg doctor and won first prize in the ninth Winnipeg RampUp Weekend for a business concept called BedTrust.

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BLOG

Bit Space Making New Realities Virtually Impossible

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Konex Takes Their Cable System to New Heights Around the World

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ASKJA Gaining Solid Footing Protecting Feet of Hockey Elite

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COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

22 May2019

Twitter 101

May 22, 2019

In Twitter 101, we’ll discuss the best practices in setting up an account for business use. We’ll explore how to use and create lists to help build your audience. We will discuss some strategies on how to use hashtags, re-tweeting and likes to build

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 05/22/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/twitter-101-9/
23 May2019

Irregular Income: Budgeting Solutions

May 23, 2019

Irregular income can come in many different forms such as self-employment, contracting, casual work, fluctuating hours, commissions, tips and even bonuses.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 05/23/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/irregular-income-budgeting-solutions-4/

JOB BOARD

31 May2019

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May 31, 2019

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Organization:
Due Date: 05/31/2019
Email: [email protected]

Supporters

Due North Systems

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Go Oil Canada

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SevenOaks School Division

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Maples Met School

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Bockstael

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LGD Pinawa

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

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Canadian National Energy Alliance

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Business Development Bank of Canada

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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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Pitblado Law

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Bit Space Development

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Pegboard Hosting

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Western Economic Diversification Canada

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Government of Canada

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City of Winnipeg

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MNP LLP

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Fabbaloo

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GO Software

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Deloitte

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Red River College

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Princess Auto

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Bell MTS

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

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Relish New Brand Experience Inc.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

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Manitoba Government

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les.net

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