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  • NORTH FORGE SMARTPARK

    WINNIPEG

    CEO: Joelle Foster

    441 – 100 Innovation Drive
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6G2• P: 204-262-6400

  • North Forge | East

    PINAWA

    President: Shane Li

    24 Aberdeen Avenue
    Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0 • P: 204-753-5170

  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

    3rd Floor, 125 Adelaide Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4 • P: 204-799-2033

  • North Forge | North

    THE PAS

    Northern Director/Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Jerome Conaty

    University College of the North
    436-7th Street East, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7
    (204) 623-0311

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

Founders Program

Build your business – better, faster, cheaper

No matter what stage you are at, our new, online four-stage Founders Program is available to all Manitobans.  We provide comprehensive resources, combined with regional knowledge and international experience.  Technology-enabled businesses will receive foundational business training, access to experts, networking, mentorship, a hot desk, pathfinding to growth capital, and ongoing entrepreneur-in-resident support. 

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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

NEWS

02 Sep2020

Manitoba's Online PPE Marketplace Just Got Better!

News,

B2B Manitoba, Manitoba’s online platform that links any organization to the tools they need to open safely, has been enhanced to connect businesses and not-for-profits to contract health and safety services….

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25 Nov2019

Forging new ground in the north

News,

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BLOG

North Forge Partners with Lighthouse Labs to Prepare Canadians for the Future Tech Economy

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Sponsor Spotlight: Bockstael Construction

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Startup Spotlight: Phoenixtekworks

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COMMUNITY AND JOB BOARD

07 Dec2020

Operations Specialist - North Forge

December 07, 2020

North Forge is hiring again! We are growing as we meet the needs of Manitobans across the province. We would love for you to be part of a dynamic team that is truly impacting our ecosystem. 

Reporting to the CEO and working in close collaboration with the Program and Communications Manager and the Director of Programming, the Operations Specialist will provide overall administrative support and oversee operations. They will be the primary point of contact for North Forge to ensure smooth, efficient, and effective operations for the organization.

The work requires an experienced understanding of how an effective office should run. Success in this position includes efficient management of time, information, and email correspondence. Attention to detail is essential for the preparation and processing of various high level and often confidential documents. This position is part of a team and to serve the high-volume workloads the incumbent must be able to adapt and recognize areas and opportunities where they can assist their fellow team members. Strict deadlines and constantly changing priorities are inherent to this office and its business, there are frequent interruptions from telephone and visitors to the office, and as such the incumbent must exercise impeccable judgment when dealing with all stakeholders. Some of the most important requirements are the ability to work successfully under pressure, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and build productive relationships with others.

For the detailed job description, please email [email protected]

Organization: North Forge Technology Exchange
Due Date: 12/07/2020
Email: [email protected]
31 Dec2020

We’re Recruiting Candidates for Level IT Up

December 31, 2020

Do you have autism spectrum disorder (ASD)/Asperger Syndrome and the skills and interest to
work in the tech sector? Do you find current job search and hiring processes difficult to
navigate? Level IT Up may be the right fit for you!
We are a social enterprise dedicated to increasing the employment of Manitobans with ASD in
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Our goal is to provide a pool of trained and skilled personnel to companies within Winnipeg’s
information and communication

Organization: Level IT Up
Due Date: 12/31/2020
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://levelitupmb.ca/application-form/
13 May2021

DigiMarCon Canada West 2021 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

May 13, 2021

Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition – May 13-14, 2021 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Organization: DigiMarCon Canada West 2021
Due Date: 05/13/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconcanadawest.ca
17 May2021

DigiMarCon Canada East

May 17, 2021

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel
1050 De La Gauchetiere West
Montreal
Quebec
H3B 4C9
Canada

Organization: DigiMarCon East
Due Date: 05/17/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconcanadaeast.ca/register/
20 May2021

DigiMarCon Canada 2021 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

May 20, 2021

Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition – May 20-21, 2021 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Organization: DigiMarCon Canada
Due Date: 05/20/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconcanada.ca/
20 May2021

TECHSPO Toronto 2021 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)

May 20, 2021

“Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in Toronto!

TECHSPO Toronto 2021 is your chance to …
– Experience a safe and intimate gathering with business professionals in a clean and hygienic environment.
– Check out exhibitors showcasing the next generation of advances in technology & innovation.
– Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.
– Interact with technology enthusiasts, build your network and collab

Organization: TECHSPO Toronto
Due Date: 05/20/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://techspotoronto.ca

JOBS

07 Dec2020

Operations Specialist - North Forge

December 07, 2020

North Forge is hiring again! We are growing as we meet the needs of Manitobans across the province. We would love for you to be part of a dynamic team that is truly impacting our ecosystem. 

Reporting to the CEO and working in close collaboration with the Program and Communications Manager and the Director of Programming, the Operations Specialist will provide overall administrative support and oversee operations. They will be the primary point of contact for North Forge to ensure smooth, efficient, and effective operations for the organization.

The work requires an experienced understanding of how an effective office should run. Success in this position includes efficient management of time, information, and email correspondence. Attention to detail is essential for the preparation and processing of various high level and often confidential documents. This position is part of a team and to serve the high-volume workloads the incumbent must be able to adapt and recognize areas and opportunities where they can assist their fellow team members. Strict deadlines and constantly changing priorities are inherent to this office and its business, there are frequent interruptions from telephone and visitors to the office, and as such the incumbent must exercise impeccable judgment when dealing with all stakeholders. Some of the most important requirements are the ability to work successfully under pressure, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and build productive relationships with others.

For the detailed job description, please email [email protected]

Organization: North Forge Technology Exchange
Due Date: 12/07/2020
Email: [email protected]
31 Dec2020

We’re Recruiting Candidates for Level IT Up

December 31, 2020

Do you have autism spectrum disorder (ASD)/Asperger Syndrome and the skills and interest to
work in the tech sector? Do you find current job search and hiring processes difficult to
navigate? Level IT Up may be the right fit for you!
We are a social enterprise dedicated to increasing the employment of Manitobans with ASD in
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Our goal is to provide a pool of trained and skilled personnel to companies within Winnipeg’s
information and communication

Organization: Level IT Up
Due Date: 12/31/2020
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://levelitupmb.ca/application-form/

OPPORTUNITIES

EVENTS

13 May2021

DigiMarCon Canada West 2021 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

May 13, 2021

Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition – May 13-14, 2021 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Organization: DigiMarCon Canada West 2021
Due Date: 05/13/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconcanadawest.ca
17 May2021

DigiMarCon Canada East

May 17, 2021

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel
1050 De La Gauchetiere West
Montreal
Quebec
H3B 4C9
Canada

Organization: DigiMarCon East
Due Date: 05/17/2021
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconcanadaeast.ca/register/

Supporters

Bell MTS

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MNP LLP

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

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Wawanesa

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Deloitte

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Bit Space Development

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Princess Auto

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JCV Mechanical

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Bockstael

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

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SevenOaks School Division

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Maples Met School

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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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Barkman Concrete Ltd.

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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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Fabbaloo

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Red River College

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Manitoba Government

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les.net

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