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Our Services


We are currently expanding our operations to a new location that will allow us to offer several more services for startups and creators in SD&G. Stay tuned for exciting news updates about how the CIC will be growing.

Get Inspired

Looking for ideas? Want to join others in creating ? The CIC partners with regional supporters to offer  educational lectures, workshops, and other inspiring opportunities that can help you spark your business ideas.

We can also also help connect you with business resources and mentors. These services are open to everyone

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Incubate Your Business

Grow your business through the CIC. Want to grow your business? The CIC’s incubator services are open to everyone, and include coaching, funding, free Technology Innovation Management Courses from Carleton University and the opportunity to participate in Venture Demo Days—the pitching event that could give you entry into the Lead to Win program (see Accelerate Your Dreams).

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Accelerate Your Dreams

If you’re an entrepreneur with a high-growth potential business, we invite you to apply and to pitch your idea. If accepted into the program, you’ll have access to a menu of resources and amenities including mentoring, funding, sale and marketing support, workspace and access to wellness amenities—designed to help you succeed.

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Our Amenities


The CIC has everything is in place to help you and your business thrive.
  • Community

    At the CIC, you’ll join a community of people committed to helping you innovate and grow. We foster a truly collaborative and supportive environment. You’ll be surrounded by mentors, partners, investors, developers, customers and friends.

  • Mentoring

    The CIC gives you access to our network of experts who are passionate about helping you advance your dreams. Our mentors can advise you in all aspects of your business including sales and marketing, technology, finance and beyond.

  • Events, Training & Courses

    Tap into a range of learning opportunities at the CIC—everything from hackathons to keynote speaker presentations; educational workshops to Technology Innovation Management courses from Carleton University.

  • Funding

    Ventures with the potential to compete on the global stage can turn to the CIC for connections to the right funders, investors and partners. Check in with the CIC to get recommendations on funding opportunities and financial resources in the area.

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