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The Forge is Hamilton’s startup incubator and McMaster University’s on-campus entrepreneurship initiative. The Forge supports new tech companies and students interested in entrepreneurship by providing training, resources and a network of alumni and mentors.

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August 2, 2016


Five Forge companies in LiON’S LAIR Top 10

As part of the sixth annual LiON’S LAIR competition, 15 companies took part in pitch and media relations training this ...

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July 26, 2016


The Forge featured in The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail has shed national attention on something Hamiltonians already know: this city is the place to be for young ...

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July 18, 2016

Event, Event Summary, News

Entrepreneurship community gathers for Startup Soiree

On July 12th, University Club at McMaster Univerity was filled with young entrepreneurs, industry experts, mentors, investors, and many other ...

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June 15, 2016

Health & Science

The iUGO Health Story

Forge company and Innovation Factory client, CareKit (rebranded iUGO Health), was created during the 2015 eHealth conference for the Hacking ...

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