MetricAid to host Meetup for North Bay Software Developers

December 12th, 2016

Attention North Bay Software Developer Community!

MetricAid Inc. is hosting a workshop on Time, Timezones, i18n, l10n and internationalized application. Thursday January 5, 2017 at 7 pm at MetricAid 123 McIntyre St. West, North Bay, on the second floor. Click here for more information.


Free Online Entrepreneurship 101 Course Now Available!

October 27th, 2016

MaRS’ Entrepreneurship 101 (E101) online course equips you with the skills you need to launch a successful startup. Learn how to create opportunities, find smart creative solutions and move fast. Staying ahead of the marketplace takes bold ideas and strong execution. E101 will help you turn your startup idea into reality.


There is now a fully online Entrepreneurship 101 course! The 5-week course launches on November 7 and runs until December 9. These comprehensive lessons are designed and delivered by the MaRS’ team (our partner Toronto Innovation Centre) in collaboration with top entrepreneurs/experts. There will be weekly live Q&A and online discussions to network within local start up communities. E101 is open to entrepreneurs looking to accelerate knowledge and growth.


What the course will cover 

  • Value proposition process and strategy
  • Market research and sizing
  • Financial modelling strategy
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP) design
  • Business model design
  • Acquisition channel strategy and brand
  • Financial metrics
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Legal foundations for startups
  • Team building and leadership


Here is the link for more information and to enroll:


New Brand for West Nipissing

October 21st, 2016

West Nipissing has just launched their new promo video and brand. Check it out.

Business Week 2016

October 13th, 2016

The North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce Business Week 2016 sponsored by Canadore College is quickly approaching! Check out the events below and reserve your spot today! nbdcc-businessweek2016

IMFP Funding Applications Open

October 12th, 2016

There is still time to get your application in for the Innovative Manufacturing & Facilitation Program funding. The IMFP is intended to assist incorporated small and medium sized for-profit enterprises looking to accelerate innovation and commercialization through Research, Development and Prototyping in the advanced manufacturing sector.


Eligible clients will receive up to $5000 toward approved costs in non-repayable funding for any of the services, expertise and facility usage of the following approved contractors: ICAMP, MAJIC, True North Thinking or North Bay Machining. 


For more information please contact Emily: 705-474-7600 ext. 5660 or [email protected]

TAPPED Canada Inc. ‘It’s nature on tap.

October 3rd, 2016

TAPPED contains 100% maple tree sap. After tapping the tree, filtering and pasteurizing the sap, what remains is a very healthy drink with a hint of maple flavour sweetness. Each handcrafted batch can vary slightly in colour and flavour, depending on Mother Nature. No added water, sugar, flavours, or additives. It’s a carbonated maple water drink that you’ll enjoy by the lake, at the table, or in your fav cocktail.’

For more information please visit the TAPPED website: or call 705-482-1119