• 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

    Hamilton's Catalyst for Tech Innovation.  We provide entrepreneurs with business services, training, mentorship and strategic connections to help bring your disruptive technologies to market, increase revenues, attract investment and create jobs.



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    December 31

    What's Up @ IF

    NERv Technology Wins Entrepreneurship World Cup for Canada at MISK Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    NERv Technology is an Innovation Factory client and was the first runner-up in the 2019 [..]

    BDC Capital invests $2M in Nix Sensor to propel the Hamilton start-up’s expansion

    Nix Sensor is an iF Client and the winner of the 2016 LiONS LAIR Competition.  Learn mo [..]

    Innovation Factory’s New Collaborative Space Hamilton’s “One-Stop Shop for Innovation”

    HAMILTON – Nov. 6, 2019 – Innovation Factory, Hamilton’s business accelerator, deb [..]

    Client SPOTLIGHT

    IRIS: Winning LiONS LAIR and Beyond

    When Emil Sylvester Ramos immigrated to Canada two years ago, he thought pothole [..]