Come out to watch The Forge’s biggest annual pitch competition at McMaster University! Twelve finalists will pitch their innovative business idea for a chance to win up to $100K toward their business and a guaranteed spot at The Forge Summer Startup Academy. Cheer on the finalists, vote for your favourite pitch, win prizes, network, and […]
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When Emil Sylvester Ramos immigrated to Canada two years ago, he thought potholes and poorly maintained roads would be a thing of the past. “I had this image in my mind that the roads in Canada would be so clean and smooth,” said Ramos. “Can you imagine my surprise when I arrived?” Ramos’ former job […]
By: Meghan Hellstern | Senior Projects Officer This is the second commentary in a series of three highlighting each of the community-led interventions that received grants as part of the Brookfield Institute’s Empowering Women Entrepreneurs project. Missed the first? Read it now. The following text is a lightly edited set of responses from Brigitte Huard, Program Manager […]
When Weever Apps first hit the LiONS LAIR stage their company looked very different from what it is today. “We applied for LiONS LAIR when our company was only two months old,” explains co-founder and CEO Steve McBride. After the team at Innovation Factory encouraged them to apply, they took a chance. “They were calling […]
Innovative startups in Hamilton and beyond were busy in 2017, a year marked by product launches, expansions, and prominent fundraises. This momentum is not stopping any time soon for our 8 startups to watch in 2018. Check out some of the big things these companies accomplished in 2017—we can’t wait to see what they do […]