NADF Loans

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund provides financing to Aboriginal entrepreneurs and majority-owned Aboriginal businesses operating in Northern Ontario for starting up, establishing, expanding or acquiring a business.

Sudbury Catalyst Fund (SCF)

NORCAT’s Sudbury Catalyst Fund (SCF) is a unique $5 million venture capital fund designed to accelerate the growth of scalable tech start-ups. SCF brings together a variety of partners and angel investors eager to build Northern Ontario’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by investing in and supporting a diversified portfolio of high-growth companies.


Northern Ontario Angels (NOA) is a not for profit corporation that facilitates essential business connections between Northern Ontario’s entrepreneurs and accredited angel investors. The foundation of this network was developed to take Northern Ontario businesses to the next level and stimulate investment and economic development in the region.


Axion Fund

The AXION FUND is a vehicle to assist in two primary areas: 1. First, its Canadian IP focus is to assist in the commercialization and growth of ideas and research-based companies, generated within universities and other innovation centers across Canada. The funding helps inventors with scalable intellectual property to protect their work and navigate through…


Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) Stream under the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) Program

The Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) Stream aims to accelerate the growth of firms and assist with the adoption and adaptation of new, innovative technologies that support scale-up, productivity, development of and entry into new markets to help companies become competitive in both domestic and global markets.