Immersive workshops to build your skills

You’re busy running a company, wearing a lot of hats and trying to take your business to the next level. We’ve got you covered. Get hands-on experience and meet with industry professionals and peers in workshops to help you scale.

Each workshop provides a platform to gain practical knowledge, enhance skills, and gain insights into industry-specific techniques and strategies.

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Value Proposition and Business Model Canvas Workshop Program

Value Proposition and Business Model Canvas Workshop

Uncover potential gaps and build a comprehensive business blueprint. Learn to craft compelling value propositions and map out your business using our dynamic Business Model Canvas sessions. 

Contact us for more information on the next Value Proposition and Business Model Canvas Workshop.

Sales Bootcamp - Four Part Workshop Series

Sales Bootcamp

Is your business ready to secure your first sale or scale with a sales strategy to reach your goals? Through this 4-part workshop series, you will learn how to set revenue goals, establish buyer personas and pricing methodology, implement sales tools and a CRM, build a sales plan, and grow your success.

Contact us for more information on the next Sales Bootcamp.

Marketing Bootcamp 4-Part Workshop Series at Innovation Factory

Marketing Bootcamp

Unlock the power of effective storytelling, content marketing, brand positioning and more with our Marketing Workshops — a must-do for entrepreneurs and start-ups like you. Gain invaluable insights into strategic marketing, audience engagement, and powerful brand building to help your business scale.

Contact us for more information on the next Marketing Bootcamp.

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Beyond Boundaries

Join a transformative 9-week hybrid training program, geared towards women-identifying entrepreneurs eager to scale their businesses and tap into global markets. This comprehensive initiative offers a blend of expert mentorship, advisory support, networking opportunities, and more.

Learn more about Beyond Boundaries and when applications open for the next cohort.

Investment Readiness Program

Do you plan to raise money? Expect to sell your company one day? Going through the due diligence process can be daunting. Tap into proven tools and templates to prepare you to close a deal! You will pitch, get feedback and gain the skills and knowledge required to satisfy potential investors.

Learn more about the Investment Readiness Program, when to apply, and our upcoming cohorts.

Founders Fast Track by Innovation Factory

Founders Fast Track Program

Accelerate your business in six weeks! Founders Fast Track is an intensive training program designed to equip your start-up as you embark on your first fundraiser with the essential tools, resources, and skills you need to succeed. PLUS, the top 10 best-performing start-ups will be offered an exclusive invitation to pitch for cash prizes and more at Innovation Factory’s flagship competition, LiONS LAIR!

Learn more about Founders Fast Track, when to apply, and our upcoming cohorts.

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New Venture Pitch Challenge

Elevate your start-up game through the New Venture Pitch Challenge! Exclusively designed for early-stage entrepreneurs, this unique opportunity offers expert guidance to develop or enhance your pitch, receive valuable feedback, and connect with potential investors.

Learn more about the New Venture Pitch Challenge and how to participate.

Office Hours Mentorship with Expert Advisors and Partners at Innovation Factory Hamilton

Office Hours with Experts

So, you’ve been attending workshops but still have so many questions — Office Hours offer you a personal one-to-one expert consultation.

Check out our events calendar for upcoming office hours and book your free meeting with leading professional service providers.

There's more training and webinars waiting for you

With even more helpful training sessions and webinars available every month, be sure to check out our events calendar for your commercialization insights.

Celebrate BIG ideas that make a bigger impact at The Big DiF, Innovation Factory’s annual open house and client showcase. Join 250+ people from the Hamilton-Halton community to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation.

Join Innovation Factory's Annual Open House - The Big DiF!

Network with 250+ industry professionals, discover emerging solutions from our innovators, and celebrate entrepreneurship within the Hamilton-Halton ecosystem.

May 9, 2024 | 4:00pm – 8:00pm | Hamilton, Ontario