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  • NORTH FORGE SMARTPARK

    WINNIPEG

    President: Teresa Dukes

    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: 204-262-6400

  • Fabrication Lab

    WINNIPEG

    Vice-President: Marney Stapley

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

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

25 Aug2019

Epilog Laser Training

1:30pm

Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.

Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST.

Non-Members of North Forge…

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27 Aug2019

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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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

North Forge Giveaway: 3 Months Free Social Media Marketing Services

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The Government of Canada Contributes to Inclusive Economic Growth in Manitoba

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Startup Spotlight: PolySense Solutions

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COMMUNITY AND JOB BOARD

25 Sep2019

Let’s Talk Exports

September 25, 2019

The World Trade Centre Winnipeg in partnership with Export Development Canada (EDC) presents LET’S TALK EXPORTS 2019 | GLOBAL INSIGHTS WITH PETER HALL!

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 09/25/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/lets-talk-exports-2/
21 Oct2019

Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon

October 21, 2019

Join other like-minded entrepreneurs and business professionals to network and share stories. Arrive early to check out the Biz Alley which will consist of local companies showcasing their products and services.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/21/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/small-business-week-kickoff-luncheon/
14 Nov2019

DigiMarCon World 2019 - Digital Marketing Conference

November 14, 2019

DigiMarCon World 2019 – Nov 19-21, 2019 – Online: Live & On Demand

For more details visit https://digimarconworld.com.

Organization: DigiMarCon World
Due Date: 11/14/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://digimarconworld.com

JOBS

21 Oct2019

Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon

October 21, 2019

Join other like-minded entrepreneurs and business professionals to network and share stories. Arrive early to check out the Biz Alley which will consist of local companies showcasing their products and services.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/21/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/small-business-week-kickoff-luncheon/

OPPORTUNITIES

25 Sep2019

Let’s Talk Exports

September 25, 2019

The World Trade Centre Winnipeg in partnership with Export Development Canada (EDC) presents LET’S TALK EXPORTS 2019 | GLOBAL INSIGHTS WITH PETER HALL!

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 09/25/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/lets-talk-exports-2/
21 Oct2019

Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon

October 21, 2019

Join other like-minded entrepreneurs and business professionals to network and share stories. Arrive early to check out the Biz Alley which will consist of local companies showcasing their products and services.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/21/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/small-business-week-kickoff-luncheon/

EVENTS

25 Sep2019

Let’s Talk Exports

September 25, 2019

The World Trade Centre Winnipeg in partnership with Export Development Canada (EDC) presents LET’S TALK EXPORTS 2019 | GLOBAL INSIGHTS WITH PETER HALL!

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 09/25/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/lets-talk-exports-2/
21 Oct2019

Small Business Week™ Kickoff Luncheon

October 21, 2019

Join other like-minded entrepreneurs and business professionals to network and share stories. Arrive early to check out the Biz Alley which will consist of local companies showcasing their products and services.

Organization: World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Due Date: 10/21/2019
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wtcwinnipeg.com/en/event/small-business-week-kickoff-luncheon/

Supporters

Bell MTS

Bell MTS is part of Canada’s largest telecommunications company, providing Manitobans with Mobile phone, TV, high speed Internet, and Home phone service.

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MNP LLP

MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada.

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

At Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), we are devoted to serving our valued clients. Our collegial workplace fosters greater teamwork, responsiveness and communication, providing better results for clients.

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Wawanesa

Wawanesa works exclusively with insurance brokers across Canada, offering home, auto, farm and commercial business products.

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Powerland

A tech startup since 1985. For over 30 years, Powerland has been one of Canada’s leading IT infrastructure providers.

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Business Development Bank of Canada

BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. We offer financing, venture capital, growth & transition capital and consulting services.

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Deloitte

Get forward-thinking business advice. With over 150 years of experience, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms in Canada.

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RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 36 other countries.

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Only NU

Social Media Marketing Company providing innovative experiences that give your business an advantage over competitors.

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CoPilot

We are a team of creators inspired by stories. We use storytelling to produce unique visual content that drives meaningful campaigns. We dedicate resources to strategically design marketing strategies to complement our content, while generating views, impressions and ultimately, conversions.

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Bit Space Development

Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. We work with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge digital media technologies.

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Princess Auto

For more than 85 years, Princess Auto has been supplying trade professionals, home mechanics or people who simply love building things with the tools and equipment they need to figure it out – whatever that “it” may be. With a unique assortment of tools, equipment and products, ranging from hydraulics to welding, Princess Auto complements the home improvement sector rather than competing with it.

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JCV Mechanical

We offer highly skilled service professionals, 24 hour emergency service, preventative maintenance programs, training and emergency rental units. JCV Mechanical offers more than just compressed air products. turn this around and start with JCV mechanical offers more.

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Bockstael

For over 100 years the Bockstael name has been synonymous with construction in Manitoba. From the humble beginnings of a Belgian carpenter, to the fourth generation of family ownership, building is in our blood. We pride ourselves on world-class innovation and a client-first approach to doing business. This is our commitment to serving the province we choose to call home for the next 100 years — and beyond.

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Stu Clark Centre for Entreprenuership

The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) is here to support entrepreneurial activities across the entire University of Manitoba campus. In addition to supporting students at the I.H. Asper School of Business we also support students from ALL faculties across the University of Manitoba – Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campus including: Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Education and more!

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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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world trade centre winnipeg

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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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Pitblado Law

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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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Fabbaloo

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GO Software

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Red River College

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Manitoba Government

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les.net

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