North Forge South offers a network of services to accelerate business innovation and commercialization.
Services include access to networking and training events, grant assistance, market intelligence, rapid prototyping and our proven 2-stage Startup Program. The program is customized to take you through solution validation cycles, with expert mentorship and subject matter experts helping you along the way.
If you are an entrepreneur looking to make your mark, apply now for co-working space in Morden, complete with boardroom and teleconferencing equipment, wi-fi, and access to the North Forge network of services. Creativity flows in co-working spaces and offers a community of entrepreneurs for collaboration, support and growth.
500 Stephen Street, Morden, Manitoba R6M 1T7
North Forge Startup Program
We provide you with connections and access to the resources you need to succeed.
The North Forge startup program takes entrepreneurs from idea to market success by helping them build sustainable, investor-ready companies with go-to-market and scale up plans. Launch and grow an innovative technology company through our mentor-driven, customized program.
“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.”
Advanced ICT Lab
Advanced ICT Lab
The Advanced ICT Lab is a digital makerspace that provides the tools for developers to advance their tech for commercialization.
With PitchBook, North Forge clients have access to private market data, venture capital, private equity and M&A deals, investors and funds.
North Forge Technology Exchange clients have access to hosting services at cost.
North Forge clients have access to customized market research through World Trade Centre Winnipeg.
Events & Training
Events & Training
We provide opportunities for collaboration and education via events including our Lunch & Learns as well as orientation and training for the use of our Fabrication Lab.
North Forge clients are provided assistance with user and usability testing, user and stakeholder interviews and surveys.
We provide assistance to those enrolled in our Startup Program.
Don’t need a full, enclosed office as you grow your startup? Rent a desk and work in a collaborative environment with others who are building their futures from the ground up.
24 Aberdeen Avenue, Pinawa
100 – 321 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg
125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg
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The Long Con 2018
Women in 3D Printing, Winnipeg Chapter
North Forge South Launch Party
The Long Con 2018
Join us for The Long Con 2018, an information security conference by the community for the community. It follows a traditional conference format but encourages participation, discussion, and collaboration.MORE INFO
Epilog Laser Training
Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday.
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION
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 membership application for the Lab. This orientation session will help new members become better acquainted with shop and equipment rules and policies, including important safety information.MORE INFO
UKKO Robotics Launches Autonomous Poultry Tractors as Part of the Company's Rova SeriesPress Releases,
Winnipeg, September 19, 2018 – North Forge Technology Exchange will be hosting an exclusive tech launch for Ukkö Robotics as they release the first ever autonomous poultry tractor – Rova.
New Indigenous Youth Entrepreneurial Scholarships Announced for North Forge Fab-LabPress Releases,
Winnipeg, July 25, 2018 – North Forge Technology Exchange, in partnership with the Indigenous Business Development Services (IBDS), is happy to announce two new scholarships designed to support entrepreneurial…
NORTH FORGE’S ANNUAL RAMP UP WEEKEND BEGINS ITS 2ND DECADE OF IDEA-TO-STARTUP COMPETITIONPress Releases,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 25, 2018 – Entrepreneurship in Manitoba is thriving, and the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new budding business may be closer than you think! After a decade of presenting new ideas, and seeing…
North Forge tackles kids' literacyNews,
Company offers funding, support to help develop innovative programs
CALL FOR IDEAS AIMS AT IMPROVING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN MANITOBANews,
North Forge Technology Exchange and the Province of Manitoba want residents and innovators to pitch ideas on how to improve early childhood education in the province. North Forge president Jeff Ryzner made the announcement at Winnipeg’s Millennium…
North Forge Technology Exchange Opens Call for Innovation to Improve Early Child Literacy and NumeracyPress Releases,
WINNIPEG – November 9, 2017 – North Forge Technology Exchange is putting out a call for innovation to improve early childhood literacy and numeracy in Manitoba.
Start Me UpNews,
North Forge East promotes entrepreneurship in Pinawa
Ramp Up Weekend 2017 WinnersNews,
Ramp Up Weekend gives Manitoba entrepreneurs a chance to develop their own startup in just 55 hours, and this year’s action-packed event didn’t disappoint.
Pitch Perfect - Ramp Up Weekend gives entrepreneurs time to shineNews,
On Sunday evening, more than a dozen new businesses created over the course of the previous 55 hours will make their final pitch to judges in the 10th iteration of Ramp Up Weekend and it will be open to the public for the first time.
Local AI-focused firm to double in size with powerful investmentNews,
Invenia, the Winnipeg company that has built a machine-learning system that optimizes power grids across North America, has landed the largest investment yet from the only venture capital firm dedicated exclusively to artificial intelligence.
Online Raffle Tech a Game ChangerNews,
Funding Change partners Nick Tenszen (from left), Daniel Majors and Ian Smith have benefited from angel investors including David Asper.
North Forge Technology Exchange Welcomes New Board MembersPress Releases,
WINNIPEG – May 24, 2017 – North Forge Technology Exchange is pleased to welcome Paul Vogt and Dr. Digvir Jayas to its Board of Directors.
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Become a Futurpreneur Mentor!
If you have experience in small business, professional services, digital marketing and/or finance and want to know more about becoming a mentor, we want to hear from you! Contact us at: 204-480-8481
Due Date: 12/31/2018
Email: [email protected]
Apply to the U.S. Canadian Technology Accelerator Program Spring Cohort
With the help of the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTAs), a program of the Global Affairs Canada’s (GAC) Trade Commissioner Service, innovative Canadian companies are invited to apply to scale in one of three unique cohorts in 2018.
Due Date: 12/31/2018
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