Our Partners

Here at TrainingSeeker, we are extremely grateful for the mentorship, resources, support, and encouragement given to us by the following organisations and great people that work there!

Innovation Factory (iF)

Innovation Factory (iF) is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre funded by the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and located at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton, Ontario.

iF ignites innovation through workshops, programming, one-on-one mentoring and aiding with access to funding. iF helps startups commercialise their ideas and small/medium enterprises innovate within their organisations. Whether you have an idea on the back of a napkin or have a working product with paying customers, iF can help get you to the next level.

The Forge

The Forge is Hamilton’s startup incubator and McMaster University’s on-campus entrepreneurship initiative (The Forge@Mac).  The Forge supports new tech companies and students interested in entrepreneurship by providing co-working space across two locations (at McMaster Innovation Park and in downtown Hamilton), training, resources and a network of alumni and mentors.

The Forge is funded by the Government of Ontario through the Campus-Linked Accelerator (CLA) program, managed by Ontario Centres of Excellence. It is a partnership between McMaster University, Innovation Factory, and Mohawk College. The Forge is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.

Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs

Funded by Ontario’s joint Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment / Ministry of Research and Innovation, ONE is a regional network of 90 centres across Ontario that provide in-person and online advice, referrals, programs, funds, resource materials, training and connections for people who want to start and grow successful businesses.

McMaster Innovation Park

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) is an award-winning, premier research and innovation park located approximately 2 kilometres from the internationally recognised McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

McMaster Innovation Park is an important part of the innovative ecosystem in Hamilton by supporting startups, business, research and offering collaborative space for each sector to co-locate, connect and commercialise; a place to transform ideas from vision to commercial reality.