Forge membership includes free access to:
The Forge also recommends:
The Forge has an in-house prototyping facility including the following:
The Gscale Device Library is a stock of tablets and smartphones for testing purposes. Forge startups can check out any device, at no cost, and test their prototype applications on all kinds of hardware. The library contains more than 35 different devices including: Oneplus One, HTC One M8, Blackberry Passport, Lenova Yogo 2 Pro, and over 35 more.
Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs refer to books that helped inspire them to startup greatness. We want to the same opportunity for Forge entrepreneurs. That’s why we give our companies access to a library of books, in addition to one filled with tech devices. Books on leadership, technology and economics are all available.
At The Forge, we ensure that we help connect startups to a variety of funding opportunities. We meet with each of our teams and connect them with appropriate funding options. The Funding Portal is a great place to start. Searching on their site will match your company to more than $25 million in government funding or private financing.
The Forge is a proud member of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. The Forge (and all of our startups) have access to exclusive Chamber benefits and events. The Chamber allows members to connect with the greater business community and build important relationships.