Support For Every Stage of Innovation

Our client services are customized for each client, based on where they are in their business lifecycle when they come to us.  We can assist entrepreneurs and innovators who simply just have an idea, through to mature companies who are already successful and looking to develop new technologies or products, or grow ones they already have to reach larger markets.

Much of our client engagement is focused on coaching relationships, providing our clients with access to our network of experts who have built and sold successful businesses, and are eager to share their experiences and lessons learned.

Initial consultations with Innovation Central are always free – contact us at office@innovationcentral.ca or 236-423-0113 to set up a meeting.  Let us help you Build Something Awesome.

Ideation

You’re ready to create something amazing but you’re not sure what it is yet. Our community is built to facilitate the “aha” moment that starts it all. Start here.

What We Offer

  • Startup Weekend
  • Hackathons
  • Collision Groups/Mashups
  • Free Consultation

What to expect:

  • Connections to people
  • Connections to resources

Evaluation

Accurate feedback and data at this stage can make or break a company. Get expert and potential customer input to ensure that the product you’re building solves the customer’s problem.

What we offer:

  • Inventor’s Roundtable
  • Business Model Canvas

What to expect:

  • Technical Feedback
  • Initial Business Plan
  • Applications for Funding
  • Coworking Space

Development

Get access to funding programs, plan your business launch, set up a place of business, and test out a beta customer.

What we offer:

  • Focused, Tailored 1:1 Coaching
  • Training on Specialized Planning Tools
  • Prototype Assistance
  • Speakers/Education Events

What to expect:

  • Access to Funding Programs
  • Customer Validation/Beta Customer
  • Business Plan for Launch
  • Coworking Space

Launch

Pitch to investors, get your first paying customer(s), and get support when you encounter barriers.

What we offer:

  • Pitch Prep
  • Access to Professional Advisors
  • Speakers/Education Events

What to expect:

  • First Paid Customer
  • Pitch Deck
  • Access to Seed Investors

Growth

Get advanced coaching and set up iteration cycles to refine and improve your products and process over time.

What we offer:

  • Advanced Coaching
  • Discovery Foundation’s Northern BC Tech Growth Program

What to expect:

  • Multiple Paid Customers
  • Access to Other Investors