November 20, 2017

News

Meet our Problem Pitch Competition Winners

Global Entrepreneurship Week was a success at McMaster with various events and engagement opportunities! One of them being the Finals ...

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November 12, 2017

News

McMaster Engineering grads win Dyson Award

Michael Takla, Rotimi Fadiya, Prateek Mathur and Shivad Bhavsar, have just received the James Dyson Award for their hand-held skin ...

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November 6, 2017

News

The Forge Turns 3! MPP Ted McMeekin is joining us

The Forge, the startup accelerator for McMaster/Hamilton, is turning 3! Therefore, we are inviting you to come celebrate with us ...

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October 30, 2017

News

Pizza & Cake to Celebrate Some Big Wins

On Wednesday, October 25th we invited our clients and ecosystem friends to celebrate the recent accomplishments of Reliq Health for ...

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October 25, 2017

News

Nix Sensor Ltd selected as a two-time winner in prestigious German Design Awards

We are delighted to share that one of our Forge Alumni: Nix Sensor Ltd has been named a two-time winner ...

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October 16, 2017

Health & Science

Reliq Health Technologies Receives $4 Million in Funding

Reliq Health Technologies Announces $4,000,000 Brokered Private Placement Co-led by Canaccord Genuity and Gravitas Securities and we are proud! Read ...

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October 11, 2017

News

Need a New Lunch? Heard of Winged Bean?

If you’re tired of the same old lunch then you should be excited for what Winged Bean has to offer! ...

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October 9, 2017

News

Online Marketplace Launch for TrainingSeeker

Exciting news for TrainingSeeker. They have officially launched their online marketplace! “TrainingSeeker is Canada’s newest marketplace where people looking for safety ...

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October 4, 2017

News

Back to San Francisco for Team Obie!

We are sending a huge congratulations to team Obie who has been chosen from over 1000 startups to as a ...

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October 1, 2017

News

A champion of Entrepreneurship: Justin

We are all graciously saddened to hear the passing of a wonderful friend, Justin Policarpio, who left us on September ...

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September 15, 2017

News

Pre-qualification in the Government of Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP)

“QReserve Inc. is thrilled to annouce its pre-qualification in the Government of Canada’s Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), call ...

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August 23, 2017

News

Bruha featured in The Hamilton Spectator

Read the following article written by the Hamilton Spectator: https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7515539-event-ticketing-platform-finds-success-in-promoting-local-happenings/ “If you’ve attended community events this summer, you might have ...

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August 23, 2017

News

Entrepreneurs of Hamilton: Aiva Labs Feature

Q: “How have you taken the knowledge of your degree & applied it to your startup?” A: “Walking into university, ...

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August 17, 2017

News

Entrepreneurs of Hamilton: Thrive Games Feature

Q: What’s your startup story? A: At Thrive Games, we are committed in bringing high quality interactive experiences to gamers ...

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August 15, 2017

News

$120,000 Win for Our Companies

Three Forge companies received funding from the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) this past week. All Forge applicants for OCE’s ...

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August 15, 2017

News

Q Reserve Competing in The 43 North Business Competition

Q Reserve has been chosen to advance into the semi-final round of Buffalo’s internationally acclaimed 43 North Business Competition. QReserve’s next task ...

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May 19, 2017

News

TrainingSeeker wins $$$ at ELEV8 Pitch Night

The big winner of the Innovation Factory ELEV8 Pitch Night was Forge company TrainingSeeker! TrainingSeeker took home a $750 cash prize ...

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May 10, 2017

News

Forge companies take home $9,000 in cash prizes at Synapse

Forge companies 20/20 OptimEyes, Era Diabetes and HiNT took home $9,000 at Innovation Factory‘s (iF) annual Synapse life science competition final ...

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May 2, 2017

News

Mariner Endosurgery receives MaRS Embark and IRAP funding

Forge company Mariner Endosurgery received funding from the MaRS Embark Funding Program and from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial ...

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April 27, 2017

News

Nix wins Red Dot Award for product design

After several days of assessing thousands of products from all over the world, Hamilton’s very own Nix Pro Color Sensor ...

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April 24, 2017

Health & Science

Brüha 2.0 – A New & Improved Way to Discover Live Experiences

  Forge company Brüha, launches the second version of its event discovery and ticketing platform. Brüha 2.0, is their new and ...

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April 19, 2017

Health & Science

QReserve receives $50,000 in IRAP funding, accepted into CDMN Soft Landing Program

Forge company QReserve recived $50,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). Funding received will ...

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April 14, 2017

Health & Science

Mariner Endosurgery receives OBIO funding

Forge company Mariner Endosurgery received funding from the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization’s Capital Access Advisory Program. “[Funding received] represents a significant step towards ...

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April 5, 2017

Health & Science

Create Your Own Co-op at The Forge This Summer!

Want a summer job that doesn’t involve a lawnmower? Consider creating your own co-op at The Forge this summer! Requirements: ...

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April 4, 2017

Health & Science

Forge companies receive $120,000 in OCE funding

Five Forge companies received funding from the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) last month. All Forge applicants for OCE’s SmartStart Seed Fund, ...

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March 24, 2017

Health & Science

Announcing the Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 finalists and winners! The third annual Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 ...

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March 23, 2017

Health & Science

Call for Forge@MAC Student Leaders Now Open

☑ Student ☑ Interested in entrepreneurship ☑ Passionate about community ☐ Where to next? Apply today to join the Forge@MAC ...

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March 17, 2017

Health & Science, News

Hal Cal completes first angel round of funding

Forge company Hal Cal, an app that helps consumers manage a healthy lifestyle, has raised an undisclosed angel round. Funding ...

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March 10, 2017

News

Announcing the Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 Finalists

Congratulations to our ten Forge@MAC Student Startup Competition 2017 finalists who will compete to win up to $20,000 in cash ...

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March 8, 2017

News, Social Enterprise

Mathstronauts host second STEM Hacks at McMaster University

Forge company Mathstronauts successfully hosted their annual STEM Hacks at McMaster University on January 28th, 2017 with over 150 middle ...

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