• 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.


    CIPO Workshop: Intellectual Property Foundations & Business Strategy

    Register here Join us for an opportunity to discuss intellectual property foundations and business s [..]

    March 21

    The Forge: Student Startup Competition

    Register here Calling all budding entrepreneurs! Come hear twelve finalists pitch their brilliant st [..]

    March 22

    Closing the Deal: From Presentation to Negotiation

    Register here Leveraging the right approach to sales is like having a customized blueprint for succe [..]

    March 23

    What's Up @ IF

    Bruha Accepted into DMZ’s Playbook Program

    Awesome news from Hamilton’s local event promoters, Bruha! The startup announced t [..]

    Identity Management: Entrepreneurial Women’s Edition

    At Innovation Factory, our clients are able to gain valuable expertise in all aspects of [..]

    8 Startups to Watch in 2018

    Innovative startups in Hamilton and beyond were busy in 2017, a year marked by product l [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    Client Spotlight: Health QR

    Health QR is a secure, user-friendly mobile app that allows for seamless managem [..]