• LiON'S LAIR Top 15 Announced
    LiON'S LAIR Top 15 Announced
    Meet the fifteen companies competing for over $100,000 in prizes at our seventh annual LiON'S LAIR competition!
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  • Igniting innovation
    Igniting innovation
    Innovation Factory helps entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed
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  • One-on-one mentorship
    One-on-one mentorship
    Our expert network of mentors provides coaching to help take your business to the next level
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  • Dynamic programming & events
    Dynamic programming & events
    We host a range of events and workshops, and provide valuable programming for entrepreneurs at various stages of growth
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  • Innovation Factory

    iF ignites innovation. Through workshops, programming, 1-on-1 mentoring and aiding with access to funding, we help startups commercialize their ideas and small/medium enterprises innovate within their organizations.


    Women Entrepreneurship – Quick Pitch Competition

    Women Entrepreneurship is hosting their Quick Pitch Competition on June 26, 2017. This event gives c [..]

    June 26

    September Lunch ‘n Learn

    Innovation Factory’s Lunch ‘n Learn sessions are great ways to get out and network while enjoyin [..]

    September 19

    LiON’S LAIR 2017 Awards Gala

    LiONʼS LAIR is an annual competition presented by Innovation Factory and the Hamilton Chamber of Co [..]

    September 27

    What's Up @ IF

    Neurotech companies take their ideas from lab to marketplace

    The Ontario Brain Institute [OBI] has announced the 2017 winners of the Ontario Neurotec [..]

    HomeShare Alliance and healthypets.io win ELEV8!

    Thank you for making our summer ELEV8 Pitch Night such a success! Congratulations to our [..]

    Digital Marketing Tips with Andrea Pohlmann

    Thank you for joining us for our June Lunch ‘n Learn, “Low Cost, High Impact [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    Client Spotlight: GoWrench Auto

    It’s been an exciting year so far for the GoWrench Auto team: they’v [..]